Makeup tips from EcoTools for Dark Skin Tones


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If you have a darker skin tone, it can be challenging to find just the right shade of makeup to complement your skin. One of the best makeup tips for dark skin tones is to stick with darker lip colors and play with brighter eye makeup palettes to create some bold contrasts. When it comes to foundation and blush, you need to be very selective with the shades you choose and employ the right contouring techniques to enhance your best features.

Here are some essential makeup tips for dark skin tones:

1. Play with Dark Lip Color Palettes. Darker skin tones can get away with some of the darker cherry, burgundy, and deep red lipsticks and lip glosses. You can wear these colors day or night to create a dramatic and bold look! Use an EcoTools Detailed Lip Brush to create more definition around the edges of your lips.

2. Apply Shimmering Bronzer. Shimmering bronzer can be a great addition to your makeup palette and help you create a warm, sun-kissed glow. Stick with darker shades of shimmering bronzer powder or a liquid bronzer to enhance your cheekbones and create a more contoured look. Use an EcoTools Domed Bronzer Brush when applying powder to create a sun-kissed look in minutes. Just make sure to blend the powder with even strokes upward from the apples of the cheeks to the temple for a natural look.

3. Mix Up Matte and Metallic Eye Shadow Shades. One of the best ways to enhance your eyes is to use matte plum or forest green shades as a base. You can also accentuate the eyes with metallic and glitter eye shadow. Use a lighter shade all the way up to the brow bone and layer with different hues on the lid to really make your eyes pop! Want something a little more dramatic? Create the classic smoky eye using pewter and bronze shades as a base and apply eyeliner with the EcoTools  Sharpen & Smudge Duo Brush. Stick with black or dark brown liner to create a sultry effect by day or night.

Darker skin tones fare well with darker shades on the lips and metallic shades on the lids. Do you have any essential makeup tips for dark skin tones?

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