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Multicultural Beauty: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Find Flattering Nail Polish
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
9 Treatments for White Age Spots That Appear on...
How to identify and treat IGH hypopigmentation or small white spots on skin of color.
Is the Secret to Great Skin in Your Spice Rack?
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
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?
Juice Recipes for Clear Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.
Avoid "Strawberry Legs" with These Shaving Tips
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Icing Your Face is More Than Just Cool. Here...
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.
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.
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.
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.
10 Must-Have Products For Sweat-Proof Makeup
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
How to Pick the Right Foundation
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
The Reason Why You Have White Spots on Your Skin
Reader Q&A about white age spots on the skin.
Shea Butter: What It Is, Why It Works
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.
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.
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.
6 Ways Pomegranates Can Improve Your Skin
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
Top 12 Black Beauty Products
The top black beauty products and companies.
Quick Tips for Clear, Glowing Skin
Want to try the natural makeup trend? First use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.
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.
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.
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.
What Causes Dark Under Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
Get the facts about the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics.
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?
Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
What is hyperpigmentation? Why does it happen to darker skin?
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 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.
How to Safely Remove Eye Makeup
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
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!
How to Pick a Flattering Pink Lipstick
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin of Color:...
Hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
Kick Ash! No More Ashy Skin
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?
Pregnant? Tips for Melasma, Stretch Marks &...
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.
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.
Natural Alternatives to Petroleum Jelly
If you're nervous about the ingredients in petroleum jelly but want the great moisture retaining and dry skin protection, try these natural alternatives.
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.
Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
How to Wear Dark Lipstick
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.
8 Rose Petal Recipes for Beautiful Skin
All about the skin care benefits of roses and 8 rose petal beauty recipes.
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.
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.
Do I Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
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.
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?
What's the Best Way to Remove Unwanted Hair...
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.
Acne & Skin of Color
Interview with Dermatologist Sejal Shah: Dr. Shah gives tips for caring for acne-prone skin of color.
Rose Water Beauty Benefits and Recipes
Learn about rose water beauty and skin benefits and try these rose water recipes at home.
14 Great Shea Butter Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your 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 Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
Black Soap Reviews
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
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.
Banish Summer Breakouts
What's the cause of summer breakouts? Is it heat, humidity and sweat? Find out the answer and learn how to banish those summer breakouts!
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.
African Black Soap
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Top Foods for Younger...
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
Need Concealer? Here Are 7 Types To Consider...
Need a concealer? Read about the different types, what they do, and how to use 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.
Timeless Fall Makeup Tips for Indian Women
Fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women.
Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
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.
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?
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.
Celebrities in Red Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
Top 6 Long Wear & Waterproof Makeup Removers
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review of Mineral Eye Shadow, Lip Shine, Lipstick, Eyeliner and Mascara.
6 Best Natural Wrinkle Prevention Tips
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.
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?
Homemade Adzuki Bean Facial and Body Scrubs
DIY adzuki bean face and body scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin.
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.
Nail Care for Diabetics
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
Facial Hair Removal Options for Women of Color
How to safely remove facial hair on Asian, olive and dark skin tones.
How to Create Ombre Nails
What are ombre nails? Learn how to create them.
What Is Chemical Exfoliation?
Chemical exfoliation: the different types and benefits for your skin.
How to Make Your Eyebrows Look Thicker
Try these 5 steps to create thicker looking brows.
Hydrating Face Serums
Homemade Hydrating Face Serum recipe for softer, younger-looking skin. Page 2.
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.
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation.
14 Wrinkle Reducers
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
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.
Extend the Life of Your Makeup
Tips to help you extend the life of your makeup.
Review of Essence Cosmetics' Waterproof &...
A review of Essence Cosmetics' waterproof eyeliner and mascara and long-lasting lip gloss.
Asian Eye Makeup Step-by-Step Tutorial
How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
4 Simple Ways to Make Rose Water
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
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.
3 Common Lip Problems Solved
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.
Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit...
Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Cleansers Review: Facial Cleanser and Cream Cleanser.
Makeup Tips for Covering Melasma
Learn how to cover up your melasma with these makeup tips.
Tamar Braxton Interview
In this exclusive interview, Tamar Braxton, star of Tamar & Vince and host of The Real, shares her favorite products and beauty tips.
Rose Oil for Beauty and Skin Care
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
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.
Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
10 Beauty Resolutions to Keep
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.
18 Tips for Beating Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral...
Review of Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral Foundation.
Gabrielle Union Interview
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 Give Yourself a Pampering Pedicure
Learn how to give yourself a pampering pedicure to relax, soothe and soften tired, achy feet.
Tips for Long Lasting Makeup
Tips for longer lasting makeup. Multicultural Beauty.
Rx For Brown Skin Rx Skin Perfecting Kit Review
The pros and cons of the products developed by dermatologist Dr. Susan Taylor for multicultural beauty.
Get The Look: 2 Ways to Wear Bold Eyebrows
Love statement brows? Here are two ways to wear bold eyebrows.
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?
What Really Caused Your Skin Rash?
How to know whether a skin rash is from an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
Review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation...
A review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation SPF 12.
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.
Diabetes & Skin Care
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.
Simply Vera Vera Wang Cosmetics Review, Part 1
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.
Holiday Makeup Gift Sets
2011 holiday makeup gift sets, featuring MAC, Mally Beauty, Smashbox and Too Faced collections.
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.
Exfoliating Facial Treatments
A homemade Papaya & Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask for smooth and soft skin.
3 Steps to Scar-Free Skin
Cleanse wounds and abrasions with mild soap and cool water. Then apply an antibiotic ointment.
6 Secrets to Healthy & Great Looking Lips
Want great looking, healthy lips? This article contains the 6 secrets to smooth, soft and beautiful lips.
Tamera Mowry-Housley Interview
Interview: Actress/TV personality Tamera Mowry-Housley discusses natural beauty.
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.
11 Natural Ways to Prevent Keloids
Try these steps to minimize or prevent keloid scars.
Pumpkin for Healthy Skin
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.
The Ultimate Shower Power Test: 12 Scent-sation...
Cleanse, moisturize and revitalize your skin with these 12 scent-sational body washes.
Tips for Getting a Safe Professional Makeup...
Make sure your makeup artist's makeup and tools are sanitary or things could get ugly.
5 Bath Recipes to Soothe Hangovers
5 bath recipes to soak relieve the symptoms of hangovers.
Gugu Mbatha’s Raw Beauty
How to get Gugu Mbatha-Raw's glowing skin.
Halloween Makeup & Face Paint Tips
Makeup ideas and tips for using safe face paint and makeup for Halloween.
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence...
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Foundation SPF 20.
Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF...
Guide Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF 10.
Ancient Japanese Beauty Secret: Nightingale...
Nightingale Droppings: a centuries old secret to clear skin.
Hair Waxing Skin of Color
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.
Shimmer Makeup and Skin Tone
Tips for wearing shimmer makeup on skin of color for parties, special occasions and elegant evening events.
Hot Lips Quick Tips
How to choose bright and neon-colored lipstick for darker skin tones.
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Concealer
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Concealer shades for women of color.
What is Physical Exfoliation?
Tips for safer physical exfoliation of skin of color.
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.
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil...
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil Moisturizer and Argan Cleansing Oil.
The Natural Look: Bare Doesn't Mean Boring
Jennifer Hudson in a natural makeup look at the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul event.
Indian Actresses: Meet L'Oreal's Triple Threats
Meet three Indian actresses signed to L'Oreal Paris as brand ambassadors.
9 Divine Pomegranate Products
9 pomegranate-infused products protect, refresh and hydrate your skin.
Maybelline Fit Me! Makeup
Reviews of the Maybelline Fit Me! Makeup Collection.
Plant Your Own Beauty Garden
Tips for planting your own beauty garden for homemade essential oils and beauty treatments.
Gabrielle Union On Beauty
Actress Gabrielle Union talks about beauty, makeup and her favorite products.
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.
CoverGirl Queen Collection Review
Review of CoverGirl Queen Collection Lasting Matte Pressed Powder, Vivid Impact Eye Liner & Lash Fanatic Mascara
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.
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