Women with dark skin can pull off blush beautifully on their skin and they have the freedom to experiment with bolder colors for blush more than those with pale or olive skin. If you are choosing a blush, you want to choose a blush with a deep red, deep orange, violet or green overtone. Avoid dark earth tones for blush such as dark brown, tan or beige.
2. GET THE SHIMMER FOR EYE MAKEUP
If you have dark skin, you have the ability to wear shimmer on your eyes and you can buy glittery eyeshadow and eyeliner in metallic gold, metallic silver, blue, dark purple and green. In addition, you can also buy glittery mascara if you want the illusion of larger eyelashes but be careful not to have too much glittery makeup all over the eyes because you will look like a clown.
3. NO RED OR PINK LIPSTICK ALLOWED
Red or pink lipstick or lip gloss should not be worn on the lips of those with dark skin. Instead you want to wear a lipstick in an earth tone such as mocha, burgundy, dark orange or a light purple. Avoid shiny lipstick and instead wear matte-style lipstick.
4. USE FOUNDATION AND CONCEALER
Those with dark skin should wear foundation and concealer if they have uneven skin tones on the face. It gets hard to find foundation and concealer that is tailored to those with dark skin and if this is your case, you should look for the foundation and concealer that best matches your skin tone. Apply the concealer underneath the eyes since puffiness sometimes appear under the eyes
5. CONSIDER BROWN MASCARA
Brown mascara is better for dark-skinned women because it gives you the illusion of bigger eyelashes and it complements your skin tone and your eye color, particularly if you have brown or greenish eyes. When you put on the brown mascara, do not put on too much of it so that you will have a natural look for the eyes.
6. SHAPEN YOUR EYEBROWS
In order to achieve the best look with your makeup, you want to maintain your eyebrows and you can do this by waxing or tweezing your eyebrows then arching them to the shape you want. When you have neatly shaped eyebrows, you bring out the eyes and your eyes appear larger. You can also tint the eyebrows dark brown.
7. KEEP YOUR FACE MOISTURIZED
Before you apply the makeup, you want to keep your face clean and moisturized. Start by washing your face with a facial cleanser and then put on a facial moisturizing lotion to soften your face. Wait fifteen to twenty minutes.
8. EXPERIMENT WITH NEW MAKEUP STYLES
You can also wear a variety of makeup styles as a person with dark skin. You can choose from the bohemian look, Arabian style, fairy-inspired makeup styles or even punk rock makeup styles. Read beauty magazines to get some inspiration.