The Light-Up Phonecase That’s Perfect For Selfies: Introducing The Lumee

When you’ve got your hands on something that plays a fundamental role in helping Kim Kardashian perfect her selfies, you know you’re onto a good thing. I don’t think I’ve ever dedicated a blog post to a press gift, but when I
posted a picture of this light-up treat on my Instagram the response
proved too much not to share. Sent alongside the new L’Oreal ‘Sculpt’ collection that’s been launched with Mrs West’s favourite makeup artist (more on that to come,) this phone case is genius and hilarious in equal measure. With millions of selfies being posted every single day, it’s no surprise that companies are seeing the potential and capitalising on the growing obsession. Lumee have created the answer to our front-facing camera dilemmas, adding two little light-up panels to an otherwise basic looking phonecase that helps to show us all in our best light. The case can be turned on and off using a simple button on the reverse, shining brightly to provide photography-studio style lighting for those much-needed selfies – or simply a little light when you want to snap away during a night out.

Although the reverse is incredibly plain (definitely room for improvement here Lumee – if not customisation,) and the case itself quite chunky, I do love it. The light is powerful enough to make an impact, but not overexpose the subject, working to create a healthy glow that will have you looking like a Kardashian in no time. Powered by charging via a USB port (so there’s no need to faff around with changing batteries,) this would make the perfect gift for anyone who loves taking selfies – bloggers and civilians alike. I do recall seeing similar concepts before, but none that have created a light that surrounds the phone and therefore creates light without shadow; I’ve no doubt this is going to be copied as much as the Selfie Sticks of 2014, but if you want to be one of the first to fashion the trend, get your hands on it now….

The Lumee phone case is available in a multitude of colours for iPhone and Android phones. Prices start from £29.99 on Amazon. Have a look at the website to see the reverse colours/design available.


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20 Comments

  1. Pam Scalfi
    February 10, 2016 / 10:43 am

    there's the Ty-lite case that Beyonce uses apparently! I would love one personally :PPam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  2. Anna Maria
    February 10, 2016 / 11:56 am

    I have always wondered how well these work, as the front camera is not as good as the back. But then as you say if it works for Kim K then must be good 🙂 xxAnna-Maria | http://www.topdrawfashion.com

  3. Stephanie Hartley
    February 10, 2016 / 2:35 pm

    This looks awesome, I totally agree with Alex above – it would be perfect for night out photos as well as for when the English weather (ugh) is just a bit gloomy all daySteph – http://nourishmeclean.blogspot.com

  4. Belle
    February 10, 2016 / 2:49 pm

    Definitely need one of these, I'm a sucker for stuff like this, yes I did fall into the selfie stick trend ;)Moments with Belle

  5. Sophie Mills
    February 10, 2016 / 3:14 pm

    I'm a sucker for a novelty like this but I've got to say that I reckon it would work wonders. My night out and winter selfies always suffer and this could be the answer to my (unspoken) prayers.Sophie x | Essential Twenty

  6. Emma Osman
    February 10, 2016 / 5:36 pm

    omg I need this in my life!!! allthatshimmers.co.uk xo

  7. Joelle Ritz
    February 10, 2016 / 5:46 pm

    WHAT! Game changer, I've always wondered what special lighting the Kardashian girls use, especially Kylie, she always has great lighting. That highlighter also looks beautiful!westwashingtonstreet.com

  8. Hannah Williams
    February 10, 2016 / 6:17 pm

    This is amazing. I need one of these to show off my highlighter on a night out! Can I justify £29.99 though..? Hmm i'll think about it! xxBlog:: Hannah Rose

  9. Parie Joshi
    February 10, 2016 / 7:32 pm

    Its sad that I really want one of these! Such a rubbish selfie taker! Parie xclassandglitter.com

  10. A Little Dose of Makeup
    February 10, 2016 / 9:46 pm

    I need this in my life!xx, A Little Dose of Makeup

  11. Abigail Alice
    February 11, 2016 / 7:52 am

    Oh my god, what an amazing invention! I need to get my hands on one <3http://abigailalicex.com

  12. Hyemi
    February 11, 2016 / 1:42 pm

    Can you show us how pictures look like with it? Xo

  13. Erika Taylor
    February 12, 2016 / 4:02 am

    Um this is amazing & I want to try it!! How are the pics with it!?XO,Erikamissetayla.com

  14. Erika Taylor
    February 12, 2016 / 4:03 am

    Um this is amazing!! I can't wait to try it! How are the pics with it?XO,Erikamissetayla.com

  15. Courtney
    February 12, 2016 / 10:51 am

    I want one but I can't justify £30 on it! Blush and Blend x

  16. Kelly
    February 16, 2016 / 12:04 am

    I have seen this everywhere and I will have to try it out!xx Kelly Sparkles and Shoes

  17. ViviHek
    February 20, 2016 / 4:47 pm

    It's quite cute and I know of a few friends and a cousin who would definitely benefit from such a present (even though i'm not a selfier myself) 🙂

  18. Brenda Palmeri
    June 18, 2016 / 7:41 am

    Very entertaining information. found a lot of things for yourself useful.go selfie

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