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Best Instagram Captions For Your Photos: Step Up Your IG Game

January 16, 2020
Best Instagram Captions

Find the Perfect Instagram Caption Inspiration 

Shoutout if you can relate… I have a backlog of awesome photos on my phone that I would love to post. I even took the time to edit them in Adobe Lightroom. That’s next level commitment am I right? But why aren’t these photos posted daily on my Instagram? Because it ain’t easy having to constantly come up with Instagram captions that are either inspirational or comical or engaging. Sometimes you just wish “Happy Friday” would suffice.

The never-ending talk about the algorithm really puts pressure on creators to constantly have innovative Instagram captions that engage your audience.  I created this list of good Instagram captions to provide multiple options for anyone struggling to come up with a creative caption. Hopefully one or many of these insta captions will resonate with you!

If you find these captions useful, I would be grateful if you check out and follow my page @worldonawhimblog. I would love to have you. 


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Funny Instagram Captions

Who doesn’t want to infuse a bit of wit into their Instagram caption? Unless you are a comedian and have jokes for days, it’s hard to keep consistent with the funny captions. Here are some of my current favorite funny Instagram captions to consider for your post.  

1. Alexa, take me back to _____.
2. Sure, I do marathons. On Netflix

3. I followed a diet but it didn’t follow me back, so I unfollowed it.
4. My mind is like my internet browser. 17 tabs open, 3 of them are frozen, and I have no idea where the music is coming from.

5. Some days I amaze myself. Other days I put my keys in the fridge.
6. Me: “I hate drama” Also me: #herefortea

7. You have as many hours in a day as Beyonce
8. Not all those who wander are yeah, I’m lost

10. Mom, can you pick me up now?

11. It’s Thursday, but this ain’t a throwback
12. There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking.

13. Not sure what tlc has against waterfalls
14. I work for the internet.

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Food Captions for Instagram

I’m getting hungry just thinking about it…

1. I’m gonna have my cake and eat it too.
2. Be a cupcake in a world of muffins

3. Suga Suga how’d ya get so fly
4. Your daily serving of greens.

5. Any way you slice it.
6. Does this make your heart MELT?

7. If you could only eat 1 thing every day for the rest of your life, what would you pick?
8. No matter how full you are, do you still have room for dessert?

9. What would be your ultimate cookie?
10. DONUT give up on your dreams

11. Classy until there’s a brunch buffet
12. When they say last call at the bar

13. I make ice cream disappear. What’s your superpower?
14. Not praying, not loving…just eating

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Instagram Captions for Friends

Show your friends some extra lovin’ with a cute Instagram caption.

1. Alone you have power, together we have a force
2. Catch us if you can

3. She doesn’t even go here
4. Best friend? Nah. She’s my sister.

5. Love is beautiful, friendship is better
6. Your vibe attracts your tribe.

7. You don’t even need to ask, I got you.
8. Yes, we know how obnoxious we are together. No, we don’t care.

Read More: 25 Most Inspiring Quotes for Travel with Friends 


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Short Instagram Captions

In school, we learn about complex sentence structure when writing 5-paragraph essays.  Sometimes you pour your heart out in an Instagram caption, and then you wanna switch it up with a one word Instagram caption for the next time. Keeping the people on their toes.

1. Sup.
2. Taste the rainbow.

3. Servin’ looks
4. A little party never killed nobody

5.  Can’t touch this.
6. Fluent in jaja and haha

7. Dancing through life
8. Work for it.

9. Start now.
10. Do epic shit.

11. Go wild for awhile.
12. Checkmate

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Instagram Captions for Selfies

Sometimes we just want to show the world how good we look 🙂

1. Why so serious?
2. God is clearly a woman…or I wouldn’t have gotten a shot this good.

3. I wasn’t ready for this.
4. Do you like?

5. Allow me to introduce you to the full length mirror at my apartment.
6. Believe in you #selfie

 7. But first, let me take a selfie
8. “Be more of you, and less of them.”

9. “Maybe she’s born with it…”
10. “Make them stop and stare.”

11. The art of the blank stare
12. Up close and personal

13. I´m sexy and I know it.
14. Unsupervised.

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Instagram Captions for Couples

At times you may want sappy, and other times you want to be sassy. Either way, you have options here with this assortment of couples captions.

1. You and me, hand in hand against the rest.
2. Life would be vanilla without you.

3. I heard what you did for a Klondike bar. Call me.
4. There are some people in life that make you laugh a little louder, smile a little bigger, and live a little better.

5. You’re kinda, sorta, basically, pretty much always on my mind.
6. I still get those stupid butterflies.

7. You make my knees weak. Just kidding…yesterday was leg day.
8. Everyone has their idea of perfection, mine just happens to be you.

9. You’re the one that I want.
10. I’d Amazon Prime you here right now if I could.

11. In case you forgot how cute we are.



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Instagram Captions for Girls

Who run the world? Girls. 

1. Girls just wanna have sun
2. Just a couple of khaleesis waiting for their dragons

3. Do the universe a favor, don’t hide your magic.
4. I got 99 bobby pins but I can’t find one

5. You’re never too late to be what you dream to be…and if that’s a unicorn for a day, then so be it.
6. Toss your hair in a bun, drink some coffee, and handle it.

7. Life’s not perfect. But, my hair is!
8. I am the sunshine mixed with a little hurricane.

9. Just wing it. Life, eyeliner, everything.
10. Chipped nail polish is relatable, right…

Read More: 22 Awesome Vacation Quotes You Need to Read

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Inspirational Instagram Captions

We can counteract some of that social media toxicity with inspiration. You never know who might need that bit of positivity in their life right at that moment. 

1. Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
2. You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want.

3. I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.
4. Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring.

5. Don’t be hard on yourself for everything you aren’t. Start loving yourself for everything you already are.
6. People tend to listen when they see your soul

7. Good planets are hard to find, so let’s take care of ours
8. Stop letting your potential go to waste because you don’t feel confident or ready enough. People with half your talent are making serious waves while you’re still waiting to feel ready.

9. Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.
10. I bend, but I don’t break.


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Summer Instagram Captions

Doesn’t the summer time make life infinitely better? 

1. Dear summer, get at me.
2. Whatever floats your boat.

3. Aquaholics anonymous
4. Swim against the current

5. Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens every day can end beautifully
6. Sandy toes. Sunkissed nose.

7. Every summer has a story
8. Dinner is served…for the mosquitoes

9. Tropic like it’s hot
10. I’m walkin’ on sunshine WA-OH

11. “Happier than a seagull with a French fry.”
12. Out of reach at the beach

Read More: 30 Best Beach Quotes You Need to Read


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What are the best Instagram captions you’ve seen? I would love to include any cool captions you love so please share in the comments!


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