Karen Betts

Karen Betts is one of the UK’s leading authorities in permanent makeup and medical tattooing with over 20 years experience.

As well as being a prominent permanent makeup artist, Karen Betts runs the successful Nouveau Beauty Group of companies, which includes the well known HD Brows, Nouveau Lashes and Nouveau Contour brands.

In 2014, she was crowned the Woman of the Year at the 2014 NatWest Every Woman Awards, being recognised for her achievements as an entrepreneur and her two businesses, Karen Betts Professional and Nouveau Beauty Group. These two companies include a pioneering medical tattooing enterprise, several leading cosmetics brands and a salon training business.

The judges described Karen as “phenomenal”, and agreed that she had led both companies to outstanding success, growing them from a small office in Yorkshire to an international team of 182 employees with a turnover of £7 million.

Karen has been privileged to be able to provide courses that shape and mentor people, while driving them forward, giving them the tools and the belief to become successful business people.