5 Beauty Necessities From Lighting to Makeup

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It’s an art to take a beautiful selfie. No matter how beautiful you look in real life, it’s like everything shifts into an alternate reality on your phone screen. Your makeup is blending together, the lighting is off, and the person looking back at you in the photos is making a completely different face to the one you made when the shutter button was pressed.

We’ve definitely been guilty of snapping 50+ selfies at a time, trying to find at least one we’re happy with, but the process is frustrating at best. So how about we cut it down to five photos — or even just one? These beauty products can help you improve your selfie game and make it a success from the first shot!

This clip-on ring light


While we wish we could have professional photo studio lighting for every selfie, it’s just not realistic. This mini ring light, however, can be tossed into your purse so you’re ready to use it whenever, wherever. You can simply clip it to your smartphone, adjust the brightness level, and you’ll notice a difference. The best part? The best part? It can be recharged!

It’s amazing!

Amazon has the Auxiwa Clip On Selfie Ring Light for only $14 Please note that prices are accurate as of September 16, 2022 but are subject to change.

This Contour Stick

Merit Beauty

Taking a selfie with a phone camera can often lead to losing the defining details of your face — maybe your cheekbones don’t pop as much or your nose is catching the light strangely. This is where contouring comes into play. This new contour stick quickly became a favourite. UsIt can really make your features stand apart!

It’s amazing!

Merit Beauty: Bronze Balm on sale for $30

This Nude Eyeliner


Make your eyes pop! Apply a nude liner to your waterline. It can enhance your selfies by making your eyes look larger. This liner pencil is affordable and safe for sensitive eyes. It’s also advertised as waterproof, smudge-proof, sweat-proof, heat-proof and humidity-proof!

It’s amazing!

Amazon has the Rimmel Sandaleyes Waterproof Kajal Liner, Nude at $5 Only! Please note that prices are accurate as of September 16, 2022 but are subject to change.

This lip gloss is for you


Combining great lighting with a top-notch lip gloss is a killer combo that’s bound to lead to your most-liked selfie yet. We absolutely love the Holographic version of Glossier’s fan-favorite gloss. It has a glass-like shine, but also contains tiny sparkles that will make a big impact!

Glossier: Get the Lip Gloss Holographic for $15

This Selfie Stick/Tripod


Another problem with selfies is the difficulty in getting the right angle or distance. A selfie stick is a great tool, but you can make it even easier by getting this one. It can be transformed into a tripod so you can take photos hands-free. This is a great choice for group shots. No wonder it’s so popular!

It’s amazing!

Amazon has the BZE Selfie Stick Tripod (originally $35), for only $22 Please note that prices are accurate as of September 16, 2022 but are subject to change.

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