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10 tricks for taking an amazing Nail Selfie #NailFriday

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Ever tried to take a nail selfie and #failed? Flattering finger shots are NOT a given. Well, one of the biggest names in nails, Madeline Poole, knows exactly how to nail a #nailfie. The Global Color Ambassador for Sally Hansen let us in on her top tips (all 10 of them!). First, hold your hands in the air to let the blood drain – an old school model hack that will instantly give your hands a head start – and then try these:1Use a coloured background

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORColoured backgrounds are key to create a mood, and make shade details POP.2Become a clutch player

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Literally. Grip edges of a clutch or prop to angle nails toward the lens.ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW  3Polish as props

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORGrab just-used bottles to create a pose that captures all 10 tips.4Backgrounds 2.0.

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Choose creative backdrops to complement special details and deliver a unique combination.ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW  5#Teamwork

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORUse the buddy system to shoot that two-handed pose. Remember to return the favour.6Keep it interesting

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORTry new poses to keep it interesting. Playfulness and fun are essential ingredients in the ultimate #nailfie.ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW  7Filters, filters, filters

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORThey’re transforming the ordinary to extraordinary. From Hudson to Nashville… experiment with a combination of flash/brightening effects for amazing results.8Accessorise

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORFinding the right piece of jewellery can elevate your #nailfie game to the next level.9Lap it up

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORNo statement leopard ring? Lay your hands in your lap to incorporate your outfit as the accessory.10Lighting is everything!

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 MADELINE POOLE, GLOBAL NAIL AMBASSADORWithout the right amount of direct light, no filter can make your nail shot Insta-worthy.BRIDGET MARCH

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