9 Arab Brands That Should Be On Your List of Beauty Essentials
By: Malak Khaled
Self-care is very important; to feel good and confident in our own skin is one of the most enjoyable feelings ever. What some people don’t know is that we have beauty brands in the Arab World that are just as good as international ones! We’ve compiled for you some Arab beauty brands that will take care of you for you.
If we’re going to mention Arab beauty brands, Huda Beauty will always make the list. Founded by the cosmetics sensation Huda Kattan, Huda Beauty is a globally-known brand which is on every girl’s make-up list.
A skin and hair-care brand, founded by Lebanese entrepreneur, Joelle Mardinian. When it came to inspiration, Joelle’s main inspiration for flawless and beautiful skin was the elegant city of Paris.
Founded by Aly Rahimtoola in 2008, Herbal Essentials is a skin-care brand for every skin type; they also have vegan skincare products. The brand initially launched in the UAE then spread worldwide online.
Bassam Fattouh Cosmetics
Bassam Fattouh Cosmetic is a cosmetics brand by the talented celebrity international make-up artist, Bassam Fattouh. He launched his signature cosmetics range in 2010 inspired by the requests of fans and clients. His collection brings together the ideal balance between quality and luxury with an innovative twist and turned into a “must-have” for most women due to its luxurious textures.
The Camel Soap Factory
A Dubai-based, award-winning brand founded by Stevi Lowmass to create sustainable and environmentally sensitive and natural skincare products created with locally sourced camel milk.
Glossy Make Up
Founded by Natasha Zaki, the brand is based in Dubai and London. From brushes and applicators to lashes and eye shadows, all their products are 100% cruelty-free and vegan.
Wow by Wojooh
Wojooh is a leading beauty retailer in the Middle East, usually the beauty store next door. They launched a beauty line that is high quality as well as cost-friendly.
A Moroccan skincare line, founded by Mouna Abbassy in 2013 after moving to Dubai. “Izil” means “pure” in the Amazigh language. The brand is inspired by traditional Moroccan recipes, using natural ingredients. It all started from Mouna’s home, then expanded to the rest of the world, now globally recognized and can be found in spas and stores across the region.
Bassma Boussel Cosmetics
This is a Moroccan brand founded by ex-singer and fashion designer, Bassma Boussel. The brand is focused on skin-care products like masks and scrubs.