We countdown our top 10 foolproof make-up staples.
1. FLAWLESS FACE
Perfect skin is the wish of every girl. Ensure yours is seamless and radiant with a daily dose of this creamy foundation. Playing with light it ensures every imperfection is concealed and with SPF20 your skin is both pore-less and protec
Parure De Lumière Foundation Dhs272 Guerlain
2. NAIL IT
Make one of your New Year’s resolutions expertly groomed nails. Nothing says confidence like a set of gleaming red talons. Estée Lauder paid homage to the hot hue with the new Red Hautes Collection. “There are five types of red to answer every desire – there are day reds and there are night reds,” says Creative Make-Up Director Tom Pecheux.
Pure Colour Nail Lacquer Red Hautes Collection Dhs89 (each) Estée Lauder
3. BODY MAP
Our skin is our largest organ, yet it receives the least amount of love. Spend just two minutes daily massaging this rich firming lotion into your limbs to stimulate circulation and leave you with gleaming, soft ski
Body Firming Lotion Q10 Dhs14.60 Nivea
4. MAKE ME BLUSH
A hint of peach blush on the cheeks gives an instant pick-me-up to a tired complexion.
Joues Contraste 76 Frivole Dhs204 Chanel
5. SKIN S.O.S.
A super-scientific serum using nano technology and 24ct gold to lift, firm and tighten skin. Packed full of active ingredients, the Platinum Gold Elixir serum harnesses advanced lifting skincare technology giving the face a noticeably firmer tone. For maximum benefit “use the dream serum over a four-week treatment course,” advises Dr Sebagh.
Platinum Gold Elixir Serum Dhs2,155 Dr Sebagh at Harvey Nichols
6. LASH OUT
Let your eyes do the talking with this volume-boosting, lash-lengthening formula! The slightly reflective mascara creates a hypnotic set of glossy eyelashes.
PhotoReady 3D Volume Mascara Dhs46 Revlon
7. MASTER OF ILLUSION
A dusting of loose powder is the most elegant beauty ritual of all. It sets make-up in place and keeps a shiny T-zone at bay. This practical powder with built-in brush can be buffed into the skin as a foundation or layered over a fluid foundation for extra coverage.
Skin Illusion Loose Powder Foundation Dhs180 Clarins at Areej
8. GLISTEN UP!
A slick of clear gloss can work make-up wonders. It can make any lipstick pack a punch and can even be used on bare eyelids for a subtle gleam.
Gloss Effet 3D Dhs66 Bourjois at Boots Pharmacy
9. TRESS TALK
In just 60 seconds this magic potion gets to work on even the most stressed-out strands. It’s the Pro-Keratin and ceramide that repairs damaged locks. The result is strong, glossy and bouncy tresses.
Total Repair 5 Instant Miracle Cream Dhs21 L’Oréal Elvive
10. GREEN LIGHT
If you dare to try one bold beauty trend, go green. A wash of sheer green shadow on the eyelids is the most sophisticated way to do colour.
Eye Colour Quad in Emerald Lust Dhs345 Tom Ford