With social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, who doesn’t want to look good in photos? How many times have you struck a pose, believing that it would be flattering, only to be disappointed with the result? Everyone has fallen victim to the horrible selfie, the awkward group shot, or the uncomfortable prom pose. We have all been there and done that.
Bad photos spread like wildfire online, leaving others to cheer you up with well-intended compliments like, “I kind of like your hair frizzy.” The truth of the matter is, the picture is horrible and regardless of how many times you post “Please delete this!”, it is far too late— too many people have already seen the shared pic.
How can you avoid the ever-looming threat of a bad photo? How can you enjoy an evening out with friends without having to worry about whether or not the picture they took made you look like an ogre? We found eight tricks to look your best without having to put forth much effort. We cover everything from working the right angles to avoiding certain beverages that can potentially ruin your picture. Let’s start with a simple body gesture that can make a huge difference.Advertisements: