Zeina Abdalla of Meta[bolic] talks about her beauty-must have and shares what’s on her beauty shelf with Emirates Woman.

Lip Sleeping Mask Berry 10ml for Dhs74 Laneige

This intensive-care mask has become a staple in my nightly routine giving my lips the nourishment they need. I apply a generous amount before bed and let it work its magic overnight.

GLOWISH Multidew Skin Tint Dhs167 Huda Beauty


As someone who loves a natural, glowing complexion, I wear Glowish every day. This skin tint is the perfect solution for achieving a soft-focus, dewy finish that looks effortlessly radiant with a “no makeup” makeup look.

Legit Lashes Mascara Dhs140 Huda Beauty

This mascara is my absolute favourite because it adds volume, length, and curls lashes all in one formula. It’s perfect for both daytime and nighttime looks, and stays put all day without flaking or smudging. Overall, it’s a must-have for days I want bold, dramatic lashes.

Radiant Creamy Concealer Dhs170 Nars


This is my go-to for its lightweightformula and long-lasting wear. It blends seamlessly into my skin and comes in a wide range of shades to match my skin tone perfectly. It’s also versatile and easy to apply, making it a must-have in my makeup bag.

The Dewy Skin Cream Dhs260 Tatcha

This deeply hydrates my skin and improves its overall appearance. It’s made with natural, high-quality ingredients like Japanese purple rice, algae, and hyaluronic acid which works as an anti-ageing moisturiser.

Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment 50ml for Dhs475 Sunday Riley


It’s my go-to for its ability to brighten, smooth, and even out my skin. It contains lactic acid for gentle exfoliation and can be used as a daily serum, spot treatment, or mask. The formula is gentle, yet effective, and absorbs quickly without any irritation.

Gloss Bomb Heat Lip Lumizer + Plumper Dhs125 Fenty Beauty

Fenty Heat Lip Balm is the perfect way to add a subtle hint of colour and gloss to my lips while keeping them soft and moisturised.

Maxi.Wash shampoo Dhs131 Kevin Murphy

It is an excellent product that effectively purifies my hair and scalp. It removes build-up and impurities without stripping my hair’s natural oils.

Bergamote 22 Eau de Parfum 100ml for Dhs1,300 Le Labo


This unique fragrance stands out for its blend of citrusy and woody notes. Handmade with natural ingredients, it’s a conscious choice for fragrance lovers. The unisex scent is long-lasting without being overpowering, making it a staple in my fragrance collection.

Propolis Infused Polishing Primer 75ml for Dhs141 Gisou

It’s great for reducing frizz andprotecting my hair from heat damage. Its lightweight texture leaves my hair feeling soft, smooth, and shiny. I’m also a fan of the brand’s sustainable beekeeping practices and the use of bee-derived ingredients.

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