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70 Selfie Captions and Quotes to Justify Your Instagram Post


Selfies have a weird power. A good one makes you feel confident, gets your friends grinning, and shows the world that, yeah, you’re a force to be reckoned with. What more do you need?

Naturally, every selfie you take is art, but even a masterpiece needs a title. After all, the right caption could be the pièce de résistance for your model pout. Here are 70 Instagram caption ideas to get your creative juices flowing and help you release your inner VSCO girl.

Funny Selfie Captions

Ever post a selfie meant to elicit laughter, only to get crickets? You weren’t going for fashion-runway serious, but it sure looks that way. Cringe. Next time, try one of these funny Instagram captions.

1. “Vanity is trending.”
2. “I need a six-month holiday twice a year.”
3. “I know looks aren’t everything. I have them just in case.”
4. “I’m not lazy. I’m on power-saving mode.”
5. “Always classy, and a little sassy.”
6. “Training for my marathon. On Netflix.”
7. “Send this to NASA, because I’m a star.”
8. “Life happens. Coffee helps.”
9. “Mentally on the beach.”
10. “Everything’s blurry, but the feeling is real.”

Clever Selfie Captions

A little cleverness in your Instagram captions tells the world that you’ve got the brains to match that dreamy face. Use these quips to show off your witty side.

11. “Dear Cupid, next time shoot us both.”
12. “Salty but sweet.”
13. “Today I’m gonna be as useless as the ‘g’ in lasagna.”
14. “Just a cupcake looking for a stud muffin.”
15. “Clever as a devil, twice as pretty.”
16. “Why chase you when I’m the catch?”
17. “Be a stiletto in a room full of flats.”
18. “The human body is 90% water. Basically, we’re just cucumbers with anxiety.”
19. “Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.”
20. “I’m simple, like quantum physics.”

Cute Selfie Captions

You know you’re cute. Your friends know you’re cute. Use these quotes so the rest of Instagram will know it too.

21. “Morning, boys.”
22. “My best is yet to come.”
23. “As beautiful on the inside as on the outside.”
24. “Pretty in pink.”
25. “Born to stand out.”
26. “Sunday Funday.”
27. “Glitter is always an option.”
28. “Make them stop and stare.”
29. “I’m nicer when I like my outfit.”
30. “My favorite part is the invisible crown.”

Cool Selfie Captions

It’s harder than it looks to make a selfie cool, but the right words can do the work for you. With these captions, your next post will be as smooth as your candid selfie game.

31. “Best. Selfie. Ever.”
32. “How’s the view?”
33. “Coffee and confidence.”
34. “Confidence level: selfie with no filter.”
35. “I’m not high-maintenance. You’re low-effort.”
36. “You can’t spell awesome without me.”
37. “Hey, I’m your waiter. Today we’re servin’ looks.”
38. “I was born passport-ready.”
39. “If you were looking for a sign, this is it.”
40. “Life imitates art.”

Morning Selfie Captions

Got a morning look to die for? Or one that makes you look dead? Either way, the world needs to see it. Use these Instagram quotes to show everyone how you deal with the am—or how you just can’t.

41. “Some days start better than others.”
42. “Woke up like this.”
43. “Oh hey there.”
44. “Morning gram.”
45. “Crazy hair, don’t care.”
46. “But first, a selfie.”
47. “Gotta start somewhere.”
48. “Less perfection, more authenticity.”
49. “Today is under construction.”
50. “Despresso: the feeling when you don’t have your morning coffee.”

Inspirational Selfie Captions

“Live, laugh, dream” has got nothing on you. Spark motivation among your followers with these inspirational captions.

51. “Life is better when you’re laughing.”
52. “Self-love is the best love.”
53. “Don’t dream of it. Work for it.”
54. “Don’t be eye candy, be soul food.”
55. “Be more of you and less of them.”
56. “Never let anyone treat you like you’re ordinary.”
57. “Leave a little sparkle everywhere you go.”
58. “Being happy never goes out of style.”
59. “It was never easy, but it was worth it.”
60. “Make peace with your broken pieces.”

Inspirational quote in retro typography style on a Redbubble sticker‘Inspirational Sticker’ by rileigh-pederse

Savage Selfie Captions

Sometimes you feel like an inspiration. Sometimes you don’t. If you’re feeling a little fierce today, go ahead and bare those teeth. Show the world—and that not-so-special someone—that they don’t want to mess with you.

61. “You’re on my side or in my way. Choose wisely.”
62. “I got my own back.”
63. “I’d wish you the best, but you already had it.”
64. “Throw sass like confetti.”
65. “People throw shade on whatever shines.”
66. “Hey, just found your nose. Surprisingly, it was in my business.”
67. “Smile. It confuses people.”
68. “I hope karma finds you before I do.”
69. “Cinderella didn’t ask for a prince.”
70. “My makeup is too expensive to cry over you.”

There’s a selfie caption idea for every occasion. Tweak and tailor these to your posts, and you’ll be spinning Instagram gold. Just remember: you’re working with a visual platform here. Don’t underestimate the power of the right emoji—it’s the new punctuation.

The hero image is “Abstract composition #1” by sobakapavlova

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