Emirati model Minwa Al Hamed talks us through her hero beauty buys.

Let’s Get Luminous Brightening Essentials Dhs175 Ole Henriksen available at sephora.ae

OLE Henriksen

This works as the perfect combination to enhance my skin for daily use. This glow-boosting set of three hydrates my skin as it is rich in vitamin C. It targets any visible signs of ageing and enhances my skincare routine.

Shape Tape Contour Concealer Dhs135 Tarte available at sephora.ae

Tarte Shape Tape

This is my go-to concealer no matter what the occasion is. It’s lightweight and lasts the entire day by providing full coverage while keeping those dark circles concealed. This easy-to-blend formula doesn’t flake or crease.

Translucent Setting Powder Dhs184 Laura Mercier available at bloomingdales.ae

Laura Mercier

The translucent setting powder is sheer, silky and weightless. By enhancing a full makeup look, it gives a seamless finish and helps to blur any imperfections.

Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain Dhs96 Benefit Cosmetics available at namshi.ae

Benefit Benetint

I love the Benefit tints. This kiss-proof colour lasts for hours and is very flattering on all skin tones. The applicator glides on effortlessly to make my lips and cheeks look gorgeous in seconds.

Blush Trio Dhs184 Anastasia Beverly Hills available at Apotheca Beauty

Anastasia Beverly Hills (1)

I love the shade Berry Adore. This blendable formula can be used as three separate shares or it can be mixed together to create a variety of looks. For on-the-go touch-ups, this compact is the perfect product.

Better Than Love Mascara Dhs126 Too Faced available at sephora.ae

Too Faced

This intensely black formula instantly uplifts your lashes. With one sweep my lashes are defined and stretched to unbelievable lengths.

Waterproof Lip Pencil Dhs95 Make Up For Ever available at namshi.ae

Make Up Forever

I love the smooth liner from this brand. It’s the perfect nude to enhance my lips and it honestly lasts so long. The Aqua lip liner in 3C from Make Up For Ever is a must-try.

Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater Dhs20 Mario Badescu available at sephora.ae

Mario Badescu

To finish any look, I use the Mario Badescu spray as it lightly refreshes my skin while boosting hydration. It relieves dehydrated and lack-lustre complexions. Simply mist it over your moisturiser for a hydration boost and use it to set your makeup.

Step-by-Step Contour Kit Dhs313 Smashbox available at sephora.ae


This travel-size kit is ideal for defining, bronzing and highlighting. It can easily be carried around and it helps to sculpt every face shape.

Rock N Kohl Eyeliner Dhs115 Charlotte Tilbury available at namshi.ae

Charlotte Tilbury

The bedroom black shade defines my eyes and blends effortlessly for a fierce definition. This waterproof formula can help achieve an impeccable line with a clean finish.

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