The selfie game.

It's 10pm, Friday 1st January. I've just jumped out the shower and I'm sat by the fire, still at home, complete with dressing gown and a towel still on my head. Totally glam, I know. I've just put my phone down from one of my many, daily, scrolls through Instagram, and after a quick check of my own feed, I began thinking. 

I go through a lot of selfie phases. Some weeks I'll take loads, some weeks I'll upload loads, and, some weeks, I'll take none at all (because even I'm aware that my face shouldn't be put anywhere near a camera). But, a few years ago, there'd have been no way that I'd have uploaded even one, for fear that all 25 of my Instagram followers were going to judge me for being vain and loving myself too much. But, I feel like the selfie game has kinda changed since then.

Let's not even pretend that we don't all have hundreds of selfies on our phones. Cause, well, we deffs have. And, when you think about it, it kinda makes sense. Who better to take a photo of our own face than ourselves, right?

We know what angles to avoid that give us a wonky smile and a double chin.
We know what lighting compliments our skin, and what lighting kinda makes us look a little grey. 
Taking our own photo's means that we have an unlimited amount of shots. Cause even your closest gal pals would probs get annoyed after take no. 35. 

Now, I'm not saying that we should all fill our Instagram feeds with selfie, after selfie. Mostly because I tend to lose the most followers after posting one. So soz if my face is that bad. But, I definitely think that it's not a bad thing if you enjoy taking them! It makes us feel good, right? And if you feel like the hot, sassy chick that you are, when your make-up is looking particularly fab, or you're having a good skin day, then why not share it. Just like you'd share a photo of your Starbucks, or your Sunday brunch, or your super clean make-up brushes that you've been putting off cleaning for weeks. 

So, I say that we should all up our selfie game, continue to share the love on each others selfies, and stop being too concerned if we've got too many photo's of our face in our last 9 insta posts. 




  1. You look beautiful in both selfie's, Sophie and I agree, who better to take a photo of our own face than us? You're spot on with everything you say xx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

  2. I'm so with you on this. All for the self-love! And also spreading the happiness with other folks too.

    Meg | A Little Twist Of…

  3. Stunning in both selfies! Really great post - love it!

    - Holly

  4. You look stunning in your selfies! I've been thinking like this recently too and I agree that there's nothing wrong with feeling good about yourself and making others feel good about themselves!


  5. This was such a lovely, positive, uplifting read about probably everyone's guilty pleasure. I fully intend to up my selfie game this year!

    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  6. I totally agree with you and you are gorgeous, you have amazing skin. I don't take selfies lately so it's been a while as I am having a skin crisis ;) xxx


  7. You look lovely in both photos and I totally agree with you! We can be so insecure sometimes that it's great to treasure the moments when we feel good about how we look. And what better way than taking a selfie, right? :) Happy New Year, Sophie! x

  8. Aww, haha. This post is awesome! First off, your selfie game is on point and secondly, I agree, the selfie game has totally changed. It's awesome to see people becoming confident & proud. (: Like you said, "it's you and you're awesome." :D

    Lots of Love,
    Manpreet | Simply-M

  9. This is such a great post! Body positivity and self confidence are so important to our own mental health and there ain't nothing wrong with a selfie!