What makes a selfie a great selfie? Here are 7 simple tips on how to make your selfies the best in the business. You’re about to be a pro!


This is rule 1 of serious selfie-ing! Natural lighting is the one of the luxuries that we don’t have to pay for. Take your selfies during glow hour. Glow hour is during sunset. Good lighting can actually make undereye circles and shadows totally disappear. Isn’t that what we all want?


Chin down, camera up! Nobody looks good from the bottom. When taking a selfie, hold the phone so that the bottom of it is level with your eyes. Avoid putting the camera below eye level as it is unflattering.

App and filters

With apps and filters the goal is to look dreamy yet natural. You want people to know that it is you. Natural but with a taste enhancement. On this note, do not over edit. Less is more.

Watch your back(ground)

Having an interesting background is what serious selfie-ing is about. Look where you can capture the best selfie but without the background overpowering you.

Take loads of selfies

The more selfies the better. You never know what gold you could be getting out if taking many! A little tip: tilt your head in different directions when taking the selfie for the maximum range.

Smile and by smile, we mean a lot!

Remember Annie’s singing,” You’re never fully dressed without a smile”. This is so true as a natural smile is so much better to post than a grin or smirk. Let those cheeks hurt!