These are the best Instagram captions out there. We have tried to actually put the ones that make sense to use and are more popular on Instagram.
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Best Instagram Captions
We will be listing all the captions one by one into their respective groups.
You can simply skip to the ones you one by using the Table of Contents above.
Selfie Instagram Captions
- *insert selfie caption here and some emojis*.
- *insert caption here*
- *picture caption*
- A little confidence won’t do you wrong.
- A selfie a day keeps the mental breakdown away.
- As beautiful on the inside as I am on the outside.
- Being silly have you crazy.
- But first, let me take a selfie.
- Choose yourself, already did that.
- Confidence Level: No filter and actually writing something here.
- Dear Cupid, next time shoot us both.
- Does this selfie make me look fat?
- I don’t always take selfies, but…
- I just Googled some Instagram captions and I picked this one.
- I’m a model now, taking selfies and stuff.
- I’m a true master at this.
- I’m so fly right now. Literally in a plain.
- It doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks of me.
- It’s a beautiful day to not take a selfie.
- It’s sexy time, oh wait, it has always been.
- It’s a selfie virus.
- Just like it, don’t read this.
- Just me, on your screen.
- Love your enemies. Love you.
- Maybe it’s a filter, maybe she’s born with it, I guess you already know it.
- Mom has done a good job.
- OMG, look at my selfie now.
- One thing to remember, don’t cry for the same problem twice.
- Pizza selfie or food in general.
- Play hard to forget, don’t play hard to get.
- Poker face selfie.
- Proof that I can do selfies better than you.
- Real men don’t take selfies. They take art pieces.
- Salty but sweet, guess who?
- Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer and it’s definitely worth it.
- Selfie vibes.
- Selfie every once in a while.
- This is a selfie and you are on Instagram.
- This is my simple selfie life, post it, and see who’s triggered.
- What have I become? Posting selfies and stuff.
Funny Instagram Captions
- *funny caption*
- *jokes for Instagram caption*
- *moonwalks out of an awkward situation*
- 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.
- A blind man walks into a bar… and a chair… and a table.
- Confidence level: Kanye West.
- Don’t hold your breath.
- Forgive, yes. Forget, never.
- Friday, my second favorite F word.
- Got my coffee and donut.
- Help me please, I’m bored.
- How do I feel when there is no coffee? Depresso.
- I can show you the world.
- I didn’t choose the thug life, the thug life chose me.
- I had fun once, it was horrible.
- I just farted.
- I need a six month holiday, twice a year, every year.
- I woke up like this.
- If we could only turn back time, Ok, what is going on?
- Inhale the future. Exhale the past.
- It’s sexy time.
- It’s too “a.m.” for me.
- Need an ark? I Noah guy.
- No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep.
- Only dead fish go with the flow.
- Remember, as far as anyone knows we are a nice, normal family.
- What have I become?
- What if I told you, you can eat without posting it on Instagram. *head explodes*
- When Instagram was down the other day, I ran around town shouting “like” at flowers, dogs, and memes.
- You are lacking some Vitamin me!
- You are the real meme.
- You just played yourself.
- You laugh. I laugh. You cry. I cry. You jump off a really tall cliff. I yell, “Do a flip!”
- Your hair is 90% of your selfie.
Sassy Instagram Captions
- 50% Savage. 50% Sweetness.
- A selfie a day keeps the friends away.
- Act like a lady, think like a boss.
- As beautiful on the inside as I am on the outside.
- Be happy; it drives people crazy.
- Check yourself in my mirror.
- Dime piece and you know it.
- Don’t let your eyes be blinded by her beauty
- Don’t study me. You won’t graduate!
- Everyone said I could be Anything. So I became Sexy!
- Excuse me while I kiss the sky
- Hottest girl in my city.
- I am not picky, I just know what I want.
- I don’t always finish my jokes, but…
- I don’t need any part-time people in my life.
- I fart in bed.
- I know I’m lucky that I’m so cute.
- I myself never feel that I’m sexy. If people call me cute, I am happier.
- I was here first.
- I woke up like this #flawless.
- I´m sexy and I know it!
- I’m everything you want but can’t have.
- I’m headed to space with the rest of the stars.
- I’m worth it, always was, and always will be.
- I’m your worst nightmare.
- My circle is small because I am into quality, not quantity.
- Some things are better in dreams. So I became the dream!
- The question isn’t can you, it’s will you?
- You couldn’t handle me even if I came with instructions.
- You don’t have to like me; I’m not a Facebook status.
Summer Instagram Captions
- Happy first day of Summer!
- Let the summer begin, please!
- Summer is all I want.
- Summer vibes.
- Life is better when you’re under the sun and we all know that.
- Can we restart summer? Or just make it forever?
- Summer days are ending, my life is a lie.
- The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.
- I dream of summers that last forever, why is that so hard.
- Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water
- Dreams are made of sand and sun.
- Never stop chasing your summer.
- Life is better in flip flops and you know it.
- Some of the best memories are made in flip flops
- Summer always feels like it’s over before it even starts
- Summer, please don’t go, don’t go away.
- Wake me up when summer begins.
- I felt like summer had taken over me.
- Close your eyes & feel the summer breeze.
- Take advantage of those additional hours of sunlight.
- Let’s have some fun in the sun
- Make your own sunshine
- Forever chasing the sun
- Summer should get a speeding ticket
- I will miss you Summer
- Goodbye summer! Gonna miss you!
- True love burns brighter than sunshine.
- If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.
- I woke up this morning, smiled at the rising sun.
- Been waiting for so long.
Best Friend Captions for Instagram
- Best Friends make good times better and hard times easier.
- I don’t know what I did to deserve you in my life.
- Meet my partner in crime.
- Thank you for being here.
- Appreciate you always sticking around.
- What can I say, I love this person.
- Let us show them what we are really made for.
- We will show them what friendship is supposed to be like.
- I don’t always say this, but I love you.
- I love you.
- The one and only friend I still have.
- There are not many like you.
- And this is how a friendship survives.
- Love will always be for us.
- They don’t even know about it.
- A best friend, that person that is just you with another body.
- Making sure I keep this one.
- Not letting others destroy this friendship like…
- What do you know about it? Exactly.
- Let me tell you something… I already did.
- This picture will live in my heart.
- Never forget what we went through.
- I never say this, but I appreciate what you have done for me.
- No caption needed.
- *knows what I say without me even saying anything*
Flirty Captions for Instagram
- They say tongue is the strongest muscle of the body. Wanna fight?
- Did you swallow magnets? Cause you are attractive.
- Kiss me if I’m wrong but Dinosaurs still exist? Right?
- Do you have a name or can I call you Tonight?
- Can I borrow a kiss? I promise I’ll give it back.
- Aside from being sexy, what do you do for a living?
- You know what this t-shirt is made of? Exactly.
- Is your name Google? Because you have everything I’m looking for.
- A day without sunshine is a day without you. Well… I guess I’m wrong. You let me know.
- I lost my phone. I have every number still, but I need yours. You know I’m talking about you.
- And just like that, it turns out you are single?
- Well, explain to me how you are so beautiful. Not you, you.
- *sends text *I answer* *no reply* Like why?
- The only thing I need to like is not your picture, but…
- *Instagram flirty caption*
- *caption that’s supposed to get me your DM*
- You still text me late at night.
- If your heart was a prison, I would like to have a sentence of life in it.
- Is all about love, let it be known.
- You have the right to change, don’t let others dictate your whole life in a sentence.
Success Captions for Instagram
- Don’t talk, just act. They don’t want you to be better at this game.
- Never say anything, just show. Let your actions talk.
- Don’t promise, just prove.
- Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
- It always seems impossible, but you can do it.
- Be honest and you will eliminate a lot of problems.
- Invest now and you will live your life like they don’t want you to.
- Good things come to those who hustle, so keep doing what you are doing of what you are doing is hustling.
- If you want to succeed, you have to let failure be your comfort zone. Just right after, get out of it.
- If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. Don’t waste your time.
- I didn’t come here to lose. Always take the “W” home.
- Hustle until your haters ask you if you’re hiring.
- They don’t want to see you at the top.
- Your only competition should be yourself.
- You only know what is best for you.
- Don’t live other people’s life.
- Be the best version of yourself every day.
- While you sleep I work, while you work I work harder.
- Nothing to be said, just things to be shown.
- You know who is the winner.
- See you at the top.
- I was born for this.
- I swear I was born to be a millionaire.
- What is money really worth if it ain’t love.
- You know who is the best, just accept it.
- They don’t want the “L”, so I always make sure they take it home.
- Is time for you to do something different, I keep winning.
- Never give up on your dreams.
- They know who always wins.
- Born to succeed.
Love Captions for Instagram
- I love you.
- Well, I fell for you.
- Good job team, I’m not single anymore. *screams*
- If I ever write a story about my life, the title would be your name.
- I want you to be happy, but I want you to be happy with Me.
- It will always be you, and you really know that.
- You are mine and that will be forever.
- Nothing can and will replace you.
- Together in this and that’s a fact.
- I’m not perfect but I am loyal, I think that is enough, but I will still give you the universe.
- *Love caption for Instagram*
- *pretends to not be in love* *in love*
- The only way is in your direction.
- Let it known that this is endless.
- If they really knew about it, they wouldn’t even doubt it.
- Forget about others and live your life full of happiness and love.
- If you are not really into it, is called Love.
- Who am I fooling?
- This is the person I’ve been dreaming about for my whole life.
- That one person you always hear me talk about.
Winter Captions for Instagram
- Winter is really the one.
- Less Monday, more winter, please.
- Winter vibes that won’t die.
- Winter already and I’m loving it.
- The only way is winter.
- And I’m here wintering up.
- Who am I trying to winter?
- This is great and cold.
- What can I do if I enjoy this? Winter all the way.
- Thinking about my couch and some movie.
- Deciding my next winter plan.
- If you don’t like winter, don’t talk to me.
- Please don’t even bother, I’m all about this winter thing.
- It’s alright, winter will get you one way or another.
- If I’m hot is not because of the season for sure.
- I don’t know about you but I’m here destroying the hotness.
- *winter captions*
- *pretends to not be cold*
- Hands are freezing but the selfie must be taken.
- All cold for this Instagram thing.
Short Captions for Instagram
- No caption needed.
- Much love.
- Live your life, not mine.
- Put no limits to your dreams.
- Forget about it.
- Know who you really are.
- Be happy.
- Be you.
- I don’t like you, but I don’t hate you.
- You know what it is.
- Be different.
- Choose your own path.
- Don’t like this picture.
- You are almost there.
- Get out of your comfort zone.
- Be the best you.
- Just me.
- Make it happen.
- Trust nobody.
- Just posting a photo.
- Been here the whole time.
- Oh wow, I’m on your screen, interesting.
Playful Captions for Instagram
- I’m the filter.
- Model status.
- *playful caption*
- Do you like it now?
- Nothing goes right? I go left.
- I’m on Instagram.
- What’s 9 plus 10?
- Do you even Instagram?
- Selfie game, no opponent.
- Worse in what I do best.
- Better at.
- Giving you the option now.
- You know what to do.
- Let me show you how is done.
- This is what you always wanted to do.
- Where you want to be.
- Just like it, and keep scrolling.
- Is your thumb ok?
- Woah, take it easy there?
- Why are you in the toilet and Instagram at the same time.
Motivational Captions for Instagram:
- You can really be whoever you want.
- Go back to sleep if you don’t have a dream.
- Hard work will pay off.
- Nobody can’t stop me.
- Don’t be average.
- Living me live to the fullest.
- You don’t need them.
- People told me I would never get far. I got further.
- Work until your idols become your rivals.
- I will make it happen.
- Just do it.
- See you at the top.
- Mindset is key.
- Thanking myself for everything I did to me.
- Take that “W” home.
- Be thankful, you are alive.
- Be you, don’t be your parents.
- I trust myself. that’s all I need.
- Every day is a blessing.
- I work when you sleep.
- Never stop, keep moving forward.
- Success is right there after fear.
- Just open the door, it has been waiting for you.
- You know that I know that they know I will win.
- Nothing to say, everything to do.
Travel Captions for Instagram
- Just traveling, you?
- I was born to travel.
- You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a plane ticket, and that’s kind of the same thing.
- My name is Trevor. What you said “Travel”? Yeah.
- To travel is to know yourself more.
- I haven’t been everywhere, but they are all on my list.
- *travel caption*
- Do you even travel?
- In a plane right now.
- I’m the world.
- Born to learn.
- Life is short to not travel.
- Let me travel real quick.
- Getting lost in a place you don’t know… is not funny.
- Work. Save. Travel. Repeat. Sad but true.
- Travel far enough you meet yourself, you are somewhere.
- What’s the Wi-Fi password?
- Adventures fill your soul and that’s a fact.
- Don’t listen to what they say. Go see for yourself.
- Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
- It feels good to be lost in the right direction.
- Let me just travel, OK?
- People don’t take trips. Trips take people.
- Escaping reality like…
- I don’t know where I’m going but I’m going.
- Wait for me while I travel.
- Don’t just like this picture, get a plane ticket and get lost too.
- I love this.
- Where am I going next?
- The place in which I met myself.
Dog Captions for Instagram
- I wonder what my dog named me.
- Live. Love. Bark.
- Love is a four-legged word.
- Be the person your dog thinks you are, be a nice human being.
- Dogs are the best.
- My dog is literally better than half humans.
- My dog says hi.
- Why are dogs so much better than people?
- We don’t deserve them.
- My dog helped me choose this caption.
- I can’t get enough of them.
- Please bring them all.
- I don’t know, but my dog is better than you.
- My real friend.
- Love in a picture.
- Voted “cutest dog alive”.
- This is what got me out of depression.
- Four legs and a huge heart.
- Knows me better than you.
- A dog, a human.
Why should you use these best Instagram captions?
A good Instagram caption is very important for many reasons.
Sometimes it can really make the big difference between getting a like and a comment, and getting hundreds of them.
It can and will make your followers feel like they are being asked to engage with you, which is what we should be really looking for everytime we publish content online.
For example, let’s take a look at this post by @motivation:
Their account is obviously about motivation and inspirational content.
“Dare to leave your comfort zone”. That is their caption; is simple and short, and it will do the job.
If you pay close attention to the image itself, the caption is basically complementing it with more inspiration and value.
This is where we wanted to get…
The best caption is that one that makes sense to use. If you have a picture of your dog, then why would you have a caption about traveling?
Unless you are traveling with your dog or something related to that topic, then you should not use any travel caption. You get the point.
How to write the best Instagram captions?
If you want to write the caption by youself, then we will talk about how you should really go about it, and what other tips you should be always implementing.
1- Share a story with your followers
If you don’t have anything in mind, then simply share why you are posting the picture or video in the first place.
Sometimes people just want to read what you have to say, and depending on how personal you make it, they will feel even more close to you and will enjoy your content even more.
Captions sometimes can feel a bit less personal, but if you write a short paragraph just expressing your feelings or ideas to your followers, then you will be better off that way.
2- Make people want to engage with you
Ask questions or make them share their opinions on a certain topic. It can be whatever you want related to the picture.
For example, if you are in a certain place, simply ask others if they have been there before.
People will feel encouraged to comment this way in comparison to simply putting an emoji in your caption, for example.
3- Appreciate others in every way possible
Be thankful that they are even there. If you are an artist, then this should be one of your top priorities.
People like to feel part of something, so if you make them part of your life, they will return the favor by liking your content.
Instagram is making it easier to communicate with others and it seems that this is their mission.
4- Don’t force it, you don’t always need a caption
Sometimes is even better to leave it empty.
Not every picture needs a caption, and you will be better off by simply not saying anything.
Everyone will notice it and it can come off as unnatural.
5- Be you and don’t imitate others
Make sure you are being original. Everything that I’ve said is a good start to make sure your captions are the best possible.
You are also more than free to innovate and create new trends or ways to communicate your ideas on Instagram.
I recommend you watch this next video by Uthman Ali in which he talks about “How to write the best Instagram caption?”.
He mentions how you should always try to inspire others with a positive message and how sometimes you should actually say something that makes sense.
For example, one thing that called our attention is when he says that the first sentence should be the most important since this is where your followers will decide if they should keep reading or simply keep scrolling.
This is very important since it’s true, you will have on average about 3 seconds to keep them interested in what you have to say next.
Fair Use Statement
What is Fair Use according to Instagram:
The fair use doctrine recognizes that rigid application of copyright laws in certain cases would be unfair or may inappropriately stifle creativity or stop people from creating original works, which would harm the public. So, the doctrine allows people to use someone else’s copyrighted work without permission in certain circumstances. Common examples include: criticism, commentary, news reporting, teaching, scholarship and research.
With that being said: The majority of these captions were generated by our team and about 5% of them were sent by our audience. If some of them are in any way the result of your intellectual property, we reserve the right to a fair use.
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