Selfies are taking over our world. Every time you try out a new ‘lewk’, you take about a 100 selfies hoping to get just the right angle. We promise you, your Diwali selfies are going to be super awesome and you do not have any selfie fails!

We promise you, your Diwali selfies are going to be super awesome and you do not have any selfie fails!

 

Prep your skin

Prep your skin

Selfies are taken at close range. And any problem areas on the skin will be magnified. So make sure you keep your skin prepped and primed all through the year. Use a primer under your makeup to make your skin look smooth and even.

 

Conceal problem areas

Conceal problem areas

Use an orange or peach based concealer in a triangle under your eye and blend well. Use a makeup sponge to blend the concealer. Selfies are taken at a close range, so they will highlight any dark circles and pigmentation.

 

Define your lashes

Define your lashes

Mascara adds instant lift to your eye sand makes you look more wide-eyed. So place the mascara wand at the base of your lashes and wiggle it up to the tips of your lashes. This makes sure you have coated the full lash, from root to tip!

 

Keep your brow game strong, always

Keep your brow game strong, always

Brows frame the face, and you need to keep your brows tweezed and ready at all times. From a natural look to full-on glam, you can fill in your brows depending on what suits you best. Use the Lakmé Absolute Precision Eye Artist Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown for natural looking brows.

 

Highlight the right way

Highlight the right way

It is preferable to keep your skin matte for selfies, but a little highlight at the right spots will give you the glamorous, glow-y look. The right spots to hit? The length of your nose, the tops of your cheekbones, the inner corners of your eyes and your Cupid’s bow.

 

Get your angles right

Get your angles right

Always take your selfie from an upward angle and slightly raise your eyebrows, to make your eyes look larger. Extend your head away from your neck, so your neck looks longer. Instead of holding the phone in front of you, hold it to one side and turn your head to take the selfie. As you take the selfie, exhale through your mouth, so your lips look relaxed and have that slightly parted appearance. 

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