Category Archive: Miscellaneous

How to remove makeup from clothes?

It’s really annoying when there are makeup stains on your clothes! It happens to me all the time, especially after teaching a class… So here are super helpful tips which i found from… Continue reading

Class Gift Vouchers

Finally!!! You can give your friends & family a gift voucher to attend any of my classes The voucher comes in a sleek black laminated cover & sealed as well You can choose… Continue reading

The Makeup Maki

How amazing is the opportunity to make your own sushi in one of the top Japanese restaurants in Bahrain? I was given the chance to collaborate with MAKI to create my own sushi!!… Continue reading

Black to white

Amazing makeup transformation! Scenes from the French TV show ‘Dans la peau d’un Noir” A black family’s transformation into a white family by professional make up. See the video below To watch the… Continue reading


One of the best lip laquers out there! Sadly it is discontinued. It is from CHANEL Rouge Allure Laque Lip Lacquer – 75 It is also known as DRAGON


I’m sure you have seen this a lot- in a variety of brands ofcorse! This one is from MAC. It is called “Blot film” or “Blot paper”. It is just a sheet of… Continue reading

Prepping your BeautyBlender

The beautyblender is the most famous makeup sponge out there. It absorbs excess makeup, removes oils, blends the liquids all together & creates a super flawless face! Keep in mind, it is wrong… Continue reading


The MAC PRO Lip Palettes are super amazing! They have the majority of colors you would need all prepared for you in a palette… So that you don’t make your own palette and… Continue reading

MAC PRO Concealer Palettes

Loving those MAC PRO concealer palettes!! They are absolutely amazing and super super super helpful (especially for MUA’s)! They have all the colors that you would need- EVER! What is amazing about them… Continue reading

Creative way to organize your brushes

Brushes always have to be displayed in order to see them well! I used to have them all in cups/glasses but they remained squished and I can’t find what i need- but i… Continue reading

Blue Primer: Learn how it can be super helpful

Im sure you have seen a blue primer in store shelves and wondered what it does. Well it does color correct your skin- by adding radiance to fair skin and reduces minor imperfections… Continue reading


I’m in love with shafafy’s makeup bags! They are great to use!!! I wanted to introduce them to you girls 🙂 Shafafy is a Bahraini Brand- and behind this creative brand is a… Continue reading

A real artist: Ahmed Al Dosari

Honestly, I have tried to get many artists to try and draw me whenever I travel- and I have never IN MY LIFE HAVE HAD SOMEONE DRAW ME – a copy paste version… Continue reading

Your guide to healthy foods for BEAUTIFUL skin

Beautiful skin begins with a healthy lifestyle! You can really improve your skin by eating right 🙂 See below for a brief description of important food sources that can help your skin VITAMIN… Continue reading

Pavera Makeup: my blush palette

Pavera makeup is one amazing brand which lots of you may not have heard of. It has recently opened in Bahrain (seef mall) and I really suggest you try their products if u… Continue reading

My Experience: The NADIA ZAID Professional Makeup Course

I have attended the Nadia Zaid professional makeup course last week- not that I’m clueless about makeup, but because I felt the urge to become more and more professional. Nadia Zaid’s course was… Continue reading


So as you have all heard from the chaos in the beauty world regarding this glove- I have finally received it and I’m excited to review it for u! For those who want… Continue reading

How to hide REDNESS … flawlessly!

Many of us girls have redness on our faces… Some people have it in form of scars. Some have it as an allergy/infection. Others have it from acne… and some just have redness… Continue reading

The Real Technique’s Blush Brush… Why is it great to have?

When it comes to applying blush, I always love using the cubby kabuki brushes as they help in a good grip via the small handle & helps me control the size of the… Continue reading


Honestly speaking, brushes are my # 1 weakness. The are the one thing in makeup where I can’t have enough of. The more I own, the better I sleep at night! Well… I’m… Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: ‘BACKSTAGE DUBAI’ a beauty concept store.. and its’ collaboration with celebrity Millie Mackintosh (Makeup Tutorial)

Working on this post was absolutely amazing! I am thrilled to introduce you to this amazing company- BACKSTAGE DUBAI- Some may know it, but the ones who don’t then this is your chance… Continue reading

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I’m thrilled to have the all new Make Up For Ever’s Pro Finish Multi-Use Powder Foundation in my hands! This product is not yet sold in Bahrain ( as of today JAN 13,2013)-… Continue reading

My review: shu uemura ‘s ultime8 sublime beauty cleansing oil skin purifier

I really hate that annoying feeling when you remove your makeup and you still feel that u have dirt on your skin!! I have got this shu uemura’s skin purifying cleansing oil recently… Continue reading

Want the darkest eye liner? Learn how to get one!

I absolutely love a super black liner – but even the darkest ones tend to go lighter over time…. I have an amazing product from ILLAMASQUA which makes that super intense black liner!… Continue reading

My experience- Illamasqua’s School of Makeup Art !

So as you all have seen- through twitter, instagram & Facebook- the updates on my course in Illamasqua’s School of Makeup Art! I have enrolled in this amazing course “mastering professional makeup” at… Continue reading

MY REVIEW: “SMOKED” Palette by Urban Decay

I have receieved a surprise birthday gift in the mail today…. from a very special friend who lives so far away from me 😦 Such a beautiful gift… so I decided to review… Continue reading

All Eyes on You – Moda Mall “Style Lounge” hosted by Joelle Mardinian

Latest event in Bahrain… Covering all aspects of beauty!! If you are interested in Makeup, Fashion, Hair, Nails & Beauty- then Moda Mall is the place to be between OCT 17-OCT 31 !… Continue reading

My Review: Dior SkinFlash Radiance Booster Pen

Most people would consider this a concealer- but to me- I consider it as a brightener/highlighter/concealer than just a concealer. I really love this product- the DIOR SKINFLASH RADIANCE BOOSTER PEN! I would… Continue reading


I Had this product for a while now- but I just realized that I should definitely write my review about it! The product is from a company called “GREEN BAR“… and what I… Continue reading

My FULL Review: Maya Loves Aqua Kit from Makeupforever

I have previously wrote about this limited collection before it launched! You can read about it here ! The link features her amazing photos and how to achieve them! Well- The “Maya Loves… Continue reading

My Review: the “Beauty Balm” by Too Faced

Not all brands have beauty balms… and the disadvantage in many brands is the limited shades…. First…. what is a beauty balm? Basically, it’s a type of foundation that aims to cover blemishes,… Continue reading

Le Vernis “Holiday”- Summertime De Chanel- My review

This beautiful collection from Chanel “Summertime De Chanel” screams summer. It includes a mixture of sophisticated nude & coral lips, a mix of muted browns and a focus on glowing bronzed skin! Chanel-… Continue reading

MAYA DIAB- “MAYA LOVES AQUA- Special Edition Trousse 2012” for Make Up For Ever

This season, Maya Diab … The rising Middle Eastern Star – worked closely with Make Up For Ever to come up with a personalized Aqua Kit which contains her must have products! This… Continue reading


YAY!! HAPPPY BIRTHDAY TO THEMAKEUPMANUAL BLOG!!! I’m SOOOOOOOOO HAPPY It has been a beautiful year full of joy & hard work! And the blog is a hit – thank god for that !… Continue reading

Oh So Refreshing! A perfect moisturizing facial spray for Makeup!

Well, this is not a new product – it’s just something that I love to use with my makeup! I’m all about keeping the face moist & refreshed. I hate dull looking skin… Continue reading

The Green Primer … Why use it and How? Illustration with Make Up4ever HD primer

I’m sure you have seen the green primer in lots of places… All bottled up & stacked on makeup counters… YET … You have NO idea why it is green or what to… Continue reading

The M.A.C brush cleanser – WHY use it and HOW?!

BRUSHES are more important than products- I always say that! However, keeping your brushes clean is a MUST– although it’s a hassle & time consuming. Well… WHY DO YOU HAVE TO CLEAN YOUR… Continue reading

Mai The Makeup Addict – Thank you Butterfly Chick for your post

This post is a thank you. It’s a great big thank you for this amazing girl (student) i had taught the makeup class basics- & she wrote an amazing post about my class.… Continue reading

The Ali Sharaf Photography Program

To all you people out there ( in the FASHION & BEAUTY industry)- I have some news for you!   You can earn the chance to be more popular & more professional in… Continue reading


I luuuuvvvv this product from the bottom of my heart! Smashbox- by far- have the most amazing award winning primers!   It’s called “PHOTO FINISH LIGHT- FOUNDATION PRIMER” It is the perfect primer… Continue reading

THE SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS … Thrilled to be chosen!

Got awarded last night. Still super excited. A big smile- even when I slept last night. I was thrilled to get awarded for my hard work of this blog & being an active… Continue reading

Soft . Sweet . Smooth -Bubble gum lips

Finally ! I GOT THIS LIPSCRUB THAT I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! I didn’t want to get it online – as I wanted to test it in-store before purchasing! This lip scrub from… Continue reading

The Z-Palette : Customizable Magnetic Empty Makeup Palette

I’ve had this palette for a while and I keep on forgetting to write about it!! It’s soooooooo useful!! I LOVE IT! It’s from a brand called ‘Z- Palette’ : used for professionals… Continue reading

10% off Sigma Brushes!

hey guys! Well, as you always hear me blabber on and on about sigma brushes- well you guys have to get them they are AMAZING!! You can check out my previous posts about… Continue reading

The Editorial Photoshoot: The Queen of Waves

This is the ultimate blog post. It is what I have been dying to reveal! Two months ago, I was in a secret location- for a photo shoot… I did not tell anyone… Continue reading

The No.1 Blending sponge in the world: THE BEAUTY BLENDER

You have probably seen it with makeup artists, or on how to videos of makeup tutorials… It’s the cute oval shaped pink sponge with a pointy top. It’s so cute. So pink &… Continue reading

A brightening face primer from Benefit!

I just brought this product- “THAT GAL” from Benefit ! Basically, it’s a brightening face primer- removes that dull complexion that some of us have. I’m a huge fan of the Benefit packaging… Continue reading

Estee Lauder’s “DayWear” moisturizer- BEST EVER!!

I have been using this face cream for a month now, and trust me girls, i think i have found “THE ONE” !! This cream is to be used in the day, and… Continue reading

THE ESSENTIAL EXTRAS you need to perfect ur makeup

Makeup brushes are not the only tools to use to perfect your makeup. They are the priority, but there are many other extra “tools” you need to make your makeup flawless! These little… Continue reading