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These days, there's makeup out there for every skin type and every skin tone. Knowing what to buy and how to apply it can be tricky. We're going to show you how to choose the right type of makeup for your dark skin tone. You want to focus on three different areas when buying makeup for your skin tone; foundation, liners and finding products that enhance your natural glow. Foundation is the key to smooth and flawless skin. Everyone's face has slight variations and skin color. Foundation will help create a sleek look. Choosing oil-free foundation that most closely matches your skin tone. Test the shades by applying a small amount to your jaw line and looking at it in natural light. This will give you the closest approximation of how it will look when applied on your face. To prevent shine, apply a loose powder that is transparent. This will help absorb oil and prevent shine throughout the day. Using liner is a great way to enhance your features. Choose a lip liner that is slightly darker than your lip color. Blush is really important for women of color. Always choose a blush with a little bit of shimmer. It will make your skin sparkle. To find the right shade, use these guidelines. If you have a light olive to olive skin, choose an apricot or coral shade. Medium skin tones should choose a blush that is pink and rosy. Women with dark skin should try shimmery bronzes and cinnamon shades. For women with very dark skin tones, go with a deep berry or plum colored blush. Experiment with different shades to find out what works to enhance your vibrant skin tone.