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Makeup For Dark Skin: Top Looks by Michela Marra

Let’s debunk the a famous myth, “women with dark skin can’t wear (insert color)” WRONG! With your skin tone, the choice of shades for eyes and lips are endless. Just have a look at Tamu’s makeup choices for her photoshoots and important events. Her lips look perfect in orange, red or purple, but a transparent gloss also creates a nice effect. And how about eye makeup? Metallic hues enhance dark complexions yet warm earthy colors are also a valid option. As far as earth tones and blush go, there’s a hue I love and which is stunning on dark, olive skin tones: red (my favorite product is NARS Blush in Exhibit A ). Here are a few beauty tips for those of you with dark skin.

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Is it even Christmas anymore? By Nia Hampton

This weekend, as snow falls on the colder parts of the world, and the temperature rises in the southern hemisphere, bombs will continue to drop in Aleppo and oil continues to leak in Standing Rock. What’s that smell in the air? Despair? Cognitive dissonance? The latest Kardashian perfume? No, it’s just Christmas 2016! Similar to Thanksgiving in it’s forced upon you-ness by society, but with less food. There’s also this fat white man who slides down your chimney narrative that’s wholly unrealistic, because let’s be honest, what have fat white men ever given anyone aside from unsolicited awkward convos in the elevator and the feeling that it’s was probably them who called the police on the “suspicious” (read: black) neighbors.

I say all that to say, this is another post on how to survive Christmas aka Thanksgiving the sequel- but with more snow!

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