How to Take a Good Selfie (Update)

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Intro: How to Take a Good Selfie (Update)

Hey momoluvers. It's momo and today I'll be doing an update to my precious selfie tutorial with all new advice and tips. Enjoy!

Step 1: Supplies

1. Good quality camera. A bad camera always makes you look 10x worse than you actually are. *_*

Step 2: Appropriate Enhancements

This step is mostly for girls. Use makeup to lightly enhance facial features. Don't go overboard with too much, just use 1-2 coats of mascara. Maybe some eyeshadow and blush in neutral tones

Concealer also is amazing! Use it under your eyes to make them look big and bright.

Step 3: Brighten

Almost all iPhone cameras give the option of brightening the photo. Tap the screen and you'll see a small sun appear. Slide up as much as you want to make it brighter. Don't overdo!

Step 4: Signature Look

As I've said before, experiment with different expressions to find your signature one. For example, mine would probably be tilting my head up and pursing my lips together. This was also Marylin Monroe's signature look

Step 5: Show Your Personality

Most importantly, remember to have fun and be crazy! You want to show your personality through. If your funny, be funny. If your friendly and welcoming, be friendly and welcoming.

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    17 Discussions

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    Adela56

    1 year ago

    put less light on your face...

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    jeanyjeans

    3 years ago on Introduction

    ok soo im not in love with all of these photos ... i kind of feel like you didn't listen to your step 3.. some of these pics are wayy too brightened all you see is the out line of your face and your hair it looks kinda ghostly, I would have to say you overdid it just a bit :( .. not trying to sound mean But I love the ones where I can see you whole face and you're showing off your personality and the lighting is great!!! great tutorial for the most part though!

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    R V

    3 years ago

    Ok

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    efloopy

    3 years ago

    rule of thirds, soft light, and leading lines. this can generally help the composition of a photo. not a bad instructable tho.

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    Jayvanrey

    3 years ago

    IV fallen in love with you just by the look of your pics lol. Good instructable.

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    momoluv

    3 years ago

    I just want to thank everyone in particular, even the haters because that's what makes me stronger and develops me more. Thanks for your feedback, much love, momoluv

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    momoluv

    3 years ago

    Thank you sooo much olaw101. It's hard to do what I do because you DO have to deal with haters, and I don't care about them because they just want to feel better by making fun of me.

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    jeb923

    3 years ago

    momoluv ~ Looking at this Objectively, it is well organized, concise and shows some good points on the subject ~ That Is What an Instructable Is Supposed to Be ~ !! Well Done !! ~ Keep Up The Good Work ~ I hope to see other projects from you in the future ...

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    CandyLove11

    3 years ago

    Nice;D and cute selfies!

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    olaw101

    3 years ago

    Cute*~*