Carpool Cosmetics: Maria Taktouk tries Huda Beauty make-up on the move

Who's a dab hand at applying lipstick in the back of a moving car? A maestro of make-up on the move? Yeah, us too. So we decided to put beauty to the test in this way every week, grabbing various Grazia gal-pals along the way. Buckle up...
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Carpool Cosmetics: Maria Taktouk tries Huda Beauty make-up on the move

Now, we recognise that applying eye make-up in the back of a moving car can be tricky, as Features Editor Olivia Adams learned pretty quickly when a multitude of speed bumps resulted in a brush in her eye. But like any true beauty devotee, she carried on regardless, joined by social-media sensation Maria Taktouk (@mariataktouk) to try out the much-awaited new nude eyeshadow palette from Huda Beauty.

Like an absolute pro, Maria came prepared with her eyes prepped, primed and ready to go. The 18 super-pigmented shades of Huda’s The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette weren't quite as nude as expected, but regardless, the duo dived straight in, with Maria starting with shade Teddy.

“I didn’t try the purple, so maybe you should,” Maria challenged Olivia. Challenge accepted, Olivia jumps in with Love Bite, the deepest shade of the lot. It may have been a stronger nude look that they had expected, but the palette still wowed everyone in the car. Apart from maybe our videographer Tamer...

Huda Beauty The New Nude Palette at Sephora, Dhs263

Photos: Tamer Ahmed and supplied