The 3 Instagram Filters That Celebrities Love for Selfies
As if celebs like Alexa Chung and Lily Aldridge weren’t already gorgeous enough, along came Instagram a few years ago to illuminate their beauty even more. When you have well over a million followers on the photo-sharing site (as some of these ladies do), you’re probably going to put a little extra effort into your selfies. Wanting to know the secret picture-snapping formula, we did a little detective work and started to notice a pattern amongst the most striking photos: the same filters appear over and over. While lighting, makeup, and wardrobe certainly play a factor, these "special effects" ensure that your selfies show you at your best. Get ready to induce a little Insta-envy of your own!
Scroll down to find out which ultra-flattering filters celebs love!
Valencia is often considered the most ubiquitous filter, and with good reason! It casts photos with a soft vintage glow and makes your hair look flawless.
Who: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Who: Jessica Alba
Who: Poppy Delevingne
To sum Mayfair up, it’s like you but better! It enhances color with a soft pink cast and focuses light light at the center of the photo. In fact, studies show that Mayfair-enhanced photos get the most likes.
Who: Taylor Swift
Who: Ashley Madekwe
Who: Lily Aldridge
The washed-out effect of the under-the-radar Walden filter gets an A+ for blurring imperfections. It’s perfect for sunny-day selfies.
Who: Alexa Chung
Who: Jamie Chung
Who: Jaime King
What’s your favorite Instagram filter for selfies? Tell us in the comments below!