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The best makeup for selfies

The best makeup for selfies

If you’re like us, your phone is full of selfies that didn’t make it onto Instagram because your smile, makeup or pose just didn’t look right. Using a few makeup tricks can help you create the perfect photos that always get posted. Here are a few tips for creating the best selfies.

You need to start with a good base if you want to create the best look. We recommend a foundation that is proven to hold up throughout the day such as Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation. This foundation is popular on movie and television sets where people are working under bright lights for hours because it provides full coverage without looking cakey.

Many people choose a concealer that is lighter than their skin tone to help brighten and highlight the complexion. While this looks gorgeous in real life, it can come across as too dramatic in selfies. Choose a concealer that is slightly closer to your skin tone to avoid looking like you have halos around your eyes. Try glo minerals GloCamouflage Concealer.

When taking selfies, it’s important to apply blush and bronzer rather than just one or the other, which can make the face look flat. Choose a duo such as jane iredale So-Bronze in shade #3, which includes a pink blush and a natural bronzer. Apply the bronzer to the temples, hollows of cheeks and down the sides of the neck and apply the blush to the apples of cheeks for a natural flush.

It can sometimes be difficult to see your lashes when you’re sharing a pic of your awesome eye makeup. False eyelashes make your lashes really pop but if you don’t like wearing falsies, use a lengthening mascara such as blinc Mascara..

Shine is a nuisance when you’re trying to take a selfie. Rather than applying more powder to try and cover the shine, use jane iredale Facial Blotting Papers to absorb excess oil. Blot the sheets wherever you see shine to instantly create a matte finish.

Share your trick for creating the perfect selfie in the comments!

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Marie is a content writer and social media strategist who has worked at LovelySkin since 2012. She loves scouring the internet for the latest hair and makeup how-to videos and talking about her number one must-have skin care product - sunscreen!

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