20 selfie apps to help you look good in photos even if you’re staying home without makeup

Staying at home for a few weeks is enough to make one go a little crazy. Being indoors is our new norm, which may just be an introvert’s idea of heaven. If you’re a social butterfly, though, this must feel like a living nightmare.

Don’t fret. If you miss dressing up and updating your social media platforms with your selfies and killer outfits, we got you! Here are 20 selfie apps to help you look your best with minimal effort.

1. Airbrush

The handy Airbrush app helps you enhance your features and remove blemishes. One of the more popular features on this app is the Blemish and Pimple Remover. Remove the tiny spot with a tap of your finger, throw a lip colour on with the makeup function and you’re good to go!

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

2. Facetune2

If you don’t have time for PhotoShop, try the Facetune2 app. One of its coolest features is the live-editing option, where the app automatically detects your facial traits while you use the app. This allows you to make live changes to your eyes, nose, lips, and cheeks! This is definitely one of the most popular photo-editing apps around.

The app is free, however, you can also opt for a subscription. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

3. VSCO

To give your photos a stylish, minimalist look, VSCO may just be the app for you. Even though it doesn’t offer beautifying effects, VSCO makes up for it with a huge variety of filters and an extensive range of editing aspects. You can tweak the shadows, contrast, dimensions and more. The app also has a video editing and montage option.

The app is free, however, you can also opt for a subscription. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

4. Snapchat

Snapchat is one of the fastest ways to look good, even if your hair is a mess and you’re still in your pyjamas. The app provides endless filters that will naturally contour your face, widen your eyes, and sharpen your jawline. The Snapchat team also uploads filters according to seasons of the year too.

The app is free, however, you can also opt for a subscription. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

5. Retrica

If you’re searching for one app that caters to all your photography needs, Retrica is your one-stop destination. You can experiment with features such as aesthetic filters, selfie collages, GIFs, and live videos. You can also add personalised quotes, stickers, and watermarks.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

6. A Color Story

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A Color Story is another amazing app that shines a spotlight on the colours of your photo. All of their filters are carefully crafted by photographers from all around. For more photo-editing options, try out the membership subscription.

The app is free, however, the membership to access more options costs S$35.60 per year. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

7. SelfieCity

If you’ve always wanted an app that could suggest filters according to your photo, try SelfieCity! The app has collections of filters that adjust the atmosphere, tone, and surroundings in your image. You could also edit facial traits and adjust parts of your body, such as lengthening your legs. This is one of the best selfie apps in the market – for sure!

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

8. Cymera

Cymera is a hybrid app, filled with variations of filters, modes of editing, and camera lenses. Play around with its fisheye, lomo, divided lens, and many more. Besides the usual editing functions, you can also change your facial composition too.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

9. Perfect365

Perfect365 is one of the best go-to apps for glamourous selfies—you don’t even have to wear any makeup! The app has more than 20 tools to help customise your look, from lipstick and eyeshadow to blush and eyeliner. You could also watch video tutorials within the app and learn tips on how to perfect your look.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

10. YouCam Perfect

YouCam Perfect lets you edit both images and videos on it! One of the well-known attributes of the app is that you can easily eliminate flaws and further enhance your facial features. Feel free to add little stickers, effects, or text to your images to spruce it up.

The app is free, however, you can opt for the premium version for S$17.99 per year. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

11. Camera360

With its easy navigation and flattering filters, Camera360 has always been a local favourite. It offers unique styles to jazz up your photos, such as abstract backgrounds, cartoon stickers, and a starry night filter. Tap into the Beauty Camera within the app to make yourself picture perfect.

Check out the free app on the Apple store and Play store.

12. Bestie

The developers behind Camera360 has created a sister app called Bestie! This all-in-one selfie app lets you edit facial features, add animated stickers, and more. There is also a night mode option to try once we all can venture out of our homes.

Checkout this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

13. B612

B612’s main expertise is selfies. It strips away all the hassle of editing a photo, and provides only beautiful and quirky filters. One of their coolest traits is instantly detecting one’s face within the camera and making you look fabulous without the need to lift a finger.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

14. Selfix

Selfix is another app that was made to be user-friendly. It has a facial recognition feature and filter technology to help you look your best, stat. Besides being able to edit the usual parts of your face, you also change the colour of your eyebrows!

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

15. BeautyPlus

Wanna take your selfie game to the next level? Consider downloading BeautyPlus. Try out its augmented reality (AR) filters for a mind-blowing experience. This app also helps you remove your eyebags and lighten dark eye circles. How neat is that?

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

16. SNOW

SNOW is an app that helps your figure out your best angles and most flattering filters. You even get to create your custom beauty effect, so you can save it and use it next time. They also have seasonal filters, so keep an eye out for that!

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

17. LINE Camera

If you use LINE, you’re probably already familiar with LINE Camera. Here, you can unleash your inner creativity and produce amazing portraits with some of the cute character stickers. The app also has a live filter and a beauty feature, which you can play around with to figure out what goes best with your look.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

18. Vaporgram

Channel your inner E-girl with Vaporgram. The app takes your photos back to the early ’90s with a retro computer glitch, stickers, and abstract graphics. These filters and effects will help you create aesthetic images with an edge.

Check out this free app on the Play store.

19. Pomelo

 

Pomelo is an app that has beautiful filters and a user-friendly interface. You can adjust the photodynamics as well as facial features to get the perfect images for your Instagram. You can even create your custom filters!

The app is free, however, the membership subscription costs S$18.27 per year. Check it out on the Apple store and Play store.

20. Hypocam

Hypocam is the only app that focuses on black and white photography. If this is what you’re all about, then this is the app for you. You can play up the modes of shooting, textures, and filters to fit the mood. You can also get inspired by their news feed and stay up to date with current photography news and uploads from all around the world.

Check out this free app on the Apple store and Play store.

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