Tips for using Instagram filters like a pro
The effects add elements that refer to celebrity features and fan stories, such as props, make-up, and custom phrases, and are also used to promote the brands on the social network. The filters are released the moment the user follows a famous profile that has this partnership with the platform. Check out how to use the filter from Anitta and other famous Instagramers.
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Anitta has a sponsored filter for your Instagram followers Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Anitta's filter was released to celebrate the release of EP Solo. One effect adds dark glasses and makeup to the user's face; the second option inserts a visor. To use the effect, follow the @anitta profile. Then open a new story and activate the face filters by tapping the smiley cone. Then click on the Anitta filter. To change the animations, tap anywhere on the screen.
Disney filter applies Mickey and Minnie ears to user Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Disney's filter adds Mickey's famous ears. By tapping the screen, you can switch effects and insert Minnie's bow and see other custom ear options. To use the filter, follow the @disney profile.
Rihanna's Instagram filter puts diamonds in the user Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Singer Rihanna's filter adds a diamond tiara to the user's selfie. To use, you must follow the @badgirlriri profile, the artist's official Instagram account. Then simply find the diamond cone on the Stories filter carousel.
Grife Gucci has gorgeous filters for Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Italian brand Gucci offers three different filters for the Stories. Each look adds elements that refer to different periods of history, with Renaissance and Baroque aesthetics. To use, I need to follow the account @guccibeauty.
Adidas filter for Instagram Stories has retro style Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Adidas Originals filter adds vintage aesthetics to the story, adding effects that simulate a VHS recording as well as the company logo. To activate, simply follow the @adidasoriginals profile.
Brand Off-White also has filters for Instagram Stories Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Italian Off-White label offers three filter options. A symbol of quotes in the selfie (famous brand of the company printed on its products), a pair of neon green glasses or the phrase Instagram facial filter in English. To activate, I need to follow the @off____white account (with four underlines).
Kylie Jenner's Instagram filter lets users try on various shades of lipstick Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Kylie Cosmetics, a beauty product brand from socialite and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner, offers a filter that applies makeup to users' faces. You can try various lipstick colors on your lips. To use, I need to follow @kyliejenner account.
Filter was created in partnership with the actress to combat bullying. Photo: Divulgao / Instagram
This filter, called Spread Kindness, was released by Instagram in October 2018, in partnership with actress Maddie Ziegler, in a campaign against bullying. The effect has two versions: on the selfie camera, it shows an emoji with heart eyes fixed on the screen; on the rear camera, it shows various kind comments written in various languages, scattered all around the environment. To activate it, just follow the actress @maddieziegler.
NBA filter puts 3D player into the environment through augmented reality feature Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The NBA filter, the main American basketball league, adds a table and basket to the environment around the user. When recording a video, a 3D player comes up and dumps, converting the points. To use, simply follow the @nba account.