Tag: eye shadow

Vamp It Up with this Great Vampire Makeup Tutorial

[ 1 ] October 13, 2012 |

Ms. JJ is giving us Vampire REALNESS with this great Vampire inspired makeup tutorial for dark skinned ladies!  I love that she kept the eyes light.  It makes the look very wearable.  As a black woman, I know that a dark, almost black lipstick paired with the kind of dark eye makeup you usually see […]

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Makeup Video: Too Faced Natural Eye Kit Tutorial

[ 3 ] November 18, 2010 |

EyeLuvMakeup created this wonderful tutorial for the Too Faced Natural Eye Kit. She creates a very dramatic evening look.

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Great Neutral Everyday Eyeshadow Look for Dark Skin

[ 3 ] March 14, 2010 |

It’s important to know how to create a toned down look at work?  If you work in a conservative or traditional workplace, sometimes bright colors are too much when it comes to eyeshadow.  Here is a great tutorial for dark skinned girls from the folks at DeadSEXY Cosmetics with a neutral eye shadow look that […]

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Makeup fun with Boys: The sPNation

[ 0 ] January 11, 2010 |

This is a new series of posts I’m starting here on Makeup 4 Black Women.  I’ve found that some of the African American bois on YouTube have some of the best makeup videos.  When you are able to transform your masculine face into feminine beauty, you have to know some tricks and techniques that we […]

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Video: Light-skinned Sista shows us a fabulous pink and grey eyeshadow look

[ 0 ] October 24, 2008 |

Exegesis is a Makeup Diva.  You have to check out her blog and her other video tutorials.  Awesome eyeshadow looks.

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Hot: The Indigo Smokey Eye

[ 0 ] October 21, 2008 |

Black girls can wear blue eyeshadow with the Indigo Smokey Eye Look.  Purple and Dark Indigo and Navy Blue are very, very hot for fall. How To Create Indigo Smokey Eyes 1. First line your inner rims of your lower lash lines with a black eye pencil. 2. Carefully line your lower lash lines with […]

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Video: Eyeshadow for Beginners (by a black woman)

[ 2 ] October 20, 2008 |

Video tutorial master and blogger Scandalousbeauty gives you the basics for creating your eyeshadow looks. I can’t say it enough…The key to great eyeshadow: Prime your lids!! That is the key…especially if you have oily eyelids.  She suggests the paint pots, but I recommend the regular paint (that she says she used to love more […]

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Video: Metallic Neutral Eye Shadow Demo

[ 1 ] October 13, 2008 |

Check out this tutorial for the dark skinned sistas from DeadSexy Cosmetics.  Great look for a night out on the town.

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Hot for Fall: Purple Eye Shadow

[ 0 ] October 11, 2008 |

Purple is a beautiful color on black women and it’s in this season.  I’m not talking about a sugary, “kid sister” purple.  The color you’re looking for is a dark purple.  Classic purple or plum will do. Plum Dressing from MAC is the perfect shade.  I think it looks good on skin from Cafe Au […]

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