Makeup for Melanin Girls – Page 3

5 Oily Skin Myths Busted!

Myth #1: Avoiding Moisturizers Since oily skin is caused by  is caused by excess skin oil produced within the pores, some people may opt to skip a moisturizer all together. Moisturizing oily skin may seem counterintuitive but avoiding a moisturizer may dry out your skin, and cause your glands to produce more sebum, resulting in even …

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Free Step-by-Step Guide: How I grew my Instagram from 0 to 100k+ followers

Since launching the @MakeupforMelaninGirls page, it has grown very quickly into a community of over 200k+ beauty lovers on both Instagram & Facebook. This free guide helps with the most common question I get through direct messages or emails: “How can I get featured?” Since it’s not possible to feature every deserving makeup artist or …

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Bryson Tiller Celebrates Dark Skin Tones in “Something Tells Me”

It’s no secret that colorism is rampant in hip-hop & r &b with the most obvious sign being the absence of dark skinned women in music videos. This is why its so refreshing to see the celebration of diverse black skin tones in  “Something Tells Me”, the latest video form Bryson’s Tiller  album “True to …

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Why are Instagram Beauty Hacks so over the top?

Instagram hacks are everywhere. Earlier today I shared this post to the @MakeupforMelaninGirls Instagram page and so many people instantly responded with “I can’t deal”, “This is exactly how I feel” and a few crying emojis. We are only three months into 2017 and the message is clear: Everyone is tired of the click-bait “makeup …

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New Liquid Lipstick Collection celebrates all shades of Melanin

From beauty influencers with dark skin not getting the same exposure/recognition as their counterparts with lighter skin to makeup companies releasing foundation lines with only two or three shades for dark skin, the message of Makeup for Melanin Girls has been clear from day one, diversity in the beauty industry needs some major improvement. To …

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Business Advertising

It is estimated that African-American women spend over 7 million a year on beauty products, 80% more than any other racial group. Why not have your brand be one of those beauty products? With over 100,000+ beauty lovers supporting the platform,  Makeup for Melanin Girls  is a beauty blog & social media platform that can …

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Black Girl Magic: 7 Melanin Beauties slaying the Pat McGrath Lip Kit

A favourite at Fashion Week and loved by celebrities, Pat McGrath’s glitter lip kits are a must-have for any makeup lover that loves to experiment with bold looks and channel editorial glam . Looking for inspiration and tutorials on how to rock the bold, glittery look? See how these stunners got their Melanin popping with …

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10 Black owned Indie Beauty Brands you should know

What is an indie brand exactly ? My definition is a brand usually owned and operated by a small team (in many cases just one person) that typically offers handmade or homemade products. Social media and influencer marketing has given indie brands an opportunity to grow very quickly and become household names in a few years. Many …

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