You know how awkward it is to take your own outfit shot in the mirror, or that “view from above” shot of your outfit. I can never get it right! You COULD just buy a tripod for your phone, but who does that? No one.
Enter Gooey, it's a skin that you put on your smartphone or tablet that temporarily sticks to glass (mirrors, windows, any smooth flat surface) without being sticky, when you're not sticking it to the mirror. As the video below suggests, you can stick your smartphone to a variety of surfaces for a variety of reasons. Cooking in the kitchen, watching videos on the train, Skyping with your friends, etc. But as fashion bloggers, I saw this as a great solution to taking outfit shots, or making videos either on the go or even at home.
I haven't personally tested this product (I just bought one, so it's coming this week) but the reviews on it look promising. Gooey uses 3M technology, a polyurethane epoxy, that allows it to stick to flat, glossy surfaces. The idea to make this came up when founder, Rachel Verghis, was trying to juggle holding up her smartphone, holding her kids, and keeping the phone out of reach while making FaceTime with her family. As a parent myself, I know that my kid will do anything to get in reach of my iPhone. So, there's an added use for this skin.
Gooey comes in a variety of colors and shapes to fit Apple and Samsung products.
Have you tried Gooey yet? Did it work?
[Image credit: Gooeyskins.com]