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Six beauty Instagram accounts the pros follow (and why you should too)


By Aisling Keenan
09th Mar 2019
Six beauty Instagram accounts the pros follow (and why you should too)

We’re all well aware these days that 100K+ followers on Instagram doesn’t necessarily indicate superior quality content. I realised this when, in spite of having what I thought was a well curated feed, my scrolling finger was growing tired and my eyes were almost rolling out of my head from the lack of originality I was seeing.


The sign of a truly high calibre beauty Instagram account, I discovered, is this. When you see other industry professionals who are at the top of their game also follow the account. For instance, I adore Katie Jane Hughes (who features in this list, of course). So when I see her follow a new account, I check it out – an endorsement from someone as effortlessly cool as Katie is good enough for me.

Here’s Katie and five of her beauty industry peers who are worth following:

Katie Jane Hughes @katiejanehughes

WHY? She doesn’t Photoshop her skin, she’s utterly cool and has a slew of celebrity clients she doesn’t need to shout about.

 

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Celine Bernaerts @celine_bernaerts

WHY? She’s topping 112K followers who love her unique take on beauty. She’s recently bleached her eyebrows too – obsessed.

 

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Linda Hallberg @LindaHallberg

WHY? She runs her own cruelty-free makeup line, she has skin that flares up (just like ours) and she embraces the natural look as much as intensely bold colours.

 

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Tatiana Rose @tatianaroseart

WHY? Her makeup really is art. She masters both eyes and lips with a dual focus, and takes the most stunning retro-style pictures.

 

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Greta Agazzi @greta_ag

WHY? Based in Milan, Greta’s imagery will stop you in your scrolling tracks every time. This lip image says it all, for me. Incredible talent.

 

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Nikki DeRoest @nikkideroest

WHY? Celebrity clients (of which there are many) aside, this girl finds the line between wearable and impactful and nails it every single time.

 

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