Owned by founder and CEO 🇮🇷 Sheida Kimiabakhsh.
MENA women owned cruelty-free beauty brands
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Fragrance focused on the power of scents. Try their unisex fragrances with individual narratives inspired by genuine recollections.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇦🇪 Amna Al Habtoor in UAE.
vegan handcrafted Cosmetics — silk false lashes designed with diverse eye shapes in mind. Try their lush 3d strip lashes (and virtually try them on first with their custom iOS app).
Owned by founder and CEO Sirine Swed.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇵🇰 Salma in London, UK.
vegan Haircare for curly, kinky, and wavy hair. Try their Light Creme Gel styler to lock in curls weightlessly.
Owned by founder and chemist Merian Odesho.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇵🇰 Aysha Ali in London, UK.
Cosmetics and beauty tools to help women look like the most beautiful version of themselves. Try their false eyelash collection made from natural and synthetic materials.
Owned by founder and CEO, makeup artist + influencer 🇪🇬🇬🇧 Natasha Zaki in UAE.
organic Skincare to make certain that your beauty ritual is as effective as it is enjoyable. Try their green tea antioxidant face mask with argan oil, green tea, and white clay.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇲🇦 Mouna Abbassy.
Cosmetics trusted by Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and MUAs. Try their luxe and full false lashes in mink and faux-mink.
Owned by founder and CEO, reality TV celebrity 🇮🇷 Lilly Ghalichi Mir in Los Angeles, CA.
Haircare dedicated to empowering individuals with curls. Try their best-selling full line of stylers, shampoo, and conditioner for heat and humidity.
Co-owned by Co-founder and Boardmember, philanthropist Ouidad Wise.
organic Skincare and bodycare infusing color therapy into your day, without wearing color. Try their 5-item travel set of different bodycare items in their signature colors and scents.
Family-owned by founders and CEO 🇰🇼 Intisar and Fatima Al-Sabah, mother & daughter in UK.
organic Skincare and haircare that values beauty rituals embraced by women around the world. Try their prickly pear seed oil collection naturally rich in unsaturated fats, omega fatty acids, retinol, and vitamin E.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇲🇦🇨🇦 Sara Chemseddine in UAE.
handcrafted Bodycare — luxury soaps dedicated to global women’s empowerment. Try their signature vegetal Hammam soaps.
Family-owned by founders 🇱🇧 Hana and Sara Akkari, mother & daughter.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇦🇪 Dr. Lameese Hamdan.
Cosmetics that aim to excite and spark good spirit in every artist or creator. Try their unique, ultra-pigmented water-activated cake Hydra Liners.
Owned by founder and CEO, former journalist and film + TV MUA 🇫🇯 Shaina Azad.
non-toxic Skincare that believes skincare shouldn’t cause more problems than it solves. Try their flagship Simple Pimple Patches — a drug-free acne spot treatment to protect against irritants while promoting faster healing.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇲🇦 Tasim Essafi in Frisco, TX.
Other Middle Eastern and North African owned brands
The following brands are not majority women-owned (either by founding or through an exit) and/or test on animals where required by law.
organic handcrafted Skincare made with love and care using precious ingredients found in Jordan. Try their aromatherapy soaps to cleanse and rejuvenate.
Owned and founded by unknown individuals in Jordan.