For a long time, gender stereotyping is being the main topic in Indian society where there have been many discriminations made over males wearing makeup or dressing up as women. But there are somehow have broken this twisted thought and mindset of people and came out shining like a gem. Today we have listed 5 such influencers on Instagram who have broken all such stereotypes.
If you are an active user of Instagram, Ankush Bahuguna must be already known to you. With more than 621K followers, he is one of the most famous Indian influencers on Instagram. Ankush creates funny and relatable content as well as make-up experiments and tutorials, which have garnered broad recognition and praise.
He has been praised for spreading the message of normalising makeup for every person who wants to wear it. He later opened another Instagram, with the username @wingitwithankush, where he not only posts his makeup tutorials but also him doing make-up for other people.
In a video he posted last month, he talked about his love for his skin-care routine. He captioned, “Can’t give you #skincare advice because I’m not a dermat. But I can tell you this – Skincare is therapeutic. It’s the little ‘me time’ you need. It’s loving your body back. It’s not just for women. Skincare is for everyone.”
“Makeup may temporarily hide your acne and your dark circles but it’s not going to make your skin any healthier. Only Skincare and a clean diet will,” he added.
Instagram ID: @wingitwithankush
To check out their profile: https://instagram.com/wingitwithankush?igshid=81fh1pvc4lub
Siddharth Batra is a famous fashion stylist and influencer whose unique fashion style and dressing as well as his suave grooming and beauty tips are loved by many. With over 143K followers on Instagram, he is redefining glamour for men with one post or reel at a time.
From immaculate reels on breaking the norm of gender-specific clothing to posting videos on #guybeauty skin-care and make-up for every occasion, he has done it all with ‘style and statement’.
Instagram ID: @siddharth93batra
To check out their profile: https://instagram.com/siddharth93batra?igshid=to0vgj1ctqar
With a hard-hitting bio ‘Brown boys wear makeup too’, he is a surging social media influencer based in Mumbai, with over 26.5K followers on his Instagram handle. His captivating eye makeup and face arts are nothing but major makeup goals and leave his followers amazed with his prowess as a makeup artist.
Instagram ID: @shantanuuu
To check out their profile: https://instagram.com/shantanuuu?igshid=1s2nr98o9fonl
With 19K followers on Instagram, Deep Pathare is another rising queer influencer in the circle of Indian mass creators. With a make-up channel on Youtube as well, his content reflects his ideals of ‘Stop Labelling and Start Living’. His active colours, dewy base and spotless mixing make-up look mirror his artistic flair which is truly to die for.
Furthermore, he expresses that we should normalise men wearing makeup not because they could also be straight, but because make-up is for everyone.
Instagram ID: @justdeepdrama
To check out their profile: https://instagram.com/justdeepdrama?igshid=b5p74gwri300
Yashwant Singh, who goes by the username @yash_want_skincare, is a beauty blogger with more than 12K followers, who has been making content on beauty and skincare tips and guidance by examining and proposing the right kind of beauty products. He also posts remedies and other important information associated with skincare.
Drawing from his own experience with acne, he examines every product ranging from homegrown remedies to international brands to bring the most fruitful advice to his followers.
Furthermore, he also has another account, @yash.cares, where he works together with various brands to sell beauty products for charity purposes.
Instagram ID: @yash_want_skincare; @yash.cares
To check out their profile: https://instagram.com/yash_want_skincare?igshid=y5iui004ktjd