Like many other video games, Team Fortress 2 has a great in-game cosmetic item system that consists of tons of weapon skins and other items like hats. The weapon skins are a great way to change the look of the different characters. There are several ways that you can get weapon skins in Team Fortress 2.
The easiest way that you can get some weapon skins in Team Fortress 2 is by buying them from the Steam community market. However, this will cost you money. The easiest way that you can get weapon skins for free in Team Fortress 2 is just by playing the game and waiting for a free drop. Sometimes you can get a great weapon skin as a random drop after playing for some time.
The random drop usually gets you crates instead of weapon skins. You can buy a key to open these crates and get a random cosmetic item. There is no telling what you will get so it might not be a weapon skin.
A great way to get weapon skins in Team Fortress 2 is by trading some of your own weapon skins for some new ones. This way, you not only get a weapon skin that you like you also get rid of the weapon skins that you no longer want. However, the other person trading with you must also agree with receiving your weapon skins and giving away a skin that you want.