Every Instagram user is obsessed with using glitter filters on their selfies, but how do you find them?
A new type of filter has become hugely popular on Instagram recently called beauty filters. They aim to enhance your appearance by smoothing your skin, plumping your lips and even adding longer eyelashes.
Another detail that Instagram users love to add to their selfies and videos is glitter. Adding a sparkly, glittery shine to your selfies is all the rage at the moment, and here’s exactly how you can do it.
What is a Glitter Filter on Instagram?
Glitter filters are a type of beauty-enhancing filter that Instagram users enjoy applying to their selfies and videos.
There are loads of different ones to choose from on Instagram, and they all add small specks of silver glitter that glisten as you film your video. They also often smooth your skin at the same time.
One popular one is called ‘GLOW’ by Instagram user @mayttearaneda, and here’s exactly how to find it.
How to get Glitter Filters on Instagram
- Open Instagram and click on ‘Your Story’ in the top left-hand corner of your home screen.
- Slide through all the filter icons at the bottom to the magnifying glass at the end.
- Click on this and press another magnifying glass to bring up the search bar.
- Type in the username ‘mayttearaneda’ and find the filter called ‘G L O W’.
- Click on the filter and press ‘Try It’.
Social media users love Glitter Filters
It’s safe to say that Instagram users are pretty obsessed with glitter filters, and some people simply won’t be seen on Instagram stories without one applied.
One person wrote on Twitter: “I swear that glitter filter on Instagram, if I could use it for every picture I would.”
“This glitter Instagram filter is making me look 10x better than I actually do,” said another.
However others aren’t too keen on the glitters filters, claiming they change your appearance too much and are generally pretty fake and annoying annoying.
One Twitter user said: “An Instagram filter would be all cute, not too crazy, has you still kinda looking like yourself & then boom, some damn sparkling twinkling glitter looking stuff on top goes & ruins it…Why?”
Another said: “Unpopular opinion: The sparkly glitter filter on your Instagram selfie videos is not fooling anyone. You just look lame.”