Breaking the stereotype: men in makeup



Makeup and the whole concept of beauty are often associated with women in a patriarchal society. Today more and more men are starting to use makeup as a form of expression and creativity, proving that it is not limited to any gender. Check out these brave men who put on makeup and break stereotypes in their own way.

Shantanu dhope

Shantanu Dhope’s Instagram Posts

Shantanu Dhope consistently serves her audience with vibrant, daring and quirky makeup looks. Using his face as a canvas, he creates wonderful art with beautiful colors. Full of glam and creativity, many fans recreated the looks he created. Slamming the patriarchal thought that boys can’t wear makeup, Dhope creates incredible art on his face.

Check out her Instagram to see more satisfying and jaw-dropping looks.

Deep path

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Deep path

Deep Pathare is another beauty influencer known for their jaw-dropping and fierce makeup looks. Appreciated by his audience for his self-confidence, he shows creativity and beauty in each new post. His artistic skills combined with his perfect blending abilities make us appreciate him even more.

His daring to play with vibrant, eye-catching colors is admirable and his followers instantly fall in love with him. Honestly, it is impossible to choose a favorite of your makeup art because they are all so beautiful.

We don’t lie. See it for yourself here.

Ankush Bahuguna

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Ankush Bahuguna on Instagram

Besides being a successful content creator, Ankush Bahuguna is also experimenting with makeup. Identifying himself as a straight cisgender male, he surely paves the way for many men who want to do their makeup but can’t for several reasons.

He publishes on his personal journey by experimenting and having fun with makeup. He publishes basic makeup routines for everyone, regardless of gender. Watch him document his journey of learning makeup and promoting makeup positivity here.

He wings it perfectly.

Shakti Singh Yadav

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Shakti Singh Yadav on Instagram

Shakti Singh Yadav is a social media lifestyle and beauty influencer who also promotes makeup positivity in men. By promoting that makeup is genderless, he preaches that male grooming is important.

Yadav’s most viewed videos include how to style eyebrows and how to apply basic makeup for everyday life. He advocates that grooming gives you confidence and that makeup is a form of expression for everyone, not just women.

Jason arland

“I’m a boy and I love to do my makeup” – Jason Arland

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Jason Arland on Instagram

At only 18 when he started his career, Jason Arland has been experimenting with makeup since the age of 14. As an influencer on male beauty and grooming, Arland has done a lot of things that have come as a culture shock to many.

Despite much criticism, he wears his makeup with pride and confidence. Arland continues to fight against gender stereotypes against men in makeup. Using his platform to raise awareness, he posts unique makeup tutorials on Youtube and Instagram.



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