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What is Your Skin's Undertone?
Confused about skin undertones? Read these tips to find out whether you're warm, cool or neutral and to also figure out what undertones to look for in your makeup.
How to Get Rid of Dark Pores on the Legs
If you're tired of hiding little dark dots on your legs with makeup or hosiery, here are a few ideas to help you get rid of dark pores for smoother-looking skin.
10 Oatmeal Facial Masks
Oatmeal makes a fantastic skin care ingredient in facial masks. It's been used for beauty in multicultural households for years. Find the perfect facial mask for your skin type.
Is the Secret to Great Skin in Your Spice Rack?
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
How to Find Flattering Nail Polish
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
8 Skin Care Benefits of African Black Soap
African black soap has several skin nourishing ingredients. Find out more about these ingredients and why they are beneficial for healthy looking skin.
This Bites! How to Get Rid of Dark Spots From...
Mosquito bites are a nuisance and can cause itching and discomfort, but in skin of color this minor skin trauma can also cause dark spots. Here's how to get rid of them.
Is Petroleum Jelly Bad for Your Skin?
Petroleum jelly has been used for years to relieve dry skin conditions. Does it really moisturize the skin or does it clog pores?
So Cool! Skin Icing for Clear Skin
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.
Juice Recipes for Clear Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.
9 Treatments for White Age Spots That Appear on...
How to identify and treat IGH hypopigmentation or small white spots on skin of color.
Avoid "Strawberry Legs" with These Shaving Tips
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The Best 8 Products to Hide Hyperpigmentation
8 great products to cover up age spots, dark spots and hyperpigmention.
How to Safely Use African Black Soap
African black soap has numerous skin benefits, but some might find it drying and irritating for certain skin types. Follow these tips to safely use ABS.
How to Pick the Right Lipstick For Your Skin Tone
Can't find the right lipstick shade? Try these tips to help you pick lipstick shades that are perfect for your skin tone.
6 Ways Pomegranates Can Improve Your Skin
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
Moringa Oil Skin Benefits
Find out why moringa is called a
12 Shaving Tips To Prevent Ingrown Hairs
Shaving is a fast and inexpensive hair removal method for the legs, but for African American women and other women of color, it can cause problems, such as ingrown hairs. Find out how to prevent them.
20 Makeup Tips For Contact Lens Wearers
You can safely wear makeup and avoid infections and discomfort while wearing contact lenses by following these 20 tips.
How to Pick the Right Foundation
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
How to Use Sunscreen When Wearing Makeup
Dermatologists advise us to reapply sunscreen after two hours. But what if you've already applied your foundation, blush and setting powder? How can you reapply sunscreen without ruining your makeup? Here are some great tips for using sunscreen when wearing makeup.
Makeup Tips to Even Out Your Skin Tone
Does your face seem to have more than one tone? Some areas might be darker or lighter. That's not unusual. Here's how to bring balance to your skin tone.
Boo-tiful: Halloween Makeup & Face Paint Tips
Makeup ideas and tips for using safe face paint and makeup for Halloween.
10 Must-Have Products For Sweat-Proof Makeup
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
What Is Eczema? How Does It Appear on Skin of...
Eczema is a inflammatory skin condition that causes severe itchiness and unique problems in skin of color, including skin discoloration.
Why You Should Use Shea Butter
Shea butter is an antioxidant-rich vegetable oil from the African karite tree that fades dark spots and age spots, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles and soothes skin irritations.
Do You Have Ashy Skin? Learn How to Treat This...
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?
Turmeric Anti-Aging Recipes for the Face
Turmeric has anti-aging and wrinkle stopping properties. Try these two at-home treatments for smooth and supple skin.
How to Buy Authentic African Black Soap
African black soap has numerous skin care benefits, but are you sure you're getting the real thing?
Top 12 Black Beauty Products
The top black beauty products and companies.
Why Pumpkin is Good for Your Skin, Plus 3 Great...
The Great Pumpkin: Find out how pumpkin has great exfoliating properties, giving skin a healthy glow. Plus check out three pumpkin products for smooth and soft skin.
Could You Be Over-Exfoliating Your Skin? Heed...
Are you over-exfoliating your skin? Use these tips to make sure you're not just damaging your beautiful skin of color.
How to Pick the Best Red Lipstick for Your Skin...
Love red lipstick? Here are surefire ways to help you choose the best shades and to wear it well!
What Causes Dark Under Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
The Reason Why You Have White Spots on Your Skin
Reader Q&A about white age spots on the skin.
7 Exotic Beauty Ingredients That You'll be...
Plants and trees native to Africa and Asia have long been used in natural cosmetics and skin care products. They will soon be as popular as Shea and Aloe Verde are today.
Quick Tips for Clear, Glowing Skin
Want to try the natural makeup trend? First use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.
Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
Get the facts about the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics.
How to Safely Remove Eye Makeup
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin of Color:...
Hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
Tips for a Safer Gel Manicure
Gel manicures last longer and resist chipping, but they can be damaging to the nail bed if not done properly. Here are tips for a safe gel manicure.
10 Beauty Resolutions to Keep
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.
Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
What is hyperpigmentation? Why does it happen to darker skin?
Rose Water Beauty Benefits and Recipes
Learn about rose water beauty and skin benefits and try these rose water recipes at home.
Natural Alternatives to Petroleum Jelly
Waxeline is an eco-friendly petroleum jelly alternative.
How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
Do I Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
8 Rose Petal Recipes for Beautiful Skin
All about the skin care benefits of roses and 8 rose petal beauty recipes.
Need Concealer? Here Are 7 Types To Consider...
Need a concealer? Read about the different types, what they do, and how to use them.
How to Pick a Flattering Pink Lipstick
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
5 Ways to Create the Elongated Eye Liner Look
Mix up your makeup look with arrows, wings and points for a creative elongated eye liner. Here are 5 looks to try, plus images from the runways for inspiration.
Brighten & Soften Your Skin With These...
Pumpkin and papaya contain fruit enzymes that help remove dead skin cells for smoother, brighter and healthier-looking skin.
How to Prevent Ingrown Hairs for Smoother Skin
Women of color with curly and tightly coiled hair are susceptible to ingrown hairs. Here's how to prevent and treat them.
How to Wear Dark Lipstick
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.
Native American Beauty Secrets
Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans were using plants and herbs for beauty that can be found in beauty products today. Here are some beauty ingredients you might not know about.
6 Best Natural Wrinkle Prevention Tips
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.
Pregnant? Tips for Melasma, Stretch Marks &...
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.
Did You Know Stress Can Harm Your Skin? Try...
The adverse effects of stress on the skin.
Too Much Hair On Your Face? 5 Reasons Why
Many women of color have excess facial hair. Find out why and how to get rid of unwanted hair.
Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Top Foods for Younger...
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
African Black Soap
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
Timeless Fall Makeup Tips for Indian Women
Fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women.
Acne & Skin of Color
Interview with Dermatologist Sejal Shah: Dr. Shah gives tips for caring for acne-prone skin of color.
What's the Best Way to Remove Unwanted Hair...
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
Tamar Braxton Shares Her Beauty Secrets
In this exclusive interview, Tamar Braxton, star of Tamar & Vince and host of The Real, shares her favorite products and beauty tips.
How to Make BB Cream at Home
BB creams are multipurpose beauty balms. But many aren't available for darker skin tones. Solution? Make your own.
Makeup Tips for Covering Melasma
Learn how to cover up your melasma with these makeup tips.
14 Great Shea Butter Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.
Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
Argan Oil for Beauty
The Berber women of Morocco used argan oil for beauty thousands of years ago. Find out why it is called liquid gold.
3 Common Lip Problems Solved
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.
Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.
Skin Care Tips for Your Breasts from the...
Take care of your breasts from the inside - and on the outside - with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.
Work It! 9 Ways to Use Your Skin Tone to Look...
9 tips that will help you use your skin tone to look your best.
4 Simple Ways to Make Rose Water
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
Are Eye Creams Really Necessary?
If you're using a facial moisturizer, do you really need an eye cream? Or are you just wasting money?
Get Actress Kerry Washington's Look from the...
Kerry Washington's lips were done in Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro in 500 Blush. Page 10.
Black Soap Reviews
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
14 Wrinkle Reducers
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
How to Prevent Age Spots
Age spots: How to treat existing spots and prevent more from developing.
Do-It-Yourself Bridal Makeup Tips for Women of...
Planning to do your own makeup for your wedding day? Read these tips for help.
Can't Find the Right Concealer? Here Are 6...
For women of color, finding the right concealer shade is as difficult as hiding dark under-eye circles! These tips will help!
Hydrating Face Serums
Homemade Hydrating Face Serum recipe for softer, younger-looking skin. Page 2.
Go Green Beauty Tips
It's April. Go green this month by choosing earth-friendly beauty products or planting a beauty garden and creating your own homemade beauty recipes.
11 Natural Ways to Prevent Keloids
Try these steps to minimize or prevent keloid scars.
The New Beauty Oil from Colombia: Is it the...
Caryodendron orinocense seed oil is so new, it doesn't even have a universal name. Is the oil from the Colombian cacay tree the Next Big Thing in beauty?
Homemade Adzuki Bean Facial and Body Scrubs
DIY adzuki bean face and body scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin.
The Top 10 Acne Mistakes
If you are an acne prone person of color, check this list for 10 things you may be doing wrong.
18 Tips for Beating Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
Top Beauty Tips for the New Year
It's January! Make resolutions, schedule beauty treatments, get ready for the New Year!
Pavan Ahluwalia's Stunning Henna Body Art Designs
Pavan Ahluwalia's intricate henna art trails. Page 12.
Are You At Risk for Keloids?
Keloidal scars can be disfiguring and difficult to prevent and remove, and they are more likely to appear in skin of color. Find out more about them.
Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
How to Make Your Eyebrows Look Thicker
Step 1 - Put away the tweezers and let your eyebrows grow.
Diabetes & Skin Care
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.
Facial Hair Removal Options for Women of Color
How to safely remove facial hair on Asian, olive and dark skin tones.
Cuticle Care: 5 Reasons for Cracked Cuticles...
5 reasons you have cracked cuticles and peeling skin around the nails and how to solve them.
Make Sure Your Lip Color Looks Great With These...
Lip Tips: Make sure your lip color looks great. Find out how to create beautiful, kissable lips for New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day and other romantic occasions.
Rose Oil for Beauty and Skin Care
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
Is Your Sunscreen Really Protecting You?
How to read the new FDA required labeling on OTC sunscreens and find the one that offers you the most protection against UVB and UVA radiation.
How to Create Ombre Nails
What are ombre nails? Learn how to create them.
3 Indian Actresses Who Became L'Oreal's Triple...
Meet three Indian actresses signed to L'Oreal Paris as brand ambassadors.
Bridal Makeup Tips For Women of Color
Bridal Makeup: Whether you are going to hire a makeup artist or do the makeup yourself, read these tips first.
Tips for Getting a Safe Professional Makeup...
Make sure your makeup artist's makeup and tools are sanitary or things could get ugly.
Do Women of Color Need Sunscreen?
The melanin in skin of color protects us from the sun, sun damage and skin aging. Or does it?
Black Cosmetics Pioneers
Black Cosmetics Pioneers: You may know the name Madam C.J. Walker. Do you know Annie Turnbo Malone, Sarah Spencer Washington and Madame N.A. Franklin? Find out more about them.
Celebrities in Red Hot Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
Check Your Kitchen Cabinet for These 8 Soothing...
Try these centuries old natural remedies for dry, itchy and irritated skin.
5 Bath Recipes to Soothe Hangovers
5 bath recipes to soak relieve the symptoms of hangovers.
6 Long Wear and Waterproof Makeup Removers That...
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.
SheaMoisture Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema,...
SheaMoisture’s Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema,Psoriasis & Dry Skin Relief Soak is quite a mouthful to say, but it’s also packed with skin-loving ingredients.
Nail Care for Diabetics
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
How Color Correctors Are Used to Improve Skin...
Color correctors are typically used to correct extreme discolorations and imperfections. Corrective colors also improve the look of the skin. Learn more.
Red Carpet Manicure: Do-It-Yourself Gel Nails
The Red Carpet Manicure's LED Gel Polish Pro Light Kit is the first at-home professional salon LED light activated gel polish system.
Asian Eye Makeup Step-by-Step Tutorial
How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
An Interview With Adrienne Bailon
An interview with The Real co-host Adrienne Bailon.
An Interview With TV Personality Jeannie Mai
In this exclusive interview, TV personality Jeannie Mai shares her beauty secrets, like how to get a glow without makeup!
Hair Waxing Skin of Color
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.
Tamera Mowry-Housley Interview
Interview: Actress/TV personality Tamera Mowry-Housley discusses natural beauty.
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review of Mineral Eye Shadow, Lip Shine, Lipstick, Eyeliner and Mascara.
How to Wear Rainbow Eye Shadow
Learn how to wear rainbow and bright eye shadow colors with this slideshow with tips.
The ABCs of the New Skin Creams
You've probably been hearing about BB, CC and now DD Creams. What are they and do you need one?
What Is Chemical Exfoliation?
Chemical exfoliation: the different types and benefits for your skin.
Is Your Nail Polish Toxic?
Does your nail polish contain one or more of the toxic trio--formaldehyde, DBP or toulene? Here are tips on how to choose safer nail polish.
7 Eye Makeup Removers: From Cheap to Steep
7 eye makeup removers from affordable to pricey. Should you save your money or should you splurge?
Tips for Mature Black Skin
Black skin takes longer to age, but you still need these tips to keep mature black skin looking young and healthy.
Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral...
Review of Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral Foundation.
12 Tips for Long Lasting Makeup
Tip: Use a good setting powder for a longer lasting makeup application.
Does BlackSkin.com's Erase My Dark Spots kit...
Will BlackSkin.com's Intensive Fade Gel get rid of dark marks, acne scars and other skin discolorations? Read my review of the Erase My Dark Spots Kit.
Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week: Featuring MGPIN
Artistic make-up from the MGPIN Make-Up Styling Collection at Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week A/W 2013-14.
Holiday Makeup Gift Sets
2011 holiday makeup gift sets, featuring MAC, Mally Beauty, Smashbox and Too Faced collections.
Review of Essence Cosmetics' Waterproof &...
A review of Essence Cosmetics' waterproof eyeliner and mascara and long-lasting lip gloss.
9 Divine Pomegranate Products
9 pomegranate-infused products protect, refresh and hydrate your skin.
Get the No-Makeup Makeup Look in 9 Simple Steps
Like the clean no-makeup look, but just don't think you can pull it off? Try these simple steps.
Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Need inspiration for Halloween? Take a look back at some celebrity Halloween costumes.
Beauty Tips for Allergy Sufferers
Beauty tips to help allergy sufferers relieve puffy, tired eyes, dry skin and rough, red noses, caused by seasonal allergies.
Is The Bird Poop Facial the Secret to Flawless...
Uguisu no Fun (or nightingale feces) is an ancient beauty treatment used by Japanese geishas and kabuki actors. It's now a favorite treatment of Victoria and David Beckham and even Oprah has tried it. Does it work? Or is this just, well, crap?
Extend the Life of Your Makeup
Tips to help you extend the life of your makeup.
Shimmer Makeup and Skin Tone
Tips for wearing shimmer makeup on skin of color for parties, special occasions and elegant evening events.
6 Secrets to Healthy & Great Looking Lips
Want great looking, healthy lips? This article contains the 6 secrets to smooth, soft and beautiful lips.
Review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation...
A review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation SPF 12.
4 Exfoliating Powders for Radiant Skin
4 exfoliating powders to use for radiant, glowing skin.
What is Physical Exfoliation?
Tips for safer physical exfoliation of skin of color.
3 Steps to Scar-Free Skin
Follow these 3 steps to keep skin free of scars from cuts, abrasions and burns.
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil...
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil Moisturizer and Argan Cleansing Oil.
What Really Caused Your Skin Rash?
How to know whether a skin rash is from an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
What is a Bindi?
The bindi is an ancient form of forehead art worn in India and Southeast Asia.
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation.
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