The UAE is known for its booming beauty industry. People are crazy about fashion here. The Middle Eastern woman love to enhance their beauty-eyes smothered with bold kohl blushed and high cheekbones, sharply contoured jawlines, perfectly lined glossy lips, nose well-highlighted, long lashes and not to forget the amazing fragrances. 

A place where makeup is appreciated and celebrated so much, definitely many native beauty brands have also stepped into the market. The Middle Eastern essentials of makeup are different from elsewhere. So, it becomes difficult to find the right foundation color or to get the extra blingy eye shadow. However, the local Emirati brands have eased this struggle for all of the makeup lovers out there. 

 Today, we are here to discuss some UAE-born beauty brands that have embodied the real essence of the Middle East. These brands have marked their importance in the race of international makeup as well.

So, we have collected the list of top-UAE makeup brands that are much better than most of the makeup brands.

Let’s get started!


This list is practically incomplete without Huda Kattan’s Huda Beauty. It is not just a renowned name in the Emirate world but counted as the best beauty brand worldwide. This beauty blogger turned entrepreneur started with her amazing collection of eyelashes. Huda has now created a range of products including eye palettes, highlighters, lipsticks, foundations. She has recently stepped into the field of skincare with the new wishful skin.

2. Shirley Conlon Organics

Makeup and skincare go hand-in-hand. And speaking of Skin Care, how can we not mention Shirley Conlon Organics? After studying cosmetology in London, Shirley Conlon came to Dubai. She was astonished to see how fewer women here are investing in their skincare. Intending to create something clean, pure, homemade, full of goodness and vitamins and bring skincare to every woman’s vanity, she started her line of skincare.

3. Hammamii

After success in the spa and treatment industry, the owner of Hammamii, Shawna Morneau wanted to jump into the beauty world. She longed for the local touch in beauty products and bridged the gap by starting her line of makeup. She believes the local Emirati products like the camel’s milk or lemons are the best addons. Her products are cent percent halal, fragrance-free, and natural.

4. Lash Dubai

Middle eastern women love long lashes. It is the perfect garnish for their almond-shaped big beautiful eyes. To complement their eyes, Lash Dubai, a local Emirati brand offers high-quality false lashes. For those of you who wear false lashes, know the real hassle. It can be a mess if your glue is not right, the lashes are not shaped properly, and the applicator is not right. Lash Dubai is a solution for all lash problems. They make high-quality lashes ranging from glam to natural ones.

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5. Kayali

Not just Huda, but Mona Kattan has also started her brand of perfumes, Kayali as a joint venture of Kattan Sisters. In association with a renowned French perfume house Firmenich, they have created four stunning perfumes perfect for feminine feels. These perfumes have the right blend of Middle eastern essence that can be paired or wore alone as per your mood.

6. Shiffa

This doctor turned entrepreneur is a big name in the Emirati beauty world. Dr. Lamees Hamdan was seeking a remedy to her pregnancy stretch marks and ended up creating her line of products. She has gained huge popularity for her natural oils, serums, and perfumes. 

7. Glossy Make Up

Started as a beauty blogger then Makeup artist, Natasha Zaki created her line of beauty products called Glossy Make Up. In her journey as a makeup artist, she acquainted with Cara Delivigne, Jourdan Dunn and Caggie Dunlop and became a beauty expert. She thought the Emirati Beauty industry needed better lashes and brushes and came up with her beauty accessories to meet the needs of her clients.

8. Izil

Middle eastern oils, spices, and herbs have been famous worldwide for centuries now. Mouna Abassy’s Izil came in limelight for her Moroccon Argan oil. The oil is created with the best of ingredients and her family recipe passed on from generation after generation. Not just the Argan oil, the brand is famous for its wide range of organic oils.

9. Arcadia

Arcadia is famous for its extraordinary and classic scents. The owner and founder Amna Al Habtoor makes scents with the best of ingredients and imbibes the middle eastern touch in every fragrance. These all-natural perfumes are worth buying. And you will definitely fall in love with this brand after using her scents just once.

10. The Simplicity Line

Karissa Stelma, the founder of The Simplicity Line was looking for a solution that would nourish the skin inside-out. Her first product “Nine” is meant for diminishing pregnancy stretch marks became famous instantly. She has also come up with amazing oils and serums that are musts in your night skin routine.

These entrepreneurs had a vision that distinguished them from the crowd. Their ambition, motivation, hard work and innovation has made what they are today.

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