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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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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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100 Black Owned Beauty Brands you need to know

Criticism of the lack of diversity in the beauty industry has led to popular beauty companies creating diverse product lines that cater to dark skin and others collaborating with beauty bloggers of colour. However, the beauty industry still suffers from a  severe under-representation of dark skin tones in product advertising and product development. With the deaths …

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Makeup that encourages self-love: An Interview with Plain Jane Beauty

“I am Radiant”, “I am Magnificent”, “I am Amazing”  These aren’t excerpts  from a motivational speech but shade names from makeup company, Plain Jane Beauty. After sharing a few of their all natural, organic makeup shades on the Makeup for Melanin Girls Instagram page, there was an outpouring of support for the brand, so I …

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Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette | Swatches on Dark Skin

Hello, Melanin Beauties, here are some swatches of the new limited edition Becca X Jaclyn Hill Face Palette. The Palette features two highlighters and three blushes. The “Champagne Pop” highlighter is from Jaclyn’s first collab with Becca and is available in the original pressed, liquid and poured versions. “Prosecco Pop” is unique to the palette …

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25 Common Makeup Mistakes every beginner must know

Ready for your Summer Glo up?  Then these tips about common mistakes and often misused products shared by @Imthebombdotcom will come in super handy and make you laugh at the same time! Refreshingly honest, hilarious and sometimes super blunt, she’s not afraid to share what products don’t work and which ones do. Enjoy! <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>[<a href=”//storify.com/<span …

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Find Makeup Artists with just one click!

It’s been a month since I first conceived the idea of a Makeup Artist Directory for women of colour and I’m glad to share that it is finally live! Makeup Match, is the official directory of  Makeup for Melanin Girls  created to help women of colour find makeup artists in their neighborhood for any event! I get a good …

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