What is the Pinterest trend on TikTok? Users are finding their look-alikes with hilarious results

An unusual Pinterest trend is taking over TikTok, but it’s actually more personal than it sounds. 

The latest craze has people rushing to Pinterest to find their look-alikes using in-the-moment selfies. Here’s everything you need to know.

What is the Pinterest trend on TikTok? 

In February, the user @lindseyjoanna shared a video where she discovered her look-alike on Pinterest. 

She used a makeup-free selfie with Pinterest’s image search and was matched with a group of photos, some had actors like Christina Ricci or stock photos of people. One of them was a man.

“Using this feature without makeup is brutal,” she said.

The #Pinteresttrend hashtag currently has 1.4 million views on TikTok

How to do the Pinterest trend on TikTok. 

In order to share the video on TikTok, you’ll simply have to record your screen as you do the process below. 

Open up the Pinterest app. 

Click the magnifying glass at the bottom of the bar to access the search tool. 

Tap the camera icon and take a selfie or choose one from your camera roll. 

Upload the photo and enjoy your search results. 

Stop recording your screen. Then upload the video to TikTok. 

Here are a few of our favorite Pinterest trend TikToks.

Most users aren’t exactly in love with their search results, but that’s all a part of the fun. You’ll never know who your match will be. 


The user @kruzzdeleon was shocked to see all his matches were little children.

The user @sammiethesweetart captioned her video, “OMG. Do not try this Pinterest trend.” 

“I got Kylie Jenner, uh excuse me?” one user wrote

“I did it and got like 12-year-olds. I’m 26,” another said

“I got Emma Watson and I’m OK with that,” someone commented

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