Gary Thompson AKA “The Plastic Boy” is a makeup artist, blogger and content creator breaking the boundaries of traditional makeup and beauty.

More than 250k people follow Gary Thompson’s Instagram how-to tutorials on beauty and skincare. His knowledge of products combined with his quirky, no-nonsense approach has won him a loyal following and the community keeps on growing. He started out doing mini Instagram videos three years ago and his flair for makeovers made him an instant hit. His YouTube channel is also thriving and he gets a huge audience response to his weekly reviews of new releases from the beauty industry.

Gary was the first male in the UK to front a major beauty campaign and his story had been featured in multiple media publications, including the Daily Mail and the Metro. He has been an active Ambassador for the Princes’ Trust and has spoken on many platforms about diversity in the beauty industry and how it needs to change.

 He has a particular affection for those moments when makeup makes us be a bit outrageous.



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