If you’re on Instagram, keep reading! Here at Johanna Elizabeth, we’re big fans of the ‘Gram. (Do come and find us at @johannaelizabethuk if you haven’t already!)
We follow lots of brilliant Instagram accounts and thought we’d share some of those we recommend with you here so that you can also follow along if you wish!
In our opinion, these are must-follow Instagram accounts for empowered women like you!
Follow these Instagram accounts and be inspired!
The Instagram accounts we love the most include everything from those of inspiring women sharing their stories through to upcoming brands trying to make a positive difference, those that make us snort with laughter, and everything in between.
If you’re looking to be inspired, motivated, encouraged, want more positivity in your life or just need a good giggle, then check these out and follow along if they resonate with you:
Female-empowering Instagram accounts
News, views and gossip!
1. @PositiveNewsUK (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/positivenewsuk/)
This account only features journalism with a positive slant, so it’s a great place to get your news updates without the negativity. Yes, there ARE lots of great things happening in the world! This account will share them with you.
2. @Happiful (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/happiful_magazine/)
Happiful is a brilliant magazine dedicated to better mental health. It’s a place where you can get really useful tips, advice and articles about self-care. We were recently featured in Happiful magazine. Do please give this post on their Instagram account a like – it’s one of our images!
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3. @CosmopolitanUK (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/cosmopolitanuk/)
Cosmopolitan is one of our favourite national women’s magazines, and their Instagram account is where you can update yourself on all things fashion, beauty and celebrity news. A great account to check out as you unwind from the day!
Humour and funnies
4. @TiredandTested (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/tiredandtested/)
Sophie McCartney, host of the Tired and Tested account is a “vlogger, blogger, blagger and comedimum”. She was the winner of the Funny Women ‘Best Web Series 2020’. Her posts and videos are sure to make you smile!
5. @thefamileighx (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/thefamileighx/)
This account shares funny videos and spoofs by Dad, Paul, and his two grown-up sons, Travis and Harrison. They have a lot of fun together which makes it great family-themed viewing!
6. @notsosmugnow (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/notsosmugnow/)
This account covers “adulting, parenting, relationships and mental health”, and is as relatable as it is funny! Cat Sims holds nothing back. She is brutally honest about the joys and pains of life as a working mum. We love her ‘keeping it real’ approach!
7. @celestebarber (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/celestebarber/)
THE Celeste Barber is nothing short of hilarious! The Australian actor, comedian and writer creates spoof videos and photo posts, imitating celebrities and models to brilliant effect! With more than 7 million followers, clearly, she’s doing something worth watching!
8. @DaisyMayCooper (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/daisymaycooper/)
Another incredibly funny lady who is well worth a follow! She shares mostly makeup-free videos talking about everything from lockdown, diets, motivation and life with kids that will guarantee to make you smile!
9. @LauraClery (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/lauraclery/)
Glamourous American mum and mum-to-be, Laura Clery, shares an insight into her life on her Instagram accounts, and she’s not afraid of having a bit of fun while she’s at it!
10. @IAmThatGirl (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/iamthatgirl/)
This account is “where the Badass girls hang out”! I Am That Girl is an empowering account full of inspiration, advice and tips on living a life on your own terms.
Brands we love
11. @intimately.co (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/intimately.co/)
We love this brand! It’s on a mission to create disability-inclusive lingerie for women, and its ethos of creating confidence, comfort and community is something we feel is needed. The lingerie is gorgeous too!
12. @LoveHoneyOfficial (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/lovehoneyofficial/)
Another brand we love for its empowering content. Love Honey is all about sexual happiness for all!
Other inspirational Instagram accounts
13. @ColourpaletteCinema (follow along at https://www.instagram.com/colorpalette.cinema/)
For something slightly different, if you’re interested in the psychology of colour and how colour is used in stories and film, this is worth a look. Perhaps you’ll spot your favourite movie?!
Know of any more must-follow Instagram accounts for empowered women?
Let us know your own Instagram account recommendations in the comments. If you follow anything that you think our community of empowered women would love, it’d be great to hear from you!
Also, are you a member of our ‘Make It Happen’ Facebook community yet? If not, come and join in! It’s a safe and uplifting group, packed with wonderful women just like you!
Love Johanna & Team JE x