MAKE-UP & FRAGRANCE
Favourite makeup brand: “MAC is my favourite brand. Most of the makeup products that I use on a daily basis are from MAC.”
Foundation/concealer: “I’ve used Make Up For Ever HD and Nars Creamy Concealer for years and years.”
Go-to lip colour: “MAC Satin Lipstick in Mocha.”
Mascara: "Rodial Glamolash XXL."
Byredo Bal D’afrique, Dhs848 at Ounass
Current perfume: "Byredo Bal d’Afrique."
Signature make-up hacks: “When I’m feeling lazy, I only apply compact powder to my cheeks followed by a blusher and MAC Prep & Prime Fix+. A defined dark bronzer has been my signature look since I was in college.”
Manicure: “Chanel Le Vernis in Satin Black.”
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Hairstylist: “YouTube! I’ve maintained the same pixie cut for years, I think I’m an expert now.”
Hair schedule: “I trim my hair every two months, short hair looks unpleasant when it grows. I don’t change my colour, I love its natural colour.” Signature style: “I wear a turban to respect my culture and as a fashion choice.”
Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin, Dhs653
Moisturiser: “Dr Brandt Transforming Pearl Serum and Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin.”
Cleanser: "Vichy Thermal."
Flight essentials: “L’Occitane Shea Hand Cream, Dettol wipes, lip balm and blusher.”
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse, Dhs204
Miracle product: "Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse."
Sunscreen: "Bioderma Photoderm Max SPF 100."
Skin emergencies: “Origins Clear Improvement mask for bad skin days.”
DIET & FITNESS
Food intolerances: “I’m lactose intolerant."
Go-to snack: “There is always a banana in my bag.”
Workout: “Being so busy with kids and work, I hardly find time to workout, so I do HIIT two or three times a week.”
Guilty food pleasures: “Pasta, pasta and pasta.”
Drink: “I’m a tea drinker, not a coffee drinker.”
Breakfast: “If I’m not having eggs, I’ll replace them with fruit yoghurt, granola and blueberries.”
Food dislikes: “I’m not friends with salmon!
From the November 2018 issue of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia
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