What is Glow Up on Snapchat? Did you Glow up?

Snapchat is one of the social media platforms that keep introducing new trends to the world. This time, Glow Up has started trending on the platform and people are posting glow up transformations all around. If you have been on Snapchat recently, then you have probably come across this trend. Let’s take a quick look at it.

What is a Glow Up?


Glow Up is a modern term used to define aesthetic transformations over a period of a certain time. As you grow and progress, new transformations to your hairstyle and your look can be used to define as a ‘Glow up’. People usually use social media to help show their glow up transformations with older photos and new photos for comparison.

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What is Snapchat Glow Up?

Snapchat Glow up is a term being used by people on Snapchat to describe their transformations over the years. Snapchat has recently started showing older posts to users on Snapchat to help commemorate their time on the platform. Snapchat also seems to have improved its filters which have helped enhance these transformations. Older filters compared to new ones also give a sense glow up which are also being used to post transformations on the platform.

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Is there a Glow Up filter on Snapchat?

Technically every new filter on Snapchat is a glow up filter as they all have been improved, so they will help make you look better when compared to earlier filters available on Snapchat. But is there a dedicated Snapchat Glow Up filter? No, there is no dedicated filter for a glow up on Snapchat. Snapchat just seems to have improved its image processing algorithm which helps generate better images and effects through filters.

How to get Glow Up effect on Snapchat

To get the new and improved filters on Snapchat, simply update your app to the latest version ie: v10.86.5.61. Once updated, start the app up and apply any one of the new filters to your current camera feed and you should be able to experience the new filters. They will help develop better images that should help you post better glow up transformations on the social media platforms.

Did you Glow Up on Snapchat?

Well, that totally depends on you, while Snapchat filters severely affect your real image, they also make up for lens artifacts and distortions that are prominent on smartphone cameras. So as long as you like the new glow up transformations that the new filters give you, you definitely glowed up. It doesn’t really matter what anyone else thinks.

We hope this guide helped you get familiar with the new Glow Up trend going on Snapchat. If you have any more questions, feel free to reach out to us using the comments section below. 


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