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.
If you want a “polished” look without heavy coverage, Becca Luminous Skin Colour ($21) is the answer! This tinted moisturizer goes on sheer, leaving your skin with just a hint of glowy, radiant color. The last six shades in the collection, from nut to walnut, are formulated to flatter the fairest to the darkest brown skin.