Nu Colour Q&A

Nu Colour Questions & Answers

Does MoisturShade Liquid Finish have SPF protection?
Yes, Nu Colour MoisturShade Liquid Finish has a UVA/UVB SPF 15 to preserve the youthfulness of your skin from the aging rays of the sun.


How do I know what shade is best for me?
Be sure to test the shade on your face instead of your hand or arm because face tones and body tones are not always the same. Place a small streak on your skin and blend part of it in. You will know you have found the right shade when the color blends unnoticeably with your skin color.


How should I apply MoistureShade Liquid Finish?
Use a sponge or your fingers to spread the product on your skin, starting at the center of your face then moving to the outside of your face. Be sure to blend the product into your hairline for a natural, streak free appearance.


How is Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Tinted Moisturizer beneficial to my skin?
Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Tinted Moisturizer delivers lightweight, oil-free, moisturizing coverage and contains pure vitamins A and E to fight against free radical damage and reduce the signs of aging, along with SPF 15 to help protect against environmental damage.


How do I choose the right shade?
Choose a shade that matches your skin tone or is slightly lighter in color than your skin tone.


Can I put Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Concealer on a blemish?
Yes, Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Concealer will neither clog a pore nor make a pimple worse.


How is Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Concealer beneficial to my skin?
Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Concealer offers superb weightless coverage and contains pure vitamins A, C, and E to fight free radical damage and the signs of aging, and chamomile and aloe to help fight puffiness and soothe your skin. Nu Colour Skin Beneficial Concealer is also nonirritating and non-oily so it won't clog your pores.


Can the Nu Colour Wet/Dry Pressed Powder be used in addition to the Nu Colour Liquid Finish or Nu Colour Tinted Moisturizer?
Yes, Nu Colour Wet/Dry Pressed Powder is a perfect finish for your foundation products to add additional coverage to your skin as well as leave your skin with a shine-free appearance.


Can I use my powder brush with the Nu Colour Wet/Dry Pressed Powder?

Yes, using a powder brush to apply the Nu Colour Wet/Dry Pressed Powder will give the skin a light dusting of the powder for a soft powdered look.


Which skin tones can use Finishing Powder?
Finishing Powder is great for all skin types and skin tones.


When should I apply Finishing Powder?
You can apply Finishing Powder at the end of applying makeup to the entire face to set your makeup in place for longer wearing.


If I have yellow skin tones can I wear pink blush colors?Yes, no matter what your skin tones are, you should match your blush colors to the lip, eye, and clothes colors that you are wearing.'

Which shades are cool (rosy tones) colors?
Icy Pink, Aura, Primrose, and Blushed are all cool colors.

Which shades are warm (earth tones) colors?
Honey Buff, Natural Glow, and Allspice are all warm colors.


What makes Defining Effects Mascara different?This is a high-performance product without irritating ingredients, such as petrolatum and tar. The unique brush grabs every lash and lays down beautiful color, creating definition and helping your lashes look longer. It also contains a special blend of conditioning ingredients to protect the future of your lashes.

Is Defining Effects Mascara water-resistant?
No. However, it wears all day without smudging or clumping.


How do I choose a shade for my brow pencil?You should choose the shade that most closely resembles the color of your eyebrows and hair color.

Where should I accent my eyebrows?
The brows should begin above the inside corner of the eye, rise to a natural arch over the outer edge of the iris, and end in a graduating line diagonally above the outer corner of the eye.

Where should the highest point of the arch in my eyebrow be?
The highest point of the arch of the brow should be directly above the outer edge of your iris when you're looking straight into the mirror.


How should I apply eyeliner if I have small eyes or eyes that are set close together?Concentrate eyeliner at the outer third of the top and bottom lash lines. Soften and blend eyeliner with the Nu Colour Eye Liner Brush. Lining your eyes all the way around will make small eyes look even smaller. Try to avoid harsh or sharp-edged lines. Soft blended lines are more natural looking and flattering.

How should I apply eyeliner if I have wide-set or prominent eyes?
Line the top and bottom eyelids all the way from the inner corner to the outer corner, blending and softening the outer third of the line. Lining the eyes across the top lid and adding smudged liner half way across the bottom lid will make prominent eyes less apparent.


How do I use different shades of eye shadow together?Eye shadow can be used to highlight, contour, and accent the eyes in the following ways:

  • Highlighting—flesh-toned, light, or pastel shades can be applied from lid to brow for an even, natural look or to accentuate the lid and the brow bone when darker shades are used to contour or accent your eyes.
  • Contouring—medium-toned shades are a darker version of the highlighting shade. They should be applied to the natural crease of the eye and carefully blended with the highlighting shade above to accentuate the contour of your eyes.
  • Accenting—accent shades are dark and dramatic. They should be used sparingly to create smoky and evening looks. When used with highlighting and contouring shades, they must be carefully blended to create uniform shading.

How can I help my small eyes appear larger?

Apply a highlighting shade on the entire eye area, from lid to brow. It's important to highlight the inner corner of your eye next to your nose. Next, choose soft (not too dark) contouring shades, concentrating the color on the outer third of the crease to widen and enlarge your eyes. Blend with the highlighting shade. Place the contouring shade slightly above the crease, not in it. Carefully blend with the highlighting shade.


How can I help my wide-set eyes appear closer together?

Apply the highlighting shade on your eyelid and brow bone. You may choose to use two different light shades such as a nude color on the brow bone and a pastel shade for the contouring shade on the lid. Blend the contouring shade across the entire length of the crease, including the area close to your nose. By accentuating the color over the inner corner of the eye, you're creating the appearance of less space between your eyes.


How can I help my deep-set eyes appear less receded?

It is important to avoid contouring colors that are too dark. Choose a medium contouring shade to avoid making your eyes appear to recede even more. Apply the highlighting shades from the lid to the brow bone and inner corner of the eye next to your nose.


What makes Nu Colour Replenishing Lipstick so much better than other lipsticks on the market?Replenishing Lipstick is a rich, anti-aging formula that contains hydroxytyrosol, a powerful antioxidant found in extra virgin olive oil. This ingredient helps protect the delicate lip tissue, which is more susceptible to environmental damage. In addition, this lipstick helps improve lip texture.

How long does Nu Colour Replenishing Lipstick last?
It wears about four to five hours before reapplication is needed.

Why is the new lipstick in a white package?
Incorporating the technology featured in our advanced line of skin care products into key categories for Nu Colour, such as complexion, lip, and mascara, gave us the opportunity to introduce an updated line of cosmetics with skin beneficial ingredients that help keep your skin looking and feeling its best.


Which shade of Defining Effects Smooth Lip Liner should I use?
Choose a color that matches or harmonizes with your lipstick color so the liner is not noticeable.


How do I apply a lip liner?
Begin by drawing an X in the center of the upper lip. Start at the high point of your lips on one side, bringing the line down to the "dip" in the center, and repeat on the other side. Following your natural lip line, draw a line from the high point of the X to the outer corner of your upper lip. Beginning at the center of your bottom lip draw a line to the outer corner. Repeat on the opposite side.


What is the purpose of wearing a lip liner?
A lip liner defines your lips, corrects imperfections, and helps prevent lipstick from bleeding or feathering.


How can I make my lips look more full?
To create the appearance of fuller lips, apply lip liner slightly outside the natural lip line. It is important to choose light or medium shades of lipstick to make the lips look fuller.

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