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Jordanian Journalist Ola Al-Fares Makes Her Debut at the Cannes Film Festival 2016

lolaalfares / Instagram

lolaalfares / Instagram

Jordanian journalist Ola Al-Fares is having quite the week. Having just been named the new brand ambassador for L’Oréal Paris, the brunette beauty packed her bags and headed to the South of France to attend the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival for the first time. The 30-year-old Al-Fares—who became the youngest TV reporter in the Middle East at the tender age of 17—made sure to document the prestigious cinematic festival via her various social media platforms, which boast a combined total of 4.9 million devoted followers across Instagram and Twitter (making her the most followed woman in Jordan after HRH Queen Rania). Read on for a complete beauty timeline that stars Ola Al-Fares at the Cannes Film Festival 2016.

lolaalfares / Instagram

lolaalfares / Instagram

Upon arrival, Al-Fares was all smiles in front of a breathtaking Cote d’Azur backdrop.

A video posted by عُلا الفارس (@lolaalfares) on

The Jordanian journalist posed for photos alongside fellow L’Oréal brand ambassador and Bollywood star, Aishwarya Rai.


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Moments before arriving on the red carpet, Al-Fares changed into a stunning floor-length, feather-embellished gown signed Georges Chakra Couture.


The brunette beauty opted for dazzling diamond earrings and a cuff by luxury French jewelry brand Messika to finish her look.


Al-Fares looked nothing short of elegant with her waist-grazing chocolate lengths raked back into a sleek, half-up hairstyle. The Jordanian journalist proved that she isn’t afraid to break the rules and paired a dramatic smokey eye with a bold, siren-red pout for the BFG screening. Get the look by reaching for the L’Oréal Color Riche lipstick in 430 (US $10; AED/SAR 37).


To achieve Al-Fares’ matte complexion, opt for the L’Oréal Paris True Match Foundation (US $14; AED/SAR 51) and finish with a dusting of the Infallible Pro-Matte 16Hr Powder (US $13; AED/SAR 48).

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