Kuwaiti beauty artist Razan Al Oudah believes that beauty is to love and feel comfortable with the self. Beauty is also summed up with self-care that generates a sense of inner happiness that will be reflected in the external look. Razan began her career in 2013.
Who is your childhood beauty icon?
Egyptian actress Soad Hosny, because she was beautiful, strong, and believed in herself when many stood in her way.
Who is your beauty icon now?
Spanish actress Penélope Cruz, a natural and simple beauty with a luxurious look.
Is there a Kuwaiti female figure of breathtaking beauty?
Yes, poet Bashayer Al Shaibani.
How do you know and learn about the latest fashion and beauty products?
I think that YouTube is a great way of learning and training. I am obsessed with educational videos uploaded by the most skilled specialists in the world of cosmetics, from whom I learn and benefit.
What’s a cosmetic trend you wish would end as soon as possible?
Drawing winged eyeliner with all sorts of makeup, because it is not suitable for all eyes.
What’s a cosmetic trend you think will remain popular for a long time?
Definitely contouring, because it defines the face’s dimensions.
What do you use to highlight your eyebrows?
Anastasia Beverly Hills dark brown, with a brush from the same brand No. 12.
Which is the best foundation in your opinion?
Moisturizing foundation cream No. 2.5 from Smashbox and Perfect Illumines No.140 from Dolce & Gabbana.
What would we find in your daily makeup bag?
MAC Fix Plus.
Tinted sand-colored foundation from Laura Mercier.
Mascara for false eyelashes from Max Factor.
MAC Lipliner in Soar.
MAC Kinda Sexy lipstick.
What are the best brushes that you use in your work?
There are many brands like Sigma, ZOEVA and MAC.
Which brand has the best eye shadows in your opinion?
Urban Decay – the Naked 1 Palette.
Which lipsticks do you constantly find yourself buying?
- I love these shades from MAC: Taupe, Kinda Sexy, Ruby Woo, Velvet Teddy, Twig, and Pink Plaid.
- From MAKE UP FOR EVER I always buy: Matte2, Matte3, and Matte 5.
- Deborah No. 7.
Which is your favorite concealer?
- MAC Pro Longwear
- Bourjois Healthy Mix
- Maybelline 24 Hour
What are the principles you recommend for fabulous makeup?
- Moisturize your face even if your skin is oily.
- Wait for each layer of your makeup to dry and only then put the next layer.
- Use contour and bright lighting.
Which are the best makeup stores in Kuwait?
Harvey Nichols, Sephora, and Debenhams.
What’s a new product you want everyone to know about?
The dark illuminating moisturizer by Laura Mercier. Mix it with foundation to get a light cover for a consistent look.