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A lot of beauty tutorials do not focus on how certain colors or styles will look on different races. In this article I will be giving tips about Asian beauty all the way to Middle Eastern beauty. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me, I will link my contact form below!
African American Beauty
- For dark circles under the eyes: Use a peach colored corrector and yellow-toned concealer.
- Every skin tone is mostly uneven, so finding a foundation that matches your skin tone exactly is very important. Mixing two shades together might be necessary to achieve your own personal color.
- Some dark skin looks better with no blush. For medium toned women (or men), bronzing powder will suit you best. Rose, plum, or pink looks best on lighter skin tones.
- Embrace your freckles
- For concealer, look for yellowed toned concealer that is just one shade lighter than your natural skin tone.
- Tinted moisturizer is the best for a foundation. It covers redness around the nose but lets the freckles shine through. If you want more coverage, you can always build up the tinted moisturizer.
- Coral, tawny or pink shades of blush look the most natural.
- Sunscreen is important for everybody but especially women and men with fairer skin tones.
- Use porcelain-toned foundation to cover redness, dark circles, and blemishes.
- Use translucent or white face powder.
- Avoid using blush with brown undertones. It could look muddy instead of natural. Pastels colors like light pink is best.
- Eye makeup with cooler tones and pastel lip colors compliment paler skin tones.
- Yellow-toned foundation suits Asian skin tones the best. All skin tones vary, however they all share a common yellow undertone.
- Fill in brows with dark brown. Avoid using any colors like black because it will look too harsh even if your hair is black.
- Use eyeliner to make your eyes pop. Create a thick line on the top and make sure it shows when eyes are open.
- Bright coral and pink on the apples of the cheeks look fresh and awake.
Middle Eastern Beauty
- Use brightening concealer for very dark under-eye circles.
- Color correction is most important for middle eastern women. Use pink, then peach to counter the darkness under the eyes. Then, add concealer.
- Don’t be afraid of foundations that might be a little orange. A yellow-toned foundation that exactly matches the skin is the key to a natural look.
- Lines the eyes with a black eyeliner or charcoal eye shadow. Lighter shades do not compliment dark hair.
- Deep rose and pink shades of blush suits middle eastern skin tones. However, don’t be afraid to find a bright color.
- Dark wine reds look great with those who have darker lip tones.
- Avoid colors that turn ashy on skin.
- Neutral eye shadows look best for every day. Shades of navy, silver, dark brown, or gold are great for special occasions.
- Bronzers are great for contouring and to add natural warmth.
- Blushes with a pop of color are always great and look natural.