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12 Local Beauty Brands to Support Now

It’s no secret that local and small businesses are feeling the burn of the current economic climate. The backbone of most societies’ economies these companies tend to work on very narrow margins meaning they are being hit the hardest. Now is the time that we need to be showing them support. In this region especially some of our best beauty brands have been built and run by women, with many of them supported by a team of females. From skincare formulas inspired by their culture to tools that can help you de-stress, it’s time to support local.

Izil Beauty

Natural skincare inspired by the ancient secrets of Moroccan Beauty founded by Mouna Abbassy. Available online for delivery across the GCC.

The Fit Face

The first #FaceWorkOut in the region. Learn how to sculpt, tone and lift your skin naturally from facial yoga expert and facial massage specialist Isadora Peric and her range of specially developed tools.

The Simplicity Line

Natural organic skincare products in Dubai for women made from essential oils and body butter, focusing on pregnancy, stretch mark prevention and more. Founded by Karissa Stelma.

Pinky Goat

The award-winning lash line developed by Dubai based Maha Morley-Kirk and Elle Hardy.

KJ Serums

The UAE’s only fresh made to order skin and hair care products with temperature-controlled delivery straight to your door every month. Founded by Kathryn Jones.


A Dubai based vegan and cruelty-free skincare range created by Sarah Al Musili.

Nina Uhbi Cosmetics

A premium cruelty-free lash line from Dubai based make-up artist Nina Uhbi.

The Dubai Dolls

A luxury cruelty-free beauty brand developed in Dubai. As a social enterprise, The Dubai Dolls supports and improves young girls’ access to quality private childcare education in developing countries. They dedicate 2% of sales directly to ensure that one young girl from an underprivileged and undernourished background receives one year of nutritious lunch meals as well as education in a private institution.

Shirley Conlon Organics

High-performance, luxury organic skincare based in Dubai that offers high-performance products with proven results. 


Developed by Fay Afghahi these hair vitamins have been proven to reduce hair loss and stimulate your hair growth while improving hair strength and shine.


Created by Dr. Lamees out of personal necessity her highly effective formulas have reached cult status.


Created by Intisar and Fatima Al-Sabah, Prisomolgie focuses on the power of color therapy and injecting it into peoples daily lives.

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