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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.
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.
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.
Medical and Natural Treatments for White Spots...
Medical and natural treatments for white spots on the skin. How to identify and treat idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH).
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.
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 Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.
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.
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 Find Flattering Nail Polish
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.
Is the Secret to Great Skin in Your Spice Rack?
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.
Juice Recipes for Clear Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.
5 Ways to Create the Elongated Eyeliner Look
Mix up your makeup look with arrows, wings and points for a creative elongated eyeliner. Here are 5 looks to try, plus images from the runways for inspiration.
Moringa Oil Skin Benefits
Find out why moringa is called a
4 Ways to Use Turmeric to Improve Your Complexion
Turmeric has anti-aging and wrinkle stopping properties. Use these at-home treatments for smooth and supple skin and a more youthful-looking complexion.
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.
Find the Most Flattering Colors for Your Skin...
Do you know what shades look great on your skin tone? These articles will help you find the right makeup shades, lipstick colors, nail polish colors and more.
10 Must-Have Products For Sweat-Proof Makeup
10 sweat-proof and waterproof products that help makeup stay put.
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?
How to Pick the Right Foundation
Learn how to match foundation to your skin tone.
Pavan Ahluwalia's Stunning Henna Body Art Designs
A slideshow of top henna artist Pavan Ahluwalia.
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.
3 Common Lip Problems Solved
Help for 3 common lip problems - dry & chapped lips, lip discoloration and cold sores.
3 Reasons Why You Have White Spots on Your Skin
Answers to top reader questions about white age spots on the skin, a hypopigmentation called idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH).
What Causes Dark Under Eye Circles?
What causes dark circles under the eyes in women of color?
How to Safely Treat Hyperpigmentation in Skin...
Tips and information on hyperpigmentation treatments for skin of color.
How to Get a Clear Complexion
Whether you want to try the natural makeup trend or simply desire radiant, healthy skin, use these tips for a clear, glowing complexion.
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.
7 Winter Skin Problems and How to Solve Them
Dry skin, cracked lips, dull and ashy skin. Get rid of these winter skin woes.
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.
6 Ways Pomegranates Can Improve Your Skin
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.
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.
Black Soap Reviews
The pros and cons of factory-made African black soap and four brands to consider.
What Is Hyperpigmentation and Why Is It so...
Hyperpigmentation is a skin discoloration condition that can happen to all races, but it is more common and can become severe in darker skin.
Cuticle Care: 5 Reasons for Cracked Cuticles...
5 reasons you have cracked cuticles and peeling skin around the nails and how to solve them.
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.
Shea Butter Vs Cocoa Butter: Which One is...
Cocoa butter and shea butter have similar skin care benefits and properties and are superior as natural moisturizers. With a shortage of cocoa beans, shea butter might become the winner by default. But is one actually better than the other?
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.
Are These 7 Exotic Age-Old Beauty Wonders in...
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 vera are today. (I was right about argan oil!)
Top 12 Black Beauty Products
The top black beauty products and companies.
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 Prevent Age Spots
Age spots: How to treat existing spots and prevent more from developing.
Do You Have Ashy Skin? Learn How to Treat This...
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it? Read these tips to get rid of this scaly dry skin condition.
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!
18 Tips for Beating Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.
Are Gel Nails Safe?
Are gel nails safe? Gel manicures last longer and resist chipping, but they can be damaging to the nail bed if not done properly. And there's more.
How to Safely Remove Eye Makeup
How to safely remove eye makeup to avoid irritation, dry eye syndrome and infections.
Facial Hair Removal Options for Women of Color
How to safely remove facial hair on Asian, olive and dark skin tones.
Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
Is petroleum jelly safe in cosmetics? Get the facts.
8 Rose Petal Recipes for Beautiful Skin
All about the skin care benefits of roses and 8 rose petal beauty recipes.
Do You Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.
10 Beauty Resolutions You Should Keep!
10 important resolutions to keep skin of color beautiful all year.
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.
14 Natural Ingredients That Reduce Wrinkles
14 wrinkle reducers to keep your skin wrinkle free or diminish and reduce existing fine lines and wrinkles.
Makeup Tips for Covering Melasma
Learn how to cover up your melasma with these makeup tips.
African Black Soap
African black soap was used in western Africa for centuries and has as many unique recipes as benefits.
How to Pick a Flattering Pink Lipstick
How to choose the perfect pink lipstick shade for your skin tone.
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.
Tips for Using White Shadow and Liner
White has become a white hot eye makeup trend. Learn how to use it.
Need Concealer? Here Are 7 Types To Consider...
Need a concealer? Read about the different types, what they do, and how to use them.
Top Foods for Younger Looking Skin
Eat a diet with these foods rich in antioxidants to help skin look younger and wrinkle-free.
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!
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.
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.
Top 10 Tips for Healthy Skin of Color
10 must-do tips for healthy skin of color.
6 Natural Ways to Prevent Wrinkles
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.
How to Wear Dark Lipstick
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.
Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask
Try this Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Mask to exfoliate, tone, smooth and brighten the complexion.
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.
14 Great Shea Butter Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your 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.
Dermatologist Sejal Shah on Acne and Skin of...
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.
Celebrities in Red Hot Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.
12 Tips for Long Lasting Makeup
12 tips for longer lasting makeup.
11 Natural Ways to Prevent Keloids
Try these steps to minimize or prevent keloid scars.
Is Castor Oil Good for Your Skin?
Some people swear by castor oil as an effective beauty treatment for wrinkles, dry skin and acne. What makes this rather stinky vegetable oil so special?
8 Natural Treatments for Itchy, Irritated Skin
Try these centuries old natural remedies for dry, itchy and irritated skin.
What Really Caused Your Skin Rash?
How to know whether a skin rash is from an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
10 Things You Might Be Doing to Cause Acne
If you are an acne prone person of color, check this list for 10 things you might be doing wrong.
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.
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.
Why Chemical Exfoliation is Important for...
Chemical exfoliation: the different types of chemical exfoliants and benefits for your skin.
Hydrating Face Serums
Review of Kate Somerville Quench Hydrating Face Serum.
13 Spooky Chic Halloween Makeup Ideas
Look to your makeup collection for these last minute and easy Halloween makeup ideas.
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.
The Korean Beauty Secret for Flawless Skin: It...
While many Americans tend to rush a.m. and p.m. beauty rituals, the Korean multi-step routine can last between 15 - 30 minutes. But your skin will love you for it!
Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.
How to Transition Your Beauty Routine from...
The weather is getting cooler and the air drier. Here are steps to help you transition your beauty regimen from summer to fall.
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder
Mineral Makeup: Liquid Vs Powder. Find out which formula is best for you.
4 Simple Ways to Make Rose Water
4 easy ways to make rose water at home.
Timeless Fall Makeup Tips for Indian Women
Susmita Patel on fall makeup tips and trends for Indian women and how to pick the right colors for olive skin.
What's the Best Way to Remove Unwanted Hair...
How to pick the best hair removal method for darker skin tones.
5 Foundations That Won’t Melt Off Your...
Try one of these four foundations that are sweat-proof, water resistant and long lasting even in hot and humid weather.
Is Waxing the Best Way for Women of Color to...
Is this the best way to get bikini ready?
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?
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?
Rose Oil for Beauty and Skin Care
The beauty and skin care benefits of rose oil, with do-it-your-self skin care recipes.
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.
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.
Reasons Why You Have Dark Joints
Find out what might be causing you to have darkness on your knees, elbows, and other joints.
6 DIY Herbal Washes to Ease Itchy Skin
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.
3 Steps to Scar-Free Skin
Follow these 3 steps to keep skin free of scars from cuts, abrasions and burns.
12 Home Remedies to Fade Dark Knees, Elbows,...
Embarrassed by dark knees and elbows? You can have bare arms and legs again.
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.
6 Super-Moisturizing Treatments for Dry and...
If your hands get extremely dry from cold weather, try one or all of these 6 hand treatments that you can make at home.
Bearberry: A Natural Dark Spot Remover
Bearberry is an alternative to hydroquinone for fading age spots and other skin discolorations.
16 Natural Eczema Treatments Used by Ancient...
Native Americans used several plants to treat or relieve the symptoms of eczema. Here are 16 of them and some are still used today.
5 Bath Recipes to Soothe Hangovers
5 bath recipes to soak relieve the symptoms of hangovers.
Should You Exfoliate Skin of Color?
How to safely exfoliate skin of color to prevent skin discoloration and damage.
7 Reasons to Use a Makeup Primer
Should you use a makeup primer? Read this article to find out!
Nail Care for Diabetics
How to Care for Your Nails & Feet When You Have Diabetes
5 Eyeliner Tricks for Amazing Looking Eyes
Steal these eye-lining techniques from the fashion runways for an eye makeup look that gives you awesome-looking eyes.
Custom Nail Solutions Review
A review of Custom Nail Solutions custom-fit artificial nails system.
Valentine's Day Nail Designs
Need a nail design for St. Valentine's Day? Try one of these nail designs that are great for Valentine's Day and other romantic occasions.
10 Ideas for Festive Holiday Nails
Need ideas for the holiday nails? Try one of these fun and festive nail techniques and designs.
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.
Easy Steps to Applying Makeup to Asian Eyes
Asian Eye Makeup Tutorial: How to apply makeup on Asian eyes.
Skin Care Tips for Diabetics: Why Your Skin...
Good skin care is extremely important for diabetics. Be sure to read these helpful tips to keep your skin (and therefore your body) healthy.
What Really Causes Stretch Marks?
Stretch marks don't just form during pregnancy. What causes these red, purplish and silvery streaks and lines that develop on the skin? Will you get them?
Hit the Produce Aisle for These 25 Autumn...
These 25 beauty recipes utilize 9 tasty fall foods like pumpkin, pears and apples. Yum.
9 Top Tips for Beautiful and Healthy Breasts
Take care of your breasts from the inside - and on the outside - with these tips to keep them beautiful and healthy.
DIY Bridal Makeup Tips for Women of Color
Planning to do your own makeup for your wedding day? Read these tips for help.
Banish Summer Breakouts: Tips to Keep Skin...
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!
Celebrities in Pink Lipstick
Nicki Minaj wearing pink lipstick.
Bubble Bath Benefits and Recipes
Relaxing in a hot bubble bath can feel soothing and relieve stress and tension. But make sure you're reaping the benefits and not causing problems for your skin and your health by reading these tips.
Fall and Winter Makeup: These 5 Classic Looks...
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.
14 Honey Beauty Recipes to Nourish and...
Sweet! Honey is one of the best natural ingredients for skin care. One of these 14 DIY recipes is sure to meet your beauty needs.
Why Cocoa Butter is a Top Natural Skin...
Cocoa butter has been used for centuries to moisturize dry skin, even skin tone and protect and repair damaged skin.
Tips to Make Your Makeup and Tools Last Longer
Tips for getting the most out of your makeup, to keep it bacteria and germ free and stay fresh longer.
CoverGirl Queen Collection Review
Review of CoverGirl Queen Collection Lasting Matte Pressed Powder, Vivid Impact Eye Liner & Lash Fanatic Mascara
How to Treat Melasma While Pregnant
Mask of Pregnancy: Safe ways to treat melasma while you're pregnant.
Shimmer Makeup and Skin Tone
Tips for wearing shimmer makeup on skin of color for parties, special occasions and elegant evening events.
Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.
What Do Beauty Balms, Correcting Creams and...
You've probably been hearing about BB, CC and now DD Creams. What are they and do you need one?
The Best Foundations for Dry Skin
Need a foundation that will look good on dry skin? If money's not an issue, I have 7 high end foundation recommendations.
Nail Art Designs That Show Team Spirit
Nail Art Designs That Show Team Spirit: Super Bowl Designs You Can Wear Anytime
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?
Ancient Japanese Beauty Secret: Nightingale...
Nightingale Droppings: a centuries old secret to clear skin.
Do You Have Dark Elbows? Get Rid of Them With...
Try these solutions and treatments to lighten dark elbows.
Mineral Oil Clogs Pores, Suffocates Skin,...
Is mineral oil bad for your skin? Or this just another beauty myth?
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.
8 Tips to Keep Your Body Stretch Mark Free
These healthy steps can keep your skin strong, supple and stretch mark free.
Best Tips for Concealing Acne Blemishes and Scars
Top tips for concealing dark spots and discolorations on the face from acne and acne scars.
5 Foundations That Fight Acne
Can makeup help conceal and heal acne? Here are five liquid foundations to try.

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