Multicultural Beauty: Most Popular Articles
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.
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.
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.
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
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.
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.
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
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Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.
Petroleum jelly has been used for years to relieve dry skin conditions. Does it really moisturize the skin or does it clog pores?
African black soap has several skin nourishing ingredients. Find out more about these ingredients and why they are beneficial for healthy looking skin.
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.
How to identify and treat IGH hypopigmentation or small white spots on skin of color.
Can't find the right lipstick shade? Try these tips to help you pick lipstick shades that are perfect for your skin tone.
8 great products to cover up age spots, dark spots and hyperpigmention.
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.
Turmeric has anti-aging and wrinkle stopping properties. Try these two at-home treatments for smooth and supple skin.
Find out why moringa is called a
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
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.
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.
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.
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
You can safely wear makeup and avoid infections and discomfort while wearing contact lenses by following these 20 tips.
Eczema is a inflammatory skin condition that causes severe itchiness and unique problems in skin of color, including skin discoloration.
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
Reader Q&A about white age spots on the skin.
The top black beauty products and companies.
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.
Are you over-exfoliating your skin? Use these tips to make sure you're not just damaging your beautiful skin of color.
African black soap has numerous skin care benefits, but are you sure you're getting the real thing?
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
Love red lipstick? Here are surefire ways to help you choose the best shades and to wear it well!
Want to try the natural makeup trend? First use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.
Get the facts about the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics.
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.
What is hyperpigmentation? Why does it happen to darker skin?
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?
Hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
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.
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.
Waxeline is an eco-friendly petroleum jelly alternative.
The Berber women of Morocco used argan oil for beauty thousands of years ago. Find out why it is called liquid gold.
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
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.
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.
Women of color with curly and tightly coiled hair are susceptible to ingrown hairs. Here's how to prevent and treat them.
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.
All about the skin care benefits of roses and 8 rose petal beauty recipes.
Makeup ideas and tips for using safe face paint and makeup for Halloween.
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.
Fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women.
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
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.
Many women of color have excess facial hair. Find out why and how to get rid of unwanted hair.
Tips for safer physical exfoliation of skin of color.
In this exclusive interview, Tamar Braxton, star of Tamar & Vince and host of The Real, shares her favorite products and beauty tips.
Need a concealer? Read about the different types, what they do, and how to use them.
9 tips that will help you use your skin tone to look your best.
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
Learn how to cover up your melasma with these makeup tips.
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.
Learn about rose water beauty and skin benefits and try these rose water recipes at home.
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
BB creams are multipurpose beauty balms. But many aren't available for darker skin tones. Solution? Make your own.
Interview with Dermatologist Sejal Shah: Dr. Shah gives tips for caring for acne-prone skin of color.
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
Pumpkin and papaya contain fruit enzymes that help remove dead skin cells for smoother, brighter and healthier-looking skin.
Pavan Ahluwalia's intricate henna art trails. Page 12.
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
If you're using a facial moisturizer, do you really need an eye cream? Or are you just wasting money?
Here are three beauty treatments that nourish the skin: red grapes, honey, and -- wait for it -- snail slime!
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?
Planning to do your own makeup for your wedding day? Read these tips for help.
Follow these 3 steps to keep skin free of scars from cuts, abrasions and burns.
Try these 5 steps to create thicker looking brows.
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how to protect your skin from the sun. It's also the perfect time to get your skin ready for summer!
The weather is getting cooler and the air drier. Here are steps to help you transition your beauty regimen from summer to fall.
Homemade Hydrating Face Serum recipe for softer, younger-looking skin. Page 2.
Take care of your breasts from the inside - and on the outside - with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
If you are an acne prone person of color, check this list for 10 things you may be doing wrong.
It's January! Make resolutions, schedule beauty treatments, get ready for the New Year!
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.
DIY adzuki bean face and body scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin.
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
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.
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
Color correctors are typically used to correct extreme discolorations and imperfections. Corrective colors also improve the look of the skin. Learn more.
You've probably been hearing about BB, CC and now DD Creams. What are they and do you need one?
Try these steps to minimize or prevent keloid scars.
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
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.
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.
How to safely remove facial hair on Asian, olive and dark skin tones.
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
What are ombre nails? Learn how to create them.
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.
A review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation SPF 12.
12 tips for longer lasting makeup.
For women of color, finding the right concealer shade is as difficult as hiding dark under-eye circles! These tips will help!
The melanin in skin of color protects us from the sun, sun damage and skin aging. Or does it?
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.
Kerry Washington's lips were done in Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro in 500 Blush. Page 10.
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.
An interview with The Real co-host Adrienne Bailon.
Meet three Indian actresses signed to L'Oreal Paris as brand ambassadors.
Black skin takes longer to age, but you still need these tips to keep mature black skin looking young and healthy.
Mask of Pregnancy: Safe ways to treat melasma while you're pregnant.
A review of Essence Cosmetics' waterproof eyeliner and mascara and long-lasting lip gloss.
With a few variations, healthy, fresh-faced skin, smoky eyes, berry lips, defined brows and earthy tones are always on trend for the fall and winter seasons.
Tips to help you extend the life of your makeup.
5 reasons you have cracked cuticles and peeling skin around the nails and how to solve them.
In this exclusive interview, Gabrielle Union discusses how she got rid of adult onset acne, her skin care routine and role as Neutrogena brand ambassador.
How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
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.
Chemical exfoliation: the different types and benefits for your skin.
The Red Carpet Manicure's LED Gel Polish Pro Light Kit is the first at-home professional salon LED light activated gel polish system.
Make sure your makeup artist's makeup and tools are sanitary or things could get ugly.
2011 holiday makeup gift sets, featuring MAC, Mally Beauty, Smashbox and Too Faced collections.
You can get great looking brows in just four steps.
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.
Age spots: How to treat existing spots and prevent more from developing.
Learn how to wear rainbow and bright eye shadow colors with this slideshow with tips.
Learn how to give yourself a pampering pedicure to relax, soothe and soften tired, achy feet.
In this exclusive interview, TV personality Jeannie Mai shares her beauty secrets, like how to get a glow without makeup!
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation.
Want great looking, healthy lips? This article contains the 6 secrets to smooth, soft and beautiful lips.
Beauty tips to help allergy sufferers relieve puffy, tired eyes, dry skin and rough, red noses, caused by seasonal allergies.
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review of Mineral Eye Shadow, Lip Shine, Lipstick, Eyeliner and Mascara.
Tips for planting your own beauty garden for homemade essential oils and beauty treatments.
Native Americans used herbs to make decoctions and infusions to wash or bathe itchy, inflamed and irritated skin. Learn how to make them at home.
How to know whether a skin rash is from an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
5 bath recipes to soak relieve the symptoms of hangovers.
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil Moisturizer and Argan Cleansing Oil.
Learn how to use herbs and essential oils for an aromatherapy facial steam geared toward your skin type.
9 pomegranate-infused products protect, refresh and hydrate your skin.
Interview: Actress/TV personality Tamera Mowry-Housley discusses natural beauty.
Nightingale Droppings: a centuries old secret to clear skin.
A review of Simply Vera Vera Wang Soothing Balm, Skin Brightening Primer, Skin Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer, Illuminating Concealer, Illuminating Pressed Powder and Illuminating Powder Blush.
90 % of African Americans are vitamin D deficient. Should we decrease sunscreen and increase sun exposure?