Mona Kattan

Dubai based Mona Kattan is a well-known Iraqi-American beauty entrepreneur. Born and raised in the United States, she moved to the UAE when she was 17 years old. Mona studied finance at The American University of Sharjah and worked in banking prior to her entrepreneurial ventures.  She currently serves as Managing Partner of Huda Beauty. Along with her sisters, Huda and Alya Kattan she launched the Huda Beauty Lash Collection in Sephora Dubai Mall in February 2013, which has gone on to become one of the top selling items in Sephora Middle East. After seeing great demand for their products worldwide, the sisters decided to launch an online portal,, to allow beauty enthusiasts everywhere try their products.

Mona is also the Co-Founder of MasterMind PR, The Dollhouse, a full-service salon in Dubai, and The Puppet Show. Described as an ‘ambitious Glamourista,’ Kattan has already built a mini empire in the beauty industry at a very young age.