None of us have Kim Kardashian’s lighting crew, but it doesn’t mean you can’t try some sexy selfie poses. Use these tips the next time you take a selfie.
When it comes to selfies, they’re not that easy to take. It took me years, literally years, to figure out which sexy selfie poses make me shine. I thought you just took a photo of yourself—simple and easy. But there’s more that goes into it… a lot more.
It’s not just opening your eyes from a blissful sleep and looking flawless. If that’s what you’ve been doing and why you’re disappointed, those flawless morning photos are rare. Though you may have sucked taking selfies in high school, it’s time to change it.
How to take sexy selfie poses
Taking a perfect selfie is mostly based on what you’re not showing on camera. The little tips and tricks that selfie champions use to look effortless. Whether you’re taking them for yourself or sending them to a special someone, it’s a skill you need to know.
Sometimes, I just take selfies for my own self-pleasure, never showing them to anyone. Other days, I take selfies and feel the need to post them on every social media account I have.
You don’t need a reason to take a selfie, but you should know how to take the right one. Rock the selfie look with some helpful selfie-taking tips.
#1 There are no official rules. There aren’t any “official” rules when it comes to taking a selfie. Much of it is you experimenting and figuring out what works for your body. Of course, the tips below can help you, but for some of you, they’ll do the opposite. So, test these tips out, but don’t get bummed out if they don’t do you justice. Everyone is different. [Read: How to glow up and instantly transform inside and out]
#2 Get in the mood. When it comes to taking a killer selfie, mood matters. For sure, you can take selfies when you’re feeling a bit down, but the best selfies are when you have the confidence of a bull. When you love yourself and in the mood to throw some looks at the camera, start taking selfies.
#3 Don’t overdo it. Nowadays, people are focusing too much on pouting or pushing their breasts out for the camera. But you don’t need to overdo it. In the selfie world, less is more. When it comes to posing, chill out. The best shots are when you’re relaxed and natural. If you’re trying to look like a Vogue model, it’s not going to work. [Read: 18 ways to become more spontaneous in life]
#4 Wear what you love. If you’re most confident in underwear and bra, wear them. If you prefer to wear jeans and a t-shirt, put them on. The best selfies are when you’re feeling confident and sexy. If you’re comfortable in what you’re wearing, it’ll show. So, don’t dress yourself up in something you think other people will like. Wear what you like.
#5 Master lighting. When it comes to taking the perfect selfie, it’s all about the lighting. With the right light, you can look stunning. Choose sensual, yellow light. It’ll create a warm and sexy atmosphere, picking up your best features. Spend time playing around with the light and find the perfect angle.
Now that you know the selfie essentials, here are some sexy selfie poses for you to try out.
10 sexy selfie poses to try out
#1 Lying on your stomach. It’s one of the most popular selfies poses for a reason. You can’t go wrong with this pose. It’s alluring, it’s sexy, and it drags you in. You’ll be able to show off your curves while still being playful and sweet. Throw your hair over to one side, and you’ll be va-va-voom in your selfie. [Read: How to take a good selfie and look cute every time you snap a photo]
#2 Lying on the bed on your back. Well, this is a pretty suggestive pose if you’re going to be sending it to your partner. First thing: make sure your bed is clean! Lay on your back, taking the shot above you. You can be in clothes or in your underwear; it doesn’t really matter because this will automatically make you look sexy. [Read: Lingerie selfies and how to perfect the art of foreplay from afar]
#3 In front of a mirror. If you have a mirror, then why aren’t you using it for selfies? Mirrors are great for selfies as you can play around with angles, even getting full body shots. When using a mirror, play around with the angles. Maybe an over-the-shoulder shot will show off your curves.
#4 Side body shot. If you’re a fan of Kendall Jenner, then you know this pose very well. The side body shot is great if you’re looking to accentuate your booty. Your curves look their best on this angle, as it elongates your body. If you’re at the gym, this is all a great way to show off your hard work.
#5 Add your friends. When it comes to selfies, they’re always better when they’re done with friends. You don’t need to go all out, but having fun with friends can produce some great shots. Group selfies can be done wherever you like, whether it’s a bathroom, park, or in class. [Read: Why good friends matter and how to build lasting friendships]
#6 Morning selfie. Not all of us can pull this one off. I’m a heavy sleeper, and when I wake up in the morning, I’m anything but flawless. However, if you give yourself a couple of minutes to wake up, the morning selfie can look angelic and sexy. While you’re under the covers, take a photo of yourself in bed.
#7 The selfie stick. Get a selfie stick. Yes, I said selfie stick, and start taking selfies. Though this isn’t a pose, with a selfie stick you have endless options of how you can look. Does it matter what you wear? No, not as long as you feel sexy.
#8 Get flexible. If you’re someone who can do the splits, why not show it off in a selfie? Flexibility is hot! Plus, this is a great selfie to take if you’re planning to send it to your partner. Whether you’re doing the bridge, yoga poses, handstand, or splits, this will surely get his attention.
#9 The bathroom shot. This is one of those sexy selfie poses you usually see with girls who’ve just been at the gym. They’ll sit on the bathroom sink, resting one leg on it and take a selfie. Also known as #sinkbooty. It’s an easy selfie to take and automatically makes your booty pop. [Read: How to take sexy pictures and look great every time]
#10 Over the shoulder. If you want to catch a glimpse of your booty, then take an over-the-shoulder shot. Get yourself in front of a mirror and try it out. With the right filter and angle, you can make it look like an artsy shot.
Taking a sexy selfie isn’t that hard. You just need to know the right poses. Use some of these tips the next time you want to take a selfie!