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    13 celebrities who attended the VIP event at Atlantis The Royal this weekend


    by Sarah Joseph
    4 mins ago

    This weekend was nothing short of memorable at Dubai’s Atlantis The Royal.
    For its grand preview weekend, the 795-room mega-hotel on Palm Jumeirah witnessed an exclusive weekend of VIP guests, celebrities and media personnel before the expansive property officially opened its doors to the public on February 11, 2023.
    With Queen B marking her first private concert since 2016, many A-listers flew down, especially for the event and made a special appearance on the red carpet in their stand-out silhouettes.
    As we attended the event and even brushed shoulders with some celebrities, there was no shortage of stars to celebrate the lavish property’s grand opening.
    Swipe through the gallery below to see stars who walked the blue carpet.

    Kendall Jenner

    Rochelle and Marvin Humes

    Ellen Pompeo

    Melissa Wood Tepperberg

    Gauri Khan

    Jwana Karim

    Shanaya Kapoor

    Mariam Amin

    Leonie Hanne

    Ashley Park

    Loujain Adada

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    5 inspiring celebrities embracing their vitiligo


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    Proving that vitiligo is no barrier to success, several celebrities have broken the shackles against it.
    The condition is caused due to lack of melanin resulting in skin pigment. While some treatments have been developed, there’s no long-term solution.
    Affecting approximately 70 million people worldwide, many celebrities are known to have the condition.
    However, instead of trying to hide the condition, they proudly embrace it, becoming inspirations for many around the globe.
    Salama Mohammed

    One of the most vocal high-profile personalities to embrace her vitiligo is Emirati content creator Salama Mohamed. In a previous interview with Emirates Woman, she admitted it was difficult growing up with the condition. “It was a struggle growing up, when you feel you are different and don’t fit in it is easier to think there is something wrong with you,” she admitted. But today, she embraces her vitiligo “every inch” of her being, and even has the words “Blessed with vitiligo” in her Instagram bio. Through her journey, she was motivated to launch her own skincare brand, Peacefull.
    Winnie Harlow

    Winnie Harlow rose to stardom after appearing on America’s Next Top Model in 2014. As a strong advocate for breaking down conventional beauty standards, Harlow has used her platform to raise awareness for skin positivity. Having appeared in campaigns for big labels such as Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Marc Jacobs and more, she has broken the boundaries surrounding vitiligo. The supermodel was diagnosed with this chronic skin condition at the age of four and ever since a young age has been vocal about how this shouldn’t define her.
    Karen Wazen

    Content creator and Dubai-based entrepreneur Karen Wazen shared her journey with vitiligo back in June 2021. Opening up about her experience and her diagnosis, the mum-of-three encouraged everyone to accept themselves for who they are. “Accepting ourselves and bodies and differences is the biggest strength we can have, once we are in this state of mind nothing will affect the way we see ourselves,” she said.
    Shahad Salman

    Saudi fashion model Shahad Salman is breaking barriers in the modelling industry. The 25-year-old model embraces her vitiligo and continues to be motivated by her ambition to succeed in the industry. Born to challenge stereotypes, the model projects self-confidence in every project she takes on, including her latest role as an ambassador for Pantene.
    Holly Marie Combs

    Best known for her role in Pretty Little Liars, Holly Marie Combs has vitiligo, a condition that she has been open about over the years.
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    18 celebrities awarded the UAE’s golden visa


    by Team Emirates Woman
    1 minute ago

    The UAE has been honouring some of the world’s most outstanding talents with the coveted golden visa. The programme, which first appeared in 2019, allows the recipient to live in the UAE for up to 10 years, which is renewable every decade.
    The aim of the programme is to encourage the world’s most innovative and brilliant talents across all fields to become residents in the UAE.
    To champion some of these talented individuals, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of some of the celebrities who have been granted a golden visa.
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