If you are a woman of color, you know first-hand, the challenge of navigating the makeup aisles to find shades suitable for your skin-tone. If you are a dark-skinned woman of color, that challenge becomes even greater. Not only is it virtually impossible to find a foundation or BB cream in the deeper color ranges, the in-store makeup professionals are often incapable of adequately advising deeper-hued ladies.
Thankfully, today we’ve rounded up some stunning makeup looks for dark-skinned beauties looking to step up their makeup application. Just before we get there, here are some important makeup tips for black girls…
Try brands made with black women in mind. If you are on a budget, makeup brands that offer a variety of color options for black women include: Covergirl Queen Collection, Revlon, Black Radiance, Black Opal and Shea Moisture.
Use bronzer. It adds a warm glow to your face. Just a quick dusting to the tops of your cheeks using a fan brush will do it.
Don’t be a afraid of blush. While we don’t blush naturally, applying a berry colored blush to the apples of your cheeks can warm up your face. Check out some of our favorites black girl makeup looks below….