How do I do the TikTok silhouette challenge? A step by step guide

It’s super easy


TikTok trends come and TikTok trends go, but right now the biggest trend seems to be the TikTok silhouette challenge. The concept is seemingly simple – you dress up, dance in front of the camera with some music on and then suddenly you’re a dark silhouette stood in a doorway doing even more dancing. Easy!

Well, if you’ve ever tried to create a silhouette or tried your hand at any other vaguely technical lighting before, you likely will have found that it’s actually really, really hard to make it good without the right equipment. So, how does one do the TikTok silhouette challenge? What do I need to do the TikTok silhouette challenge? Will I get loads of followers for doing the TikTok silhouette challenge? Let’s tackle all of these questions.

How do I do the TikTok silhouette challenge?

So, you want to become a silhouette, huh? Well, tough, so does everyone else, so join the back of the line. And by that I mean follow these easy steps:

  • Open Snapchat and search for the “vin rouge” effect
  • Set up the phone so that it’s facing the doorway
  • Turn off the light in the room that the phone is in, and turn on the light in the room through the doorway
  • Enjoy the silhouette that is created!

If somehow this isn’t clear enough and you need an entire video explainer on how to use the effect, click here. And if you don’t have Snapchat you can still create the effect following the above steps without the filter, but it may not be as noticeable.

From here on out it’s up to you how to edit the video together with other clips, but people have been getting pretty creative:

@mrsmosquitoTried this trend…wait for it 😁##silhouette##mrsmosquito##fyp##xybca##trending##foryou##putyourheadonmyshoulder♬ suono originale – Giulia Di Nicolantonio

@coffeegirl2351my mom knocked at my door and my heart went ↖️⬆️↗️⤴️ ##hotelroomservice ##dance ##silhouette ##fyp ##foryou♬ Pitbull – Hotel Room Service – I love you

@candicaramellSuddenly I’m a good boy 🥴🃏 (love this trend! IC: @frenchfrydust ) ##hunterxhunter ##hxh ##hisoka ##hisokamorow ##anime ##silhouette♬ Step on me Hisoka – sunny.anime

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