How to Take a Perfect Selfie

Taking a good pic of yourself might not seem at all hard. However, small details like your facial expression, the wrong light, or camera angle can easily spoil a seemingly good shot. 5-Minute Crafts has compiled 15 tricks that will turn your selfies into perfection!

1. Say “money,” not “cheese.”
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2. Elongate your neck.
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3. Wear your hair to one side.
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4. Use a three-quarter angle to make your nose appear smaller.
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5. In many situations, a three-quarter look is a better choice.
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6. Position your camera higher to make your eyes appear bigger.
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7. Show your natural emotions.
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8. Cross your legs at the ankle for a thinner waistline.
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9. Position your camera lower to make your lips appear bigger.
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10. Find your good angle.
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11. Use a mirror on unusual backgrounds for fairy-tale-like photos.
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12. Use lace for dreamy effects.
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13. Place a small cardboard phone holder on your ceiling for top-view photos.
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14. Use your leg if you don’t have a selfie stick.
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Note: This hack only works with open shoes!

15. Cut out some rectangles from a piece of cardboard and place it on a lamp for a sunset effect.
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