A new Snapchat filter is going viral on social media, and it’s actually pretty convincing – here’s how to get the Bald Head Filter.

If you’re on Snapchat a lot then you may have had your friends sending you photos trying to trick you that they’ve shaved their head. This latest prank has become hugely popular on social media, and it’s all thanks to a brand new filter.

You probably want to join in the trend and give it a go too – and here’s exactly how.

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What is the Bald Head Filter?

A new filter is going viral on social media called the Bald Head Filter.

When applied, it makes it look as though you are bald and have no hair on the top of your head. However, it does give you facial hair instead.

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The filter has become hugely popular as unlike lots of filters, it’s actually really realistic!

How to get the Bald Head Filter on Snapchat

  • Open the Snapchat app and click on the magnifying glass to bring up the search bar.
  • Search the word ‘bald’.
  • Find the filter that’s called ‘bald man’ and has a picture of two faces. It should be the first one.
  • Click on this to use the filter. You can also press ‘favourite’ to save it for later.

How to get the Bald Head Filter on Instagram

If you’ve seen people using the filter on Instagram, you might be wondering how they got it.

The same filter isn’t actually available on Instagram, so what you’ll have to do is follow the instructions above to use the filter on Snapchat, then save your video to your camera roll.

Once you have done this, you will be able to upload it to Instagram.

The Bald Head Filter goes viral on social media

The Snapchat filter has gone completely viral on the internet, and is quickly becoming a firm favourite amongst social media users.

One Twitter user said: “I’m having way too much fun with the bald head filter on snap.”

“The bald snapchat filter is the best thing to happen in 2020 so far,” said another.

People are even using the filter to try and trick their friends and family into thinking that they’ve actually shaved off all their hair. And the filter is so realistic that it actually works!

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