Celebrity approved: 5 best apps for perfecting selfies

From Hilary Duff’s enviable beach body to Kim Kardashian’s flawless face, selfies have become the photo style of choice for celebrities and the world at large when it comes to snaps on social media.

With so many photos in our feeds devoid of blemishes or bad lighting, the perfection we see is more than just the luck of the draw – and now you can perfect your selfies, too! We’ve rounded up the best photo-editing apps to make fine-tuning your pictures an easy, on-the-go experience.

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Kim Kardashian often shares selfies with her fans on social media

Aviary Photo Editor
Whether you’re taking a new selfie or want to adjust an existing one, this app has handy tools including whitening teeth and brightening up your skin for a healthy glow. As well as having its own 12 photo filters, this app allows you to show your playful side with your selfies, either by adding stickers or memes, or choosing from a series of colourful frames to make your selfie more noticeable. The app also includes a tool that allows you to upload your photos immediately to social media to share them with friends and family.

Kim Kardashian is reportedly a huge fan of this free app, which allows you to undergo a full makeover including shaping your eyebrows, banishing dark circles, and even contouring your face. Love experimenting with your beauty look? This app also allows you to try on different shades of lipsticks and eyeshadow, as well as experimenting with various hairstyles and colours.

One of the main features of this app is that you can apply any of the customised filters to a specific area rather than the whole photo, making for unique images. Contouring your face with features including heightening your cheekbones, smoothing skin and removing imperfections, and remove any flyaway hairs for a flawless finish. Want to try out a new look? Try different shades of make-up including a handy tool to make the colours really pop for a vibrant look.

Kim Kardashian is reportedly a fan of the Perfect 365 app

Cam Me
Go hands-free with this nifty app which lets you take a selfie of your outfit without having to hold your phone. Instead, the app reacts to your hand movement so you can take a step back, make the motion of clicking a camera button with your hand, and your selfie appears. No more mirror selfies for those who want to show off their style!

Whether you’re taking a selfie alone or with friends, Pixtr will automatically make changes to your photo by changing the brightness, eliminating any skin blemishes and getting rid of the dreaded red eye effect.

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