You've taken 30-something pictures, tried every angle, switched the flash on and off, but it's hopeless — you just can't get a good selfie. Sure, a few bad tries won't ruin your day, but on the flip side, a good pic of yourself might give you that tiny extra boost of self-esteem that gets you over the funk your in and propel you to kick just a little bit more ass. And, well, that's enough of a reason for us to want to try to prevent bad selfies from happening to good people.
Enter Kristee Liu
, a professional makeup artist whose clients include young Hollywood starlets like Hailee Steinfeld and Bella Heathcote. Since Liu mainly preps them for red-carpet events, she's working without the magic of lighting crews, and, instead, with millions of not-flattering flashbulbs in mind. Ahead, she shares her eight secret weapons to looking totally flawless in front of the camera — and off!