It's your special day, so we're pretty sure your friends will allow that excuse for you to flood their feeds. Make it fun for everyone, including yourself, by documenting your special day with nothing but double tap-worthy poses. Take cues from these celebs' pics (not necessarily taken on their birthdays) for Insta-sucess.
1. Dim the lights and let the candles do the job. Dramatic!
2. Show off your birthday cake!
3. Have them capture the moment as you blow your birthday candles.
4. Pose with your favorite people a.k.a. your BFFs!
5. Post an unguarded moment of you and bae.
6. Hug a bunch of balloons and put on your best smile.
7. Close your eyes and make a wish.
8. Sit on the floor peppered with confetti.
9. A birthday kween deserves a tiara.
10. Cross the street with balloons that match your OOTD!
11. Take an #iwokeuplikethis pic wearing your glam birthday outfit.
12. Placing the save-the-date on your pic to look like an album teaser will give you heaps of likes.
13. Don't forget about your furbabies!
14. Did bae prepare a birthday surprise for you? Now is the time to upload a PDA post.
15. Gold balloons that indicate your age plus candy-colored ones flying above your head? Never gets old!
16. You can even show off your impressive dessert spread.
17. Why settle for a regular cake when you can get one with your face on it?
18. Gather fairy lights on your hand and smize.
19. How about a celebratory birthday post of you relaxing in the tub?
20. Better yet, just be your happy and goofy self!
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.