Magic Foundation

My make up routine generally tends to stay the same but I do like to switch up certain products every so often to see the difference. If I don’t like it then I just go back to something that’s always worked. I alternate my foundation brand quite a bit although I still have my trusted…

www.sephora.ae

The wait is finally over! Well nearly… on 15th November Sephora will be available for online orders for the Middle East! I think I’ll still be making the regular visits to the stores because theres just something about being able to pick up, feel and smell products. However having the option of online orders will…

ABH: FOUNDATION STICKS

As you may already know, Anastasia Beverly Hills has already expanded from a brow range into the face range of cosmetics. We’ve seen the phase of new eye shadow palettes from numerous brands but this one really excites me; foundation and contour sticks.  I tried out some of the shades at a recent PR event and…

LOCK-IT WITH KAT VON D

I was invited to the KAT VON D Masterclass with Erik Soto (global make up artist for KVD) for the launch of a few exciting products within Sephora. The one thing that caught my eye was the amazing coverage of the Lock-It Concealer Creme. Erik was kind enough to match all the attendees up with…

VIVA Beauty Awards 2016

Thank you to VIVA Magazine for asking me to be one of the official judges for the VIVA Beauty Awards alongside beauties Mona Kattan, founder of ‘The Dollhouse’ and ‘Huda Beauty’ as well as beauty blogger Sheida Babareza, the founder of blog ‘Sheida Fashionista’. I was honestly so proud to be part of the awards and…

How to contour a round face

Hey guys! So as you already know, I love contouring and creating symmetry and balance to the face so I thought I would share a visual breakdown of how I contour a round face. I was recently shooting at Sisters Beauty Lounge for a Dubai publication about contouring for different face shapes and although you…

Snapchat

Hey guys! If you are on Snapchat then follow me to keep up to date with my make up bookings, behind the scenes, food and much more! My username is Nina.Ubhi Here’s a snippet of my recent story! It’s been increased in speed to keep it short.

Real brides

So it’s been a while! I’ve been super busy with relocating to Dubai…yes, after traveling back and forth every two months it made sense for us to take the plunge and expand my business out here. My amazing agency artists are still representing me back in the UK and I’m back every other month for…

Interviewing Laura Mercier

As I walked into the Reading Room of Claridge’s London, I see the immaculately made up Laura Mercier sitting elegantly ready for her interview. As a make up artist myself I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous to meet one of my all time beauty icons. Acclaimed for her top cosmetic line…

Tropicana Make Up Tutorial

T R O P I C A N A A vibrant tutorial for you… I used Illamasqua Hydra Veil as my primer to prep my skin. I applied Kevin Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer over eye lids with my beauty blender to achieve an even finish. I then set this with MAC Setting Powder. With a…

Heroine

H E R O I N E Not my usual colour but love this shade for a change! Product details… Foundation: Illamasqua Skin base in No.12. Concealer/Contour: kevyn Aucoin Sensual skin enhancer Cheekbones: Estee Lauder bronzed goddess. Eyebrows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Chocolate to line & Make up Forever Aquabrow in No.15 to…

BTS Make Up Demo

Hi darlings!! Ok, so I thought I’d share some behind the scenes images with you. As you may know, I teach intense hair and make up courses to aspiring Artists and also to the ladies who just want to learn how to apply make up to themselves. For this months 5 Day Bridal Hair &…