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We all love discovering new make up especially items that are good quality and long lasting.  I’ve just tried some great products from an Italian make up brand called Nouba which I thought you might also be interested in hearing about.

Nouba make-up was founded by makeup artist Andrea Brambilla in Italy.  The range includes long lasting foundations, loose powders, eyeshadow palettes and lip creams.  These products do not contain parabens, gluten and paraffins and have been dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested, making them inclusive of all skin types.

Volumaxi Sculpting Mascara

This is one of the best mascaras I have tried. It’s easy to apply thanks to the large applicator, gives a good coverage from base to tip, minimises clumping thanks to the numerous bristles and the shape of the brush helps curl longer lashes as it is being applied.  Once on it stays put and doesn’t smudge.  The mascara contains marine derived elastine, glycogen, and collagen which stimulate the regeneration and growth of eyelashes.  This mascara makes the eyes so much more noticeable for all the right reasons.

Millebaci Long Lasting Lip Cream

Their best selling product range is the ‘Millebaci’ lip creams which are available in 25 lovely shades and offer a superfluid formula with exceptionally high pigment colour to give long-lasting professional results.

The long lasting lip cream (No 7 pictured above) is not only highly pigmented but also demonstrates tremendous staying power and has a feather light feel.  This keeps lips feeling soft and silky all day long and looking perfect for hours no matter how many glasses of water / tea / cocktails you drink.  This will last all day and night you won’t need to reapply.  You’ll need an oil based product like baby oil to remove the product and might find that there is still a little stain remaining.  I’d probably go for a more nude tone for daily wear but the bright red is great for an evening out.

Noubamore Second Skin Foundation

I gave the bottle a good shake prior to each application then I would use a couple of drops on my finger tips and spread this evenly over my face and neck.  I loved that this was easy to use with a squeezy bottle and narrow opening to prevent waste.  You don’t need much to give a flawless looking skin that continues to look great all day.  It feels incredibly light on the skin allowing it to breathe and doesn’t clog the pores.  Even in this unusually warm weather the foundation stayed in place which was great.  I may have felt like I was melting but my foundation showed no tale tale signs – evidence of a great quality product.

I loved using all of the Nouba products and think that they make great alternatives to other high-end makeup brand giving fans of brands such as NARS and MAC cosmetics more options when looking for beauty products.

The complete collection of Nouba makeup products is available exclusively at Beauty Base online and in their retail stores across the London and the South East.

Have you tried any Nouba products before?

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38 thoughts on “Nouba – The Italian Make Up Brand From Andrea Brambilla”

  1. I’ve actually been trying some of this range too and I absolutely love the mascara, it’s one of my favs x

  2. Ive ne er heard of this brand before. The products look very good. Good to have more of a range from nars and other high end ones.

  3. Sounds like a lovely brand! It’s really great when we find something new that works really well for us, isn’t it.

  4. Ooh I havent heard of this before! I love how bright that lip floss is, its SO red! It sounds like a brand to try!

  5. I’ve been looking for the perfect mascara for quite a while, so might give this one a try, and the lip cream sounds great!

  6. Ooh, I’ve never heard of this brand of makeup before! They sound really good though. I might have to treat myself to something from them 🙂

    Louise x

  7. I haven’t tried Nouba products but would be interested in trying them. I feel Italian products are usually better quality 🙂

  8. The packaging on these products looks very posh! 😍 I have to admit, I’ve never heard of Nouba before, but I love the sound of that mascara, my eyelashes would love a bit of that! X

  9. I have to admit I’ve not heard of this brand before, but it sounds interesting. I would love to give it a try myself, starting with the mascara.

  10. The mascara sounds like something that I’d use. I’ve actually never tried this brand before and although I use very little make-up. I do use mascara and lipstick.

  11. They look like they have some really lovely products, I’m definitely going to have to check them out

  12. I didn’t hear about this range of products before. I do like the idea that they are natural and without parabens. The color of that lip stain is so pretty!

  13. The packaging for Nouba looks really pretty, I’ve not heard of this brand before but would love to try some of its products.

  14. Nouba sound like a lovely company. I am always on the look out for decent make up brands that aren’t pumped full of chemicals and other rubbish so I will be seeking them out. Thank you! 🙂

    1. Same here. I think that as you learn about make up quality becomes a big factor to helping sway a purchase.

  15. I really like the look of this brand. I am due to invest in new make up soon and after reading your post, I will certainly give these guys some consideration 🙂

  16. I think my friend has mentioned this brand to. I am now more intrigued when I saw your post.

  17. I love hearing about brands I have never seen before – the colour looks very vibrant on the lip cream

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