Sheikha Dana Al Khalifa Shares Her Entire Beauty Routine With Bazaar

The founding father of common Instagram web page @theoverdressed shares her skincare, haircare, and wonder secrets and techniques with Bazaar right here…


Favourite make-up model and why? Bobbi Brown. I really like the model; they’ve a great vary of refined ‘no make-up make-up’ appears to be like. I like to combine it up although, so all summer season I used the Marc Jacobs Glow Stick in all places: on eyelids, cheeks and lips. (Dhs145). I additionally used Bobbi Brown lipstick in Brown Rose on my eyelids and cheeks for a rosy glow. 

Foundation / concealer: I don’t like basis as a result of I don’t like that powdery look. I favor a really glowy, dewy one. I take advantage of Supergoop Glow Screen SPF40 (Dhs157) earlier than my make-up however after my vitamin C and Hyaluronic acid and RMS Beauty Uncover-up 33 (Dhs140). 

Go-to lip color: Charlotte Tilbury Super Fabulous (Dhs160).

Mascara: Diorshow Blackout Mascara (Dhs179). 

Signature scent: Prada Iris (Dhs545). 

Signature make-up hack: Lipstick on cheeks! 


Hair schedule: I’m so dangerous at sustaining. I’m very dramatic. So as soon as each 6 months after I really feel like I can’t take it anymore! 

Style secret: I type my hair dry with a curling wand. The secret is that it’s 110 per cent dry!

Favourite merchandise: Olaplex No. 3 (Dhs135).

Off-duty hair look: I really like a ponytail. I like my hair down however I really feel most snug when my hair’s away from my face. 

Bad hair-day secret: Hair half-up half-down, then tie all of it collectively for a stay-in-place ponytail, centre-parted after all, and slicked down with Olaplex No. 3. 


Skincare routine morning & night: I bathe twice a day. In the morning after my exercise and at evening earlier than mattress. I’m so old-school, I really like a bar of cleaning soap and loofah routine. My go-to cleaning soap is Green Bar’s Detox Clay Bar Soap. Or if I actually desire a deep clear I’m going for Green Bar’s Exfoliating Bar cleaning soap. I really like each, they odor like a spa. I end by moisturising with Weleda Skin Food in all places. I’ve actually dry pores and skin. I generally I even dab just a little on my face and wipe via my ponytail to maintain child hairs down. 

Go-to product for pores and skin emergencies: Moisturiser: Weleda Skin Food and Avène Cicalfate. 

Cleansers: Cetaphil (Dhs50). 

Flight necessities: Weleda Skin Food. I wash my fingers a lot this can be a heaven-sent product. It moisturises all the things, even deep into my cuticles!

Miracle product: Green Bar Lip Balm in Island Rose. It’s at all times in my bag. Dab lips and cheeks for an immediate glow. 

Manicure: I simply found gel polish. I used to do weekly manicures. My go-to color is an orange-based pink or a translucent beige-white. The finest pink I’ve discovered is OPI Tasmanian Devil Made Me Do It (Dhs70). 

Suncream: Supergoop Glow Screen on my face and Avène SPF50 on my physique. 


Attitude to injectables: You do you. For me personally I’m very cautious of wanting like everybody else. I’m not in opposition to it, I simply wish to appear to be me. My objective is to look vibrant and radiant. I do an annual peel known as Cosmelan and I additionally do Scarlet laser resurfacing remedy 4 instances a yr. My dermatologist lets me take my time deciding what I wish to do. I’ve just lately accomplished Profhilo and like it! 

Cosmetic dermatologist: Dr Rana Shahab.

Future intervention: Probably Botox.

Secret surgical procedures: What’s a secret today? 

Most invasive process: Probably Profhilo. It actually damage!


Food preferences: I eat just about all the things that’s glorious high quality. Apart from sugar, I don’t get rid of something so vehemently. 

Go-to snack: Pink Lady apple. 

Workout methodology: A combination of weights and cardio. 

Guilty meals pleasures: Baked Alaska and something with meringue. 

Beverage desire: I begin day-after-day with ginger water and might need a second espresso mid-morning. 

Food dislikes: Anything made in haste.

Complied by Anahita Ghai

From Harper’s Bazaar Arabia October 2021 Issue.

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