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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.
Is the Secret to Great Skin in Your Spice Rack?
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
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 Find Flattering Nail Polish
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
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.
Juice Recipes for Clear Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.
Shaving Tips to Prevent "Strawberry Legs"
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How to Get Rid of Dark Spots From Mosquito Bites
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.
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 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?
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.
The Best 8 Products to Hide Hyperpigmentation
8 great products to cover up age spots, dark spots and hyperpigmention.
Skin Icing: How This Chilly Facial Beautifies...
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.
8 Top 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.
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.
10 Products for Sweat-Proof, Waterproof Makeup
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
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.
Top 12 Black Beauty Products
The top black beauty products and companies.
Quick Tips For a Clear, Glowing Complexion
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.
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 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.
Moringa Oil Skin Benefits
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Tips for a Safe 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 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.
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.
How to Match Foundation to Skin Tone
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
Get the facts about the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics.
What Causes Dark Under-Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
Hyperpigmentation Treatment for Skin of Color:...
Hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
How to Choose the Right Pink Lipstick for Your...
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
Are You Over-Exfoliating Your Skin?
Are you over-exfoliating your skin? Use these tips to make sure you're not just damaging your beautiful skin of color.
Beauty & Skin Care Tips for Pregnant Women
Beauty and skin care tips for pregnant women.
Kick Ash! No More Ashy Skin
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?
Why Do I Have White Spots on My Skin?
Reader Q&A about white age spots on the skin.
Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
What is hyperpigmentation? Why does it happen to darker skin?
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.
The Skin Care Benefits of Pomegranates
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
How to Safely Remove Eye Makeup
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
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?
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.
Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
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.
Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.
7 Exotic Beauty Ingredients That You'll be...
Learn about ancient beauty ingredients that you should use today.
Black Soap Reviews
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
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’s in Your Nail Polish?
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 Use Your Skin Tone to Look Great
Tips that will help you use your skin tone to look your best.
Acne & Skin of Color
Interview with Dermatologist Sejal Shah: Dr. Shah gives tips for caring for acne-prone skin of color.
18 Tips for Beating Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
Beauty Trends at the 2013 Soul Train Music Awards
Sevyn Streeter's makeup at the 2013 Soul Train Music Awards. Page 4.
Rx For Brown Skin Rx Skin Perfecting Kit Review
Review of Rx For Brown Skin Rx Skin Perfecting Kit and Age Block UV Shield SPF 15.
Top Looks from the 2013 Met Gala
Jennifer Lopez's makeup at the 2013 Met Gala. Page 10.
Health & Beauty Tips for Your Breasts
Take care of your breasts from the inside - and on the outside - with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.
Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Top Foods for Younger...
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
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.
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?
Sun Safety for Multicultural Women
The melanin in skin of color protects us from the sun, sun damage and skin aging. Or does it?
How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
6 Best Natural Wrinkle Prevention Tips
Here are 6 natural anti-wrinkle tips to prevent or diminish the signs of aging.
14 Wrinkle Reducers
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
Do-It-Yourself BB Cream
BB creams are multipurpose beauty balms. But many aren't available for darker skin tones. Solution? Make your own.
Do I Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
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.
Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
African Black Soap
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
14 Great Shea Butter Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.
SheaMoisture Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema,...
Review of SheaMoisture Argan Oil & Raw Shea Eczema, Psoriasis & Dry Skin Relief Soak.
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.
Extend the Life of Your Makeup
Tips to help you extend the life of your makeup.
Holiday Makeup Gift Sets
2011 holiday makeup gift sets, featuring MAC, Mally Beauty, Smashbox and Too Faced collections.
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!
Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit...
Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Cleansers Review: Facial Cleanser and Cream Cleanser.
Homemade Adzuki Bean Facial and Body Scrubs
DIY adzuki bean face and body scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin.
How to Create Ombre Nails
What are ombre nails? Learn how to create them.
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review
Motives For La La Cosmetics Review of Mineral Eye Shadow, Lip Shine, Lipstick, Eyeliner and Mascara.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
Do-It-Yourself Bridal Makeup Tips for Women of...
Planning to do your own makeup for your wedding day? Read these tips for help.
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation.
Summer Makeup Trends for Multicultural Women
The hottest makeup trends and makeup tips for ethnic women.
4 Exfoliating Powders for Radiant Skin
4 exfoliating powders to use for radiant, glowing skin.
Nail Care for Diabetics
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
Hydrating Face Serums
Homemade Hydrating Face Serum recipe for softer, younger-looking skin. Page 2.
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.
How to Create Romantic, Kissable Lips
How to create beautiful, kissable lips for New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day and other romantic occasions.
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil...
Review of Josie Maran Organic Argan Oil Moisturizer and Argan Cleansing Oil.
How to Make Your Eyebrows Look Thicker
Try these 5 steps to create thicker looking brows.
Top 6 Long Wear & Waterproof Makeup Removers
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.
Timeless Fall Makeup Tips for Indian Women
Fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women.
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.
How to Give Yourself a Pampering Pedicure
Learn how to give yourself a pampering pedicure to relax, soothe and soften tired, achy feet.
Exfoliating Facial Treatments
A homemade Papaya & Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask for smooth and soft skin. Page 2.
What Is Chemical Exfoliation?
Chemical exfoliation: the different types and benefits for your skin.
Hair Waxing Skin of Color
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.
Rose Oil for Beauty and Skin Care
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
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.
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Concealer
Review of Maybelline Fit Me! Concealer shades for women of color.
6 Portable Mini Makeup Products for the Weekend...
Smashbox Shades of Fame mini lip glosses for weekend trips and vacation makeup.
Rose Water Beauty Benefits and Recipes
Learn about rose water beauty and skin benefits and try these rose water recipes at home.
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?
How to Wear Rainbow Eye Shadow
X Factor's Demi Lovato in colorful eye shadow. Page 5.
Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF...
Guide Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF 10.
Celebrities in Red Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
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?
Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral...
Review of Fashion Fair True Finish Refining Mineral Foundation.
Review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation...
A review of Avon ExtraLasting Liquid Foundation SPF 12.
Tips for Long Lasting Makeup
Tips for longer lasting makeup. Multicultural Beauty.
Best Beauty Trends at the 2013 Golden Globe...
Hannah Simone's 2013 Golden Globe Awards makeup. Page 16.
Asian Eye Makeup Step-by-Step Tutorial
How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
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.
Tips for Getting a Safe Professional Makeup...
Make sure your makeup artist's makeup and tools are sanitary or things could get ugly.
Diabetes & Skin Care
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.
Shimmer Makeup and Skin Tone
Tips for wearing shimmer makeup on skin of color for parties, special occasions and elegant evening events.
4 Simple Ways to Make Rose Water
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
Get Camila Alves' Oscars Red Carpet Makeup Look
Find out how celebrity makeup artist Patrick de Fontbrune achieved Camila Alves Oscar 2014 makeup look.
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.
Review of Essence Cosmetics' Waterproof &...
A review of Essence Cosmetics' waterproof eyeliner and mascara and long-lasting lip gloss.
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?
Bindi Beauty
This bindi looks like a teardrop. Bindu, the Sanskrit word from which the word bindi is derived, means
Maybelline Fit Me! Makeup
Reviews of the Maybelline Fit Me! Makeup Collection.
Hot Lips Quick Tips
How to choose bright and neon-colored lipstick for darker skin tones.
What You Should Look For in a Sunscreen
5 Top things to consider when buying sunscreen.
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence...
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Foundation SPF 20.
Lotus Moon Exfoliating Cleansers
Review of Lotus Moon's Lemon Poppy Seed Powder Cleanse and Adzuki Bean & Rose Petal Polishing Powder.
Plant Your Own Beauty Garden
Tips for planting your own beauty garden for homemade essential oils and beauty treatments.
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.
La Carmina Interview
An interview with La Carmina, Asian beauty, fashion and travel journalist, blogger and TV host.
Morena Bella Skincare Review, Part 2
A review of Morena Bella Skincare Glycolic Moisturizing Cream.
Get the Look: Beyonce at the Presidential...
Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal gives tips and tricks to achieving Beyonce's makeup look at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.
Tamera Mowry-Housley Interview
Interview: Actress/TV personality Tamera Mowry-Housley discusses natural beauty.
How to Create a Classic Smoky Eye
Learn how to create a subtle smoky eye that can be use for day or night.
Summer Makeup Tips for Women of Color
Tips to keep summer makeup melt proof and fresh.
Common Sense Tips for Using Homemade Beauty...
Are your homemade beauty recipes safe and effective? Read this article for commonsense tips for DIY beauty.
Celebrities in the Pink (Lipstick!)
Nicki Minaj wearing pink lipstick.
Sunscreen & Vitamin D Deficiency
90 % of African Americans are vitamin D deficient. Should we decrease sunscreen and increase sun exposure?
4 Reasons Why Latinas Should Wear Sunscreen
Latina skin needs sun protection. Find out the top reasons why Latinas should use sunscreen every day.
What is a Bindi?
The bindi is an ancient form of forehead art worn in India and Southeast Asia.
9 Divine Pomegranate Products
9 pomegranate-infused products protect, refresh and hydrate your skin.
Ancient Japanese Beauty Secret: Nightingale...
Nightingale Droppings: a centuries old secret to clear skin.
Celebrities in Purple Lipstick: Would You Try...
Azealia Banks has her own limited edition lipstick by M.A.C called Yung Rapunxel.
10 Ways to Wear Emerald Green
Smashbox Photo Op Eye Studio Trio in Quick Take, three coordinating shades. Page 3.
Halloween Makeup & Face Paint Tips
Makeup ideas and tips for using safe face paint and makeup for Halloween.
Pavan Ahluwalia's Stunning Henna Body Art Designs
A slideshow of top henna artist Pavan Ahluwalia.
The Best Spring & Summer Makeup Trends
The best spring and summer makeup trends from the Fashion Week runways.
Lucid Cosmetics Lucid Lip Gloss Review
Review of Lucid Cosmetics' Lucid Lip Gloss.
Latina Makeup Lines
As the Hispanic population grows, more beauty lines are catering to Latina women, with advertising campaigns and celebrity inspired makeup lines.
12 Relaxation Tips to Destress Your Skin
Have tired feet? Give your tootsies a massage. Page 9.

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