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Want to know how to get more likes on your sexy selfies?

We got you.

A new study from graphic design start-up Canva is looking at the most popular Instagram filters from the U.S., and around the world, with the hashtags #nature, #fashion, #food, and #selfie.

Clarendon is the most-used filter on Instagram photos worldwide. Perhaps because it's the first filter, after Normal, and we're all super-lazy?

That or, you know, it's a pretty safe choice that makes most pics look good.

Instagram Filters


After Clarendon, Instagram users around the world tend to choose Juno, Valencia, or Gingham.

Beyond which filter is utilized the most, the study dives into which filters get the most love on the social media app.

You may think Mayfair looks best on you, but could you be getting more likes with something else?

The answer may surprise you: #NoFilter, a.k.a. natural beauty, is the best option when you're sharing selfies.

No need to alter what already looks fabulous.

Selfie Filters

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When posting selfies, Normal, Slumber, and Skyline are the top filters to get the most likes.

Your ideal filter choice changes if you're sharing pics other than selfies, though.

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The best bet for #nature pics? Valencia, Normal, or Brooklyn.

As for your fierce #fashion photos, you'll see the most likes from your followers if you use the Kelvin filter.

After that, Valencia and Nashville are sure to get some attention for your stylish snaps.

For the foodies out there, which filters are most flattering for your artsy brunch pics?

Skyline, Normal, and Helena tend to get the most likes on #food photos.

Slap on some Skyline to really highlight all the colors in that delicious ice cream sundae fruit salad you're devouring.

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