If you have found yourself clicking the ‘not of interest’ button, or even ‘unfollow’ a little too often, it probably means you need a change of scenery on IG and your feed may be becoming a little stale. We’ve rounded up accounts that are unique in content and may be more relatable and relevant during these times of social distancing.
If you are in search of a little tongue-in-cheek humor then look no further than But Like Maybe. Cartoonist Arianna Margulis is a genius at identifying those quirks in human behaviour that makes us laugh out loud, primarily because we are all victims of it. A best-selling author as well, Arianna’s page is filled with bitter and at times dark humor, perfect for our current predicament.
Linda Schneider is a food blogger with a passion for great food and photography. It’s helpful to remind all those great cooks out there that IG is first and foremost a collection of photos. A theory not lost on Linda whose page is without a doubt soul food for the eyes. Based in Philadelphia, Linda’s recipes are wholesome with a great focus on healthy and clean living choices.
I am Well and Good is a health and wellness website and Instagram page with a wealth of knowledge and humor. From conversation on what to do once your Netflix queue is over, to the best ab workout, you will be well entertained. Again, I am Well and Good understands the power of a pretty page, taking the time for attractive graphics and soothing color schemes.
This Islamic prayers page reminds us to say a prayer every time we scroll Instagram. They are prolific at posting, which means that it is most likely that you will find something new every time you login to IG. They are also the perfect posts to bookmark, finding them handy when you are having a tough day, or just need to feel close to God. These folk are great!!
Glitter Guide is a very popular lifestyle platform for women. Its intention is to inspire and create positive energy. It can be best described as a cross between Anthropologie and Pop Sugar. So basically fun and entertaining information packaged in a boho-chic vibe. They have daily content uploads which means that there is always something new for you. An active feed goes a long way in getting you connected and engaged with a particular platform.
If you are looking for some home design inspo, then Marc Costa could be right for you. You’ll be able to tell at first glance. His selection of home decor is instantly recognizable, meaning that it is very well-edited. A blend of vintage and classic contemporary design, with lots of color to boot. If you like it, you’re going to love the feed which is consistent in style, and if you aren’t fond of the design then move on already..
Green and Mustard is another home decor page, this time with a quaint, pragmatic approach. The advice dished out is functional yet inspiring, keeping our head on straight during these difficult times. Now is when we need real advice, but still need to dream a little as well. We love the resourcefulness of this page, there is always a hack or intriguing color scheme to add to our little black book of ‘things to try’.
The Financial Times lifestyle section is aptly named, “How to Spend It”, and that’s exactly what they do.. If you have ever dreamed of leading a more glamorous life, then this can help. Offering resources for everything from online masterclasses for perfecting the mixing of cocktails, to hard-to-source gifts for the gentleman that has pretty much everything. Thankfully there is also a more pragmatic side to the page, celebrating artists and cultural customs from far off places. Definitely worth investigating.
Never have we been more in need of this travel page, taking us to exotic locations with a scroll of a finger (or perhaps thumb). This is an online and print magazine that is self-described as ‘The Culture of Travel’. Their images are inspirational, adding a ’National Geographic” flair to an industry that often times attempts to sell us destinations with photos of individuals having an artificially great time, or sterile, extravagant hotel rooms. This page takes another direction, arming us with interesting facts on the chosen location, and great photography.
Chances are your feed includes workouts already. I mean, what else are you going to do during your long days? Well we feel that FitAdvices has an edge above the rest. The page is filled with workouts to suit every fitness level. What we like most is the fact that these workouts have been broken up, exercise by exercise, allowing us to make up our very own workout based on our personal needs and mood. Their approach is also practical, and informative, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!