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From squinching to perching to “Can you please get a lower angle this time?”, we’re never one to shy away from doing the most ridiculous things for the perfect photo.

So when we heard that all the celebs and influencers were doing a very dramatic head-in-hand pose, we thought we might try it out (after rolling our eyes at least six times about the concept). Some people have called this the "migraine pose" or the "headache pose," which has obviously sparked backlash (since migraines are very serious and no laughing matter, especially for sufferers of the chronic illness).

Once you get over the ridiculousness of it all, the popular pose is actually super flattering. By bringing your hands up to your face, you’re creating a frame around your gorgeous mug. Second, instead of squishing your arms by your sides, raising them to your head actually creates a more toned silhouette. Another pro tip: Pull your eyebrow up on one side with one of your hands for a literal face-lift a là Kendall Jenner. Genius.

And we thought our hot dog and leg pics were Insta-gold…

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