Literally every single way you’ve gotten away with posting sexy pics on Instagram because you’re a creative genius

And you deserve a round of applause

Let's be real, Instagram is not the place to be honest. Since discovering the 'gram all those years ago, we've fortunately moved past those first few pics of horribly-angled food or badly-lit selfies and each blossomed into our own aesthetic. A very big part of that aesthetic — which is made up of carefully chosen filters and the random landscape shots to break up all the selfies — being the sexy pictures we've become so skilled at captioning to make our narcissism a biiiit less obvious.

When you throwback to the past to bring back those fire pics

99 percent of the time it will be a picture from a vacation you took months ago because you looked good back then and that shit deserves to be brought back. Can be seen in the form of 'Wish I was back here,' 'Memories' and 'I can't believe this was a year ago!'

Take me back to Italy

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When try and use your messy room to take attention away from your boobs

It's called creativity and it's totally acceptable. Captions focusing on one's dirty mirror, minor bedroom detail, or lack of clothing encouraged.

When you use your new top as an excuse to post a pic of your boobs looking on point

Can also be used to flaunt toned stomach. Popular captions include 'I love this new top,' 'Thrift store find' and 'Newww thingsss'.

🍍 new case 🍍

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When you don't know what to caption a sultry selfie so you use an obscure art caption

Knowledge of art not even needed.

basic girl with name tag necklace, multimedia 2016

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When you use your workout to post a picture of your slammin' bod

Scenarios include working out for the first time in months or a detailed analysis of your fitness routine. Either way you look super cute in your new leggings.

Common captions used: 'Proud of my progress,' 'Arms day' or the flexed arm emoji.

Good morning ☀️💪🏻

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When all you need is a nice background to post a bikini shot

The only #view in the pic is you and that's fine.

Mermaid ☀️🌴

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When you add 'lazy' to any day of the week and it's acceptable to post an underwear pic in bed

Bonus points if they're Calvin Klein's.

lazy saturday #inmycalvins

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When your new hair is the perfect excuse for a shirtless pic

Seriously, don't look at my highlights, look at this cute new bralette.

Finally went full blonde. The moon made me do it 🌝

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When a single emoji says everything your seductive selfie wanted to say

Picking the perfect emoji ends up taking twice as long and the reality is you'd love to caption your photo 'I'm posting this because I look hot.'

🌑

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When you use your rib tattoo to post a topless pic

It's kind of one of the main reasons you got it done there anyway.

be an arrow

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When you don't use any caption whatsoever and people just know what your silence means

A Jenner/Kardashian favorite. Used when there are no words to perfectly describe the amount of sexy you've fit into one pic. The lack of a caption speaks for itself and there is nothing it's not saying.

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When you use #FreeTheNipple to post a picture of your boobs

Because we can fight the patriarchy while also looking fly.

Free dem ✨ PC: @_akala #womenempowerment #blackpower #blackandproud #hypebeast #tittiess #freethenipple #ittybittytittycommittee

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When you've nailed your makeup so you just have to post a pouty selfie

You didn't spend 10 minutes perfecting both eyes to let that look go to waste on a few people you see on a night out. Captions include: 'I love my makeup,' 'This highlighter thooo' and 'Look thanks to *insert popular makeup brand here.*'

Mac highlighter givin me life x

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When song lyrics you haven't heard since high school are the only thing that capture your beauty

It might be 2017 but we're still wondering 'Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?'

"She wasn't sad anymore, she was numb. And she knew somehow numb was worse."

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