Tag: sam fine

African-American Women Spend More on Beauty

[ 5 ] May 19, 2009 |

“African-American women spend $7.5 billion annually on beauty products, which is 80 percent more than the general market. The reason it’s such a dramatic difference is attributed to the fact that African-American women have to sample more products to find the right ones for their skin.”  From Women’s Wear Daily – “Essence Panel Explores Beauty […]

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Video: Interview with Black Makeup Master Sam Fine

[ 0 ] October 28, 2008 |

National Online Makeup Artists founder Vanessa Dunn had the priviledge of meeting with world famous African American makeup artist Sam Fine.  He has beautified Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell, and Iman…just to name a few of the faces he’s worked with.  He is truly an artist.

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Why do major cosmetic companies fail at makeup for black women

[ 0 ] October 12, 2008 |

Village Voice: Are cosmetics companies getting anywhere with developing makeup for women of color? Makeup Artist Extraordinaire Same Fine: I believe the industry hasn’t begun to tap into the vast cosmetic opportunities. Many brands have added a model of color to represent the brand, but have failed to create colors, formulas, or marketing initiatives that […]

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