Black is beautiful and women of color have more options available than ever right now as design houses increase their range to cater to our unique beauty. If you're just starting out exploring, be sure to bookmark this blog, as we'll be sharing some amazing African American make-up tips and skin care techniques that will help you bring out your best features (and hide the rest). The purpose of make-up is not to change your entire look, but rather to enhance your natural features. Today, we're sharing beginner's make-up tips for women of color:
Step 1: Get To Know You
Before you can buy make-up and skin care products, is to first know your skin color, skin tone and the best skin-care routine for your needs. There are warm and cool skin tones, and there are dry, sensitive, oily and combination skin types. The tone will determine the type of colors that will work for you, while the skin type will determine what your skin care regimen would work best for you.
Step 2: Starting Your Make-Up Kit
Organize some containers to store your make-up in. You can use a cosmetic bag or a plastic box or even a drawer.
Try: Color Magic 28 piece Beauty Kit with 20 eye shadows & 6 creamy lip glosses & 2 blushers & 2 applicators & mirror
Step 3: Make-Up & Skin Care Go Together
Quality skin care ensures that your skin stays smooth and blemish free. It is particularly important to guard against dry, ashy skin. It would be a great idea to invest in a good quality skin-care kit that contains a cleanser, toner and moisturizer. It you want, you could also invest in night cream and eye cream. Using quality skin-care products will clear away excess make-up at the end of the day, leaving your skin fresh to be able to rejuvenate while you sleep.
Try: Elizabeth Arden Youth-Restoring Luxury Skincare: Moisture Cream 50ml + Cleanser 30ml + Night Cream 15ml + Eye Cream 5ml + Gold Treatment 3.2ml --5pcs
Step 4: Don't Be Afraid to Glow
Some women of color tend to stay away from the brighter colors, preferring to stick with brown or black. However, peach, apricot, berry and soft blues and greys can really bring out your best features, making you glow. In this video, Nicole Williams shares how to find foundation for black skin.
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