Being a Women of Color, I have experienced a lot of heartache when choosing foundations. My foundations are either too light, too dark, too ashy, too SOMETHING. But my biggest problem is finding companies that carry my shade at all. Even though it is 2017, there are still companies that do not carry a diversity of shades or tones. To make matters worse, many vegan and cruelty-free lines do not even bother to add deeper colors, leaving Women and Men of Color little to no choice but to use foundations created funky chemicals.
But does that mean there aren’t ANY companies making shades for Women and Men of Color? OF COURSE THEY ARE!
Below are 20 companies I have researched or used that I believe have a lovely selection of shades to fit anyone and everyone.
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Peach, coral, and oranges are in the same color family. But while some individuals can wear a peachy color, some look better with a pure orange shade.
Personally, most corals are wore in the summer time for a fresh look but why regret fun colors for the winter time!
If your skintone is within the range of medium to tan:
- and has a warm undertones like Solange, select corals with yellow undertones to them. The goal is to find corals with warm undertones to match your warm complexion. Zuzu Luxe Lipstick in Siren ($19.10) is a medium shade coral with gold flecks to make you sparkle.
- and has a cool undertone similar to Jennifer Hudson, you can rock cool corals with a rosy pink undertone to them. E.L.F Mineral Lipstick in Cool Coral ($5.00) is the perfect blend of coral, orange, and pink.
Now onto the dark to deep skin tones (like myself!):