CHI® and Barbie™ have teamed up to release new and exclusive GIFs — compressed, continuously looped animations — in honor of the CHI® x Barbie™ Malibu Barbie™ 50th Anniversary Collection. Available through Instagram stories’ GIF feature, the animated sticker pack features 15 new GIFs for use across various GIPHY-compatible platforms, which sends more than 7 billion GIFs every day.
Guaranteed to inspire and be shared across social media, these bite-size beauty gems are more than just eye candy. They feature playful animated loops of the CHI x Barbie 1.25” Ceramic Hairstyling Iron, the CHI x Barbie 1” Ceramic Rotating Curler, the CHI x Barbie 1.25” Barrel Deep Waver, among other charming designs that evoke Malibu Barbie™ beach vibes.
Each GIF allows users a chance to express themselves with CHI x Barbie branded icons that celebrate the collaboration of two iconic brands. Looking to use them on social media? Here’s a breakdown of how to find and share them on your Instagram stories:
How to Add CHI GIFs to Instagram Stories
Step 1: To add a CHI x Barbie GIF to your story, simply tap the smiling sticker icon at the top of your Instagram story.
Step 2: Look for the GIF option and tap the icon.
Step 3: Type in “chixbarbie” in the search bar to view the available GIFs.
Step 4: Scroll down to view the new CHI x Barbie animated stickers and then tap your preferred GIF to add to your story.
Step 5: You can move, resize, and pin your favorite GIF like any other animated sticker on Instagram. There is no limit to the number of GIFs you can add to a story.
CHI will continue to add more GIFs to the animated image-sharing network to connect with its target audience. Want to take your social media to the next level? Start embellishing your social profiles with the new CHI x Barbie GIFs.