This is the trick to taking the perfect selfie

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Thursday 09 March 2017 10:15
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Picture:(MADALIN GIORGETTA / INSTAGRAM)

Australian lifestyle blogger Madalin Giorgetta has revealed the secret to end all of your unflattering selfies.

The answer lies in your hips.

More specifically, how you tilt them.

Giorgetta posted two photos of herself on Instagram that are identical, apart from the way she’s standing. She writes:

The girls you see on Instagram don't walk around with one leg bent and one hip popped and flexed abs the whole time! I don't look like the right version in real life because who the hell stands like that in real life?

And here’ the drastic difference it makes:

It's so unbelievable that people... Didn't believe her.

So Giorgetta posted a video showing how it's done (spoiler alert: no Photoshop required):

Giorgetta also recently posted photos showing that we should never get too fixated on numbers on the scale:

And that it's important to not eat a restrictive diet:

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