New Beauty Editor for Arabia

Elizabeth Whiston-Dew has today joined as Beauty Editor. Formerly Beauty Editor of the Emirates Woman Group at Motivate Publishing, Elizabeth has spent the past three years working across titles such as Emirates Woman, Emirates Bride, Spend It and Luxe. Elizabeth will now oversee all beauty pages within Arabia, which is an English and Arabic language online magazine.

“I am delighted to be named the new beauty voice for, joining the task force of tastemakers at this pioneering publication,” says Elizabeth. “I will report daily on all things beauty, from pending trends to insider tips along with all the trinkets to propel our discerning readers to the next level of beautiful.”

Shashi Menon, CEO & Publisher, added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Elizabeth to the team. Her background in beauty and journalism makes her a natural fit for the publication and our authoritative style of reporting. We look forward to continuing to publish the best content — and first — for our broad regional and international audience.”

Contact Elizabeth at / +971 (0)4 422 5766


New team member for Emirates Woman Group

Samantha Hamilton-Rushforth has been promoted to Beauty Editor of the Emirates Woman Group at Motivate Publishing. Previously Fashion & Beauty Editor of Hello! Magazine and before that, Fashion Writer & Stylist at OK! Magazine, Samantha brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Samantha fills the shoes of Elizabeth Whiston-Dew who leaves today to pursue other interests.

“I started my career at Emirates Woman a long time ago as an intern so to be back on the title is a dream come true,” says Samantha. “I’m really looking forward to delving further into the world of beauty and working with the fantastic Emirates Woman team.”