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An Exclusive Informal ‘Motivational and Educational’ Evening with Bridgette Softley

Posted by Nadia Burgess on February 16, 2016

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Bridgette Softley, one of the most esteemed permanent cosmetics artists in the country, is inviting 30 Nouveau Contour trained technicians to an exclusive informal motivational and educational session at the London, Purley Training Academy on Monday, 4th April, 5pm – 8pm.

Bridgette is hosting this exclusive informal evening for Nouveau Contour trained technicians, to further support them and help give them a deeper insight in to key industry skills and work ethics.

The evening presents a great opportunity for techs to chat to Bridgette about common problems across the industry.

Bridgette will be offering industry leading hints, tips, help, support and advice on hot topics, and any current concerns or professional challenges raised by attendees; this could be anything from the intricacies of colour theory to advice on marketing and self promotion, and much more.

This is an evening not to be missed. With a reservation fee of only £50, attendees will benefit from 3 hours in which they can gain insight from one of the best artists in the industry. It will also be a great opportunity for permanent cosmetics artists to develop themselves by networking with other professionals in the industry, whilst enjoying complimentary wine and nibbles.

The £50 reservation fee is redeemable against any permanent cosmetics products purchased from the Nouveau Beauty Group Pro Store within 30 days of attending the event (terms and conditions apply), so it’s also a great opportunity to stock up on pigments or any other treatment essentials.

Any Nouveau Contour trained technicians interested in attending the evening can call 0844 801 3051 ext 209/210, to get more information or reserve a place.



Nouveau Contour and Karen Betts Return to Professional Beauty London

Posted by Nadia Burgess on January 22, 2016



Nouveau Contour are looking forward to returning to one of the UK’s leading Beauty Industry Events, Professional Beauty London, on Sunday 28th and  Monday 29th February, to meet and talk to aspiring permanent cosmetics artists and provide information on what a career in the industry entails.

Located on stand O30. discussing everything from the training courses which are available, to the potential earning power a career in the industry can bring, the Nouveau Contour team will also have a practice area available. Here attendees can try their hand at tattooing using the industry leading Nouveau Contour Intelligent Machine and Pigment Pen, and get a feel for the equipment and basic techniques used by the pros.

The Nouveau Contour Trainers will also be present at the show, performing permanent cosmetics treatments on clients via live demonstrations, to show potential students the quality of work which can be achieved if they opt to train with the best in the industry.

Karen Betts will be joining the Nouveau Contour Trainers performing treatments and talking to attendees about training opportunities. She will also be hosting seminars on both days to educate attendees on medical tattooing and unveil her new semi-permanent makeup technique, which teaches artists how to create perfect eye brows featuring natural, long lasting hair strokes, similar to those created through micro-blading.

Products from the Nouveau Beauty Group shop will also be available for permanent makeup artists to purchase on both days, as well as the acclaimed pigments from Karen Betts’ ‘K.B Pro’ pigment range.

Nouveau Contour and Karen Betts are very much looking forward to seeing everyone there.


Nouveau Contour Christmas Opening Hours And Postage Times

Posted by Sarah Gordon on December 9, 2015

We wish you all a fantastic Christmas and a Happy New Year! Take a look at our opening hours and postage times over the holiday period below. If you need to leave a message whilst the offices are closed, please use the contact form here.

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Posted by Sarah Gordon on November 30, 2015



Following the shopping mayhem that was Black Friday last week, we’re now on to Cyber Monday – the Monday which tempts shoppers to bag bargains strictly online.

To celebrate, Karen Betts is offering permanent cosmetics artists 10% off the acclaimed K.B Pro pigments in sizes 12ml and 6ml, for TODAY ONLY.

Since their launch in August this year, the K.B Pro range has taken the permanent cosmetics industry by storm. Offering additional benefits when compared to other pigments, the K.B Pro pigments range guarantees:

  • Betters results every time
  • Greater pigment stability and higher definition
  • Truer intended healing colour
  • Reduced pigment fading
  • More natural fading
  • More intense black colours which glide easier into the skin

Karen said; “The feedback on the pigment range so far has been phenomenal. I’ve heard back from many artists about their experiences with the pigments, and how great their results are. Because the pigments hold so well, it means there’s less time spent at retouch appointments, and therefore saving time and money.”

Artists can visit the Nouveau Beauty Group Pro Store here or call 0844 801 3052 to bag the pigments at the discounted price for TODAY ONLY.

Don’t forget to leave feedback on your experience with the K.B Pro pigment range on the K.B Pro Pigment Education forum. Karen Betts and the rest of the team would love to hear from you and give you top tips on how to get the best out of the range.


Nouveau Beauty Group exclusive distributor of Permanent Magazine

Posted by Sarah Gordon on October 14, 2015


It is with great pride that Nouveau Beauty Group can announce they are exclusive UK distributors of one of the industries newest permanent cosmetics magazines; set to take the industry by storm.

Permanent Magazine is a quarterly magazine, which addresses important issues and topics which are crucial to all professionals who operate in the permanent cosmetics industry. Covering everything from specialist hair stroke techniques and technical industry developments, to how to get the perfect eyebrow shape and medical tattooing insights, Permanent Magazine is the ultimate bible for all Permanent Cosmetics Artists.

As we all know the field of permanent make-up evolves at an astounding pace, and this is why a magazine of such calibre is an absolute necessity. Each issue aims to include articles on the important industry themes and aims to inspire and educate professionals in the field of permanent cosmetics. Some of the tops covered in the magazine include;

  • Exhibitions and congresses
  • Courses, schools and Master classes
  • Pigments and styles
  • Techniques and equipment
  • Medical issues
  • Interviews

Permanent Magazine endorses only the most reputable professionals on the market today, and the current issue (issue 2) features our very own Karen Betts; Director of Nouveau Beauty Group. Karen has an 8 page feature in the current issue, in which she shares her top tips and industry expertise on ‘How to Draw Brows in 10 Minutes’ using her very own Karen Betts Professional eyebrow guides.

Each issue comes with a complimentary DVD, which provides an additional aid and helps reconsolidate some of the key features covered in the magazine.

Nouveau Beauty Group are currently running a special subscription offer. Any permanent cosmetics artist who subscribes to 4 issues of Permanent Magazine will receive a free K.B Pro Professional Guide worth £99 – Visit the shop here.

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