Reels for whether you have a physical store, online shop, handmade business, fashion, jewelry, dog accessories, knitting, home decor, food account, and everything else in between.
Here are amazing ideas for you. You’ll see that transitions, your hands, and audios are your best friends when you don’t want to show your face. They add rhythm and soul to your videos. Plus, they’re super fast and easy to create and are addictive to watch.
Let’s start with these reels.
1. Workspace tour
Let’s start simple. Look at this video. It’s 10 seconds and has 2.4 million views. And there’s no face in it!
Show your office space or shop. We love to see it!
2. Introduce yourself in reels
Write your name or business name on the screen. Show a sneak peek of what you’re all about.
Or, use this audio:
3. Website Magic trick
Show a product on your website and make it appear in real life.
4. Magic appearance
No face and no hands. Make your product appear one-by-one. Let me know if you want a tutorial for any of these Reels ideas!
5. Grand reveal
Make your product appear from behind a wall, fan or curtain. It makes your Reels look more magical and grand.
6. Magic touch
Make your product appear on the screen in one touch. Such an easy and magical transition.
7. Facepalm transition Reels
I looove this transition too. Just hit your camera lens with the palm of your hand. The next clip reveals your product, service or transformation.
8. Finger snap transition
Show a before and after or reveal your products, after you snap your finger. Like this:
9. Hold it and change it
Do you have products you can hold in your hand? Or wear? Maintain the same pose and just change the product or outfit.
10. From start to finish
Show your process of doing something from start to finish. It can be ANYTHING: Creating ceramic mugs, jewelry, clothes, cleaning your desk. These videos are so satisfying to watch. Everyone wants to see the final result.
12. Stop motion
Stop motions catch people’s attention. They stand out and are super fun to watch.
13. Mirror selfie with phone in front of your face
Mysterious and stylish. Pose in front of the mirror with your phone in front of your face.
14. Your Favorites
What is your business or account about? Share your favorite tools, tips, tricks or hacks related to your niche. No need to show your face in these reels.
15. Timelapse Reels
You can’t go wrong with a timelapse! People get to see a long process in a few seconds. It’s so satisfying to watch.
16. Share a process of doing something
Record yourself doing your work or creating something. People will value your products more when they see what goes into making it.
17. Show how it started vs how it’s going
How did your business or products evolve? Show a photo or video of how it started. In the following clip, show a photo or video of how it’s going. Thank your followers, customers or clients for their support. You’re here thanks to them.
18. Share a quote with a video or photo background
Write an inspirational or motivational quote. Use a video or photo in the background. These Reels can get a lot of views because people can relate. And when they relate, they save or share your post. Which means, the Algorithm will show your Reels to even more people (#moreViews).
19. Motivational speech
Find a motivational speech as your audio. Add photos and videos in the background. Optional: Write the words of the speech on the screen.
20. Tutorial with a voiceover
Provide value to your audience without showing your face. Record a tutorial and add a voiceover.
21. Product zoom-in
Keep it simple. Create a beautiful scene, and zoom into your product to highlight their beauty. Simple and effective.
22. Before and after
Record a video of the before, then a video of the after. Put them together and you have eye-catching Reels!
Bonus: Add a transition, like this magic wand trick.
23. Tell your brand story by adding photos
It can be photos of your first product, your first workplace or your latest creations.
Share your business journey. People love to see how it all began, and how far you’ve come.
24. Show products you offer
Keep it simple. Just record a video of all your products in one go. Sometimes, that’s all you need so people can go “WOW”.
25. Close-ups only
Record close-ups only. Awesome for jewelry, accessories, hair, fashion and food accounts.
Get in there. Show us the details.
26. Pack an order
This is a classic Reels idea without showing your face. First, people see your amazing product. Second, they see people are buying from you. Which means, they will want to check you out too! Win-win.
Us humans, we’re curious beings. We want to see what’s in that box. You don’t need to show your face. Just show us the box, open it and let us discover your goodies.
Join the trend! Also known as “brain massage”, say hello to “ASMR”. No song is needed. Just record what you’re doing, and make sure we can hear it. It’s all about the little sounds. So satisfying!
29. Share a classic meme
Find a classic TV show, interview or movie scene that communicates exactly what you want to say. Share it as a meme, with your own text.
30. Story, hands and props
Got a story to tell? All you need is your hand, pen and paper, and your story. Entertaining and eye-catching.
Show only the shadow of your product. Amazing idea to create an aesthetic video, or to show a sneak peek of what’s coming.