In our time of selfies and social media, photo-flattering makeup is no longer just something to consider for special events. We know. It sounds borderline ridiculous to have a go-to routine on the off-chance that someone might get snap-happy, but think of it as being prepared for any eventuality. And, in truth, prepping your face for pictures requires only a few minor tweaks — even if you’re being photographed with a high-res DSLR.
To demystify the magic that happens through the lens — be it selfie cam, front-facing cam, or actual camera — we talked to experts who spend much of their days around one: photographer and DJ Leslie Kirchhoff, blogger Kristina Bazan of Kayture, and makeup artists Robert Sesnek and Andréa Tiller. Click through for their tips and tricks on getting picture-perfect.