Dark Girl x Spring 2016: There’s Fun to Be Had

There’s nothing serious to be felt here. This time around, Dark Girl is meeting spring halfway with an open heart to frivolous beauty. Inspired by a few pages torn out of Elle magazine and of course, the SS 16 fashion runways, I wanted to dive back into the part of beauty mainstream media has forgotten…

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Dark Girl: Rich Burgundy Lips

Burgundy lips on dark skin equals fall’s cutest couple. I’m not talking that drab, lifeless burgundy either. But instead, bold, rich, creamy lip stains that not only make your pucker pout but also set the tone for a fabulous vamp look. What I wore: Did I already talk about how obsessed I am with Hard Candy’s…

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Dark Girl: Dark Purple Lipstick

I personally think deep purple is an easy color for darker girls to mess up. I don’t particularly know why, though. It’s so fitting for those moods we get into when we want to look and feel more sultry, than sexy. Perfect for when we want to be noticed but not stared at. It’s weird.…

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Dark Girl: Black Lipstick

Black lipstick. I begin the series with this look because it was the first color I was told, personally, that I could never be able to pull off. Truth be told, black lipstick can either look ultra depressing and drab on our dark skin tones, or sexily Gothic and edgy. We’re aiming for the latter.…

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Dark Girl: The Extremely Red Lip

I think we’re all pretty much past this notion that dark girls and bold, spicy red lips don’t match. We do. And that’s really all to be said about it. Don’t think about it; just go find your best bright red lip. And make this journey fun; a good red lip is an important arsenal…

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Dark Girl: Orange Lipstick

To be honest, I think that this is the one statement-making lip color that should be planned out a bit. Orange lipstick isn’t as “every day” as a red one is. I think the key to pulling off an orange lip is to make sure you have the right texture (matte, gloss or satin) for…

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