28 October 2020: Over the years, Halloween in Kenya has evolved from simple home-made costumes to over-the-top outfits and make-up looks. This year, short-form mobile video platform, TikTok, along with its community of fa-boo-lous creators, is taking things to the next level by sharing show-stopping make-up looks that are easy to recreate – no professional skills required.
Currently sitting on 7.4 million TikTok views, #HalloweenLooks continues to grow year-on-year as increasingly more creators go from amateur to amazing, by simply using the tools and special effects available on the platform. These days, it’s not only professional make-up artists who get to create glam or ghoulish looks for Halloween, everyone and anyone can be inspired and get involved.
All creators are now encouraged to join in on the fun of this thrilling occasion by creating a look using some of the platform’s new Halloween-inspired special effects that can be found on the effects panel next to the Trending effects tab. Don’t forget to caption your video with #HalloweenLooks so that you can feature on the trending hashtag page.
Looking for a few fang-tastic looks to try out? We’re sharing our top video picks from local creators who are really stepping up their Halloween game this year. With these videos, there’s no excuse not to be part of this frightfully-fabulous celebration.
BOOM! You didn’t expect that, did you? Surprise your best friend with this spider-man look. Tinashe shows you how to create that suspense to keep you in the Halloween mood. https://www.tiktok.com/@tinashe011/video/6887953716654263554?source=h5_m
Immerse yourself into the Halloween mood with creative makeup and stand out! Sandra shows how you can add some spookiness to your beauty. https://www.tiktok.com/@sandra_namsa/video/6887233614552009986?source=h5_m
Stuck in the rut and not sure what to go as for Halloween this year?! Iam shares eight crazy costume options for you to choose from. Now it’s easy to select your favourite spooktacular look for this ghoulish day. https://firstname.lastname@example.org/video/6888403031268805890?source=h5_m