27 October 2016Last updated

Beauty | Grooming

The beauty charts

Friday brings you the latest products from the beauty world

By Shreeja Ravindranathan
2 Feb 2016 | 10:07 am
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Bio-Oil, Dh45 for 60ml, Boots Pharmacy

Calling this South African skincare oil a beauty miracle is not stretching the truth. Royal mother-of-two Kate Middleton swears by the scar tissue-healing active ingredient Purcellin and the mix of vitamins, chamomile, rosemary and lavender oils to erase stretch marks. If it’s good enough for her…


Xen-Tan Tanning Mitt, Dh22,

Back from the holidays and craving a golden tan? Get your self-tan products to look even better with this velour mitt. Applying mousses, mists and lotions will be easier, your coverage will be streak-free, and its plastic-lining saves you from being caught orange-handed.


Versace Eros Pour Femme, Dh379 for 50ml, Sephora

Like the Greek myths it’s inspired by, this fusion of sicilian lemon and Calabrian bergamot, jasmine oil, sandalwood and musk veils the wearer in a fragrant haze of mystery. The intricately engraved golden bottle is a beautiful keepsake – simply scentsational.


Bourjois Volume Glamour Max Definition Mascara, Dh69, Wojooh

Give your flutter some va va voom volume with this magical mascara. The hi-tech brush’s cleverly spaced 500 bristles ensure flimsy lashes are individually coated with the rich black formula. Bat away lush, gloop-free lashes for 16 hours.


Kelly Van Gogh Colour Protecting Caviar Conditioner, Dh100,

Forget caviar on crackers, smear the luxe ingredient all over brittle coloured tresses instead with this creamy conditioner. Its nourishing blend of collagen-boosting caviar oil, amino acids and keratin locks in colour and protects hair shaft against heat, UV rays, pollution and hard water.


Apot.Care Optibrow Lash Serum, Dh185, Tips and Toes Salon

Browbeaten by botched eyebrow tints? Grow those sparse arches to Cara Delevingne-level thickness in a month with this hormone-free botanical serum. Apply daily for 66 per cent fuller and darker eyebrow hair!


Misslyn Lipstick No. 143 Socialite, Dh48, lifestyle

Like fortune, beauty favours the bold this year, so let your lipstick do the talking with this vibrant violet from the Clubbing collection called Socialite. Gliding on smoothly, it doesn’t feather or bleed.


Bottega Verde Skin Voile moisturizing foundation, Dh99,

Perfect for Dubai’s dry winters, this ultralight foundation hydrates while making your skin look flawless. Just a few drops make wrinkles and patches instantly vanish, leaving a radiant, satiny complexion.

Nail paint

Kure Bazaar Nail Polish, Dh80, Comptoir 102

Detox your digits in style with model Kartika Luyet’s toxin-free nail paints. Made from 85 per cent natural ingredients (no mica), talons in this shimmery rose quartz shade are safe to consume finger lickin’ good food with.


PureHeal’s Volcanic Pore Heating Gel, Dh99, Lifestyle

After giving us BB creams, South Korea reveals this genius cleanser made of self-heating volcanic clay and lava sea water. It feels like a warm hug, while the mineral-rich serum gets to work stripping impurities and tightening skin.

By Shreeja Ravindranathan

By Shreeja Ravindranathan