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(Photo: Mikael Jansson for Vogue)

Nothing spoils a good hair day when you have SPF or base flashbacks when taking photos. No worries! We give you the tips-and-tricks to looking Instagram-ready with no filters necessary!

1 Lighting


Or should we say highlighting is the key. The key to a good selfie is letting the light hit the planes of your face that you want to accentuate for radiant and healthy-looking skin.

Try Ofra Dupe That Highlighters, Pop Beauty Pow Wow Powder in Strobin Glow

2 It’s all about the base


Use a blurring and mattifying primer if you’ve got uneven skin texture and wrinkles. Avoid using base products with high SPF content and make sure your face makeup is the same color as your neck.

Try: Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer, Ellana Lets Make it Last Makeup Liquid Primer

3 Made you blush


The key here is to fake a healthy flush that looks natural and undetectable. Cream blushes and cheek stains are perfect for this.

Try  Pixi Beauty Blush Duo + Kabuki – Rose GoldPop Beauty Pow Wow Powders in Rockin Rouge

4 Contour on Fleek


Avoid contour powders with warm undertones and choose a powder 2 shades darker than your natural skintone for contouring areas like your nose. Always start a little at a time and blend thoroughly to avoid harsh lines and angles.

Try  Pixi Natural Contour Powder, Pixi Book of Beauty – Contour Creator

5 Plump up the volume


This goes for lashes and lips. Curl your lashes and apply generous coats of non-clumping, lengthening and volumizing mascara to make your eyes pop. Line your lips slightly beyond your natural lip line and color them with your fave lippie for sexy and pouty lips. Apply clear gloss in the middle if you’re into he glossy lip look.

Try  Pop Beauty Plump Pout Pixi LipLift MaxPixi Lash Booster Mascara Blackest Black, Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara Black


xoxo Glamourbox Team