Most makeup tutorials and even makeup products are created for people with light complexion. There is a big lack of representation when it comes to dark skin, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any tutorials or products meant for you out there! We all wish there were more, of course, but hopefully we can do our part by sharing these captivating makeup tutorials for dark skin!
1. Easy Everyday Makeup
The topic of makeup so often revolves around fancy events or romantic dinners, but our daily lives are actually where most of the makeup struggles happen. Sometimes it’s hard to nail that simple everyday look that feels natural but still reflects the extra effort that you put into it. Cindyrella OG has a great tutorial!
2. Autumn Makeup
Dark shades on dark skin are the definition of visual poetry. Gratsi shares a tutorial for a captivating makeup style that emphasizes your best features by utilizing the power of dark red color shades with great depth that are perfect for creating a seasonal autumn look!
3. Fiery Makeup
If you have a dark complexion and want to use bright shades on your skin, you are going to create an instantly noticeable and alluring contrast! Follow Flossy Nubian‘s lead and choose the shades of orange and yellow to channel dazzling fiery energy!
4. Glossy Orange Makeup
For some, orange makeup feels like a big risk, but for others it feels like it was always meant to be. It all comes down to how the color of your complexion and the shades of your makeup products dance together! MaKayla MaShelle has a great tutorial for a glossy orange makeup!
5. Prom Makeup
One of the most memorable moments as teenagers is going to prom. It’s a very big night that takes a lot of preparation and if you’re going to be wearing makeup, you definitely want it to be on fleek! Nyma Tang shares a gentle and gorgeous prom makeup for dark skin!
6. Smokey Eye
A smokey eye is one of the most recognizable makeup styles, especially if you’re aiming for a glamorous look. There is definitely a certain art to it, but even more so if you have dark complexion! We found a great tutorial for a mystical smokey eye at Nellie Robert.
7. Soft Pink Makeup
There are countless makeup tutorials on soft pink styles that are meant for people with a light complexion, but you can absolutely translate that look on a dark skin as well. Check out how Vogue Unicorn created a makeup that carries an undertone of softness!
8. Nude Makeup
Nude shades are all the rage right now, thanks to them emphasizing natural beauty. They can be a challenge to work with, because you need to strike the perfect balance between product and the shade of your skin. If you need someone to guide you through the process, Layefa Beauty is the best choice!
9. Glitter Makeup
You can never go wrong if you put glitter in your makeup! It instantly creates a mesmerizing look that is absolutely party-ready! A vibrant eye makeup with glitter as the focal point can be an outstanding match for dark skin, as shown by Princess Bellaaa!
10. Neon Pink Makeup
Another vibrant creation by Princess Bellaaa features makeup in a neon pink color that is going to make sure you are the center of attention from the second you step into the room! The addition of a deep dark red lip as the perfect finishing touch is what makes this look so captivating!
11. Drugstore Makeup
If you’re worried that you’re not going to be able to find affordable products for your dark complexion, let us put your worries to rest! You’re only going to need a quick trip to the nearest drugstore after learning and taking notes from the brilliant Ronkeraji!