Beauty Talk with Nilo

When did you start experimenting with makeup?

I loved make-up since my childhood; there is magic in colors and tools used by women to highlight their features. I started out doing makeup on myself and friends and after I finished my university studies, I got married and my husband encouraged me to enter this field professionally.

How do you define beauty?

Beauty has never been just a beautiful shape, if it is not supported by beautiful soul and morals it has no value at all.

What makes this field full of adventure and excitement?

There are no boring days in the world of cosmetics and make-up. I feel happy because I found my passion in my job.

What is your message for the modern woman?

Never stop dreaming and pursuit these dreams to achieve them. Women are really powerful and no one can stop them if they really want to achieve miracles.

You meet thousands of women as part of your job, what is the question all women ask you?

The appropriate foundation cream that suits the color of their skin.

What is your first principle in life?

Family always comes first and honesty is the only policy in my life.


You are intending to visit Kuwait soon what is the purpose of your visit?

I will visit Kuwait to give an advanced course in make-up; I will introduce in my class, how to prepare the skin, touch up makeup & clean the skin afterwards using Johnson’s facial wipes.

Why did you decide to cooperate with Johnson’s?

Johnson’s is a prestigious brand; I use its products for children since the first day of their birth.

Do you have special tips for women in Kuwait?

It is very necessary to use the right products to prepare the skin before you put make-up, also cleaning and moisturizing the skin before starting is very important. Apply the primer in the T zone after the moisturizer and before the foundation; this will help in the absorption of oils and keeping the foundation longer. As well as Choosing the right foundation for your skin is an important key for a beautiful look.

What would we find in your daily makeup bag?

I use many MAC products.

A Beauty Secret you would share it with us?

Retinol A cream is one of my own secrets and it is known by beauty experts around the world. This product is effective in concealing the lines and wrinkles. Consult your doctor before using it, especially if you are pregnant or in infancy.

What do you use to highlight your eyebrows?

Anastasia Beverly Hills.

Which is your favorite mascara?

Lancôme Hypnôse Drama.

Which are the best makeup brushes that you use?

  1. MAC No. 109 for contour.
  2. MAC No. 129 Powder Blush.
  3. MAKE UP FOR EVER No. 122.

Which is the best lipstick?

  • Tom Ford Pussycat Matte
  • MAC Russian Red, MAC Mehr, MAC Flat out Fabulous and MAC All Fired Up.

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