“My Life In Beauty”

From MUA to billion-dollar-brand founder, Huda Kattan on the products that shaped her career. As told to Laura Capon; Photographs: Lucky If Sharp

OUAI Rose Hair & Body Oil, `3,200 “Jen Atkin [OUAI Founder] is a very close friend of mine. I helped find investors to launch her brand.”

Sunday Riley Good Genes, amazon.com, `6,500 approx “This represents one of my most successful blog posts. Tens of thousands 
of people bought it after reading my review.”

Victoria Beckham by Augustinus Bader Cell Rejuvenating Priming Moisturiser, `10,850 approx
“ I like trying cult skincare. Victoria recommended Augustinus to me.”

Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer, `5,460 approx “I love this. It’s the one product I wish I had created myself.”

Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation, nykaa.com, `3,310
“ I was determined to make Huda Beauty work. This is the product I am most proud of.”

M.A.C 75 Lash, `1,400 “Lashes remind me of my time at make-up school. Now my own line of falsies is sold in the shop I used to buy my kit from.”

Diorshow Iconic Mascara, price on request “This is the first expensive beauty item I bought. It launched when I was in high school.”

Kayali Déjà Vu White Flower 57 EDP, price on request “Any time I smell something oud-y and sweet, it reminds me of my sister Mona [Kattan].”