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

Frozen Violet and sparkly black cut crease eye look

How I created this eye look: 1⃣after priming the eye with Urban Decay’s eye primer I applied #MAC “frozen violet” creamy paint pot eyeshadow on my lids. 2⃣topped it off with MAC eyeshadow… Continue reading

BATELCO E-MAGAZINE FEATURE

Super thrilled to have been featured in the MARCH 2013 issue of BATELCO’s E-Magazine! All about the youth and young talent! Click on this link http://www.batelco.com/emagazine/emag5/ to view the issue Screen shot of the… Continue reading

MY REVIEW: MAC MINERALIZE RICH LIPSTICKS

Happy to see MAC extend their permanent line of lipsticks! Now, the new Mineralize Rich Lipsticks (19 new shades) will be available at all times! The lipsticks are indeed very very very creamy… Continue reading

MY REVIEW: SIGMA BEAUTY SPA BRUSH CLEANING GLOVE

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

MY REVIEW: Chanel Poudre Signee de Chanel Illuminating Powder

Everyone’s talking about the new highlighter from the Chanel Spring 2013 ” Printemps Precieux de Chanel ” Collection. The collection holds this beautiful illuminating powder/highlighter which is of corse limited edition. It is… Continue reading

Gold Eyelook

See below for the steps on how to create this eye look. Sorry the image is not super clear I used the following products shown below After priming the eye area, I used… Continue reading

Extremely Natural Eye Look

    See Below on how to create this natural eye look: Primed eyes with Urban Decay’s primer potion Used the NAKED 1 palette from Urban Decay. Shade “naked” on crease and blending… Continue reading

The purple taupe eye look

See details below on how to create this eye look Primed eyes with Urban Decay’s primer potion MAC “satin taupe” eyeshadow (purplish grey” on full lid MAC “sketch” eyeshadow on outer corner and… Continue reading

Simply defined natural eye look

See below on how to create this eye look:  Primed eye with Urban Decay’s eye shadow primer potion MAC eyeshadow “wedge” on full lid MAC eyeshadow “nylon” on brow bone & then i… Continue reading

Smoky greyish black eye look

See details below on which products I used to do this eyelet I used the ” SMOKED” palette from Urban Decay to do this eyelook. If you want to read more about the… Continue reading

Testimonials: What my students think about my classes

I have taught many girls… and here is some of their feedback on my class! Before attending your class I thought I knew what’s needed to be known about the basics of makeup,… 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

EXCLUSIVE: THE ALL NEW MAKEUP FOR EVER BRUSHES

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

MY REVIEW: Giorgio Armani ‘s Lasting Silk UV Foundation

I am actually in love with this foundation! I’ve had it for a while now- just had to make sure I love it so I can actually review it! The Giorgio Armani “Lasting… 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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DUBAI CLASSES – Details about my Makeup 101 class

My makeup classes are not like any other class– i have a special way of explaining things- in great detail- TO MAKE YOU UNDERSTAND the reasons behind the use of products! This class will benefit… Continue reading

My review: Pre-launch NEW MAKEUPFOREVER PRO-FINISH POWDER FOUNDATION

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: The Lipgloss- By DOLCE & GABBANA

Head over heels for this gloss! By the Dolce&Gabbana makeup line- this lipgloss in shade “Raspberry” is gorgeous! I got it from the Bouquet makeup collection spring 2012. The closest D&G store u… 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

MAC & Carine Roitfeld For Fall 2012 – New Collection

MAC’s latest collaboration is with Carine Roitfeld For those who don’t know who she is- she is a former fashion model, writer and a former editor-in-chief of Vogue,Paris. Partnering up with MAC, she wants… Continue reading

NARS x Andy Warhol Holiday Collection – Pop Art!

Andy Warhol– Pop Art’s most celebrated artist – is the theme of this Holiday collection. NARS decided to bring out a makeup collection full of color and major fun! NARS founder, François Nars have… Continue reading

My Review: “FACE ELIXIR” from GREEN BAR

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

Tutorial: Smoky eyes with Makeup4ever’s Black Tango Palette

So I have Finally Made a new  video! This time it is a smoky eye using the black tango palette – from Makeup4ever To see the video click this link or watch the… Continue reading

REVIEW: BLACK TANGO PALETTE from Make Up For Ever !

I’m soooooooo excited to have the Black Tango collection in my hands!!!! The collection is super new and did not launch in the middle east yet- Will launch in Bahrain by Sept 15,… Continue reading

REVIEW: “Earthly” Eyeshadow from MAC Heavenly

FYI: This collection has launched worldwide and will launch Aug 14 in Bahrain. The other thing which I got from the MAC heavenly creature collection is the “EARTHLY” eyeshadow! Earthly eyeshadow is basically… Continue reading

MAC Heavenly Creature – My review on “Light Year” Mineralize Skinfinish

So the heavenly creature collection by MAC has launched everywhere in the world- except here- well… I have got my share from MAC in Spain ! This collection will launch in Bahrain AUG… Continue reading

The Volcanic Ash Exfoliator Scrub – My Review

So I recently got this new exfoliator scrub from MAC ! I decided to try it out during my holiday here in Spain…. MAC Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator FYI – this product was… 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

Calypso Lipgloss- Summertime De Chanel Collection- 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

The Peche Cuivre bronze eye pencil- Summer De Chanel collection- 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

Harmonie Poudre De Soleil – Summertime De Chanel Collection- 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

Rouge Coco Shine- “Empreinte” from SUMMERTIME DE CHANEL collection – 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

Rouge Coco Shine- “En vogue” from SUMMERTIME DE CHANEL collection – 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

The Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer – My Review

I’m in love with this moisturizer! It is one of those products that I have bought in a long time but have never used- up until 2 months ago where I started using… Continue reading

PEONY PETAL- The Blush inspired by the Paeonia Flower

I got this blush last week- from the MAC Tres Cheek Collection! The collection was wainly focused on blushes- made up of 6 blushes only. You have the reddish orangy shade, the neutral… Continue reading

HAPPPPPY BIRTHDAY TO THEMAKEUPMANUAL! YOU ARE 1 YR OLD!

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

WARM THUNDER- MAC ‘In Extra Dimension’ Eyeshadow Review

As you know, I have purchased a few products from the MAC “In Extra Dimension” Collection recently… I also got some eyeshadows. And I’m going to give you my feedback on the eyeshadow… Continue reading

‘Rich Core’ – A beautiful shade of rich purple -MY REVIEW

So I recently purchased some products from the MAC “In extra Dimension” collection! Don’t worry I will review them all soon- hopefully! I got this one product which I absolutely fell in love… 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