Huda Kattan (born October 2, 1983) is an Iraqi American makeup artist, beauty blogger, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of the cosmetics line “Huda Beauty”.
In 2006, Huda moved to Dubai with her father because he accepted a job opportunity as a teacher in the emirate. A few years later, Huda moved to Los Angeles, where she studied makeup. Among her clients were celebrities such as Eva Longoria and Nicole Richie. Huda then returned to Dubai where she became employed by Revlon as a makeup artist. In April 2010, upon the advice of one of her sisters, Huda started a beauty-related Word Press blog which she named "Huda Beauty" on which she would post makeup tutorials and tips.
In 2013, Huda founded a cosmetics line which, like her blog, is also called "Huda Beauty." Her first product, a series of false eyelashes, was released through Sephora. The Huda Beauty label achieved success with the sales of the false eyelashes, which were famously worn by Kim Kardashian.
Huda's company, which is based out of Dubai, later began to offer other beauty products, including eye shadow palettes, liquid lipsticks, lip liners, highlighter palettes, foundations, concealers, baking powders and liquid eyeshadows.
Huda achieved popularity on Instagram. Huda is ranked #1 on the "2017 Influencer Instagram Rich List", earning $18,000 for each post of sponsored content. Huda has been described as "a Kim Kardashian West of the beauty influencer economy", and is declared as one of the "ten most powerful influencers in the world of beauty" Huda was listed on Fortunes 40 under 40 In 2021, Huda was ranked number one on cosmetify Beauty Influencer Rich List.
In 2018, Huda began starring in her own original Facebook Watch reality series entitled Huda Boss, alongside her family.
In 2021, Huda participated in a campaign to provide food and donated one million meals through her cosmetics company Huda Beauty.