How many times have you found yourself in Dubai, ready to take some selfies, but with no one to do your makeup? I personally know the feeling well and have dealt with it myself when visiting Dubai on various occasions. However, if you have any of these makeup artists in Dubai following you on Instagram or Snapchat, you’ll be much better off the next time you find yourself in this situation. So check out my top 10 make up artist beauty travel blogger Dubai in this article and follow them today! You won’t regret it!
There are plenty of popular makeup artists in Dubai. I like Mehron, who is both a black and white makeup artist. She’s known for her artistic use of both colors and textures in her work and has done some amazing transformations over the years.
The UAE also boasts a diverse lineup of beauty bloggers, including some very skilled black makeup artists like Mehron. In addition to her YouTube channel, there are plenty of articles featuring her work. The picture below is from her most recent photo shoot that appeared in Elle Canada and was shot by photographer Daniel Lefevre (also based in Dubai). For both photographers and models, my guide contains contact information for hundreds of professionals around the world who are available for hire or collaboration.
2) Sajeel Vaid
Sajeel Vaid is a popular makeup artist, beauty travel blogger and make-up educator based in Dubai. After graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University with a First Class degree in Fashion Design & Technology, Sajeel went on to study Media Communications and Practice at the Institute of Creative Arts where she was awarded both a BA (Hons) degree and an MA. She has collaborated with brands such as L’Oreal, Maybelline, Estee Lauder and Pantene.
Sajeel has been recognised for her work by being selected for the list of ‘Top 10 British Asians under 30′ by Top British Asians Magazine in 2013 and ’30 Under 30’ by City AM Magazine in 2014. She has also been featured on BBC World News discussing topics such as cultural diversity, race relations and mental health issues.
3) Huda Beauty
Huda Kattan is an award-winning beauty vlogger, international makeup artist, entrepreneur and icon. She was born in California and raised in Dubai. Huda Kattan has over 24 million Instagram followers, making her one of the most popular makeup artists and social media influencers in the world.
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4) Farah Nazneen
Farah Nazneen is a prominent makeup artist based in the United Arab Emirates. Her blog features a variety of content, including how-to tutorials and product reviews. Her upbeat personality and inspiring stories make her one of the most popular bloggers and artists on Instagram. Anabelle Dávila: Anabelle Dávila is an award-winning beauty blogger from Barcelona who covers international beauty news as well as topics like cruelty-free living and veganism.
5) Elie Saab
Elie Saab, founder of the eponymous Elie Saab brand, is a Lebanese-born fashion designer and make up artist beauty travel blogger Dubai who immigrated to Paris at the age of 13. In 1975, he opened his first boutique, House of Elie Saab in Beirut and four years later, he moved to Paris. The House was known for its oriental chic style and became popular on the world’s catwalks.
6) Ricky Belal
Ricky Belal Ricky is an Emirati woman who started her make up artist career with an apprenticeship under Saher Sharif from Beverly Hills.
7) Anna Stilista
Anna Stilista is a popular make up artist beauty travel blogger Dubai with more than 3 million followers on Instagram. Born and raised in Dubai, Anna specializes in fashion, bridal and beauty makeup. On her blog, she shares insights on her work and personal life. From perfecting the smokey eye or creating dewy skin, Anna has mastered the skills of a pro!
8) Natasha Law Firm
Don’t know what a popular makeup artist is? Maybe you’ve never been to Dubai? Let me introduce you to my friend and industry influencer Amber St. Clare, who also goes by Natasha Law Firm. She’s an excellent example of both being a black makeup artist, and popular makeup artist beauty travel blogger dubai. For instance, she has over 120k followers on her Instagram alone. How many followers does your account have?
9) Meenakshi Mendaña-Rajan
Meenakshi Mendaña-Rajan is a well-known makeup artist, who has photographed some of the most popular and influential people from around the world. Mendaña-Rajan’s job as a travel blogger and beauty influencer have afforded her access to many glamorous locations.
As a black makeup artist, Mendaña-Rajan is setting new standards for representation for people of color in the industry.
10) Alina Halim
Alina Halim is one of the most popular makeup artists and beauty bloggers on Instagram. She recently moved from Sydney, Australia to Dubai. Alina is best known for her travelogue Shenanigans Abroad, documenting her journey as a dual Australian-Iranian citizen. Halim has become known for traveling with a rainbow of makeup, so much so that she was featured in Maybelline’s #ShowYourColors campaign. She also shown interest in Japanese Koichi hair style and its evolution.
The best part? Black makeup artists are all over Instagram making it easy to hunt down their work without having to worry about an expensive plane ticket. There’s even a beauty travel blogger who can tell you where to find the hottest black makeup artist in Dubai! Check out her list of 10 of the most popular black makeup artists on Instagram Above.