Home lists Top 100 most powerful Arabs 2022 Huda Kattan Founder, Huda Beauty Origin: Iraq/ US Residence: UAE Sector: Culture and Society From starting Huda Beauty in 2013 because she couldn’t find the right pair of eyelashes to being at the helm of a billion-dollar global beauty empire, this self-made and savvy entrepreneur has gone from strength to strength. Kattan has more than 50 million followers on Instagram. Her fans and followers love everything about her – from her beauty tips, eyeshadow pallets and foundations to lip glosses and skincare products. The skincare and makeup maven, who stepped down as the company’s CEO in 2020, has two more successful brands: Wishful, a skincare line, and the GloWish range of skin tints and powders. She and her sister, Mona Kattan, have their own perfume line called Kayali.