The power in permanent beauty


Nouveau Contour is the premier global manufacturer of professional permanent make up machines and pigments . Offering the most advanced permanent make up or micropigmentation training. Have you been considering a career in beauty and permanent cosmetics?

Why not become a Nouveau Contour qualified professional in designing permanent eyebrows, smudge proof permanent eye liner and permanent lip liner and full lip colour! Join one of our many beginners courses in permanent make up or microblading, areola restoration, scar revision, 3D areola or advanced classes. We also offer refresher training to any artist with current certification.

Procedures are offered at our facility, also feel free to enquire about our student model program.

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Nouveau Contour – Global Market Leader
Nouveau Contour is the leading brand in over 30 countries, and is an innovator in the development of new techniques and ensures the highest and safest standards for all products, devices, needles, pigments and accessories.

The company’s global headquarters is located in the Netherlands, where all matters related to exports, sales, order processing, training, graphic design and marketing are managed. The product development, production and dispatch departments are separately located at our Global Logistics Center. In 2010, Nouveau Contour opened its US headquarters as well as the Nouveau Contour Academy in Orlando, Florida. A second academy was opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2013. Nouveau Contour opened its doors in South Africa in 2014 under the directorship of Yvette and Kirsten-Claire and is now the leading brand and academy in South Africa.

Nouveau Contour Training
Carrying out permanent make-up treatments requires knowledge, professionalism and skill, permanent lip colour that lasts, brows on fleek 24/7 that stay true to colour and professionally applied bespoke permanent eyeliner. To ensure these requirements are met, Nouveau Contour offers a training programme in accordance with the stringent guidelines of the Nouveau Contour International Academy, all trainers are internationally qualified and trained to assist you in becoming one of the best in the industry!

From the Netherlands to Russia, China and every country in between: all permanent make-up professionals receive the same high-quality training. This is your guarantee as a PMU specialist!

Permanent Makeup Training Academy

We pride ourselves on being leaders in education

Nouveau Contour PMU training

Your training is the basis of your success as a permanent make-up specialist. This means the quality of the education provided is very important for your future. The objective of the Nouveau Contour Academy is to provide the best quality education for our students. We strive to provide a safe and professional environment in which you can develop into a competent PMU specialist. Our PMU training programme is designed to ensure that you are able to meet all the necessary requirements to become a professional in the field of micropigmentation.

Internationally renowned lesson programme

The lesson programme of the Nouveau Contour Academy is unique in the permanent make-up industry. Not just nationally, but also across the globe. Our internationally renowned training programme safeguards the quality of Nouveau Contour worldwide. All students receive the same high-quality training around the world, whether they are in the Netherlands, Russia, China or Canada. In this sense, a Nouveau Contour certificate can be compared to a quality mark.

Basic Training Course

The Nouveau Contour Academy works in small groups of students per trainer to ensure you receive the attention and knowledge required to maximise your potential in the field of micropigmentation. All academy students start with the Basic Training Course. After successfully completing this course you can immediately start as a PMU specialist in your salon. To give you further support we offer advanced classes such as Master Classes and Focus Classes which, depending on your needs and desires, allow you to further develop your skills and go deeper into specific techniques and application possibilities.

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What our students have to say about Nouveau Contour Training

Course: Microshading Fantastic!! will come again for more training! Clarise Course: Advanced Eye Liner Fantastic learning experience, thank you for the knowledge I left feeling confident! Chanel Course: Advanced Ombre Brows The training was so much fun and fruitful too! I really enjoyed it working with this super professional artist was a treat! thank you …


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What is permanent make-up or micropigmentation?

Micropigmentation or permanent make-up (PMU) is the revolutionary method of depositing hypoallergenic  pigments into the dermal layer of the skin. With an ultra-thin needle, in the shape of the permanent eyebrows, permanent eyes liner or permanent lip liner or colour. 

Micropigmentation is also known as permanent make-up or cosmetic tattooing. 

However, the pigments used for permanent make-up are introduced less deeply into the skin layer and have a different composition from tattoo inks. Micropigmentation or permanent make up devices are also more refined than tattoo machines, and the techniques that are used are different.

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