From Kim to J.Lo: 8 Celebrity Secrets to Taking Better Selfies

Celebrities and supermodels are no strangers to striking the perfect pose or giving the camera some love during their day jobs. But once selfies entered our lives (and the dictionary), the stars started applying their expert posing skills after hours, posting magazine-worthy snaps of their daily lives and adventures. And we quickly followed suit, constantly snapping our experiments in the kitchen or travels to exotic locations, in hopes of finding the perfect lighting. To help you step up your selfie game, we’ve gathered eight expert tips and tricks (hello, standing on a white piece of paper!) from our favorite Instagram beauties. So, next time you find yourself alone in front of the Eiffel Tower or face-to-face with someone like #FLOTUS, you’ll know exactly what to do to make sure your selfie turns out perfect.

Keep reading to learn how to compose a celebrity-worthy selfie, straight from the mouths of celebs themselves.