Why I hate Taking Selfies
Cosmopolitan

I don't think I'm unattractive. But when I see myself in pictures? Horrified.

By Shannan Rouss

I can count on one hand the number of selfies I've taken. It's not just because I think it's kind of ridiculous. It's also that I really don't like how I look in pictures. If someone points a camera in my direction, I hide my face, like TMZ is papping me outside Katsuya.

I don't think I'm unattractive. But when I see myself in pictures? Horrified. My eyes go beady, my mouth narrows, my nose expands. Those cheekbones I thought I had? Gone. I start to wonder if the photos are actually more accurate. You might say that I have good self-esteem but horrible selfie-esteem.

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