Find your way through the beauty maze with products that the industry insiders swear by
It’s easy to feel lost in the UAE’s packed beauty halls with so many new and innovative products fighting for our attention. But look beyond the latest discoveries you’ll find there are a handful of cult skincare products and age-old ingredients that can usually be found in the toiletries bags of many make-up and skincare professional. And for a good reason, these are the products the industry insiders wouldn’t be without.
La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo+, AED126, Boots, visit City Centre Fujairah
A cult product to make its way to the international market via France’s acclaimed pharmacies, this corrective skin perfector moisturises and soothes congested or blemish-prone skin, leaving pores looking clearer and reducing the risk of repeated breakouts. Pick up yours in Boots.
MAC Prep + Prime Skin, AED150, MAC, visit City Centre Fujairah
Hugely popular among both professional make-up artists and beauty bloggers, this MAC gel-based primer soothes and reduces redness and leaves skin perfectly prepared for make-up, meaning your beauty look will last all day long.
‘Relax’ 3-wick aromatherapy candle, AED59, Bath & Body Works, visit City Centre Fujairah
No matter what you put on your face, restless or late nights will always take their toll and a good night’s sleep is skin’s best friend. Prepare your body for slumber by burning this aromatherapy candle, packed with lavender and cedarwood oils, before bed to ensure you drift off easily.
Travel-size Hawaiian Kukui Rich Nurturing Body Cream, AED25, The Body Shop, visit City Centre Fujairah
The sun is almost as relentless in Hawaii as it is here in the UAE, and for generations, women there have sworn by the benefits of natural kukui oil. This cabin bag-friendly body lotion is bursting with it and leaves dry skin feeling moisturised for hours. It smells divine too.