Photo by @monicastylemuse, @madisinrian, @chastitysamone/Instagram
19 Marvelous Makeup Looks On Dark Skin
The darker the berry, the better the color payoff!
From complexion colors not being readily available to other unflattering options, those withdeeper skin tones know the struggle of shopping for makeup.
Thankfully, the industry is starting to pay attention, with an onslaught of products and/or entire makeup lines dedicated to women of color and pigments created specifically for deeper skin tones.
Buy Black-Owned Beauty Products at Vivrant Beauty
Essence fashion and beauty director Julee Wilson tours Vivrant Beauty in New York and talks with founder Desiree Verdejo about her passion for Black-owned beauty, skin and hair products.
Now that we have the color range and product supply to sufficiently slay, we have to know what to do with it, right? Did you know that inspiration is all around you?
Social media has created an amazing platform for both professional artists and aspiring beauty junkies to discover easy tutorials. Instagram has not only become famous for its onslaught of self portraits; it’s literally a mall for makeup mavens. Brown skin girls all over the map are showing us how it’s done with uber-inspirational pictures of their work.
Find insta-inspiration for your next big night out by perusing beautiful makeup looks on darker skin tones. Get ready to feel more confident than ever!
All That Glitters
Use a pinkish glitter like Monica to accent your eyes. A rose colored lipstick will also help add balance to the look.
Photo by @monicastylemuse/Instagram
Green With Envy
Gather your favorite hues of yellow-green and add them to your eyelid for a little pop of color! This beauty also added cool hues of blue to make a bold statement.
Photo by @beautybybb_
If you aren’t familiar with a cut crease, let your eyes steal the show!
Pro-Tip: This one takes a little practive. Use ultra creamy and pigmented eye shadows when trying to achieve this look, so that the colors pop and will blend well together.
Photo by @beautyby_melissa
Make your lips the star of the show with this slightly ombre, pink-nude lip. Use deep rose colored liner to outline your lips, followed by your favorite lip stain to the middle! Don’t forget to blend–you’ll be happy you did.
Photo by @newyorktaylorr/Instagram
Hello, Glitter Lips
The trending glitter lips are not just for the holidays and @aangelsimms is proving just that! This melanin queen opted for a magenta eyeshadow to accompany her glitter-bombed lips with a dust of gold in the inner tear duct. Love!
Photo by @aangelsimms/Instagram
Add an orange tint to your cheeks and lips for a fun pop of color!