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Best Makeup Shades Tips for Brown Skin


Brown skin with its rich tone can handle a wide range of pigmented colors like no other. So, if you have darker skin, you have several reasons to rejoice. Most women are not aware, but the women with fairer skin are always battling with a higher number of skin issues.

Whether fair or broken skinned, every woman needs to take good care of her skin so that it remains healthy and clean. Moreover, they need to be careful about choosing the right makeup shades that will not only complement their skin tone but highlight its plus points. Add more depth and definition to your lips, cheeks and eyes with rich metallic hues like burnt copper or bright berry tones.

Read on to learn more about the great makeup shades that can be followed for the darker skin tone.

Start with the foundation

Picking the wrong shade for your skin foundation can be a fatal mistake. Most women test the foundation on their neck on the back of your hand. Have a look at your whole body and if the foundation shade blends into your skin without effort, bingo, you have just found the right shade. Test a couple of shades together to get the right mix for your complexion and go for one that looks the most natural.  Go for a product that imparts radiance to your skin without a trace of orange or muddy brown.

What about the lips?

Accentuate your lips accordingly and with the right colors of different shades that suit your brown skin complexion.  Keep the size and shape of your lips in mind. You can have all the fun with bold lippies, and warm, rich colors are perfect. Go for a tone that is two shades darker than your natural lip color. Some flattering lip shades include bright blush colors or a glossy pink or a lovely violet that can make your pout stand out. Use berry hues for a warmer blush on your lips. Feel free to experiment.

Do not forget the eyes

Any rich shade will work wonderfully on those eyes and colors like bright blue, purple, deep burgundy or emerald green can stand out against the dark complexion. Colors with bronze and gold tones can warm your skin tone instantly and brighten those lovely eyes. Avoid pale or frosty colors and go for metallic browns that can brighten your eyes without being overly sparkly.

The blush on your face

Go for a cranberry colored blush, bright fuchsia or one with a tint of bright orange. Do not be afraid of the bold colors as they work perfectly to give you a true flush. Enhance your skin with a bronze that can create a lit-from-within glow and give a slightly shimmery finish.

Consider yourself lucky as the makeup artists say that the darker skin tones can handle the widest range of colors. The clue lies in finding the right mix of makeup for your lovely dark skin. Keep the color of your hair and eyes color in mind when picking the shades.


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