4 Best Editing Apps to Use for Instagram Photos

Today’s post is getting into the nitty gritty of my Instagram page. I’ll be talking about the 4 best editing apps to use for Instagram photos, and what techniques I use to create a more cohesive feed. Instagram has definitely become the Beyonce of social media, in my opinion. It’s usually the first look at a brand/influencer before deciding whether to visit that business/person’s website.

ifit 101 instagram My personal favorites are:

1) Those that have a monochromatic feel to it with very minimal color, usually sticking to black and white

2) The ultra colorful ones that have a pop of bright color that is perfectly contrasted and highlighted. In some way, all the colors come together to make the feed bright and airy (i.e. Color Me Courtney)

3) The feeds that play off neutral colors such as white, gray, & tan. This is how my feed is. If you couldn’t tell, blush is another color I consider a “neutral”. The blush color is consistent through my feed. Although not in every pic, it still remains one of the main colors of my brand.ifit 101 instagramifit 101 instagram

If you’re just starting to create a more cohesive feed, it takes time. You definitely do not want to bombard your followers with 20,000 pics a day just to get that perfect feed but uploading at least twice a day will slowly start to bring about the results you’re looking for. For me, because my feed works with the aforementioned colors, I try my absolute hardest to stick to that palette when posting.

Let me be real, sometimes it’s frustrating Lol. Having to constantly make sure that your feed is looking just right and all, but these are the 4 apps I use consistently:

*link to Canva*

Some other apps I find myself using (but not as consistent as the four above) are:

VSCO: This app has a wide range of filters for you to use at your disposable. There are free and paid filter bundles. It’s quite easy to use as well. Sort of like Snapseed.

Collageable: I use this very rarely, because I rarely (if ever) put collages on my feed, but I like to have it there just in case!

AfterPhoto: This app allows you to write text on your pictures. It’s the very basic version to Canva.

ColorStory: If you plan to infuse your feed with color galore, I suggest you get this app! It will make the colors POP in your photos. There are free and paid filter bundles, just like VSCO. But they have a very wide range so you are sure to find one that fits your fancy.

ifit 101 instagramOnce you have those apps in place on your phone, now you must decide what look you’re going for. If you’re aiming for a specific color palette type of feed, chose a color that you know you won’t get tired of. I know I won’t get tired of blush, so it shall remain on my feed. I do incorporate other neutral colors onto the page but I make sure that the photo either has blush elements in in, or is next to a photo that has blush elements. A test that I do is hold my phone about 2 feet from my face. For some reason this helps me to gage what my feed actually looks like from afar. If it’s pleasing to your eyes, then you’re well on your way to creating that cohesive feed!

I hope that this post helps some of you who ever wondered about some of ins and outs of my IG page. It’s definitely not rocket science and I’m sure you probably have these apps already. But it’s just utilizing them efficiently and location, location, location! If you like “tech-y” post like these, please let me know and I will try and put more content out like this!

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18 COMMENTS

  1. Ashley (coolass) | 30th Mar 17

    I remember when you first posted this, I immediately started using canva and kept unum in mind. I just started using unum love it. I know you don’t usually do blog building post but I really liked this one!

    -Ashley (coolass)

    • infashionitrust | 30th Mar 17

      Awwwwww yay!! So glad it was helpful girl!!

  2. kierramakayla | 14th Jan 17

    I love snapseed, one of my favorite apps. From the snippets of your feed that you posted, I love it. I need to go follow you!

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    xoxo

    • infashionitrust | 14th Jan 17

      Yessss seriously one of the best out there! Thanks so much for stopping by :)

  3. Tarah | 13th Jan 17

    Yes girl! I use those 4 too! Love your feed but you knew that 😘

    • infashionitrust | 13th Jan 17

      Thanks so much girl!! 😘❤

  4. Ifeoma | 13th Jan 17

    All top four apps on check asides from snapseed, i’m too lazy to figure how it works.

    • infashionitrust | 13th Jan 17

      Your feed is already popping though haha! But Snapseed is honestly pretty easy to use!

  5. Wumi 'Tuase | 13th Jan 17

    So guess who needs to go play on Appstore? Me! Thank you for this.
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    • infashionitrust | 13th Jan 17

      Yay!! So happy that this is so helpful! :)

  6. Subomi Salami | 13th Jan 17

    Great post! Snapseed is normally my go to app for selective whitening but I thinlk I’m going to give facetune a try. I’ve heard a lot of good things. Thanks a lot for these tips!

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    • infashionitrust | 13th Jan 17

      Thanks for stopping by girlie! Snapseed and Facetune combined is a fire combo haha! honestly, never fails me!

  7. Omolade | 12th Jan 17

    Thanks for the tips. It will definitely help me as I plan my cohesive Instagram feed.
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    • infashionitrust | 12th Jan 17

      Of course girlie!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  8. iamyeychii | 12th Jan 17

    Thank a lot for the tips. I actually use Facetune and vsco a lot, I couldn’t understand Canva so I stopped using it but I’ll try it out again.
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    • infashionitrust | 12th Jan 17

      Of course girlie!! Yea facetune is definitely bae haha and canva is great!! Seriously the best!

  9. Melody | 12th Jan 17

    Thanks for sharing Seyi. I’ve always had an eye on your IG and was wondering how you stay so much organised. I’ve learnt a thing or two from this post. Thanks again

    • infashionitrust | 12th Jan 17

      No prob Melody!! Appreciate you taking the time out to read the post. Hope it helps you a bit!

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