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Women around the world are appreciated and celebrated irrespective of their culture, background, social status or color. Given that there are various continents and races, so also do the color of people or rather women vary. This ranges from the dark skin type to brown and even that of the fairer skin like most European women. As a woman, there is a need to know the best beauty products that suit you and your skin tone and this also apply for makeup accessories.
This knowledge mostly comes from professional advice or from what see on other people whilst going about your day to day activities. Just the way the people of the fairer skin or the Europeans so to say have various skin requirements that are most suitable for them, so also do the people of the darker skin. This varies in terms of beauty products like moisturizers to tanning lotions and also makeup products like eye shadow and lipstick.
Shades Of Lipstick Suitable For Brown Skinned Women
Brown skinned women are known for their beauty due to the constant glow their skin always seem to possess. Hence, there is a need to use the right amount of makeup to enhance this beauty in terms of the shade of foundation, highlighter, contour, and most especially lipstick. The lip of any woman is the highlight of her face rivaled only by her eyes and are both viewed as the center of attraction. Knowing the particular shade of lipstick to bring that lip to focus can always seem like a bit of a challenge as most women tend to go overboard. So here are a few highlights on the shade of lipstick that is just perfect for that brown skin.
Purple Mac: Most women think that a purple colored lipstick is too gaudy and hence not suitable but this is rather a perfect shade for women with brown skin. This is one of the best colors to go for when you want that bold look and in a way make a statement. It brings out the best features of your face and Mac Smoked Purple Lipstick is one of the best brands to pick.
Revlon Pink: When trying out peach colored lipstick, all you need to do is to get the perfect shade that suits your brown skin. You can start with darker shades before moving to cooler undertones. For warmer undertones, lighter shades of peach are more preferable. Revlon Pink has one of the best shades of peach colored lipstick and should definitely be on everyone woman’s makeup kit. Fuschia is also a shade of pink that is perfect for brown skin without making you look hideous.
L’oreal Bronze: Now every female in the planet knows that when you mention L’oreal Paris you’re saying top notch of most women beauty products. This shade of lipstick on African American women gives off that commanding look and not to mention the fact that it complements the skin tone. So when shopping for the perfect shade of lipstick, make sure you get the Great Bronze Lipstick by L’oreal Paris.
Smash-box Magneta: This is the perfect shade of lipstick when you want to give off that red carpet look when paired with the right outfit. It favors more of the lighter brown than dark skinned women and it also gives the lip that sexy pop that is most desired by females.
Mac Red: Good old red lipstick also works wonders for brown skinned women and it so happens that it comes in different shades such as; plum red, berry red, siren red, bright red, pepper red and so many others. Mac red is more preferable but there are plenty of other amazing brands to choose from.
Maybelline Brown: This brand is known for its amazing nude nuance collection and the same goes for the brown lipstick shade. This shade looks fantastic on brown skinned women and is always a safe color to go for when trying to pull off that nude or neutral look. There are different shades of brown which are the chocolate brown and copper brown with the latter lighter than the former. Chocolate brown lipstick matches fantastically with dark brown skin and makes you look trendy and sophisticated.
Iman Nude: When trying to keep your look simple and elegant, nude lipstick is always the best shade to go for and most especially, it blends well with brown skin. You can pull off that mysterious look hinting at a lot of depth by lining your lips with bronze and then filling it with nude.
NARS Audacious Aubergine: This color is most appropriate for dark skin tones, this brand also has a smooth texture and is long lasting. Other shades similar to it are the chestnut, Bordeaux and oxblood burgundy. To know the shade that is most suitable for you, try applying it on your lips directly rather than your inner arm.
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche: This brand of lipstick comes in various shades such as Black Truffle (black violet), Liquorice, Nori and Whiskey which is rich mahogany and red color and they all go extremely well with brown skin be it a darker or lighter tone.
Kat Von D Lip Balm: A peach or light pink color lip balm makes your lip look pouty and even sexier. It complements most skin tones and the brown skin is not left out. Kat Von D is known for its great products which in most cases are long-lasting. They also have various dry matte and liquid lipstick which comes in a total of 42 shades with various shades suitable for the brown skin tone and they include nude coffee, ripe blackberry, black cherry, and so many others.
And last but certainly not the least…
Alexander Pierre: This is a brand-new luxury lipstick line that just hit the market with a huge bang! What makes this brand particularly special is that its entire brand is dedicated to Melanin Queens. From sun-kissed tanned to beautiful dark berry, the brand specializes in making difficult to find lip color available for tanned skin tones. Their products are 100% cruelty free and made with high quality ingredients. Ultra light weight and long-lasting providing Alexander Pierre Queens with imperial coverage.
The aforementioned brands and their shades can be counted on as the best when shopping for lipstick to match your brown skin. They not only help you pull off that diva look when necessary but also can give that simple nude look while at the same time make you look fashionable and trendy.