5 Clean Beauty Brands Launched By Arab Women
Beauty brands are continually working towards a greener and cleaner industry when it comes to the consumption of effective skincare, and, in the Middle East, where natural home skincare remedies have existed for centuries, it seems that Arab women are setting new industry standards with products that contain only natural ingredients. These are 5 female led clean beauty brands to get on board with now…
Founder of Shiffa Beauty, Emirati Dr. Lamees Hamdan, founded her luxury organic skincare brand when she became inspired by traditional Arabic remedies and ancient ayurvedic practices. The word Shiffa also translates as “healing,” in Arabic.
The Green Bar
Reem Al Khalifa is the brains behind The Green Bar, a Bahraini homegrown brand that looks to raise awareness about the healing powers of natural plants in this geographical area, connecting the people to the land, whilst also bringing awareness to the environment. “We have our own facility where we conceptualize, manufacture, and sell our full range of face, body, and home products, as well as spa experiences to share and re-discover the Arabian Peninsula’s healing culture,” reads The Green Bar’s website.
Saudi brand, MZN, is the ultimate in natural ingredient-oriented bodycare and offers a variety of incredibly hydrating and nourishing formulas including body mists, moisturizers, soaps, scrubs, and face masks. “Our brand, which began in 2015, is passionate about sourcing natural & local raw materials to create the highest quality products. At MZN, you are our priority. We strive to create products you love, with quality you can trust,” reads a statement on the brand’s website.
Moroccan entrepreneur, Mouna Abbassy, launched Izil Beauty in the UAE with a strong focus on traditional Moroccan beauty secrets and all natural ingredients. “It is an all-natural skincare line inspired by the ancient recipes of Moroccan beauty, recipes made by pure natural ingredient that will give you pure moments of happiness as they did for me, my mother, my grandmother and countless generations before them…” says Abbassy.
Amina’s Natural Skincare
Jordanian brand, Amina’s Natural Skincare, is a results focused brand that creates natural products formulated to combat common skin issues such as dry skin, eczema, blemishes, acne, and even stretch marks – all whilst keeping it clean!
The brand’s story began in 2000, with a mother's love for her daughter with the awareness of the dangers of chemicals found in skincare products and wanted with the lack of natural skin care products that worked, she created her own.