How do I use camera effects on Instagram?

To take a photo or video with a camera effect:

  1. Tap in the top left of the screen or swipe right from anywhere in feed.
  2. Swipe left at the bottom of the screen and select an effect. To see effects from independent creators, swipe all the way to the left and tap .
  3. Tap to take a photo or tap and hold to take a video. When using the front or back-facing camera, the effect you choose will automatically appear on the closest person’s face.

Learn more about how to create an effect.

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