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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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Video: Kelly Rowland Makeup Tutorial from ScandalousBeauty

[ 6 ] July 15, 2011 |

I heart MAC Woodwinked.  I think it’s a great color for any skin tone!  ScandalousBeauty has some great tutorials.  Make sure you check out her YouTube Channel.

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Video: Great Holiday Party Makeup Tutorial for My Caramel Sistas

[ 3 ] December 17, 2010 |

This video from ShinyFashion on Youtube is titled “How to: Party makeup for dark skin“.  Um…this sista is NOT dark skinned by my standards as an African American woman…I’m just saying.  Never-the-less, it’s a great tutorial for my caramel brown divas out there.  I LOVE the color on her lids.  YAY, Urban Decay!  Party it […]

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Video Tutorial: Blush for Dark Skinned Girls

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

Here’s a blush for dark skinned girls tutorial from destinygodley What do you think, Ladies?  What are your brown girl blush tricks?

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Leopard Print Lips Tutorial

[ 1 ] March 29, 2010 |

I know this video tutorial isn’t on a brown-skinned girl, but it’s fantastic so I had to share it.  I think it would be very impactful on a dark skin sister using a gold toned lipstick with dark brown leopard spots.

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Most Common Makeup Dos and Don’ts for Women of Color

[ 4 ] October 27, 2008 |

Don’t: Line lips with black eyeliner. This look, based on a trend set by Naomi Campbell back in the nineties, is no longer in fashion and is not as flattering as some women believe. Lip liner should never look like a dark ring encircling the mouth. Do: Match lip liner with lipstick and blend. Your […]

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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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Video: Flawless Dark Skin with Avon Mark

[ 0 ] October 22, 2008 |

Mark.girl makeup artist Cynde Watson shows you how to get to achieve flawless dark chocolate skin with Avon (Mark) Products.

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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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