Is it possible to look completely different in pictures? Can you look better in pictures? How about worse? Do you trust the camera or the mirror?
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Neither are completely accurate. Mirrors show a flipped image, and cameras have all kinds of factors that change the shape of your face such as lenses zoom, distance from camera, color, contrast, saturation.
To get closes to what people see with a camera, have someone else take a picture of you from several feet away. This will have the least amount of distortion.
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