Health & Beauty
African-American Beauty Myths -- Busted!
'Black don't crack' isn't the only African-American beauty myth that's stood the test of time. From black hair care to makeup, we suss out fact from fiction
"The first step for anyone planning a hair color change is to figure out the undertones of your skin tone," says Walker. "The majority of African-American women have warm undertones, so it's important to go with honey or strawberry blonde hues that complement these golden undertones." Walker also suggests steering clear of cool shades, such as ash blonds and platinum. No matter your skin tone, mixing in the blonde color with your natural hair color is key. Opt for lots of highlights, which blend better with your natural color base.
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