The social media influencers you should be following in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

Monday, 21st September 2020, 1:01 pm
Updated Monday, 21st September 2020, 1:01 pm
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Thousands of people are regular users of social media, with Instagram being one of the most popular apps.

The photo and video sharing network offers a fun and creative way to interact with others across the globe, and has seen many users gain a huge following - including several from Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

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These Instagram ‘influencers’ from the local area have gained popularity for content ranging from beauty and fashion, to baking and technology.

If you’re looking for someone new to follow, here are a few in your region worth checking out.

Arun Maini

Arun Maini has gained an impressive 648,000 followers on Instagram, and is the UK’s leading YouTuber for gadgets and technology.

Famously known as Mrwhosetheboss, Maini shares tech reviews and advice, personal testimonials for products, and has worked with some major brands, including Nokia Mobile and Huawei.

Handle: @mrwhosetheboss

Homebakes Shaz

Baking fans need to check out this mouthwatering page full of wonderfully creative cake designs, ranging from full size cakes to miniature cupcakes.

Handle: @homebakes_shaz

Maria Fowler

The wife and mummy blogger currently has a following of 163,000 and shares posts about her personal life.

Fowler is also the founder of Fierce Face, a brand of cosmetic brushes made from a combination of animal hair and synthetic fibres.

Handle: @mariafowler_

Freya Vintage

Known as the lady with the big hair, Freya has a following of 47.6k and is also a popular YouTuber.

Her content includes various vintage inspired styling tips, including fashion and how to create quirky hairstyles.

Handle: @freyavintage

Kev Richardson Jnr

Boasting 30.6k followers, Kev Richardson has gained a large following for his impressive tattoo designs, with custom tattooing available at a studio at Hurts Yard in Nottingham.

Handle: @kevrichardsontattoo

Carla Llanos

This self-taught Nottingham-based artist has a following of 182K and creates funky digital designs that are printed onto fabric.

The abstract patterns and illustrations are inspired by fashion, interior design, powerful women and interesting shapes, and are available to buy via Carla’s website.

Handle: @carlallanosillustrations

Ella Louise

With a following of 168k people, Ella Louise shares outfit, hair and home ideas on her Instagram page and is also the owner of an eco-friendly vintage shop, which includes an array of unique clothes and jewellery.

Handle: @seasonsofella

Soraya De Carvahlho

Soraya has a following of 137k and shares various fashion and beauty inspired posts, as well as pictures of her two children.

She is also the creator of Style Is My Thing Lux, an online shop for luxury hair extensions, which are all ethically sourced and made from the finest quality hair selected from the Valvador regions and Amazon.

Handle: @styleismything