Find Your CoverGirl #CoverMoment

by Amy on February 25, 2014

in Reviews & Giveaways,Self Matters

Do you take pictures of yourself?

I remember when the feature was introduced into the iPhone that would allow you to switch views on the camera back toward yourself. It was so much easier than the “backwards selfie”, with your arms and wrists all contorted, and never knowing how the shot would turn out.

If you asked me if I like selfies in general, I would probably tell you that I don’t. Most of them are poorly done, with terrible lighting and with a dose of extra chins. I think it’s a symptom of being the mom in the family…I’m often likely to take pictures of everybody else, and there are a ton of photos in our collection of Nate with Graham because I’m the one behind the lens most of the time.

As I went through our photo archive recently, I was happy to find that I actually do take quite a few photos of myself, especially with other people.

In no particular order, here are my favourite selfies from my collection.

The Spousal Selfie—Taken when you want to document an actual date with your actual spouse, away from your kids.


The Smoochie Selfie—Provided to your spouse when date night just isn’t possible or when you just want to say, “I miss you!”


The rarely seen Glasses Selfie—Yup, I wear glasses. I bet you didn’t know that, did you? It’s because I rarely wear them for photographs, let alone selfies.


The Me and My Girlfriends Selfie—Often complete with awesome photobombs like this one from my friend Haley.


The Me and My Mom Selfie—Bringing parents and technology together!


The Family Selfie—Document those rare times when you’re all out of the house together doing something fun!

My little family at Universal Orlando

The Mom and Kid Selfie—We send these to Graham at work regularly.


The Oh My God Jason Aldean is About to be Ten Feet from Us Selfie—This one is self-explanatory.

Jason Aldean Selfie

The Classic Selfie—It’s a rare thing…the lighting is decent and you feel good about sharing it with others. It’s my #CoverMoment, the moment I felt my most beautiful and empowered self and want to share it with the world.

Amy Urquhart #CoverMoment

To celebrate achieving my #CoverMoment, one lucky reader of Hearts into Home is going to win a CoverGirl gift pack including:

How will you share your #CoverMoment?

Good luck!

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom/mamanP&G. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog are my own.

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{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

Angela P. February 25, 2014 at 5:39 pm

i’m really not that into selfies because i’m a little self conscious but i do like ones where i look good or am posing with my children.


angela m February 25, 2014 at 9:57 pm

I like selfies when I do my makeup


Anne Taylor February 26, 2014 at 12:13 pm

I don’t take selfies, but I do like the selfies my daughters send me with their kids in the background!


Glogirl February 26, 2014 at 2:55 pm

I like a selfie where my hair and make-up is done.


Angela Mitchell February 26, 2014 at 4:27 pm

Love your pictures especially the Jason Aldean one, lol:) I don’t really like selfies. I’ve never thought I looked very good in photos but I know I have to change that way of thinking for my kids.


Brenda Penton February 26, 2014 at 8:30 pm

My favourite kind is after I try a new makeup look.


Lori Bazan February 27, 2014 at 6:42 am

I love taking a selfie in candlelight :-)


Janie N @copperjane February 27, 2014 at 11:25 am

I just can’t do it! Selfies. Love seeing others but not mine


Tammy Dalley February 27, 2014 at 1:50 pm

I like selfies right after I do my makeup


tanyab79 February 27, 2014 at 1:54 pm

I don’t take selfies so I don’t have a favourite type.


Karla Sceviour February 27, 2014 at 9:27 pm

hmm I don`t realy like selfies,,but I guess I like them the best when I am looking good ;)


Heidi C. March 1, 2014 at 1:11 am

I am not a big selfie-taker. I’ d rather take pics of my kids!


Julie Bolduc March 1, 2014 at 5:04 pm

I sometimes take selfies my older daughter loves tsking them


Courtney March 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Silly ones with my son!


Florence c March 1, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Don’t do selfies.


Mary I March 2, 2014 at 6:21 pm

Favorite selfie is the one of me on the plane getting away from our brutal winter.


Rebby March 2, 2014 at 9:04 pm

I only love my selfie when I am all glammed up!


Jonnie March 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm

My favorite selfies are the ones my kids take. They’re so cute!


Jen C AKA @JusticeSadie March 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm

When My Bff is in it with me being silly!! Not Big into “Selfies”


Kaylin March 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm

My favorite selfies are the ones where my daughter says “mommy lets take a silly picture!”


Amelia Drew March 6, 2014 at 11:49 pm

I prefer The Family Selfie


Amirah March 8, 2014 at 11:59 pm

I usually like taking selfies when I’ve done something different w/ my hair.


Belinda McNabb March 9, 2014 at 7:51 pm

After I got my hair done I love taking a selfie


connie moore March 13, 2014 at 1:29 pm

I only will do selfies if I have makeup on…. and hair fixed


Rhonda W G. March 14, 2014 at 9:13 am

I like to take them with my husband…and after I get my hair done!


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