25 Inspirational Huda Kattan Quotes (Huda Beauty)

25 Inspirational Huda Kattan Quotes (Huda Beauty)

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Huda Kattan is an Iraqi-American makeup artist, beauty blogger, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of the cosmetics line Huda Beauty.

Inspirational Huda Kattan Quotes:


1. “Our brand started as a blog. It was really challenging at the beginning because when you start a brand all you have is a belief and passion and passion for something you don’t actually know if that ‘something’ will materialize into anything.” Huda Kattan


2. “I loved business.” Huda Kattan


3. “Am I comfortable talking about fillers and going under the knife? Yeah. I’ve gone under the knife, so what? People can judge me, I’m comfortable with it.” Huda Kattan


4. “I ended up studying finance and it really wasn’t the right career for me. I honestly did not like it.” Huda Kattan


5. “Dubai is now my home.” Huda Kattan


6. “I worked in financial recruitment and really just found it miserable. For me, it just was not the right fit.” Huda Kattan


7. “My biggest support was the women in my life, my mom and sisters.” Huda Kattan


8. “It feels really powerful to be able to embrace being a woman in the Middle East who’s not afraid to go into a boardroom and tell a room of men how it is.” Huda Kattan


9. “Think of yourself as a brand.” Huda Kattan


10. “People assume if you need a specific product for something, it’s already out there, instead of creating something yourself from the ground up. If you have a great idea and don’t try and create something from it then I really believe you’re doing the world a disservice. If it fails, what’s the worst that can happen? You might have wasted a little time but you’re going to learn a lot.” Huda Kattan


11. “Before, I felt a little bit nervous to be someone who never compromises, but now I’m in a place where I don’t want to compromise. So sometimes I’m really annoying and hard to deal with, but I want to make sure that I feel really good about everything we do.” Huda Kattan


12. “I love to surround myself with strong, opinionated personalities. I like to hear people’s opinion in the team, but I definitely have the final say. Sometimes I drive people crazy when I say things and they say, ‘Oh we changed our mind and did it this way’ and I’ll be like, ‘But I made that decision for a reason’. When I feel like I know exactly what I want, then my mind is made up.” Huda Kattan


13. “If you’re idolizing a person you’re never going to pass them up. If you’re trying to create something that’s never been done before then you need to create an image of yourself that’s never been done before.” Huda Kattan


14. “I was obsessed with makeup from an early age. I’ve always loved makeup, I used to do my friend’s makeup for free, the high school, and university fashion shows also. I would drop anything to do anybody’s makeup for free.” Huda Kattan


15. “I find inspiration in people everywhere. There are some make-up artists that have done so much and are so inspirational that you learn really amazing tips from them. But for me it’s important that you have people to look up to who aren’t in your industry. I’ve always loved Steve Jobs he was an innovator. I also love Oprah, Beyonce and Rihanna they broke the stereotype.” Huda Kattan


16. “Having a blog gives you exposure to a lot of brands and amazing people.” Huda Kattan


17. “I came from humble beginnings.” Huda Kattan


18. “I don’t think about them [setbacks] too much. I don’t care about the problems, my immediate thought is always ‘What’s the solution?’ There are always going to be problems along the way but you can’t let them consume you. We’ve had tons of problems along the way we have them all the time. But in the long run you come to think, well maybe these things were actually good for you, and you just didn’t see it like that at the time.” Huda Kattan


19. “It’s really important to determine who do you want to be? Who’s your demographic? What’s your goal? What’s your mission? Completely embrace that, that’s very very important.” Huda Kattan


20. “We started our business with no funding or had any outside investors. Our sister was our first investor! There was a year where I didn’t take a salary because we needed to pay our employees.” Huda Kattan


21. “When I first started the business I felt a lot of frustration. Being a woman in this region was challenging. People were treating us like our brand was just a hobby. One of my favourite pieces of advice I’ve been given is just to be patient. There’s an Arabic phrase that means ‘with every delay there is a blessing’ – words to live by!” Huda Kattan


22. “When I started my business, people thought it was just a hobby and I wanted people to take me seriously.” Huda Kattan


23. “Hold true to your value. Stay really really focused. The more focused you are the more powerful you will be in the long run. It’s easy to get side tracked on the journey, have laser-like focus.” Huda Kattan


24. “I’m actually a southern girl from Tennessee. It’s in my DNA.” Huda Kattan


25. “I struggled so much and said – what do I want to do with my life? I had dinner with my family and my sister Mona said, you should go study makeup and my parents were like, you should do that, I said, what, so then I literally got up booked my ticket to LA found a school and studied makeup.” Huda Kattan

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