With over 1.8 million followers on Instagram, Shilpa Sethi is quickly becoming known as the Kim Kardashian of India. The New Delhi model has had four operations on her bum in the last two years. Previously, she worked as a makeup artist and website designer, but now she makes her living from modeling gigs and Instagram.
Sethi is widely known in India for her Instagram fame and claims that she gets stopped on the street almost every time she goes out. Her online feed is filled with provocative photos of her surgically enhanced butt and body. While she continues to grow her following on Instagram, the model is fully aware that her family does not support this recent career switch. Curvy bodies are not the norm for the native women of India, which may contribute to some of her fame. Similarly to the attention that the Kardashian women receive, men and women alike are intrigued by full bums and social media platforms like Instagram offer the perfect medium for individuals to share photos of their journey and physical transformations.
Shilpa Sethi claims that the money she spent on her surgeries has already paid for itself in Instagram engagement. She spent approximately £49k (which equates to over 61.5k in American money). For women seeking similar results, one of the top doctors for such plastic surgery procedures is Dr. Shridharani However, plastic surgery isn’t 100% necessary to grow the bum for aspiring female models.
Many Instagram Models Choose to Grow their Bum Naturally
While hundreds of models and social media influencers have undergone surgical procedures to enhance their bodies, thousands still have completely natural bodies. Many models even share their tips for growing the body naturally on their accounts, encouraging other women to take advantage of the power of exercise and proper diet.
Instagrammer BlendWithLexi has been uploading butt exercise videos, demonstrating how to grow the perfect ‘snacks’ as Sir Mix-A-Lot once called it. In 2020, curves are on-trend, which is displayed all over the tabloids. Because of this, many women are seeking to grow a larger butt without the cost of a plastic surgery procedure. Accounts like @blendwithlexi offer realistic advice for growing a natural booty.
Another Instagram influencer and aspiring model, Sadie Hanalei (@sadiehanalei), is all-natural. A Samoan-French mix that deserves equal attention, and has a natural body. Her feed is filled with photos of her soaking up the sun and spending time with family and friends. Her full-curves are the result of her heritage and disciplined lifestyle. Hanalei also has a blog where she speaks out on social issues and other events in her life.
In addition to these up and coming Instagram models, there are thousands of other influencers who offer their tips and tricks for achieving the coveted curvy body through natural processes. Many, like Shilpa Sethi, will still choose to take advantage of the fast-changing power of surgical procedures, which are much more accessible as technology advances. However, women should know their options for changing their bodies, whether it’s natural or not.