The Olsen twins share their first Instagram selfie. The internet melts.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have published their first official selfie to Instagram and it’s good.

It’s so good that I’d wager more calculations went into this shot (angle, light, clothing, hair, optimal reflection in sunglasses) than there were in Hawking’s theory of the Universe.

Because despite this being their first official selfie, the twins seem to have unwittingly stumbled into two of the top Instagram poses.

We have the classic, over-the-shoulder sultry ‘oh, are we shooting?’ look on the left and we have the slightly-puckered lips, chin-lift on the right.

First public selfie ever ???? ???? @ElizandJames #SephoraTakeover

A photo posted by Sephora (@sephora) on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:30am PDT


The selfie was posted on the official Instagram for Sephora – which if you aren’t cosmetically-savvy – is the beauty product empire that took Australia by storm when it first opened in Sydney in December 2014.

As expected, the image has gone viral, clocking up over 56 thousand likes in the thirteen hours it’s been posted.

The comments below the image have similarly echoed this idea of the seemingly perfect capture.

“I just died. Perfection,” user Cassiecr14 said.

Source: Getty Images/ Gary Gershoff.

The Olsen twins are notorious for their hesitance around social media. Neither twin seems to have an official account on Twitter or Instagram where they regularly communicate with fans or other celebrities.

Whilst it may be fun to think this selfie was the result of a team of beauty and makeup artists, the perfection of this shoot may be more to do with their veteran status as entertainers and all-round photogenic women.

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