Great Beauty: Complexion-Perfecting Makeup for Black Skin
For African American women, one of the hardest aspects of makeup shopping is finding the right face makeup--ie, foundation, powder, concealer and tinted moisturizer--to perfectly match their skin tone. Look no further! Here, we've compiled the best complexion-perfecting makeup on the shelves for brown skin, whether you're Alek Wek mahogany or Paula Patton cafe au lait.
Applied with an oversized face brush, Bare Minerals SPF 15 Original Foundation ($25) buffs skin to an airbrushed, unbelievably perfect sheen. Plus, it comes in a zillion shades for brown skin—a must-have before an important event, like a wedding, first date, or job interview.