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32 Vancouver Girls Who Are Absolutely Killing It On Instagram Right Now

Winning at the insta game.

Instagram is full of accounts and Vancouver is full of people, and in such a saturated market it can be hard to differentiate yourself from everyone else. But there are those who stand out from the crowd and make their mark on the scene. These ladies are continually inspiring us with their Instagram pages.

Whether it be their positivity, beautiful pictures, inspiring captions, helpful tutorials or more, we absolutely adore getting to follow these lovely Vancouverites and there's no hesitation in double tapping on their pictures. So if you're ever feeling short of inspiration, you know where to look (hint: this article).

These talented women make us proud to call them our fellow Vancouverites. There are SO many incredible Vancouver ladies and it's impossible to feature them all, so here's 32 of them to start (in no particular order). Make sure to support local talent and shower them with love on the gram. 

32. Tara Teng // @misstarateng

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Type of Instagrammer: Lifestyle

Why she's killing it: Tara has many accomplishments to her name. She is an Ethical fashion blogger, Miss World Canada 2012, a TEDx speaker, and the CEO of Justly Market. Her Instagram is full of lovely tones and pictures of her and her cute family. 


31. Brie // @vancitywild 

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Type of Instagrammer: Nature

Why she's killing it: For incredible nature shots that will make you want to get outdoors, Brie is your girl. Making one half of Vancity Wild, this husband and wife duo is perfect for nature photography inspiration. 


30. Janessa Pires // @janessap.photo

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Type of Instagrammer: Wedding, Family and Portrait Photography

Why she's killing it: For adorable shots of couples, families and the PNW, Janessa will not disappoint. She is a Vancouver Wedding and Family photographer with beautiful, PNW-esque tones. 


29. Lorean // @lo.rean

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: Nails done, hair done, everything did. Lorean is a talented hairstylist that blends beautiful colours. She has been with Fuck Bad Hair for two years. 


28. Alanna Durkovich // @xandervintage

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: Alanna is a Vancouver blogger with enviable style. She constantly keeps it fresh with her badass clothes and colourful shoots. She also shares tutorials on her Instagram. 


27. Jasmine Lorimer // @jasmine.lorimer

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Type of Instagramer: Lifestyle, Beauty

Why she's killing it: Canada's first Bachelorette continues to slay the Insta game. The blonde beauty has a variety of posts, from outdoors to portraits, travels and more. She is also a Master Stylist at Brush Salon and has a separate account for her hair transformations, at @jasminelorimerhair


26. Valerie Hsu // @val.ry

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Type of Instagrammer: Photography

Why she's killing it: Valerie captures breathtaking portrait photos in the Pacific Northwest and during her travels with beautiful tones and lighting. This Vancouver photographer is constantly bringing her A-game to Instagram. 


25. Jade Ly // @jade__ly

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: Her braid game is out of this world. Jade has been doing hair for over three years. She specializes in blending extensions and braiding that minimizes damage to hair. Jade is a Stylist at Fuck Bad Hair. 


24. LJ // @tea.latte

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Type of Instagrammer: Food

Why she's killing it: LJ is a recent graduate who is making her mark on the Vancouver food blogging scene with high quality and crisp shots of food all across Vancouver. Check out her blog at heylj.com.


23.  Melissa Merk // @melissamerk

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty and Lifestyle

Why she's killing it: Melissa Merk is a woman of many talents, which can be shown through her Instagram. She is a model, influencer and Lifestyle and Beauty YouTuber and vlogger. 


22. Eva Lam // @evalam_

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: If you love beautiful hair colours, you have to visit Eva's feed because it is popping. She is a Hairstylist, the Owner of Fuck Bad Hair and a full-time creator.


21. Hayden Korte-Moore // @haydenkortemoore

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Type of Instagrammer: Outdoors, Travel

Why she's killing it: Her Instagram will make you fall even more with the PNW, especially Whistler. Hayden also has awesome, in-depth captions that allow you to learn more about her and her perspective which supplement her photos. 


20. Emma Choo // @vancouverfoodie 

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Type of Instagrammer: Food

Why she's killing it: Even if you're not hungry, Emma's Instagram will have you craving food you didn't even know you liked. She skillfully showcases food from all around Vancouver as well as from her international travels, giving useful recommendations. 


19. Annalise Macdonald // @annalisemacdonald

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Type of Instagrammer: Lifestyle

Why she's killing it: Annalise is a Vancouver blogger and photographer. You can find her beautiful blog at discovher.ca. "Through fully experiencing the world and all it has to offer, I can grow to be a better person as I embark on this beautiful journey we call life," says Annalise. "My goal as a blogger is to share these experiences and new perspectives with others in the hopes of growing as person myself and challenging others to think and do things outside of their own 'box'."


18. Anita Chow // @anitachowy

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Type of Instagrammer: Travel

Why she's killing it: Anita's Instagram will make you want to drop what you're doing and book a trip ASAP. She has dreamy travel captures from everywhere, from Europe to Asia to Vancouver (where she calls home). Don't miss out on her bright and beautiful feed. 


17. Swim by Celine // @swimbyceline

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: Celine is making waves in the Vancouver swimwear scene with her suits. This Instagram is full of cute minimalistic swimsuits combined with tropical destinations from all around the world. Find a new suit for summer while scrolling through the feed! 


16. Danielle Wiebe // @danilivinglife

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Type of Instagrammer: Lifestyle

Why she's killing it: Danielle is a talented entrepreneur with a great Instagram to boost. She is the founder of Vancity Business Babes and Business Babes Collective. and Her Instagram is lots of fun, full of smiles, motivation and bright colours. Her positivity is infectious! 


15. Denise Elliot // @deniseelliottbeautyco 

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: For all things beauty, this Instagram is a must. Denise Elliot is the owner of Denise Elliott Beauty Co., an award winning makeup and hair studio in Vancouver. This account features the talent and work of artists at the studio. 


14. Vitae Apparel // @vitaeapparel

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: For major swimsuit inspo, Vitae Apparel will do this trick. This Vancouver-based swimsuit brand has adorable suits that will get you excited for the summer. Follow their feed for envy-inducing travel shots with cute swimsuits to match (that you can buy!). 


13. Alycia Steven // @helloayuscarves

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: A-yu is the Malay word for beauty, sophistication and loveliness. Ayu is a brand created by Alycia to bring a piece of her vibrant South East Asian heritage to Canada through a simple and elegant scarf. Ayu is  features distinct, one-piece only pashmina scarves that are specially curated from various South East Asian countries. "This brand aims to spread the unique beauty and culture of South East Asia to more people and to provide the means for every Ayu customer to feel special, look beautiful and stand out," says Alycia. You can check out the beautiful scarves at ayuscarves.com


12.  Bee Lalli // @classyclaws

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: For serious nail inspo, you can't go wrong with Bee's Instagram. She's the owner of Classy Claws, a top notch nail studio in Vancouver. 


11. Alicia Haque // @alicia_haque

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Type of Instagrammer: Lifestyle

Why she's killing it: This British beaut has moved from London to Vancouver, showcasing her love of the city. Alicia is a YouTuber and Lifestyle and Travel Blogger. You check out her lovely blog at golivexplore.com. 


10. Rachel Barkman // @rachelbarkman

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Type of Instagrammer: Photographer

Why she's killing it: From incredibly dreamy shots of the Pacific Northwest, Rachel Barkman will not disappoint. She is a Wedding, Portrait, and Commercial Photographer who continually amazes her 68,000+ followers with picture perfect shots. 


9. Monika Quatrano // @hairbymonika.q

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: Monika Quatrano is a hair stylist and hair mastermind. She specializes in Blonde and balayage hair. She is also a Social Media Beauty Influencer and shares her beautiful hair transformations with her 80,000 Instagram followers. 


8. Paula Quigley // @yumilashesbypaula

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: Lash lifts are a newer emergence on the Vancouver beauty scene, offering a more natural and longer last option to eyelash extensions. Paula shares her beautiful Yumi lash lift transformations on Instagram. She is a certified Yumi Lash Lift Technician who recently started her own aesthetician business, Me Beauty.


7. Jasmine Hoffman // @jasminehoffman

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: This makeup guru will stun with her dazzling skills. Get ready to be seriously inspired from her feed. She is a Award-winning Freelance Makeup Artist and Wedding Makeup Specialist. Her Instagram is filled with lovely, pretty pictures, one after another. She is also the founder of Blue Jasmine Beauty Group. 


6. Nicole Lam // @nicolelylam

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: Nicole is bringing her A-game to the fashion blogger scene in Vancouver. Her style is fancy and sophisticated and she brings you on a fashion journey around Vancouver and the world. 


5. Nadia Albano // @nadiaalbanostyleinc

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: This Instagram page gives you a well-rounded look into Nadia's lifestyle and highly talented beauty skills. Nadia is a Makeover and Bridal Specialist.


4. Christie Ip // @christieip

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Type of Instagrammer: Travel, Lifestyle, Fashion

Why she's killing it: "I started using Instagram as a creative outlet to explore my interest in visual aesthetics," says Christie. "Capturing and editing photos was always a passion of mine and overtime, I developed a focus on fashion and travel for my feed!" Christie is always showcasing the latest fashion trends with an emphasis on street-style chic. She hopes to pursue a career in the creative fields of social media, digital influence and marketing in particular.


3. Mika // @mikadoesmakeup

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: Mika is the owner of Prep Beauty Parlour, an affordable luxury one-stop shop for beauty services. Her beautiful Instagram gives you a behind the scenes look at Prep and showcases her top-notch skills. She is a talented women — on top of founding and owning Prep, she is also a bridal beauty specialist and has been a makeup artist for 17 years and aesthetician for 13. 


2. Brunette the Label // @brunettethelabel

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Type of Instagrammer: Fashion

Why she's killing it: For pretty pics and cute clothes that you want to get your hands on, follow Brunette the Label. Founded by Miriam Alden, this Vancouver based-brand is one to watch (and wear). 


1. Tamara Martin // @srslycannot

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Type of Instagrammer: Beauty

Why she's killing it: This beaut's makeup game is perfection, to say the least. "At age three I ransacked my aunt's make-up bag and tried to emulate what I'd seen her and my mother do to their faces countless times before", says Tamara. Her dream of becoming a makeup artist became a reality when she moved to Vancouver to attend top artistry school, Blanche Macdonald. "I love the way makeup lets me express myself whether on my own or whilst making a client feel beautiful," says Tamara. You will fall in love with her makeup looks on her Instagram page. 

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