How to take before-and-after pictures like a pro

Learn how to take Curology-approved selfies that’ll wow people with your results.

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Getting the right selfie can be tricky. There are so many things to take into account, like lighting, angles, and getting the camera to be your friend for juuust one more picture. But fear not! This guide will take you through all the steps of how to take before-and-after pictures like a pro—so that you can give clear pictures to your dermatology provider and show off your Curology glow.

How to take a before and after picture

How to take amazing before-and-after photos

  1. Take off makeup and filters. We want to see what you look like, here and now.

  2. Get up close and personal—fill the frame with your lovely face! 

  3. Make sure your face is well-lit. The best kind of lighting is the natural kind, like from a nearby window. For the most accurate comparisons, lighting should be similar for before AND after photos.

  4. Snap one from the front and one from each side. Don’t worry, you don’t have a “bad side.” 😎

  5. Feel confident knowing you’re killin’ it and share your #CurologyJourney with us on social media.

And that’s it! Oh, but don't forget to delete the 837 you don’t like so your phone doesn’t yell at you about storage space.

Why you should take before-and-after photos

You've invested a lot of time and care to your skincare routine. Before and after photos help document your dedication, consistency, and patience by keeping track of your progress over time. Plus, they're also a great motivator to keep going as you can physically see how you're achieving your skincare goals.

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Remember that your Curology selfies are confidential—we’ll save a copy so you can look back on your progress, but it’s entirely up to you if you want to keep them between you and your Curology provider or hold them up for the world to ooh and ahh. Whatever you decide, we’re here for you!

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