Beauty Diaries: Tracy Harmoush On Secret Surgeries, Using Lipstick As Blush And The Ultimate Overnight Cure For A Breakout

BY Gemma Deeks / Apr 23 2019 / 14:31 PM

“My go-to snack is peanut butter on brown toast with honey and I avoid dairy where I can”

Beauty Diaries: Tracy Harmoush On Secret Surgeries, Using Lipstick As Blush And The Ultimate Overnight Cure For A Breakout
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Fitness influencer, wellness advocate and all-round Lebanese-American beauty Tracy Harmoush shares all her beauty and fitness secrets with BAZAAR, from the best cream that cures skin breakouts overnight to hair backs and her weekly workout routine.


Favourite make-up brand and why? “I use Benefit for my face as it’s very subtle and natural looking and has resourceful packaging.”

Foundation: "La-Roche-Posay Toleriane corrective liquid #16." 

Go-to lip colour: "Super Model or Pillow Talk by Charlotte Tilbury."

Mascara: "Benefit Extra Black."

Pour Femme Eau De Parfum, Dhs 390, Dolce & Gabbana 

Signature scent: “Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme Eau De Parfum for seven years and counting!”

Signature make-up hack: “Lipstick on cheeks for a fresh sun-kissed look.”


Hairstylist: “Tony El Mendelek for cut, colour and styling and La Loge for blowouts.”

Hair schedule: “Every two months.”

Style secret: “I twist my wet hair and pin it to my shirt to wake up with natural beach waves.”

Treatments: “Moremo every month to avoid dry hair.”

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Off-duty hair look: "Beach waves!"

Bad hair day: "Hide it behind a messy ponytail."


Skincare routine: “Serum, eye cream and face cream in the morning and night serum, eye cream, and hydrating overnight cream at night. I also do a bi-weekly mask.” 

Go-to product for skin emergencies: “Homeoplasmine for any breakout. It’s an overnight fix.” 

Cleansers: "Uriage Eau Thermale — Hyséac."

Flight essentials: “Labello cherry chapstick and eye drops.”

Miracle product: "La Roche-Posay Toleriane Corrective Liquid #16."

Lady Like, Dhs 45, Essie 

Manicure: “I go to La Loge – it’s either Essie’s Lady Like (5. Dhs45), Size Matters or Black.”

Suncream: "La Roche 50+."


Attitude to injectables: “Not opposed to it for minor, subtle tweaks.” 

Cosmetic dermatologist: "Dr. Roy Mutran." 

Secret surgeries: “It’s not a secret. I had a bone alignment surgery on my foot. I use my feet a lot as an athlete and was advised by doctors that I needed to rectify it before it gets worse.”


Food intolerances: “No intolerances, but I avoid dairy during the week if I can.”


Go-to snack: “Peanut butter on brown toast with honey.” 

Workout method: “I work out in the morning. Twice a week HIIT workouts and the rest skill training (handstands, parallel bars, flips).” 

Guilty food pleasures: “Sour candy and Nachos. Or anything fast food!”

Beverage preference: “Black coffee once a day, in the morning, otherwise cold-pressed juice throughout the day.”

Breakfast: “Avocado on toast with chilli flakes, eggs on the side.”

Food dislikes: “Truffle and caviar – I’m a cheap date, tell the eligible bachelors!”

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From the April 2019 Issue of Harper's BAZAAR Arabia