13 Tricks To Looking Slimmer In Photos

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    PHOTO: Gastro Chic

    From paying attention to camera angles to strategically positioning your body, click through to learn our slimming photo tricks. 


    Image via Gastro Chic 

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    For a more flattering photo, position your camera slightly above your eye line.    

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    This will help slenderize your arm. 

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    Paying attention to your posture when taking pictures can make the world of a difference. Hunched shoulders and slumped spines will not elongate your figure. 

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    This one is easy: bulky clothing will make you look heavier than you really are, so stick to lightweight, thin fabrics, like silk, whenever possible. 

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    A straight-on body shot shows you at your widest, but if you stand at a slight angle, you’ll look slimmer. 

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    Become your most slenderized self by dressing in darker shades. 

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    Go for a darker Instagram filter, like X-Pro II or Mayfair, for an instantly bronzed image.  

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    This trick will elongate your neck and help to avoid any unflattering chin angles. Because let’s be honest: no one strives for a double chin. 

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    Not only will this accentuate your collarbone and slim your arms, it will also make you look more polished and put together—and that’s always a good thing. 

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    This is especially true when sitting in a skirt or dress. By crossing your legs at the ankle instead of knee, you’ll never expose too much thigh and will look leaner. 

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    Keep your arms slightly away from your body for a more flattering shot. 

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    If you’re taking a group picture, try and stand in the middle and slightly turn your body toward the person next to you for your slimmest angle.  

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    No shame here, it’s all about finding what looks best for you!  

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