When it comes to beauty and makeup, Dubai is the place that creates and flaunts some of the most interesting trends. It is the one city where you get to shop from high-end luxury brands from all over the world. No wonder Dubai is such a popular shopping destination.
So, if you’re coming to Dubai and don’t know where to do your luxury beauty shopping from, this list will get you sorted – But don’t blame us if you end up spending more than you thought! These stores can easily lure you into a massive beauty indulgence.
With many stores located all across Dubai, the French chain Sephora is a favourite among all beauty and makeup lovers. Why? Because here you get to buy products from many, many popular international high-end brands. Not to mention, their in-house brand with the store’s namesake is pretty amazing in itself. Sephora also has a loyalty program through which you earn points with every purchase, making you eligible for gorgeous free gifts and exclusive privileges. Sephora stores can be found all over the city, starting with the Dubai Mall, Marina Mall, and Galleria Mall – just to name a few.
Known for offering a special shopping experience with a touch of Arabic hospitality, Paris Gallery has a premium collection of more than 550 international brands, all under one roof. With products ranging from skincare to makeup, to fragrances, to even accessories for both men and women, you definitely need to make a pit stop here! They stock a million products, ranging from Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and Giorgio Armani to Guerlain, Clarins, and Shiseido. Some of the Paris Gallery stores are located in the Dubai Mall, Wafi Mall, and Ibn Batuta Mall.
With 12 stores across Dubai, Areej is another popular store that caters to all your beauty indulgences. We especially love their complimentary beauty consultations and makeovers! Chanel, Dior, Givenchy, Clinique, Kiehl’s, Estee Lauder, and nearly 140 other brands are available at Areej. Stop by the Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, or Mercato Mall for your luxury shopping fix at Areej.
The leading UK department store chain, Debenhams, is a one shop-stop for everything beauty, fashion and home. All the major international beauty brands are available in Debenhams. Our favorite location is at the Mall of Emirates, where lesser crowds make for a more personalized shopping experience.
Harvey Nichols is a premium luxury department store spread across three levels in the Mall of the Emirates. Its massive beauty department offers everything from well-known to niche beauty finds. So, if you are someone who loves exploring new brands, Harvey Nichols is the shopping destination for you. Be sure to check out their “Beyond Beauty” area, which stocks cool brands such as Bliss and Oribe.
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