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Here’s proof that ‘T-Rex Hands’ are taking over celebrity selfies



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YOU STILL THINK ‘duck face’ is a thing? Wrong. Duck face is dead. ‘T-Rex Hands’ is the Instagram pose du jour.

‘T-Rex Hands’ is the act of placing your hands delicately under your chin or on your hair, (all the better to show off your manicure) and it is all over Instagram like a rash.

trexhands Source: YouTube

Beauty blogger Huda Kattan was the first to notice the phenomenon, singling it out in a list of common Instagram selfie poses.

She calls it ‘T-Rex Hands’, because if you zoomed out of the photo the selfie-taker would probably look just like this.

disney_quotes_toy-story_rex_1 Source: wikia

She says:

Something just looks so elegant about your hand when it’s bent that way. So you can put it on your chin, on your hair… even on your forehead. And it looks good every way.

Since Kattan drew attention to the pose, it’s been noticed EVERYWHERE. Celebrities are particularly bad for it.

Take a look at Nicki Minaj here

Pink Barbie hat w/the pink Barbie headphones to match. 🍥

A photo posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on

And reality TV star Millie Mackintosh:

Behind the scenes at my @notionmagazine shoot.. Out today - styled by @alexisknox #BTS

A photo posted by Millie Mackintosh (@milliemackintoshofficial) on

And Ariana Grande, Zendaya, and Selena Gomez

somethin bout you ♡

A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on

About yesterday.... @luxurylaw @allanface @kimblehaircare

A photo posted by Zendaya (@zendaya) on

A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on

Gigi Hadid is incorporating it into her model shots

A photo posted by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian are repeat offenders

A photo posted by King Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

Throwback to my love supporting me on the shoot. @haileybaldwin was there too I could never forget u baby boo x

A photo posted by King Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

Look at all that. It’s Jurassic Park in here, people.

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