This Woman’s Cheap Trick for Faking Glowy Skin in Photos Is Pure Genius

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Achieving glowing skin is no easy feat, but achieving glowing skin that’ll look flawless on camera? Borderline impossible. Luckily, one woman—who recently went viral for her radiant selfies on Instagram—just shared her secret for taking the perfect glowy selfie, and unsurprisingly, her tips are good.

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In her post titled, “How I take glowy selfies,” Instagram user @milkeu_tea reveals the three tips she swears by when taking photos of herself. According to the post, the first step is to apply a light base of tinted moisturizer or BB cream. Then, @milkeu_tea recommends using a cream or liquid highlighter on your cheekbones to give them an almost reflective glow. Her favorite? The Maybelline Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter ($10).


Once your makeup has been successfully applied, take your selfie in a place with tons of natural sunlight. According to @milkeu_tea, “this honestly makes the biggest difference” (you can see just how big of a difference natural versus indoor lighting makes on the third slide of her post, below). Finally, @milkeu_tea recommends tweaking your photo’s warmth level before posting to social media because it gives skin a “sun-kissed and glowy” finish.

For the full selfie tutorial, check out @milkeu_tea’s post, below.


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