Beauty Diaries: Nora Attal Opens Her Little Black Book Of Beauty Secrets

BY Gemma Deeks / Dec 19 2018 / 19:20 PM

The model does hotel room workouts and eats bagels with jam for breakfast

Beauty Diaries: Nora Attal Opens Her Little Black Book Of Beauty Secrets
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Favourite makeup brand: “Charlotte Tilbury. I don’t wear makeup that often, but Charlotte Tilbury has really good palettes, such as eyeshadow and contour. They have beautiful shades that are easy to use, and not to mention the packaging.”

Foundation & concealer: “Moisture Cover Concealer by MAC and Ex 1 Cosmetics Liquid Foundation.”

Go-to lip colour: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Sculpting Lipstick in #410.

Mascara: Dior Waterproof Mascara.

Gucci Guilty

Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Femme, Dhs570

Current scent: Gucci Guilty.

Signature make-up hacks: “Heat your eyelash curler with a blow dryer and it makes a mini curling iron for your lashes.”


Food intolerances: “Milk specifically. But I have foods with dairy in them.”

Workout method: “I try to do short concentrated 15-minute workouts a day. I travel a lot and I like these as you can do them in your hotel room.”

Guilty food pleasures: Chocolate.

Drink preference: “I usually have one or two cups of green tea a day, and also ginger or turmeric and cayenne shot a couple of times a week.”

Bagel and Jam

Breakfast: “Recently, my go-to every day is a bagel with jam. Sometimes I make porridge with almond butter and blueberries.”

Food dislikes: “I don’t like some fish types.


Skincare routine: “I wash my face with Cetaphil cleanser and use Caudalie Beauty Elixir spray and Avenue Cicalfate moisturiser after.”

Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Glow Mask

Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask, Dhs215

Go-to product for skin emergencies: Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask.

Flight essentials: “The concentrated hand cream by Neutrogena.”

Manicure: “I get my nails done on every shot so I rarely get the chance to do them.”

Suncream: La Roche-Posay 50+ ultralight.


Chanel 2018 Cruise Fashion Show

Hair schedule: “I cut my hair after every fashion month and every two to three months.”

Style secret: “I put oil on the ends to make it look healthy and shiny.”

Favourite products: L’Oréal Elvive hair oil.

Off-duty hair look: “A classic middle parting.”

Bad hair day secret: “I usually slick it back in a neat bun.”

From December 2018 issue of Harper's Bazaar Arabia 

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