Bad lighting. Awkward facial expressions. Weird camera angles. We're all too familiar with these things when it comes to taking our passport photos. And unfortunately, what usually results is an unflattering pic that we're stuck with for the next decade. But what if we told you that there's a way to turn these dull pics into glamour shots?
Allow us to introduce the "passport makeup trend" that's all the rage on TikTok lately. (And no, it doesn't require a full face beat.) The new trend went viral after TikTok creator Georgia Barret shared a soft glam look for her own passport photo. And according to makeup artist Kasey Spickard, achieving this look is all about "defining and intensifying your natural features through contouring and brightening."
But how exactly do we go about applying this version of soft glam? Keep reading for a few simple steps on how to make that passport photo pop, curtesy of Spickard and Too Faced makeup artist Elyse Reneau, per Real Simple.