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Women of Color: Trusted Makeup Lines that Don't Lie

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Jan 9, 2008
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Okay, so perhaps it's not just a woman of color issue, but it is certainly depressing if not entirely aggravating when you have a 12am craving for the perfect flawless face makeup can can assist you in and you run to your local 24hr wal-mart or drug store, and you spend thirty-five minutes holding a transparent-like foundation bottle or compact up to your face in those awfully enhanced surveillance mirrors bording the wall sides of the cosmetic section...and you buy it, only to be horribly disappointed that it makes you look too light or too dark, too pink, peach, or too red....

Well, this has been my experience!

So, for all of you WOC, what are some makeup lines that you've stumbled across that you do trust and have far less of a difficult time blending the makeup with your skin tone? While suggesting expensive brands that may be widely found in department stores, like Fashion Fair, please also spill the secret stash of beans for the trusting foundations found at a more easily assessible store, like Walgreens, Wal-mart, etc.

I've found Iman cosmetics in the Walgreens in a particular part of town but any more suggestiosn would be wonderful!