The Brief: The "Space Girl" TikTok dance features creators crossing their arms, hugging themselves, blowing a kiss, and making an O-shape with their fingers over their eyes.

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The Space Girl Dance on TikTok is marked by creators, typically young women, crossing their arms, hugging themselves, blowing a kiss, and making an O-shape with their fingers over their eyes. The choreo is by TikToker @papa.squash. It is performed to “Space Girl” by Frances Forever. There are over 120,000 videos linked to the sound which is currently trending on TikTok’s “Discover” page.

Lyrics:

Space Girl, I saw a lunar eclipse
Looked like how I feel bout your lips

Here is @Papa.squash’s Nov. 20 tutorial which garnered over 174,000 likes.

@papa.squash

here is a Space Girl dance tutorial! STREAM SPACE GIRL AND FRANCES FOREVER’S MUSIC ON SPOTIFY IT BOPS @frances.4ever 💚💙

♬ Space Girl – Frances Forever

The song’s happy go-lucky lyrics paired with the dreamy dance moves has made the dance a hit, especially among young women and LGBTQIA+ users. Comments under these videos are very supportive, uplifting, and empowering to other women.

The dance is reminiscent of  the “Emotional Motion Sickness” TikTok dance which was a favorite among TikTok subcommunities including cottagecore, lesbian, WLW, queer, mental illness, and indie TikTok.

This compilation by @Sweetvirgocreature features a few different creators performing the dance. It received over 1.8 million likes and 6.7 million views.

@sweetvirgocreature

Everyone under this sound r soo pretty ahhhh 😫🥺 #fyp

♬ Space Girl – Frances Forever

Many of these videos are filled with supportive messages. @Nootabby even captioned her video “I am in love w all the girls doing this dance please MARRY ME!!!!!!!!!!” It amassed over 130,000 likes.

@nootabby

✨SPACE GIRL✨ i am in love w all the girls doing this dance please MARRY ME!!!!!!!!!! #spacegirl #dance #elf #faerie #cottagecore

♬ Space Girl – Frances Forever

Other takes:

@trashcanbarbie

have a good day OR ELSE 😤😤 #RecordsDay #spacegirl

♬ Space Girl – Frances Forever

@hell0.kitty.gutz

i felt cute lmao #fyp #foryou

♬ Space Girl – Frances Forever