Earlier this year, it was revealed that on average, Facebook users upload over 350 million photos to the site every day. (A whooping figure, for sure, but not surprising when you also consider how “selfie” was crowned 2013′s word of the year.)

As New Year’s Eve approaches, that figure is bound to increase — how can you make sure you don’t need to go on a de-tagging rampage Jan. 1? Check out our guide to never taking a bad picture again, complete with tips from pro photog Patrick McMullan, makeup artists, and a few tried-and-true tricks from celebrities (who get schooled in this kind of stuff before ever stepping foot on a red carpet).

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