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6 Social Media Challenges To Try

Social distancing has left us craving face-to-face interaction. And although we’ve taken time out to practice self-care and spring clean, there’s no doubt that social media sharing has played a huge part in making isolation less lonely. But now it’s time to stop mindlessly scrolling and get in on the action! With and party pictures out of the question for now, everyone's getting involved in viral social media challenges(Team Primark included)!

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If you’re stuck at home, you might as well have fun with it! So reignite your creative spark and show off those new skills you’ve learned during lockdown with these fun, trending challenges.

Our Fave Online Challenges

The New Selfie

Social isolation has given us the perfect excuse for a self-care session. So we’re saying bye-bye to filtered, full-face glam selfies and hello to the face mask fans! We're sharing our best face mask pics using the hashtag #thenewselfie. Primark ambassador Kem Cetinay even got in on the action.

The Toilet Paper Challenge

With global sports postponed, soccer fans might be missing the regular matches. But this challenge may just give you a kick, using a COVID-19 essential: a toilet paper roll! Hand eye coordination is not your strength? This one will test your skills. Try to do as many kickups with the roll before kicking it out of shot. Then combine your video with friends' videos to create a cool collage.

Watch Team Primark’s attempt below:

Quarantine Pillow Challenge

Fashionistas unite! This challenge lets you turn your kitchen into your catwalk. Whether you’ve been living in comfy clothes or getting dressed up, this at-home style twist needs only a pillow and a belt. Add a few accessories, and share using the hashtag #quarantinepillowchallenge. We added heels, of course!

Don’t Rush Challenge

Gather your pals or coworkers for this viral excuse to get glammed up. Just film yourself transforming from cozy to chic with the magic of a makeup brush, and cut all the videos together for a fun effect. Team Primark gave it a try below:

The Multi-Mani

Keeping up your beauty routine can be difficult, especially if your fave salons and beauty stores are closed. But now's the perfect time to experiment with cosmetics. Instead of going with a single safe nail shade, we’re encouraging creativity and adding happy hues to our everyday by trying out fun manicure ideas.

Dalgona coffee

With coffee shops closed, caffeine fiends took to their kitchens to create their own concoctions at home. Creamy, whipped Dalgona coffee is photo-worthy and delicious. Follow the steps in our video below and share your results!