Baked eye-shadow that can be used wet or dry. Three in one color, with each for a specific area on the face. It’s gorgeous, beyond versatile and from Nouba, the professional makeup line from Italy that is credited with giving entertainer Katy Perry her red pout.
Nouba makeup is known around the world for its intense, deeply pigmented and VERY long-lasting colors. It was a top-seller in New York City at the now defunct Takashimaya that stood on 5th Avenue. Its “Millibaci” range is famous (it means 1,000 kisses in Italian) and known for its incredibly seductive red shades.
This season, Nouba went to Arabia. The new Arabesque Collection is a full range of eye, lip color and bronzers that evoke the sensuality of Arabian beauty looks. The eye colors are a winner, and my favorite of the collection.
Three shades are included in each pot with each color being for a specific area around the eye, with the darker shade being for the base. Light up the eyebrow area with the clear shade and for a more daring look, work the center shade for any special effects. The colors blend in well and are easy to manage, in part to it being so compact.
Nouba is still available in the U.S., and reporting tells me it is still selling out. Sharla’s Beauty Emporioum in McKinney, Texas, carries the entire Nouba range and niche beauty haven Bellacara in Alexandria, Virgina, are just two stockists in additon to Beauty Encounter. The Arabesque Collection drops today, happy shopping!Back to Blog