The Arab countries are home to some of the most influential, beautiful, and charismatic women. While most of the people still believe that Arab women can't make it big, a group of powerful ladies are breaking the stereotypes just like a boss! These ladies epitomise what women can achieve in the beauty and fashion industry.

Here we have 10 Arab beauty and fashion influencers who are taking the world by the storm with their makeup brushes and utter creativity

1. Huda Kattan|Huda Beauty

Huda Kattan|Huda Beauty

Who doesn't know the woman behind a billion-dollar beauty empire? With 420k followers on Instagram, and, an estimated worth of more than $756 million, this Dubai-based beauty mogul is the most influential names in the beauty industry.

She told L'Officiel Singapore in an exclusive interview that she was inspired by her sisters to start Huda Beauty blog in 2010. She started off with false eyelashes under the name Huda Beauty in 2012 which were later worn by Kim Kardashian. The initial struggle was to search for the distributors but, eventually, Sephora Dubai Mall agreed to stock their lashes. And, since then, there was no looking back.

Feathers in her hat:

  • Rank#1 in 2017 Influencer Instagram Rich List
  • Ten most powerful influencers in the world of beauty List by Forbes Magazine
  • The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet List by Times Magazine

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2TNPdtq

YouTube: https://bit.ly/2o7WxQA  

2. Hayla Al Ghazal|Hayla TV

Hayla Al Ghazal|Hayla TV

The next big name in the list is of Hayla Al Ghazal, founder of Hayla TV. Dubai-based Syrian YouTube star Hayla Ghazal, a beauty vlogger has nearly six million followers on her YouTube channel. She's one of the most versatile vloggers ever. You will find everything on her YouTube channel, from beauty tips to cooking tutorials.

Now aged 23 and based in Dubai, she is also the owner of a fashion boutique Hayla Couture in Jumeirah, which sells high end bridal and evening wear.

Feathers in her hat:

Middle East's Ambassador to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Links to her Social Media Handles:

YouTube:  https://bit.ly/2xllxJ8

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2ovLceY

3. Noha Nabil

Noha Nabil

This Kuwait-based woman is a lot more than just a pretty face! She was a famous Kuwaiti TV presenter since 1992 and, has worked with huge Middle-east stations like Kuwait TV, Dubai TV, MBC, Alrai Media and AL-Watan Television.

She entered into fashion blogging in 2009 and made a blog named Noha Style Icon Fashion. She has whopping number of (7.1 million) followers on Instagram alone and One Lakh plus subscribers on YouTube. Recently, she collaborated with Bourjois Paris to craft lipstick collection.

Feathers in her hat:

Style Icon from the web network Chictopia in 2011

Link to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2xjv8kw

YouTube: https://bit.ly/2SBLFxZ

4. Joelle Mardinian|Joelle Group

Joelle Mardinian|Joelle Group

Prominently known as the TV host, makeup brushes artist, and an entrepreneur, she's the founder of beauty company Joelle Group. She hosts the most famous "Joelle" show on MBC, the Middle East’s number one satellite TV channel which attracts more than 120 million viewers per day. She currently has 9.5 million followers on her Instagram account

Started off as a freelancer, she gave up on working for someone else and, opened her own company Maison de Joelle in 2008. It has thirteen chains of salons in cities like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain Riyadh, Jeddah, Qatar, Erbil, Kurdistan Tunis, and Morroco.

Feathers in her hat:

  • Has done one on one interview with Dolce and Gabbana, Peter Dundas, Anna Del Russo, Zuhair Murad, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Ivanka Trump etc.
  • Elected as Regional Creative Director for Max Factor in 2010
  • Brand ambassador for Pantene, Braun, and most recently for Dyson and Evian.
  • Founder of Clinica Joelle, a dedicated cosmetic clinic in Dubai for surgical and non-surgical solutions.

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2EWBwAo 

Facebook:http://bit.ly/2N6OzEU

YouTube: https://bit.ly/1rtWeh

5. Mona Kattan|Kayali|Huda Beauty

Mona Kattan|Kayali|Huda Beauty

Did this surname ring some bells in your head? Yes, she's the youngest Kattan sisters. Huda Kattan admits that her sister, Mona was behind the creation of Huda Beauty. Based in Dubai, she manages Huda Beauty and Kayali.

Her Instagram account has 1.7 million followers and, her new reality show, Huda Boss on Facebook Watch is gaining a huge amount of attention.

Feathers in her hat:

  • She has won the Little Miss Tennessee pageant.
  • She is the co-founder and managing partner of the full-service beauty salon. The Dollhouse in January of 2012.
  • She was a managing partner of Mastermind PR from 2009 to 2012.
  • One of the ambassadors for MyDubai.

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram:  https://bit.ly/2nfF7ny

Twitter:  https://bit.ly/2TPkwnF

6. Elnaz Golrokh

Elnaz Golrokh

She is known as the Iranian Professional makeup artist, beauty and fashion blogger. People go gaga over her pretty face and defined brows. She was raised in Tehran but moved to Dubai in 2016. That is when her dreams got wings and, she began working with famous international brands like L’Oreal, Makeup For Ever, Urban Decay, Maybelline, Lilly Lashes, max factor Philipp Plein, and many other cosmetics and clothing companies.

Specialised in bridal makeup, she has over 1.9 million followers on Instagram, nineteen thousand subscribers on YouTube (she's new to this), and two thousand followers on Twitter.

Feathers in her hat:

  • She was featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan Middle East in October 2017.
  • Has worked with celebrity makeup artist and founder of a huge brand, Charlotte Tilbury.

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram:  https://bit.ly/2tLxnNa  

YouTube: https://bit.ly/2uEHceU 

Twitter: https://bit.ly/2GKNa5F 

7. Dalal Al Doub

Dalal Al Doub

Dalal Al-Doub was born in Kuwait in 1986. She established her blog- Dalalid in 2012. You will find an ample amount of makeup and fashion tips on her blog. Dalalid’s most important goal is to empower women so that they can break stereotypes and emerge out strong.

She started her YouTube channel in 2013 where she provides makeup tips ans hares her experiences. She dreams of starting her own beauty line someday. She has 2.4 million people following her on Instagram and almost seven lakh subscribers on YouTube.

Feathers in her Hat

  • She was featured by Vogue in 2017.
  • Collaborated with Benefit Cosmetics and Sephora.

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2q6gLLD

YouTube:  https://bit.ly/1U7n8Ig

8. Maya Ahmad

Maya Ahmad

Maya Ahmad is the renowned Lebanese makeup artist on Instagram with an enormous (1.1 million) number of followers while her beauty and travel YouTube channel has 600,000 subscribers. She started posting her makeup looks on Instagram when she was just 17.

She lives in Dubai and posts regularly about fitness, beauty, fashion, and travel.

Feathers in Her Hat

  • She constantly collaborates with big names like MAC Cosmetics, Guerlain, and Dior.
  • Recently, she took to her Instagram to post about the exclusive backstage access at the London Fashion Week show.
  • Featured in the Cosmopolitan Middle East fashion magazine

Links to her Social Media Handles:

YouTube: https://bit.ly/1HQKf1H 

Instagram:  https://bit.ly/2rJ2dq5

Facebook: https://bit.ly/2S5gPZo

Twitter:  https://bit.ly/2X6VlyT

9. Fouz Al Fahad

Fouz Al Fahad

Based in Kuwait and known for collaborating with influential celebrities like the Kardashians, Fouz has 2.6 million followers on Instagram. She is one of the most sought-after makeup brushes artists and famous by the name "The Real Fouz".

 In 2014, she partnered with the most famous Kuwaiti YouTube channel TvBelMokhba to start posting makeup tutorials.

Feathers in her hat:

  • She has signed a contract with Ghalia Tech to promote the company on her Instagram account.
  • She recently collaborated with cult makeup super brand MAC and has a lipstick shade "Fouz" on her name.
  • She was also featured by the Cosmopolitan magazine in December 2018.

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2uCg5CO

10. Nilo Haq|Saudi Beauty Blog|desiBeauty

Nilo Haq|Saudi Beauty Blog|desiBeauty

She's a makeup artist and trainer with +10 years of global beauty experience with the top names under her belt. She boasts 498.4k followers on her Instagram account and has trained over +500 students. The Jeddah native woman opened her first ever blog Saudi Beauty Blog in 2012. She's launched her salon in Toronto, Canada, and has worked with huge brands. She has an exceptional fan base in Saudi Arabia because of her beauty tips and tricks.

Feathers in her hat:

  • Makeup Artist, MAC Cosmetics (Toronto) in 2007
  • Sr. Makeup Artist, Alexander Zouari Paris (Jeddah) in 2009
  • Director Makeup Artistry & Training, Toni & Guy (Jeddah) in 2010
  • Launched Makeup Studio, iGlow Studios (Jeddah) in 2010
  • Brand Ambassador, Pond's Middle East in 2012
  • Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Saudi Arabia's first beauty publication, Saudi Beauty
  • Spokesperson, Gillette Venus (Middle East)
  • Founder & Editor-in-Chief, desiBeauty
  • Brand Ambassador, Braun (the Middle East & Africa)
  • Named one of the Top 5 Beauty Influencers lists 2015 for the Middle East
  • Brand Ambassador, UBER (Saudi Arabia)
  • Launched Nilo Haq Salon & Academy (Toronto)

Links to her Social Media Handles:

Instagram:  http://bit.ly/2Gt5nFv

Facebook: http://bit.ly/2Ed6kzI

Twitter: http://bit.ly/2SFxFTN 

Finally, we come to an end of the list of the ten most famous and influential Arabic names in the beauty and fashion industry. No matter what comes in your way, if you have the passion for something, nothing can ever stop you. These women are worth taking inspiration from.

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