African bridal makeup tips

It is true that many African-American women are not much fair. But brides should worry as there are many makeup tips available with the best colors for African-American skin tones and how to properly deal with common problems so you can be wedding-day gorgeous.


Here are some tips how to apply makeup that makes a bride more amazing.


Normally for American and African brides, foundation that has yellow undertones is the most flattering, but if a bride has a very dark skin, a foundation with a slight blue cast works best. And if a bride has medium-toned skin, choose a foundation with a red-yellow hue. Additionally if her skin is light, look for a soft golden shade.

African bridal makeup tips
African bridal makeup tips


There is possibility that bride may he variances in undertone on different parts of bride’s face so it’s a good idea to have three foundation shades — light, medium, and dark — on hand to allow for the different gradations of color. Actually most of African-American women are darker across the brow and chin, and slightly lighter on the cheeks. So it better to use light foundation under-eye concealer and to lighten a dark forehead or chin area. Plus use medium foundation all-over color to correct spots of varied pigmentation and then use the dark foundation to even out the lightest areas of bride’s face. One can also experiment with a bronzing stick to bring down the lighter tones of her face.


And for blush one medium to dark skin tones look best with deep blush hues like dark rose, currant, and plum. Use burgundy and blackberry shades in lipstick, it will look beautiful on dark skin. And the bride with medium skin tones look pretty in currant or red, and those with light skin look best in low-voltage neutrals and glosses.

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