How Black Women Can Find the Perfect Foundation

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Jackie Aina shares some more fabulous makeup tips for women of color. Find the right foundation can be a struggle, so listen to Jackie explain what to look out for and how to achieve a perfect application.

Jackie suggests Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream ($100) as a moisturizer. Before she got put on her makeup, she used Make Up For Ever Mattifying Primer ($36) in her t-zone because she has combination skin and Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer ($52) everywhere else.
Jackie's secret to flawless foundation is color correcting. She cover dark marks with MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter in Peach ($26), but she also recommends LA Girl Pro Conceal in Orange ($5).
She recommends a creme or stick foundation for decent coverage with a skin-like finish and liquid foundation more more coverage.

For lighter coverage she recommends BB cream, CC cream, tinted moisturizer or a cushion foundation. Those with oily skin should opt for a pressed powder.

Jackie's tips for color-matching foundation.
You'll know a shade is too light if it turns ashy when you swatch it. It it's too dark, it turns orange or red.

Jackie swatches foundation on her chest to make sure her face will match her body.

She used Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless ($5.69) which she applies with her fingers.

She  covers her face with a stipling brush.

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