8 Selfie-Perfecting Beauty Products: Never Need Another Insta Filter
The infamous “duck face” has a purpose: to give you the supermodel cheekbones of your dreams. Marc Jacobs has you covered with his #Instamarc duo, which comes in three color palettes to ensure your contour is perfectly-matched (not scary and streaky).
Buy It! Marc Jacobs Beauty #Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder, $49; Sephora.com
Delete all of those retouching apps. This multi-tasking stick from Revlon is said to have been formulated with light-filtering technology, making skin truly “photo ready,” meaning that you can use this product for simple touch ups, as a highlighter or as a foundation to give skin a fully Photoshopped effect.
Buy It! Revlon PhotoReady Instafix Makeup, $13.99; ulta.com
Love selfies so much you want to write a book about it? This “Love Your Selfie” kit by Pür Minerals is the ultimate necessity to have on hand at all times. The palette is small enough to fit in your purse but big enough to house 8 shades of eye shadows (with names like “Sepia,” “Exposure” and “Fade”), three shades of bronzer, plumping lip-gloss and mascara. You’ll never need a filter (or to carry around that overstuffed makeup bag) again.
Buy It! Pür Minerals Love Your Selfie Kit, $39; purminerals.com
TFW you just want to take a #justwokeup selfie, but your under-eye bags didn't get the memo. Rodial’s new Instaglam eye brightener is meant to give you that “***Flawless” finish. Dab it under your eyes to conceal dark shadows, and while you’re at it, apply a small amount to the tops of your cheekbones to really amp your 'gram.
Buy It! Rodial Instaglam Retouch Eye Brightening Concealer, $32; Planetbeauty.com
These Too Faced Selfie Powders mimic the effects of real-life Instagram filters, giving you three options: “Sunrise” for a warm, bright glow “Totally Toasted” for a smooth, bronzed look, and “Moon River” for a starlit vibe. Use these powders over a primer or on their own and find that #nofilter is the best filter for your newly made-up face.
Buy It! Too Faced Selfie Powders, $36; Toofaced.com
If you've moved on from cheekbones to brows, you'll love the latest trick makeup artists are touting: light-reflecting brows. Nudestix’s new Brow Wax molds and secures the shape of your brows, but it also gives them a little shine. Double up on effectiveness by using it to highlight key areas as well.
Buy It! Nudestix Brow Wax, $24; Sephora.com
Avon’s latest hypoallergenic formula has specially-designed fibers to follow the curve of your lashes and fill them in flawlessly without clumping. One swipe gives you big doe eyes for that shot-from-above selfie, while a little on the ends of your lashes allows you to fake “I woke up like this” like these celebs.
Buy It! Avon Big & False Lash Mascara, $9; AVON.com
Can you really be a selfie pro if you don’t own a selfie stick? Uh, no. SelfieOnAStick.com sells four different types of selfie sticks in various funky colors, which are compatible with most smartphones and many digital cameras. Grab one of these, load up your face with your new products and wait for your “likes” to blow up.
Buy It! SelfieOnAStick Wired Selfie Stick, $24.99; SelfieOnAStick.com