Skin Care Products That Make Dark Skin Glow

Watch how a pro easily adds gorgeous luminosity to make African American skin glow.

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Before you start applying anything, you need to find skin care products for your skin tone, namely the right bronzer. Most bronzers disappear on dark skin, so look for a cream-based formula with a lot of pigment. The trick is to find one intense enough, so you can see a subtle spot of color when you rub it on your cheek. Here's an example of one that isn't dark enough and here's one that looks just right.

Now we'll move on to application.

To make you skin look naturally warm all over, mix two skin care products together: your and foundation cream and bronzer. This will make the pigment seem to blend into the skin instead of just sitting on top of it. Though you can play around until you get the perfect ratio, a good starting point is to mix up a blob that's three parts foundation to one part bronzer.

After you apply your usual skin care products like eye cream and moisturizer, apply the foundation bronzer mixture to your skin with your fingertips. You'll want to add an additional color to your cheeks and bronzer makes the perfect blush for darker skin tones. It gives you that subtle beautiful flush you get on a hot summer day. Just blend on the apples of your cheeks in a small circular motion.

Don't forget about your eyes. A natural glow will spread all over your skin so that means your eyelids need to be luminous too. To add sparkle without adding a lot of color, blend a sheer cream gold shadow along your lashline with a thin eye shadow blush and smooth up into the crease.

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by Albertsmith Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 03:45AM Report as inappropriate

thanks

by jessicaviolett Friday, May 31, 2013 at 07:02PM Report as inappropriate

thanks

by jessicaviolett Friday, May 31, 2013 at 06:51PM Report as inappropriate

Bronzer as blush is a tip I will remember when doing someone's makeup who has darker skin.

by beautybody Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 12:36PM Report as inappropriate

The models face was oily to start with...

by powerwoman033 Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 08:36AM Report as inappropriate

her face looked a little oily before applying the foundation and bronzer!!! that means its too much for me with a combination skin!!! However, thanks for the tips

by teema Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 05:57AM Report as inappropriate

People who has oily skin would be able to use the brozsers with out looking too shiny?

by gillianr Friday, March 9, 2012 at 08:10PM Report as inappropriate

I am very,very happy to see a black model. the shine(called golw) is what cosmetic companies are making huge profits on. That shine(oily) help kept the wrinkle doctor away. Bronzer and foundatoin great idea!!

by amgo.db Monday, October 17, 2011 at 10:27PM Report as inappropriate

A little too much shine for me, but never thought of mixing bronzer and foundation before applying!

by Jhanooman Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 01:52PM Report as inappropriate

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