If you're like most women, then even when it's 100 degrees outside you probably wear makeup on your African American skin. However, it's important to remember that in the summer you need to change your skin care routine. Recently, the Los Angeles Times spoke to Allie Lapidus, a commercial makeup artist, who offered suggestions on how to switch up your makeup routine in the warmer months.
First, Lapidus said to use oil-free, highly pigmented concealers and moisturizers rather than foundation.
"When it's hot, makeup doesn't stick. It will literally slide off the face," said Lapidus, quoted by the news source. "In the summer, be sure to create a really good base so that everything stays on better."
The expert also recommended that in the summer, you put a little foundation primer on your eyelids before applying eyeshadow. Also, you might want to use a gel liner, instead of the more waxy, melt-prone pencils.
Real Beauty states that when it comes to eye makeup, bronze is the summer version of winter's black-and-silver smoky eye, so you should go for this golden color when getting ready for a night out. Also, to complete this look pick up some brown eyeliner to go with your bronze eyeshadow.