Yeah,we get it! The struggle is reallll,If it doesn’t come out looking ashy-ashy like you rubbed chalk,it comes out looking like you are two faced 🙄..The struggle for brown skinned queens to find the perfect foundation is uhhh.Even some naija brands are not inclusive in their shade ranges but we won’t mention names.
It’s a huge relief to know that some heaven sent brands recognize melanin and did right by us to produce bomb foundation that
- Matches undertones perfectly
- Evens out the skin to look like a better version of your skin
- Not break you out (Hallelujah)
You can finally say goodbye to bad old days of mixing 3 different shades of foundation to achieve bare minimum even skintone. To get you started,hbc recommends the following foundations for your best makeup looks.
- Black Opal even true liquid makeup: So we already know that the black opal even true skincare range lives up to its hype,Oh yes.This lightweight velvet finish foundation was not left out of the good books.gives a smooth even skin tone with absolute longevity. It comes in an impressive range of 8 rich shades and its fragrance and oil free..Your face would be truly even
- Estee lauder double wear stay in place foundation: Little bottle of gold.With an spf 10 sunscreen to protect skin,this foundation is worth every penny as it takes you through a whole day of sweating and a whole night of partying while staying in place .it has an entire 57 range of shades so trust me when I say it has your melanin shade included.Did I mention it’s also oxidation and stain proof?
- Fenty beauty foundation: Rihanna came through for us ON THIS ONE! With a wide range of 50 shades with perfectly pigmented varying undertones,this foundation delivers breathable flawless skin.The hype around it lives up to its name and we wish for you to try it too.
- Black opal true color foundation: Melanin queens with large pores and oily skin,this is for you.This foundation contains ingredients that renew skin’s natural radiance while minimizing the appearance of pores and controlling excess sebum.Comes in 12 shades to blend seamlessly into your skin.