We love taking a good ol’ selfie, but how can we possibly decide which Instagram filter to pick when uploading it online?
Valencia or Gingham? Perhaps the classic Inkwell? Or maybe we should just join team #NoFilter? Oh, the struggle.
No need to ponder anymore though, as we’ve discovered some ~scientific~ research that solves the mystery of which filter is the ultimate number one.
9,798 Likes, 156 Comments – Patrick Ta (@patrickta) on Instagram: “Obsessed With The Red Filter 🔥 @itsashbenzo Hair By @chadwoodhair Makeup By @patrickta”
It turns out we’re actually looking in the wrong place. The secret to a perfect selfie doesn’t lie in the preset filters, but rather Instagram’s colour editing section.
The Kardashians’ makeup artist, Patrick Ta, swears by the red filter and revealed that it “elevates the visibility of your makeup and leaves your complexion bronzed and luminous.”
Who would’ve known? Try it out in your next selfie and let us know your thoughts with a tweet to @maximumpop.