3 Sneaky Ways Your Makeup Is Sabotaging Your Selfies

The old adage is that the camera adds 10 pounds, but where's the saying about how it seems to magnify every fine line, blemish, and dark circle? It is beyond frustrating to see an amazing face of makeup in the mirror, only to swipe onto your iPhone's front-facing camera to document your handiwork and notice that things look off. But while Snapchat's pretty filter is always a great Plan B, we're here to tell you that it's actually not entirely necessary. According to Mario Dedivanovic—aka the go-to makeup artist of Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, and countless other A-list selfie champions—looking better in photos comes down to a few small, totally doable tweaks to your beauty routine.

So free up some phone space by deleting your FaceTune app—after perusing the tips below, you definitely won't need it. Keep reading to see which three small makeup mistakes are sabotaging your photos.