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Top Desi Beauty & Fashion Influencers You Need To Follow

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By Sheneir Khan

What do 90 percent of the ladies do when they finally break free from the daily hustle bustle? They sit back and binge watch beauty and fashion tutorials! We apologize for the blatant stereotyping but who doesn’t want to know ‘how to rock a saari 10 ways‘? We might not try the gazillion face masks suggested by Farah Dhukai but we can’t help but watch her try the rubbery pastes. It feels as if your skin is getting clearer with every mini video we watch. It is an addiction which needs to have a rehab center of its own where doctors ask, “Is it the obsession with the winged eyeliner or ombre lips that brings you here?”

But to reach this point, you need to be a regular Instagram user and know your fashion and beauty influencers well. From their daily fashion and beauty updates to travel posts, these ladies keep us entertained with their live updates on Instagram and Snapchat!

Here are the top influencers from around the world, who are all gorgeous, successful, and most importantly DESI!

Kaushal Beauty

Kaushal is an Indian beauty blogger and uses social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat to teach us celebrity inspired makeup looks! Follow this stunning beauty blogger if you want to see the desi version of every celebrity makeup look trending out there.


Samreen is a fashion and lifestyle blogger, who was born in Pakistan and is now living in California with her husband and her adorable baby girl. She wears some of the latest and stylish outfits and travels to different countries every now and then with her family. She not only focuses on her dresses, but also dresses up her baby in the tiniest and cutest little outfits!

Her profile is great to give you fashion inspo.

Corallista Blog

The Corallista blog is run by Ankita Srivastava, who is a beauty and lifestyle blogger based in Mumbai, India. She mostly focuses on simple everyday makeup looks, but occasionally adds a funky touch to her makeup looks. She also reviews different makeup products and we love reading them because they save us the time and effort we might otherwise spend on unworthy products!

Amena Official

This beautiful hijab clad woman, Amena, is a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blogger and is also the Co-founder of Adhere Cosmetics. Amena posts many photos and hilarious videos featuring her husband and her son! They’re addictive guys!

She wears some of the most stunning outfits and accessories from high end designers and knows how to pull off modest fashion the right way!


Zukreat is one of the most followed desi influencers on Instagram. The hijabi beauty influencer is a professional makeup artist in London and is married with two beautiful kids! Her posts are all about her different makeup looks and her amazing sense of fashion is an added bonus.

Farah Dhukai

Farah Dhukai is so cool! Her explanations are fun and helpful as she tells us the pros and cons for every skin-related DIY. She mainly posts beauty related videos on her page that show you how to take care of your skin with the help of natural ingredients.  Currently, she has 5.6 million followers on her Instagram account, and is also active on Snapchat and YouTube account.

Zahrah Aliyah

Zahrah Aliyah is a Fijian-Indian-Australian beauty influencer and a certified makeup artist living in Sydney. She does different kinds of simple makeup looks and also puts up product reviews of the things she uses. This stunning beauty does some of the best nude makeup looks to suit brown skin tones and also travels from time to time, giving us major vacation goals.

@hudabeauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Venus // Available at @sephoraaus

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Maliha Rao is a beauty blogger based in Karachi, who professes her love for the color red not only through her username, but also by the red lipstick she so often wears. Maliha experiments with local brands in addition to international ones for her makeup looks and we think that’s awesome. She also has a YouTube channel and keeps up with all the latest fashion trends in Pakistan.

Day Eid Glam Look. Day to Night EID Glam Makeup tutorial is on my Youtube (lipstick and butter). EID MUBARAK 🌟🌟🌟 . FACE: Primer: @maybelline Baby Skin Corrector: @kryolanofficial f17 Foundation: @Masarratmakeup Silk Foundation in “Natural Warmth” Concealer: Mix of Maybelline Fit Me in “25” & Maybelline Age Rewind in “Medium” Contour: @thebalmpk “Bahama Mama” Highlighters: @wetnwildbeauty Bronzer “Reserve your Cabana” Blush: L’Oreal Paris Le Blush in “Old Rose” Setting Powder: Baked with Kryolan Translucent Powder, overall face with Antonym Baked foundation in “Medium Beige” Setting Spray: @pixibeauty Glow Mist. . EYES: Eyeprimer: @lusciouscosmetics Angel Eyes Eyeshadow: @hudabeauty Rose Gold Palette Brushes: Mix of @morphebrushes @bhcosmetics and @sigmabeauty Eyelashes: @shopsalwaadmaney in “Roses” Eyebrows: @anastasiabeverlyhills Brow Pro Palette Eyeliner: Jesse’s Girl Liquid Marker, Maybelline colossal Kajal & Eye of Horus “Bronze Amulet” Mascara: @stageline_makeup Immediate Mascara. . LIPS @maccosmetics Velvet teddy & Lip Liner by Sweet touch in “Cocoa

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Samiya Ansari – a fashion/beauty blogger and a wardrobe stylist – entered this industry thanks to her mother Saba Ansari, who is the owner of the famous Salon, Sabs. She is a makeup artist at her mother’s salon now and constantly travels for various celebrity shoots. She has one of the best fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogs.