5 Ways To Look Thinner And Prettier In Photos

LIFESTYLE  |  November 16, 2017
  • Use your tongue
    1 / 5 Use your tongue

    It might feel strange, but by pressing your tongue on the roof of your mouth while smiling is an effective way to help avoid the dreaded double chin, as it elongates your neck and your jawline.

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  • Angle your face
    2 / 5 Angle your face

    Avoid direct head-on shots. Why? Because there’ll be an absence of shadows, which could make your face look wider, larger, or slightly discoloured. Instead, stand slightly sideways and tilt your chin a little bit upwards.

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  • Twist your body and position your arms
    3 / 5 Twist your body and position your arms

    Ever wonder why every celebrity poses with her camera-facing arm on her hip? It’s because that particular move ensures that her upper arm isn’t smooshed against her body making it look larger.

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  • Practice good posture
    4 / 5 Practice good posture

    Standing up straight really does make a difference. Not only will it elongate you in photos, but it gives you an aura of strength and confidence, which is naturally alluring.

    (Also Read: How to Look Slimmer Without Losing Weight)

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  • Don’t follow the group
    5 / 5 Don’t follow the group

    The key to a stellar group shot? Not all doing the same pose. Everyone is shaped differently, so the viewer’s eye will naturally gravitate to who looks best in the pose, not the picture.

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly. The go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women’s Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.WomensWeekly.com.sg for more.

     

     

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