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"A shimmery or dewy highlight across the cheekbone is beautiful on dark skin," says Badro. "Just stay away from too much shimmer if there is texture on the skin." The contrast of light-reflecting pigment on dark skin makes rough or uneven texture very obvious.
Barose steers clear of shimmer altogether. "Anything dewy or luminous will look oily," he says. "I always go with matte, because it'll still have that sheen anyway [if] skin is dark."