As we get older, social media is becoming more and more relevant to this generation. It is now considered during the interview process of getting a job, helping us find roommates, provides free marketing and advertising for up and coming businesses and provides resources to help us stay in shape. Social media also helps us stay trendy and can even help us stay encouraged when life comes throwing punches. With the role of social media increasing in everyone’s life, there are some essential people you should be following in order to get the most out of Instagram , Twitter and other social media sites.
These people will teach you how to stay fit from the comfort of your home while encouraging you to keep pushing through the workout when you feel like you can’t do. Also, their bodies will definitely be your body goal that will help you instill trust, and to follow them and their methods.
Qimmahrusso: She is a Personal Trainer based in Cali, who plays basketball and also runs track. She provides meal plans and boot camps and also encouraging words for when your fitness journey gets tough.
Doviesworld: Dovie is another personal trainer, along with being a fashion designer and model. His body looks like it was carved into a perfect body of art. Everyday he posts exercises that he does from an empty room from his home with little to no equipment. Following him will help you save because you wouldn’t need to waste your money on a gym membership. You just have to spend a few dollars on a mat and some dumbbells and you will be good to go!
Mariza_Villareal: Fitness by Mariza is a similar page to Dovie. She is a competitive swimsuit athlete. Her body is amazing: curves for days!!! Ladies, she will help you build your butt and help you get that six-pack that you are longing for. She also provides at home routines but she also includes routines in the gym, along with fitness memes that will have you laughing along your whole fitness journey.
Cookieeedough: Cashawn Sims is a health coach and personal trainer who to no surprise has an amazing body. Especially her legs and butt! She also posts videos to help you follow her on her fitness journey to help you start yours and as long as you stay true to her plan, you will have guaranteed results in weeks.
These are must follow IG fitness accounts because if you follow them and their techniques, you will see results for FREE!!!
Another trend that we are now seeing is a lot of African American women going natural and doing the “Big Chop,” but having no idea of how to maintain and get the curls they desire. I’m here to help send you ladies in the right direction by giving you a few accounts that will take you through step-by-step tutorials that include techniques and products to use to get different natural styles, including protective styles and the easy wash-and-go with the right products for the perfect results. These women are dedicated to help you and usually post weekly with new styles and treatments and combined they have tried hundreds of products and give great reviews.
I personally am a natural girl and they have helped me take my curls to the next level!! Once again a must follow!!
Brandilou88: Ms. Brandi Lofton is an attorney who vlogs during her spare time and not only does she focus on hair but she is now branching off into make-up tutorials as well.
__Lipstickncurlss__: Ms. Jade Kendle is a graduate student/ beauty content creator. She is actually on a tour right now called “Curls Over Brunch” that is currently headed to Houston, where her and the network of natural ladies from Instagram get together and discuss their hair care routines with natural products sponsor like “Creme of Nature.” Upon attending you will receive goodie bags with FULL SIZE products which you know aren’t cheap. The LINK to SIGN UP is in her BIO. Be sure to check her out!
MoKnowsHair: Miss Mo has a head full of beautiful curls, but here she has her hair straightened. Not only does she post techniques and products, but she also post styling tools to help achieve different curls with out damaging your hair. Her Youtube, FB, Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest are all the same: MoKnowsHair.
Lastly, when you have a rough day I have some social media accounts that can help encourage and motivate you as you scroll down your timelines. These are beautiful women who are dedicated to help change and inspire the lives of people. Their posts are relatable and they post daily. So anytime you log into a social media sight they will be there. Their post ranges from funny memes, to inspirational quotes and videos, along with posts that cause you to self reflect and get your life and priorities in order. There is nothing but positivity and love on these pages that I hope will spill over into your lives!
TristenPaige: Ms. Tristen is the CEO of Turning Paiges with a Masters Degree in Theology and Ministry. She is a philanthropist, writer, minister, lover and a dream catcher with a purpose. Through her IG you see her journey as she dropped everything to follow her calling and begin her Turning Paiges organization. She speaks nothing but positivity and life into you, following your dreams and leaving fear behind. She has inspired me many times and kept me pushing to where I want to be in life!
DanaChanel: Ms. Casey Dana Olivera is a lady who hopes to #SprinkleJesus into your life. She is a hope dealer who also speaks life into you following your dreams. She shares her journey from working in a strip club to now building her ministry and saving souls. She believes that no matter where you are in life and what you have done in life you still can do whatever you want by trusting God and not following your fear.
HeatherLLove: Mrs. Heather is the founder of Pinky Promise which is a nation wide group of accountability sisters who help encourage and motivate women all over. She spreads nothing but love and positive vibes and she post the cutest videos of her son Logan who will surely make you smile!
Positive Twitters to Check Out:
DearYouFromWe: Reyna Biddy – “Start Where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
KweenKlarke: Kleo- Founder of KweentoQueen
Positivevibe101– The name says it all
My two favorite Instagram accounts:
TameraMowryTwo: She is such a beautiful woman and she’s currently pregnant with her second child and first girl. Her pregnancy journey is so beautiful. Follow her!
ScoutFashion: Miss London Scott- “she is a mini fashion blogger (by mini I mean toddler) making headlines as seen on NBC’s “Today Show”. She has the best fashion sense I have seen in a while. Her instagram follows her and her mother as they scout NYC during their day-to-day activities. She is the cutest too. Baby North better watch out!