Software & Apps Apps 214 214 people found this article helpful The 50 Best Selfie Captions When it comes to posting selfies, good captions go a long way by Elise Moreau Freelance Contributor Elise Moreau is a writer that has covered social media, texting, messaging, and streaming for Lifewire. Her work has appeared on Techvibes, SlashGear, Lifehack and others. our editorial process Facebook Twitter Elise Moreau Updated on February 12, 2020 reviewed by Kayla Dube Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Kayla Dube has 4+ years' experience in videography and filmmaking. She frequently works in production with indie film companies. our review board Article reviewed on Aug 24, 2020 Kayla Dube Apps Best Apps Payment Services Tweet Share Email Taking a great selfie is hard enough. Coming up with good captions takes extra creative effort and time to think it through. Good captions, however, can help your friends and followers better interpret your selfie from your point of view. You might think that your selfie speaks for itself, but that isn't necessarily true when viewed from other people's perspectives. Lifewire / Ashley Nicole DeLeon So next time you're gearing up to post a stunning selfie on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or any other of your favorite social networks, look toward some of the following selfie captions to help you verbally communicate the message you're trying to convey. The Most Creative Selfie Captions Artur Debat / Getty Images Everyone loves a selfie caption that really stands out among the others. These will show that you put some creative thought into it. 1. "In a world full of trends, I want to remain a classic." 2. "This reality is a beautiful illusion." 3. "What you seek is seeking you." 4. "Eyes are never quiet." 5. "The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper." — W.B. Yeats The Funniest Selfie Captions Tara Moore / Getty Image Humor is a great way to show that you don't take yourself too seriously and it's a great way to drive up engagement on your selfies. Try cracking a joke in your selfie caption to see how much your friends and followers love it. 6. "Today, I will be as useless as the 'g' in lasagna." 7. "Stress doesn't really go with my outfit." 8. "Reality called, so I hung up." 9. "Dare to be a donut in a world of plain bagels." 10. "I walk around like everything is fine, but deep down, inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off." The Humblest Selfie Captions Wilhelmina Cornelia Van Der Zwan / EyeEm / Getty Images Speaking of not taking yourself too seriously, more and more people are starting to appreciate selfies that convey more realistic messages. In a digital world where everyone has the power to control and manipulate their self-image, selfie-takers who willingly embrace reality and their vulnerabilities are like a breath of fresh air. 11. "Less perfection, more authenticity." 12. "To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid. 13. "Sometimes you gotta fall before you fly." 14. "We are all a mess, but it's how we keep it together that makes us beautiful." —J. Iron Word 15. "I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions." — Augusten Burroughs The Cleverest Selfie Captions Jamie Gril / Getty Images A selfie caption that makes you think is always better than a selfie caption that simply comments on your looks. Best of all, these clever captions can go with almost any selfie. 16. "Beauty attracts the eye, but personality captures the heart." 17. "Be a stiletto in a room full of flats." 18. "Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer." 19. "What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you." 20. "Elegance is the only beauty that never fades." — Audrey Hepburn The Sassiest Selfie Captions Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images Let's be honest — sometimes when you're really feeling your look, you just want everybody to know! There's no shame in genuinely admiring your own appearance, and a little sass can actually be rather endearing. 21. "Don't be ashamed of who you are. That's your parents' job." 22. "Confidence Level: Selfie with no filter." 23. "I know looks aren't everything, but I have them just in case." 24. "Too glam to give a damn." 25. "Sunshine mixed with a little hurricane." The Cutest Selfie Captions Sally Anscombe / Getty Images Cute captions for selfies give off a warm and fuzzy feeling and are ideal for showing off your sweet and innocent side. You can definitely expect to get at least a couple "aww" comments if you have a lot of active friends/followers. 26. "Smiles are free... but they're worth a lot." 27. "Cheers, my dears!" 28. "Believe in your #selfie" 29. "Fall in love with moments." 30. "There's sunshine in my soul today." The Best Birthday Selfie Captions Caiaimage / Getty Images Whether you want to remind friends and followers that it's your birthday or your simply want to express how great the past year of your life truly was, expressing it through a selfie is a common trend on social media. These captions say "It's my birthday!" in the most fun and creative ways. 31. "New year, same me... because I'm already fabulous!" 32. "I'm another year older, wise and happier." 33. "We age not by years, but by stories." 34. "Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how." 35. "Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional." — Walt Disney The Best Mirror Selfie Captions Jamie Grill / Getty Images Without good captions, mirror selfies can seem a little egocentric and awkward. Balance out your vanity and bring a smile to your friends' faces with some of the following mirror-themed captions. 36. "I don't dress up to impress others. I dress up to stare at my reflection as I walk by mirrors and windows!" 37. "Dress like you're already famous!" 38. "If you're searching for the one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror." 39. "Mirror mirror on the wall, I'll always get up after I fall and whether I run, walk or crawl, I'll set my goals and achieve them all." 40. "We are all mirrors, and what we see in others reflects what we see inside ourselves." The Best Song Lyric-Inspired Selfie Captions Maskot / Getty Images Song lyrics make perfect selfie captions and take the pressure off of you for trying to come up with something witty and creative all on your own. Next time you're listening to an old favorite or a new hit, pay attention to the lyrics to see if any of their messages resonate with you. 41. "We ain't picture perfect, but we worth the picture still." — J. Cole (Song: Crooked Smile) 42. "Everything I'm not made me everything I am." — Kanye West (Song: Everything I Am) 43. "Take me or leave me, I'll never be perfect." — Nicki Minaj (Song: Marilyn Monroe) 44. "How rare and beautiful it is to even exist." — Sleeping At Last (Song: Saturn) 45. "Know yourself, know your worth." — Drake (Song: 0 to 100) The Shortest and Sweetest Selfie Captions Ascent / Getty Images Not everyone is going to read through a lengthy caption, so keeping it extra short is often a good route to take. It's quick to type out, gets straight to the point and makes it easy for friends/followers to skim when they come across your selfie while browsing their feeds. 46. "Happy mind, happy life." 47. "Every moment matters." 48. "Life is lit." 49. "Focus on the good." 50. "Normal is boring."