It’s 2015, and let’s be honest, one of the only things that chicks care about anymore is taking a hot selfie. Whether it’s to impress crushes, make exes jealous, or simply to show off how good you look to the masses- hot selfies are a necessity. Some girls even literally create a living off of their selfies and get attention from a low budget or even legit modeling agencies on social media. With the pressure so high to look bomb in pictures, editing is a must. Everyone knows that a good editing app is a girl’s best friend, but with hundreds on the market nowadays, how are you supposed to know which one is the best? Obviously this is why we’re here to help you, so below are the seven apps you need to get to edit your selfie to perfection.
Snapseed has been said to be the app that iPhone photographers “couldn’t do without.” It’s one of the most popular photo apps among iPhone photographers, so if it’s good enough for the professionals, it’s undoubtedly good enough for you! Not to mention, it has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 300,000 votes! It’s powerful, free, available on iPhone and Android, and it’s easy to use- what more could you ask for. They also have a selective adjustment tool, which allows users only to edit parts of their picture rather than the entire thing. This feature obviously would come in handy majorly if you want to edit out a blemish, dark shadows, or other flaws that could potentially mess up your selfie. Snapseed also has a variety of filters which can be applied over another to build up whatever look you’re going for.
Camera+ might not be free, but the $2.99 fee to purchase it on the app store is certainly worth every penny. Camera+ is both a camera and an editing tool and has five main editing categories to make your selfie flawless. The five categories: scenes, crops, the lab, filters and frames each offers a variety of tools and options to choose from. Needless to say, there are so many different tricks and tools in this app to edit out any flaws or simply enhance your picture. The app also boasts a ton of cool filters, which you can layer when using the advanced setting. The app has gained praise from hundreds of users and has a 4.5 out of 5-star average rating with almost 400 votes.
3. Photoshop Express
This app is similar to the previous two mentioned in regards to it’s strong adjustment tools and awesome filters, but Photoshop Express’s “healing tool” is amazing. The healing tool is perfect to edit easily out any blemishes that are catching your eye in your selfie. Pimples, dark spots, shadows, and wrinkles will simply disappear with the healing tool. It’s free on the app store and boasts a 4 out of 5-star rating with nearly 500,000 votes to show for it.
4. Photoshop Touch
This app is arguably the most powerful photo editing app on the market right now. It’s been said to be the most similar to actual photoshop on your computer, so if you’re a photoshop geek, this app is for you. Not only does Photoshop Touch offer the classic editing apps most people are accustomed to, but it allows you to create montages, blend pictures together, and make double or multiple exposure images. This would be perfect for the artsy, hipster girls who takes great pride in their selfies but also like to stand out and be creative. The quality of this app is no joke, so it’s price of $4.99 might seem expensive to some, but once you use it, you’ll understand why.
5. Noir Photo
If you’re super into black and white selfies, this app is a must. Noir Photo is purely meant for editing black and white photos to perfection. It’s simple and easy to use but creates really intense and dramatic results. Users are given different dials to change exposure, tints, and vignette with their black and white image. It’s only $2.99 on the app store and is worth the buy if you usually opt for black and white filters on Instagram.
6. Touch Retouch
Have you ever taken the best-looking selfie and see later that there was a random person in the background? Or a hair sticking up in the back of your head? Or even a messy bathroom counter? Well, this app is perfect for removing all of the unwanted content from your photos seamlessly. All you do is use your finger to “paint” over the unwanted objects or people and bam, it’s gone. TouchRetouch is $0.99 on the app store and has 4 out of 5 stars on the app store from almost 200 different users.
7. Pic Monkey
Though pricey, PicMonkey has everything a selfie editor needs and then some. The app has solutions to every selfie’s problem, including airbrush, spray tan, blemish fix, shine reduction, teeth whiten, eye brighten, and even lip tint! You can enjoy PicMonkey for $4.99 a month or $33 a year.