LA-based Palestinian twin sisters Haya and Sama Abu Khadra (aka Simi and Haze) have been fashion fixtures since their early teens. First spotted by Karl Lagerfeld for their impeccable style, the duo are now heavily involved in film, music, and just about everything cool.
Whether they’re hanging out with Selena Gomez and Kylie Jenner or DJing in Tokyo – the sister’s never compromise on style. But today, a good look is never complete without statement makeup, so we’ve rounded up our favourite looks and how to recreate them.
Using a synthetic flat brush apply the primer all over your lids for a smooth crease-proof base.
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion
127 AED / 34 USD
Setting powder is not just used on the face to keep makeup in check – it’s also perfect for the eyelids as it preps skin and removes excess oils, allowing the shadow to stick around longer. Apply with a fluffy brush or a Beauty Blender.
Kat Von D Lock-It Setting Powder
170 AED /46 USD
Apply The New Black (matte bright pink) shadow from the palette all over your lid. Try to keep it as clean as possible on the edges. The corrector can be useful to fix some mistakes.
Kylie Cosmetics I Want it All Palette
199 AED / 54 USD
This eye gloss is non-tacky yet highly smudge resistant and gives just the right amount of shine.
Kevyn Aucoin The Exotique Diamond Eye Gloss
126 AED / 34 USD
Sephora Pro Blending Brush #27
89 AED / 24 USD
Sephora Classic Must-Have Powder Shadow Brush #60
69 AED / 18 USD
Everything is peachy!
Get used to it – eyeshadow primers are a new staple in your routine. Not only does it colour-correct the lids, it also preps the skin and it makes your shadow last longer. What’s not to love?
Benefit Stay Don’t Stray Eyeshadow Primer
One of this year’s most sought-after palettes has all the shades you need to realize this look. Start with a neutral colour in your crease and work the peach all over your lid for a deeper effect. Don’t forget to smudge some brown and peach under your bottom lashes with a thin brush.
Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Collection Palette
269 AED / 73 USD
This 90s-inspired look wouldn’t be complete without a dark brown lipstick. We love this shade from Middle Eastern beauty mogul Huda Beauty.
Huda Beauty Liquid Lips in Trendsetter
100 AED / 20 USD
Sephora Pro Smudge Brush #11
85 AED / 23 USD
Marc Jacobs Beauty – The Crease Brush
165 AED / 45 USD
Make Up For Ever – 218 Medium Blender Brush
125 AED / 24 USD
Maybelline offers some of the most intensely pigmented, and long lasting cream shadows – perfect for this pop-art inspired look.
Maybelline Eyestudio Colortattoo 24hr Cream Gel Eyeshadow in Tenacious Teal
26 AED / 6.99 USD
Define your brow by applying short strokes with the brow definer. For this look condense the stokes for a real statement brow.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer
102 AED / 28 USD
Choose a vibrant orange matt liquid lipstick to finish your pop-art masterpiece.
Gerard Cosmetics Lipstick Mai Tai
No eyeshadow can survive the day without a good base. Especially a glittery one, you’ve been warned.
Nars Pro-Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
140 AED / 38 USD
This palette is perfect for glitter lovers. The creamy formula locks in the sparkle and allows it to stay in place.
Urban Decay Moondust Palette
269 AED / 73 USD
For added shine, bank on these high quality pigments. Tap with your fingers onto the Moondust shade and dab on to lids.
Inglot MC Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in color 63
62 AED / 17 USD
We love MAC’s Fix Plus spray. Its sticky formula blends all powders together for a smooth, dewy finish locking in your makeup for the entire day.
MAC Fix Plus
101 AED / 27 USD