5 Melanated Makeovers You Could Take A Cue From

You don't want to risk wearing a shade of powder/foundation that is totally different from your skin tone or a lipstick that makes you look lousy, do you? We just thought these melanated makeovers could tip you on the best makeup for a melanin skin.

It’s one thing to be dark-skinned, it’s another thing to have a facebeat that highlights your facial features and accentuates your melanin beauty. You don’t want to risk wearing a shade of powder/foundation that is totally different from your skin tone or a lipstick that makes you look lousy, do you? We just thought these melanated makeovers could tip you on the best makeup for a melanin skin.

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@thebeverlynaya

If you find pink or red lipstick too bold for your melanin skin color, take a cue from Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya, and try pale, earth-toned lips. This melanated makeover done by Dodos Uvieghara paired Beverly’s lip color with a matching hairdo, bold eyeliner and well-sculpted eyebrows.

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@mercyjohnsonokojie

If you love to look moderate while giving your face a bold look, let Mercy Johnson-Okojie’s makeover inspire you. Her well-carved brows, mild eyeshadow and bold lipstick done by Omaa Beauty is worth taking a cue from.

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@lindaosifo

There is beauty in simplicity and Linda Osifo’s beautiful look by Annklair doesn’t belie this fact. A background check on this melanin goddess would reveal that most of the time, her melanated makeovers are usually simple and moderate with light-toned or nude lipsticks. You could let your black glow as you take a cue from her.

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@elsyelsa

Love pink lipsticks? Let Elsa Aririeri be your model for a melanated makeover with bold pink lips. Her facebeat by Kemy Brown surely leaves one allured by how lush the lips look on a well-beautified face.

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@ebimyedols

Need to look all bronze with two shades of eyeshadow, well-sculpted eyebrows and glossy lips? Take a cue from this beautiful melanin model, Ebimi Edolor as she rocks her natural hair while her face spells boldly the word, Serenity.

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Victoria B. Willie
Writing has always been a part of me. From writing stories as a young child to studying Communication Arts in the university, it has always been more than a medium of expression to me. And then one day, I found myself toeing the path of an entrepreneur and becoming a fashion enthusiast. This made me develop an interest in content marketing and copywriting. That aside, when I'm not writing copy or SEO content, I'm designing statement pieces for my fashion brand, Ria Kosher, crushing on Lucious Lyon, and writing wild stories that always come with a twist.
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