The cosmetic industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world, and with internationally acclaimed brands gaining popularity over the years, it is safe to say that consumers are always looking to stay updated with the latest brands and trends. Qatar-based brands have created their niche in this space and are growing at a steady pace as we speak.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has compiled a list of Qatar-based beauty and skincare brands you can add to your vanity!
Note: This list also includes local e-commerce businesses that house internationally renowned brands from across the globe.
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Botany is a vegan and organic brand founded in Qatar by Ghanim Al Sulaiti. The brand claims to use ingredients hand-picked by their researchers from all over the world. You can visit their store located at The Pearl Island or shop online for your favourite skincare products such as facial serums, toners, and moisturizers. Head to their BOTANY LAB at The Gate Mall and rejuvenate yourself with a facial or a relaxing massage, where they incorporate Botany's vegan and organic products, fresh ingredients, and the latest beauty tools.
Named after the founder herself, Addoony Cosmetics has set the bar high in the beauty world by providing some high-quality makeup tools and brushes. Some of the bestsellers are the Vendome Terrazo Blender set and the Velour powder puffs. The Qatari entrepreneur, Dana Alghorab chose the monogram of the brand after adding elements of Qatari culture to it. They were awarded the best website of the year 2022 and they recently celebrated their 10-year anniversary in Qatar. The Addoony Beauty App is available on Apple Store & Google Play.
Qiyorro is a conscious beauty platform. Founded by Najla Alfardan, this young entrepreneur channelled her passion into creating an online platform, so everyone can have access to top-notch beauty and wellness products, treatments, and tools and can also share their stories and learn from one another. Apart from offering some of the best skincare, bath & body, and makeup products they also feature a very interesting blog section on their page.
Joining the bandwagon in offering natural and vegan products, Velvet Herbs is a skin and haircare brand you might want to check out. Interestingly, the inspiration behind creating these products stemmed from the founder's childhood memories of homemade remedies, which her grandmother and mother tried back in the day using natural ingredients found in the kitchen. Their products are free of dairy, GMOs, petroleum, mineral oil, PEGs or paraffin, parabens or formaldehyde releasers, synthetic fragrances, synthetic dyes/colorants, and inexpensive fillers.
Summers in Qatar can be quite brutal and our skin faces the brunt of this dry and hot weather. At Malathii Skincare, they try to include active ingredients in their range, such as Vitamin C, Vitamin E, organic aloe, and other antioxidants. This helps keep your skin fresh, hydrated and healthy. According to them, their All-day Trio treatment is a crowd favourite. This trio includes a Vitamin C serum, Hyaluronic Acid serum and Retinol serum.
Applying lashes can be the trickiest part of makeup and sometimes it is not easy to master this art. Haneen Alsaify’s brand has found a solution to this with her magnetic lashes, which are gaining immense popularity in the world of makeup. She made it to Vogue Arabia recently where she talks about her journey from a small skincare distributor to expanding her business endeavours to BE COSY (becosystore.com).
Pida Beauty is your one-stop shop for all the Korean beauty essentials you did not know you needed! MinKyung Kang, the Founder, Managing Director, and a certified cosmetic specialist herself, was instrumental in making Korean skincare products accessible in Qatar. Pida Beauty also provides personalized skincare consultations and product recommendations. They have built a loyal customer base for themselves with their large portfolio of brands and consistent digital marketing efforts.
Another homegrown brand started by four sisters back in 2017, Myriad Beauty caters to all your beauty needs. The versatile range of products available on their website is categorized by product type, skin concerns, and skin types, making it more customer-specific. They house major brands such as MSK, COSRX, Dr. Barbara Strum, Innisfree, and many more. They also have an exclusive section dedicated to pregnant women offering them natural products with plant-based ingredients and avoiding harmful chemicals.
Apart from selling their products through their official website, they also showcase them in their store located at the Al Mirqab Mall complex. They claim to be the destination for affordable products in the market.
Beauty Booth is one of the largest shopping destinations in Qatar on a digital platform selling health & beauty items. From hair oils, masks, and face serums to baby care products, you will find it all here! You can shop for your favourite brand through their official website or place an order through their Facebook or Instagram page.
Formerly known as Dobee's Collection, this wife and husband duo relaunched their business in 2020 and renamed it Princess Cosmetics. They claim their products are 100% authentic and they source them from Korea, Japan, US, UK, Thailand, India and the Philippines.
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