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Beauty World Middle East 2012 Dubai UAE

One of the perks of my job is that I get the opportunity to attend Beauty events all over the world.  In May I was able to travel to Dubai to attend the Beauty World Middle East show.  The Beauty World show is the largest trade show for beauty, cosmetics and fragrances in the Middle East.  The event took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center in downtown Dubai. 

Working the show I was very struck by how much women in the Middle East seek skin care products.  The women I met with at the show had such beautiful skin, completely flawless, no blemishes whatsoever.  Sure some of them were wearing lots of make up but you have to have great skin to look completely airbrushed.
Overall I would say only about 30% of the population was dressed in the traditional "Abaya", however I did make the conscious decision to dress respectfully.

Unfortunately when I do have to travel for work, I rarely get any free time to visit.  Most of the shows I attend take place i…