5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Achieve The Perfect Selfie

1 December 2015, 12:00 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Step your selfie game up, boo.

So you want to know the secret to the perfect selfie. You want those sweet sweet likes, right? Not to worry. We've consulted with all the leading scientists of our generation and we have all the answers. You're welcome. 

Do something with your hands for no apparent reason: 
Point at something, cover your face, do an artists rendition of a Jan Van Eyck painting. Just make sure at least one of your hands is visible. It's like, you're so carefree that you don't even care that your hand is obstructing your face, or that you're pointing at literally nothing. You're just playing it cool, you know? 



When in doubt, pull your best Cara Delevingne face:
Cara Delevingne is the unofficial queen of pulling faces. If you're gonna pull a face, try and pull one that closely resembles Cara's. She even knows the rule about having your hands in the picture. She's a professional. 

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Get a dog involved:
If you take a photo and there isn't a dog in it, does it really exist? Something to think about. Do you own a dog? Do you know a dog you can borrow for likes? If you want to unlock the true potential of your selfie-game make sure you get on that dog tip. 

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Get on that Pope hype:
Pope selfies are all the rage right now. He's one of the most recognizable faces in the world. Plus, I hear that if you get a selfie with the you get automatic entry into Heaven. Yaaaaaas! Work that eternal salvation. 

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Work those dead eyes, baby: 
When we were growing up Tyra Banks was the one who taught us how to "smize" (smile with your eyes). Well, now the trend is just to rock those dead eyes. Nothing says "grateful for my success" like being devoid of any and all emotion. 

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