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Everybody’s talking about their aesthetic on TikTok

Aesthetic gets very, very niche on TikTok.


Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Published Mar 12, 2020

Is there a TikTok aesthetic? It’s hard to pin down, but it’s safe to say people are going very niche with their own aesthetic.

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The My Aesthetic trend is a showcase of the ever-evolving tastes and identities of TikTokers, set to Crystal Castles’ “Crimewave.” Know Your Meme points to a Feb. 13 TikTok that highlights a more recognizable aesthetic: “kidcore,” which “tackles eye-bleeding colors, childish vibes, and #90saesthetic,” according to user @kermishy.

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But deeper into the hashtag, more niche and rare aesthetics were revealed. Like “Karencore” and “Berniecore.”

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People were looking for some aesthetic connection as well, though we’re not sure what the Ice Age Baby did to anyone.

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And there were quite a few cursed images.

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*First Published: Mar 12, 2020, 2:47 pm CDT