How To Take Your Christmas Party Selfies To The Next Level

The holiday season is here, and this only means one thing: you’re bound to once again fill up your camera rolls with hundreds (or even more for the selfie-obsessed) of your Christmas party snaps. And in today’s social media-driven world, it’s safe to say that looking great in those photos is mandatory. 

So how do you do it? Read on for our guide to taking the best holiday selfie yet, inspired by the It digital stars, no less! 

Step # 1: Add a dose of sparkle to your look

Holiday parties make the perfect excuse to bring out your shiniest, sparkliest makeup. Whether it’s on your lids à la Selena Gomez, cat eye (see: Rihanna’s shimmering liner), cheekbones, or even your lips, a dash of sparkle (or shimmer for the minimalist beauty girl) is ought to give your selfies a fail-proof alluring factor. 

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Step # 2: Take a shameless selfie using the Kira Kira app 

To take your sparkly holiday makeup to the next level, make an immediate trip to the app store and download fashion’s current obsession: the Kira Kira app. This Japanese app–which is responsible for Kelsey Merritt’s glamorous pre-gala selfie in Beijing, China, and Kaia Gerber’s shimmering backstage selfie at Versace’s Spring 2018 show–offers different sparkle filters that makes anything twinkle as if by magic. Not only does it give your photos a glittering treatment, but the photo-enhancing app can transform your complexion too. As proven by Gerber, the filter can illuminate the person’s skin, giving it a healthy and ethereal glow that no highlight could ever provide. 

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The Kira Kira app is now available at the Apple store, and its PHP 49 price tag certainly won’t break the bank! 

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