21/05/2014 10:35 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Obsessed With Selfies? Women Spend One Month Of Their Lives Taking Pictures Of Themselves

The selfie trend has taken no prisoners and turns out we spend much more time snapping away than you might realise...

Recent research by The Body Shop reveals that the average woman spends 753 hours of her life, that's approximately ONE MONTH, taking, editing and uploading the perfect selfie. True story.

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Wondering how on earth we could waste so much time taking pics of er, ourselves? Well, according to the study conducted on 1,400 British women aged between 18 and 30, it's all down to wanting to look our best.

The results from The Body Shop's survey found these are the top five things we spend the most time on:

1. Choosing soft or moody lighting (51)

3. Adopting a 'slimming' body pose (46)

5. 'Smizing' or smiling with our eyes, as advocated by supermodel Tyra Banks

And, if you're living in Belfast, congratulations! You are officially the selfie capital of the United Kingdom, with 84 and 73 of us.

Are you guilty of having a selfie-addiction? Tweet us at @MyDailyUK

MORE! Need inspiration for your next selfie? Check out Jourdan Dunn's best selfies below.

By Rhiannon Davies