Having a million followers on social media may seem like The Dream, but it comes with it's share of pressure. I mean, even with less than a hundred followers, I take a million photos, just for the perfect post.
But our favourite celebs seem to do it so effortlessly, it almost seems like magic. Sure, many of them have social media managers, whose sole objective is to manage their social media pages, but they still need to pose perfectly for that million-dollar post, right?
So, how do they do it? We decided to scour our feed and see how these Insta celebs pose that makes them look so easily flawless, and here's what we found:
1. Deepika Padukone:
With 25.2 million followers as of right now, Deepika is probably one of the most followed Indian Instagram celebs, and her pictures do not disappoint. She put up not one but two posts that would be great to recreate.[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/BlFsup8Bxz1/[/instagram]
This one requires you to be pretty good at yoga. Don't worry though, even if you can't do a headstand, you can try it out using a simpler pose against a mirror for similar effect.[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk_ylyPBQ6s/[/instagram]
Candid and natural, this picture has been taken from the right angle, with the perfect lighting to make look appealing and fresh. The kohl-rimmed eyes, pulled back hair, and flowers are easy to replicate for maximum effect. Or, use it to document your own ethnic look for the next wedding you attend.
2. Katrina Kaif:[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk9LFlJgmAN/[/instagram]
Given the fact that we are not Bollywood celebs, it might be a tad bit difficult to get our hands on Katrina's outfit. Her pose with her open suitcase, however, looks like a whole lotta fun, and could be a great one to reproduce, especially when our summer travels are coming to an end.
3. Priyanka Chopra:[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/BlGGb66gMvU/[/instagram]
Peecee is someone who lives her life in the limelight, and she looks like she has a blast doing it! Her pictures with Nick Jonas show us how much fun they are having as the world looks on, and this Instagram post of her running down the corridor is a great example of that.
The next time you're dressed up for a party, try getting a friend to take a similar video instead of the usual, posey frame. The number of likes you get will be all the proof you need.
4. Alia Bhatt:[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk-5damHIxY/[/instagram]
BFF posts are the best, and Alia shows us how to take the perfect candid picture. Find a nice spot ( the coloured walls make for an ideal backdrop) and take this non-posey, fun, and casual pic. This one had 12,44,665 likes when we last checked, just FYI.
5. Jacqueline Fernandez:[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/BlGmyXDnFJz/[/instagram]
A great series of poses for airport pics. Although Jacqueline is promoting her fitness clothing line here, you can easily take similar pictures while waiting for your next flight and put up a fun Instagram update. Note: If you can't do these poses, go for easier ones. Just don't hurt yourself in the process.
6. Sonam Kapoor[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk_3WBjHRBp/[/instagram]
Sonam had everyone stalking her Instagram profile during her wedding last month, with her #EverydayPhenomenal hashtag going viral. This recent picture of her holidaying in Tokyo with hubby Anand Ahuja is giving us major style inspo, as well. The grey stairwell and top angle make for a great frame to showcase your outfit, in a not-so-deliberate fashion. Make sure you have an SO or friend ready to click it for you, from just the right angle to make you look your best.
7. Selena Gomez:[instagram]https://www.instagram.com/p/BlIp0SUgkpQ/[/instagram]
Selena Gomez is the most followed celeb on Instagram. One look at her profile and you will know why. Take this paid partnership with Puma, for example. Re-create it to post the prefect pre-workout or gym pic and keep it looking fresh. The red hoops, lips, and hair-do is extra inspo for your workout look, as well — a perfect contrast to her monochrome outfit.
8. Kim Kardashian West
A shout out to the original Instagram star, we can't look at celebrity poses without getting one of hers. This one is the perfect idea for a great mother-daughter photo, so get your mum all dolled up and spend some time bonding to recreate this awesome frame.
Can a picture be worth a thousand words? How about 116 million followers? Cuz that's how much Beyonce has.
From the chair to her pose, to her no f***s-to-give hair, this pose will give your Instagram page that much-needed sass and edge.
All hail Queen B!
10. Chiara Ferragni:
Known as The Blonde Salad, Chiara was ranked the most powerful fashion influencer by Forbes magazine last year.
We look to her poolside picture from last week for posing inspo, this one is the iconic summer look you can easily recreate. All you need to have is a fabulous one-piece bathing suit and a willing friend to click as you nonchalantly look down into the depths.