Multicultural Beauty Sitemap - Page 1 2014-12-18


Spruced Up Bath Salts
Get recharged during the holidays by soaking in this bath of spruce, rosemary, eucalyptus and bath salts.

Candy Cane Bath Salts
Candy Cane Bath Salts make a cute and relaxing gift.

Peppermint Facial Mask
Refresh and clear your skin with this Peppermint Facial Mask.

Homemade Holiday Beauty Gifts
Five holiday beauty gifts you can make for yourself or friends and loved ones on your holiday gift list.

Strawberry Peppermint Foot Scrub
This foot scrub uses strawberries and sugar to remove rough skin and peppermint essential oil to refresh tired and sore feet. Great for after all the holiday shopping and parties.

Energizing Facial Steam
This energizing facial steam rejuvenates and soothes the skin and calms the mind.

Holiday Makeup Gift Sets
Holiday makeup gift sets, featuring Mally Beauty, Smashbox and Too Faced collections.

Holiday Nails: Product Picks
Here are 14 great product ideas for holiday parties and gifts.

Gel Lab: Get a Safe Gel Manicure Look
The Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab kit gives you the look of gel nails without the UV lamps or the tedious wrap and soak removal.

Just Add Glitter
Add nail glitter with Sally Hansen Over The Rainblue, Big Glitter Top Coat in Blue Moonlight and Goldi-Flecks and Sinful Colors' Galax-Sea.

Ultimate Duri Polish Gift Set
The Ultimate Duri Polish Gift Set includes four nail polish colors that you choose.

Indulge My Whim
Duri's Indulge My Whim is a pretty sparkling green glitter nail polish.

Recipe for Love
Deborah Lippmann Recipe for Love features a trio of romantic nail lacquers.

Cleopatra In New York
Deborah Lippmann's Cleopatra In New York is a stunning black lacquer with gold flecks for glamourous nails.

Duri Metallics
Give them silver and gold: Duri Nail Polish in and Celebrity Scandal and Masquerade.

Gelish Pro 45
Gelish Pro 45 LED Curing Kit. Multicultural Beauty.

Rockin’ Ruby
For a rich holiday nail color, try Mineral Fusion's Rockin' Ruby.

Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish Mini Basix Kit
Try a gel manicure at home: Gelish Mini Basix Kit.

Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish Mini in Tiger Blossom
Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish in Tiger Blossom.

Jazz Standards
Deborah Lippmann's Jazz Standards features classic red and glittery ruby red shades.

Ombre Color Waves
For the holidays, create a personalized look with Hard Candy's Ombre Color Waves nail collection.

Ho Ho Ho Holiday Nails
For Christmas-themed nails: Elegant Touch's House of Ho Ho Ho nail sets.

Holiday Makeup Sets to Create Stunning Eyes
Try one of these holiday makeup sets to create stunning eyes for holiday parties and events.

Smoke & Mirrors Smoky Eye Kit
Jane Iredale Smoke & Mirrors Smoky Eye Kit.

Eye Shere Liquid Eye Shadow
Jane Iredale Eye Shere Liquid Eye Shadow in Opal Silk and Gold Silk.

Hard Candy Eye Essentials Collection
Hard Candy Eye Essentials Collection.

Eye Sparkle and Shine
Skinn Cosmetics Eye Sparkle and Shine gift set.

NYX Eye Shadow - Smokey Fume
NYX Smokey Eye Palette in Fume. Multicultural Beauty.

Hard Candy 3 Piece Glitter Eye Shadow Palette Gift Set
Hard Candy 3 Piece Glitter Eye Shadow Palette.

How to Determine Your Skin’s Undertone
Confused about skin undertones? Read these tips to find out whether you're warm, cool or neutral and to also figure out what undertones to look for in your makeup.

Turmeric -- The Super Skincare Spice
Turmeric for Beauty? This super skincare spice has amazing beauty benefits.

Tips for stunning eyes. Multicultural Beauty.

Lip Tips
Learn how to make your lips look great.

Makeup Trends
Get inspiration from these looks from the fashion runways.

Seasonal Makeup
Makeup tips and trends for each season.

How to Match Nail Color to Skin Tone
Your skin tone and complexion can determine which nail color you should wear.

Multicultural Skin Care
Multicultural skin has special needs and conditions, but many cosmetics and treatments aren’t created for us. Find out which treatments to try and which ones you should avoid. With these informative articles and expert advice, you'll love the skin you're in.

White Age Spots
How to identify and treat IGH hypopigmentation or small white spots on skin of color.

Juice Recipes for Clear & Smooth Skin
Fresh fruit and vegetable recipes for clear and smooth skin.

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots From Mosquito Bites
Mosquito bites are a nuisance and can cause itching and discomfort, but in skin of color this minor skin trauma can also cause dark spots. Here's how to get rid of them.

Beauty Recipes
Do-it-yourself beauty recipes. Multicultural Beauty.

Lip Care & Treatments
Products, treatments and tips to take care of delicate lips.

Petroleum Jelly Beauty Myths & Benefits
Petroleum jelly has been used for years to relieve dry skin conditions. Does it really moisturize the skin or does it clog pores?

Shaving Tips to Prevent Strawberry Legs
Try these shaving tips to get rid of

Top 8 Products to Cover Up Hyperpigmentation
8 great products to cover up age spots, dark spots and hyperpigmention.

How to Use Sunscreen When Wearing Makeup
Dermatologists advise us to reapply sunscreen after two hours. But what if you've already applied your foundation, blush and setting powder? How can you reapply sunscreen without ruining your makeup? Here are some great tips for using sunscreen when wearing makeup.

8 Top Skin Care Benefits of African Black Soap
African black soap has several skin nourishing ingredients. Find out more about these ingredients and why they are beneficial for healthy looking skin.

Skin Icing: How This Chilly Facial Beautifies Skin
Skin icing is a cool way to clear the face of blemishes, combat wrinkles and improve circulation for a smooth, glowing complexion.

8 Hot Holiday Party Beauty Picks
Eye shadows, eyeliners and lip gloss for holiday makeup looks.

Holiday Smoky Eye
Tips for making an elegant holiday smoky eye with Dr. Hauschka makeup.

L’Oreal Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Eternal Sunshine
L'Oreal Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Eternal Sunshine.

Jane Cosmetics Cream Eye Shadow
Jane Cosmetics Cream Eye Shadow in Brilliant Bronze.

Make Spirits Bright
Jane Cosmetics Make Spirits Bright Lip Gloss Set.

Jane Iredale Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner
For holiday eye makeup, try Jane Iredale Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner in Green, a beautiful shimmery golden olive.

Sumita Beauty Eye Shadow Pencil
Sumita Beauty Eye Shadow Pencil in Jasmin.

Sumita Beauty Maya Contrast Eye Pencil
Sumita Beauty Maya Contrast Eye Pencil.

Body & Bath
Masques, moisturizers, scrubs and treatments for your special skincare needs.

Do I Need to Use an Eye Shadow Primer?
Reasons you might want to use an eye shadow primer.

Multicultural Beauty: Makeup & Skin Care Advice for Women of Color
Get makeup tips, skin care advice and beauty secrets especially for women of color from Multicultural Beauty expert Gerrie Summers.

Festive Nails and Holiday Hues
Need ideas for the holiday nails? Try one of these fun and festive nail techniques and designs.

Artificial Nails
Want longer fingernails for the holidays? Get artificial nails with a festive nail design.

Caviar Nails
Nail expert Katie Saxton shows you how to create Christmas-inspired caviar nails.

Merry Manicure
Paint your fingernails green and/or red for Christmas.

Seasonal Sideways French Manicure
Try Nail Expert Katie Saxton's Seasonal Sideways French manicure for the holidays.

Break the gold, silver and bronze nail lacquer for the holiday parties.

Gala Glitter
Use glitter nail polish for the holiday parties, plus a mess-free way to take it off!

Festive Foil Nails
Glossy red and green isn't just for wrapping holiday gifts. Try Katie Saxton's Festive Foil Nail design.

Nail Appliqués
No time for fancy holiday nail designs? Try stick-on nail appliqués.

Holiday Nail Art
Accessorize your nails with gems, rhinestones and other nail art.

Eye Cream
Use an eye cream to prevent or reduce fine lines, puffiness and dark circles.

After such thorough cleansing, an emulsion is used in the Korean skin regimen to provide additional hydration.

Facial Mist
Use a facial mist during the day to refresh your skin and reactivate the ingredients of your skin care products.

BB Cream/Night Cream
Use a BB cream during the day and a night cream or sleeping pack at night to lock in the emulsion.

Foaming Cleanser
The last part of cleansing involves a foaming or cream cleanser with massaging motions.

Korean women use a product called an

Ampoule (Serum)
An ampoule (serum) is used to address individual needs such as skin brightening, dark spots and hyperpigmentation or wrinkles.

Exfoliate the skin to remove dead skin cells, deep clean and renew the skin.

A refresher is a gentler version of a typical toner to restore the skin's pH balance.

Sheet Mask
A sheet mask is soaked with nutrients and other skin nourishing ingredients. Try one 1 - 2 times a week.

A Multi-Step Regimen for Smooth Skin
While many Americans tend to rush a.m. and p.m. beauty rituals, the Korean multi-step routine can last between 15 - 30 minutes. But your skin will love you for it!

Pre Pre-Cleanse
The Korean skin regimen technically has three cleansing steps, starting with a wipe or product to remove makeup.

Oil Cleanser
Use a oil cleanser to gently remove residual makeup and grime.

Marini Holiday Exfoliator
Review of Marini Holiday Exfoliator.

Beauty and Skin Care: 7 Exotic Ingredients Soon to Be Popular
Plants and trees native to Africa and Asia have long been used in natural cosmetics and skin care products. They will soon be as popular as shea and aloe vera are today. (I was right about argan oil!)

Native American Ancient Beauty Secrets
Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans were using plants and herbs for beauty that can be found in beauty products today. Here are some beauty ingredients you might not know about.

How to Wear Dark Lipstick
Want to wear the latest plum, wine and berry colored lipstick shades? Read these tips.

Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask
Juara Skincare's Turmeric Antioxidant Radiance Mask combines turmeric and clay to leave skin soft and radiant.

Sun Protection Tips for Asian Women
Sun protection tips to prevent age spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma in Asian skin.

What Are These White Spots on My Skin?
White age spots is a condition increasingly found on dark skin.

African Black Soap Eczema & Psoriasis Therapy
Review of SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Eczema & Psoriasis Therapy Medicated Soap.

Indian Hemp & Shea Butter Inflammation Therapy
Review of SheaMoisture's Indian Hemp & Shea Butter Inflammation Therapy Medicated Soap.

Review of SheaMoisture Medicated Soaps
Review of SheaMoisture's ABS Eczema & Psoriasis Therapy and Indian Hemp & Shea Butter Inflammation Therapy medicated soaps.

Multicultural Beauty Products
What products are good for skin discolorations? Will that new skin cleansing device work on skin of color? What products are best for acne-prone skin? Learn about products that work and products that are made especially for you.

Beauty Ingredients
Learn more about the ingredients in your beauty products. Why are they used? Do they work? What are the benefits and what are the dangers?

Does Mineral Oil Clog Pores?
Is mineral oil bad for your skin? Or this just another beauty myth?

Our Skin Problems
Skin of color has a unique structure, making it react differently to some cosmetics, medicines and treatments, and even the environment. Skin of color is prone to certain problems like discoloration and scarring that can occur from skin trauma from poor skin care practices at home, incorrect diagnoses for problem skin, and harsh and improper cosmetic treatments from health and beauty professionals unfamiliar with our special skin care needs. Here are articles about, and tips and resources for your special skin problems

4 Things That Clog Pores
Do you know the top reasons why your facial pores can become clogged, resulting in breakouts and other skin problems? Read this article so your skin can breathe again.

14 Great Shea Butter Beauty Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.

14 Great Shea Butter Beauty Products
14 of the best shea butter products for healing and nourishing your skin.

Raven-Symone's Beauty Tip For “Strawberry Legs”
How Raven-Symone gets rid of dark pores on the legs.

9 Divine Pomegranate Products
9 pomegranate-infused products to protect, refresh and hydrate your skin.

The Skin Care Benefits of Pomegranates
Find out about the skin protective benefits of pomegranates.

Shea Butter Vs Cocoa Butter: Which One is Better for Your Skin?
Cocoa butter and shea butter have similar skin care benefits and properties and are superior as natural moisturizers. With a shortage of cocoa beans, shea butter might become the winner by default. But is one actually better than the other?

Natural Beauty
Discover beauty secrets from the ancestors, learn traditional beauty tips, try homemade beauty recipes, read about exotic and organic beauty ingredients and other things to help your natural beauty shine through.

Cocoa Butter: One of Nature's Most Effective Skin Moisturizers
Cocoa butter has been used for centuries to moisturize dry skin, even skin tone and protect and repair damaged skin.

Shea Butter: What It Is, Why It Works
Shea butter is an antioxidant-rich vegetable oil from the African karite tree that fades dark spots and age spots, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles and soothes skin irritations.

Emerald Green Shimmer
Eyes featured a gorgeous emerald green or sapphire blue shadow at the Anna Sui Fall 2014 fashion show.

Olive Green Metallic Eye Shadow
Additional tips for using metallic eye shadow.

Lupita Nyong'o: Golden Smoky Eyes
Lupita Wyong'o's golden smoky eyes at the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Awards.

Gold Leaf Lids
Gold leaf was used on the eye lids for the makeup look at the Barbara Bui fashion show during Paris Fashion Week.

Metallic Wings
The eye makeup look on the Jean-Pierre Braganza runway during London Fashion Week S/S 15.

Gold Rush
How to use metallic makeup as highlighter for the eyes.

Gold Reserved
Tips for wearing metallic makeup off the runway.

How to Wear Metallic Makeup
A fun look at metallic makeup looks with tips on how to wear the trend.

Blue Metallic Wings
The eyes featured futuristic icy blue metallic wings at the Katya Leonovich F/W 2014 fashion show.

Antique Gold Wings
Gold metallic winged eyes was the signature look at Desigual Fall 2014.

Lupita Nyong'o Eyes: Azure Chic
Get the details for Lupita Nyong'o's bold metallic eye makeup look at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

Create the Look: Cleopatra Eyes
How to create a dramatic Egyptian inspired eye makeup look.

The Modern Cat Eye: Arrows, Wings & Things
Mix up your makeup look with arrows, wings and points for a creative elongated eyeliner. Here are 5 looks to try, plus images from the runways for inspiration.

Versace: Egyptian Eyes
Egyptian-inspired eyes at Versace.

Kenzo F/W: Thick, Purple Winged Eyes
The dramatically lined eye at the Kenzo fashion show during Paris Fashion Week.

Create the Look: Doe Eyes
Learn how to use eye liner for this look that's a modern take on 50s and 60s Hollywood beauty.

Christophe Guillarme
The eye makeup look at the Christophe Guillarme fashion show during Paris Fashion Week.

Create the Look: Fade Away
Learn how to create an arrow eye look that is great for formal and evening.

House of Ronald: Smoky Arrows
A thick, smoky winged eye at the House of Ronald show, Fashion Forward Dubai.

Create the Look: Thick Glam
How to create a thick and glamorous elongated eye liner look.

Junko Shimada: Sparkling Thick Lines
The eye makeup look at the Junko Shimada show during Paris Fashion Week.

Assembly New York: Dots of Fun
The eye makeup look at Assembly New York, features floating dots and thickly lined eyes.

Create the Look: New Wave
Get to the point: Here's how to create an edgy 80's inspired take on the elongated eyeliner trend.

Arrow Eyes: Aura Tout Vu
The eyes at the Aura Tout Vu runway during Paris Fashion Week featured lines that looked like tiny arrowheads.

Levitating Wings: Rag & Bone

Nars Eye Makeup Look at Tome
The Nars eye makeup look at Tome featured a arrowed winged eye.

How to Choose Blue Eye Shadow for Your Skin Tone
Try these tips for picking the right blue eye shadow for your skin tone and try makeup artist Carmindy's

A Reader Asks: Have You Tried Rx For Brown Skin?
Rx For Brown Skin reader question. Have You Tried Rx For Brown Skin?

Dandelion is great in teas, salads and the bath!

Native Americans used goldenseal to relieve itchy skin conditions and inflammation.

Watercress is not just used for salads and sandwiches. A tea made from the fresh or dried herb makes a soothing wash for rashes, eczema and acne.

Native American Treatments for Itchy & Irritated Skin
Try these centuries old natural remedies for dry, itchy and irritated skin.

Chamomile can calm and soothe your mind and your skin.

Chickweed's emollient properties makes soothing to skin and also soothes joint pain.

Echinacea has been used to treat skin problems, like eczema.

Who doesn't love the scent of lavender. A warm bath with lavender essential oil can sooth the body and mind and is beneficial to certain skin conditions.

Oats can be added to the bath to relieve dry, itchy skin.

Diabetes & Skin Care
Skin care tips for women with diabetes.

8 Great Pomegranate-Infused Cleansers
8 pomengranate-infused skin cleansers that make the skin smell and feel great.

6 Super-Moisturizing Hand Treatment Recipes
If your hands get extremely dry from cold weather, try one or all of these 6 hand treatments that you can make at home.

My Favorite Eye Cream
Readers share their favorite eye cream products.

My Favorite Multi-Colored Nail Art Design
Share photos of your favorite multi-colored nail designs!

Reader Submissions: My Favorite Multi-Colored Nail Art Design
Share photos of your favorite multi-colored nail designs!

Your Best Tips for Getting Rid of Dark Under-Eye Circles
Readers give their tips for getting rid of dark circles under the eyes.

Reactions to Why I Saw Aunt Jemima on the Runway
Readers respond to the article Why I Saw Aunt Jemima on the Runway.

: Reader Reviews: Rx For Brown Skin Rx Skin Perfecting Kit>
Reader reviews of Rx For Brown Rx Skin Perfecting Kit, Absolute Radiance Intensive Exfoliating Serum, Naturally Flawless Advanced Botanical Brightener and Age Block UV Shield SPF 15.

More Sparkle
Sparkling eyelids and cherry red lips and nails at Pamella Roland Fall/Winter 2014.

...And Glitter
Get the product details for the eye makeup look at Pamella Roland Fall/Winter 2014.

Winged Liner
The winged eyeliner look at Cushnie Et Ochs.

A Close Up Look
A close-up look at the makeup at Cushnie Et Ochs Fall 2014.

Smoky Wings
Dark, smoky winged eyes are paired with glistening bare skin at David Tlale Fall 2014.

Eagle Eyed
The smoky wing at David Tlale Fall 2014 resembled eagle wings.

Gold Lamè Lids
Gold sparkling lids were teamed with gorgeous red lips and a nude face at Naeem Khan Fall 2014.

Shimmery Shadow
The eye makeup look at Pamella Roland Fall/Winter 2014 was achieved using Laura Mercier.

Audacious Eyes
At Helmut Lang AW 2014, lipstick and pressed powder created the eye shadow look.

Focus on the Eyes
On many of the fall/winter runways, faces were clean and lips nude, to place the focus on the eye makeup.

Winter Frost
Frosty and shimmering shadow was dotted onto the inner and outer rims of the eyes and really popped on darker skin tones.

Bold Graphic Wings
There were a lot of bold metallic shades on the runways, including sparkling azure blue winged eyes at the Christian Dior A/W 2014 show.

Hot Chocolate
There were shimmery metallic touches on the eyelids and lips at Rodarte A/W 2014.

Lilac Shimmer
A delicate lilac shade, gave a subtle pop of color to the soft, slightly smoky eye seen on the Chloe runway.

Eyes: Smoke, Wings & Other Things
At many of the fall/winter 2014 fashion shows the beauty looks focused on fabulous eyes. Check out this slideshow for 12 of my favorite runway eye makeup looks.

The Finished Look
The finished makeup look feature at the Pamella Roland F/W fashion show.

Soft Olive Green Shadow
Colorful eye shadow was seen on several fall/winter fashion runways, including olive green at Vivienne Tam RTW.

Gradient Smoky Eye
A gradient smoky eye was the featured makeup look at Concept Korea during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014.

Holographic Nails
Winged cat eyes and holographic nails were seen at Cushnie Et Ochs Fall 2014.

Contrasting Textures
At Parkchoonmoo a contrast of matte and glossy textures.

Plum Lips
Get the look at Parkchoonmoo Fall 2014 - shiny deep plum lips and matte faces.

Winged Eyes & Natural Faces
There were winged eyes and natural makeup at Cushnie Et Ochs Fall 2014.

Minimal Makeup & Bold Brows
While brows were natural and even bleached out at several runway shows, the look was a bold, angled brow at 3.1 Phillip Lim AW 2014.

Adorable Do: Great Brows & Lips
The makeup look was classic and elegant at Carolina Herrara FW 2014.

Couture Chic
The makeup was subtle and clean at Reem Acra Fall/Winter 2014.

Sparkle and Shine
There were sparkling eyelids and bold lips at Pamella Roland Fall/Winter 2014.

Metallic Eye Shadow
At Katya Leonovich Fall 2014 - futuristic-looking gray metallic winged eye shadow.

Glitter and Gold
One of my favorite looks was the simple makeup look at Naeem Khan. My favorites - gold (eyelids) and red (lips).

Metallic Green Lipstick
The signature look at Korto Momolu Fall 2014 - green metallic lipstick. Get the details.

Top Makeup Looks for Fall and Winter
Makeup looks on the fall/winter fashion runways featured the usual natural faces, and one of my favorite things - berry lips - along with colorful eye shadows and metallics. Check out these great images.

Crimson Eye Shadow
Reddish brown eye shadow was seen on a number of fall/winter 2014 runways.

Is Petroleum Jelly Safe?
It's been a dry skin sufferers' best friend for years, but the safety of petroleum jelly in cosmetics has come into question.

Problem Solved: How to Reapply Sunscreen Over Makeup
How to reapply sunscreen over makeup.

Can't Figure Out Your Skin’s Undertone? Here’s How
How to determine your skin's undertone.

Will Kerry Washington Inspire Mainstream Magazines to "Cover" Black Women?
Kerry Washington on Vanity Fair August 2013.

The Leg Shaving Dilemma for Black Women: Ingrown Hairs
12 tips for shaving legs to prevent ingrown hairs.

What's the Best Hair Removal Method for Your Skin?
What are the best hair removal methods for women of color.

Massage for Scar Removal
Using massage to assist in the healing of scars.

Joys of Summer: Mosquito Bites and Dark Spots
Getting rid of dark spots from mosquito bites.

How to Prevent Age Spots
How to prevent age spots. Multicultural Beauty.

Are Your Beauty Products Delivered in Eco-Friendly Packages?
Eco-friendly packing material for beauty product deliveries.

Custom Nails for Valentine’s Day
Custom Nails Solutions Valentine's Day special.

Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful
No Surprise Here: Lupita Nyong'o is People Magazine's

4 Mystic Massage Moves for Your Face
Marma point massage moves to improve the appearance of your face.

How to Prevent Keloid Scars
How to minimize and prevent keloid scars.

Why Microbeads Are Being Banned
Microbeads in personal care products are being banned in several states. Find out why.

Spring Lipstick Trend: Is Orange the New Red?
Orange is the new red. How to pick the right orange lipstick.

Is Waxing the Best Hair Removal Method for Skin of Color?
Hair waxing tips for skin of color.

Lupita Nyong’o is the New Face of Lancôme
Lupita Nyong'o: the new

Is Your Homemade Beauty Recipe Safe?
Are homemade beauty recipes safe? Here are some common sense tips.

More Super Bowl Nail Designs
Celebrity nail artist Pattie Yankee's Super Bowl nail designs.

Super Bowl Nail Designs
Nail art designs that show team spirit.

Skin Care, Makeup & Other Tips for February
Beauty tips for the month of February

Valentine's Day Nail Designs You Can Create Now
2 simple Valentine's Day Nail Designs you can do now.

How to Get Camila Alves' Oscars Makeup Look
Camila Alves McConaughey's makeup at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Happy Birthday to an Old Beauty Favorite
Noxzema cold cream is 100 years old.

Grow Your Own Beauty Ingredients
How to grow your own beauty ingredients by planting a beauty garden.

White Hot Makeup Trend for Spring
White eye makeup trend for spring.

A Look at Africa Fashion Day Berlin
A look at makeup at Africa Fashion Day Berlin.

Stock up on Fragrances
Lovestruck by Vera Wang Gift Set.

Lip Treat for Chocoholicks
Chocoholicks from Jane Iredale. Multicultural Beauty.

Makeup Tips & Tutorials
Makeup tips and techniques geared towards you, to enhance your natural beauty.

How to Wear Metallic Lipstick
Love the metallic lipstick trend? Burgundy and emerald green lips are hot for fall. Here are some metallic lip tips and looks you can try.

Rodarte: Heavy Metal
Glittery lips were seen on the Rodarte A/W Fall runway.

Nars Metallic Lips at Rodarte
Metallic lips at Rodarte A/W 2014

Hot for Fall: Metallic Emerald Green Lips
A hot shade for fall: deep metallic emerald green lips.

Rihanna's Emerald Green Lips
Rihanna was ahead of the fall trend, wearing metallic emerald green lipstick during the spring at the I Heart Radio Music Awards.

Royal Purple
Dark metallic lip shades like deep purples, greens and blues can look great on darker skin tones.

Jewel-Toned Lips
Bold emerald green lips were the signature makeup look at the Korto Momolu Fall 2014 fashion show.

Luminous and Sun-Kissed
Look One: Luminous, sun-kissed faces.

Shimmering, Flawless Faces
Add a little shimmer and contour for a flawless face.

Future Perfect
Get a healthy glow like you look on a perfect day at the beach.

Focus on Raw Beauty
For summer makeup, focus on raw, fresh beauty.

Healthy Futuristic Glow
How to use makeup to get translucent, glowing skin.

Fresh Face, Minimal Makeup
Get a fresh face using minimal makeup.

How to Get a Natural Glow
How to get a sun-kissed glow without needing a bronzer.

Quick Tips for Neon Lips
Quick tips for neon lips seen at Prabal Gurung S/S 2014.

Fiery Reddish-Orange Lips
Vivid reddish-orange lips were seen on the Creatures of the Wind S/S 2014 runway.

Create Defined Brows for Bright Lips
For neon lips, make sure your brows are well-groomed and defined.

Pair Bold Lips With Subtle Eyes
Bold lips, subtle eyes and strong brows were seen on the Rag & Bone S/S 2014 runway.

Neon Lip Tip: Keep the Makeup Simple
When using a neon lip color, leave the emphasis on the lips and keep the eyes and face neutral.

Vivid Orange Lips
Lip trend for spring: bright neon lips.

Electric Orange
Neon orange was used on the lips at the DKNY fashion show during Mercedes Benz NY Fashion Week.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Wendy Williams appears as Lucille Ball on The Wendy William Show's 2010 Halloween Spectacular.

La La Anthony and Ciara
La La Anthony and Ciara celebrate Ciara's 25th birthday at Haze Nightclub.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Nicole Scherzinger as Columbia at the The Rocky Horror Picture Show 35th Anniversary party.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Christina Milian is Marie Antoinette at a 2007 Halloween party at Les Deux in Hollywood.

Jessica White, Showgirl
Model Jessica White at Heidi Klum's 14th Annual Halloween party.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Today Show host Ann Curry appears as aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Garcelle Beauvais is a gypsy fortune teller for the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation's 17th Annual Dream Halloween event.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Mariah Carey's Halloween costume from the Halloween celebration at M2 UltraLounge in 2009.

Christina Milian
Christina Milian at the 3rd Annual Midori Green Halloween event.

Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Need inspiration for Halloween? Take a look back at some celebrity Halloween costumes.

Ciara celebrates her 25th birthday at Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas.

Tika Sumpter as Nefertiti
Queen Nefertiti (Tika Sumpter) arrives at Heidi Klum's annual Halloween bash.

Tiki Sumpter as Nefertiti
Actress Tika Sumpter came as Nefertiti for Heidi Klum's annual Halloween party.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey as a firefighter at a Halloween Eve party in 2008.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey at the Halloween celebration at M2 UltraLounge in 2009.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Janet Jackson at the 2010 Halloween Extravaganza at the Lanvin Boutique in New York.

Hollyween: Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Ashanti shows her wild side at Heidi Klum's 2010 Halloween party.

Therapy Pillows
Use a sound therapy pillow or pillow filled with herbs for restful sleep.

Stress & Skin
The adverse effects of stress on the skin.

Soothing Bath Soak
Soak in lavender, tangerine and chamomile to promote a restful sleep.

Use a Sleep Mask
Glo to Sleep with an LED sleep therapy mask.

Slow Breathing for the Busy Bee
Breathe to increase energy. Multicultural Beauty.

Shoulder Soother
Give yourself a helpful squeeze.

Tension Tamer
Tame tension in the neck and shoulders with a gentle self-massage.

Headache Relief
Massage your temples for headache relief.

Clock Work
Reduce eye strain and strengthen eye muscles with this simple eye clock exercise.

When you stimulate chi, you can relieve tension and bring a glow to your face.

Essential Foot Soak
Soothe tired feet with a foot soak or massage.

Foot Massage
Have tired feet? Give your tootsies a massage.

Help for Dry Winter Skin
Here are 18 tips to help skin of color combat dryness during the cold, winter months.

Black Beauty
With so many variations in black skin tones, it’s difficult to find the right products. Read about foundations formulated to work with your natural skin color, get information on top black beauty products, find moisturizers for dry skin, and more.

Kick Ash! No More Ashy Skin
What is ashy skin and how do you treat it?

Jessica Mauboy
Actress Jessica Mauboy in oxblood (brick red) shade of lipstick.

Danai Gurira
Actress Danai Gurira in a burgundy shade of lipstick.

Ashley Madekwe
Actress Ashley Madekwe in oxblood (brick red) shade of lipstick.

Top Lipstick Trends of 2012 - Sofia Vergara
Actress Sofia Vergara in a tangerine shade of lipstick.

Jessica Alba
Actress Jessica Alba in a tangerine shade of lipstick.

Sharon Leal
Actress Sharon Leal in a pink shade of lipstick.

Selita Ebanks
Actress Selita Ebanks in oxblood (brick red) shade of lipstick.

Park Ji-Su
Actress Park Ji-Su in oxblood (brick red) shade of lipstick.

Golshifteh Farahani
Actress Golshifteh Farahani in oxblood (brick red) shade of lipstick.

America Ferrera
Actress America Ferrera in a tangerine shade of lipstick.

Oxblood Lips
Oxblood (also called maroon and sometimes burgundy) is a dark brick red color that was popular in 2012.

Solange Knowles
Actress Solange Knowles in a tangerine shade of lipstick.

2012 Lipstick Trends: Tangerine, Pink & Oxblood
Tangerine, pink and oxblood red were popular lip shades in 2012.

Fan Bingbing
Actress Fan Bingbing in a tangerine shade of lipstick.

Pumpkin for Healthy Skin
The Great Pumpkin: Find out how pumpkin has great exfoliating properties, giving skin a healthy glow. Plus check out three pumpkin products for smooth and soft skin.

Celadon Road Pumpkin Masque
Celadon Road's Pumpkin Masque has the great scent of pumpkin and spice, plus skin-nourishing antioxidants and nutrients.

Jurlique Fruit Enzyme Exfoliator
Jurlique's Fruit Enzyme Exfoliator contains pumpkin enzymes and other ingredients to rid the skin of dead skin cells for a brighter complexion.

Elemental Herbology Wind & Cold Therapy
Elemental Herbology's Wind & Cold Therapy is a therapeutic treatment balm for cuticles, hands and lips.

Herbal Washes for Eczema Relief
Native Americans used herbs to make decoctions and infusions to wash or bathe itchy, inflamed and irritated skin. Learn how to make them at home.

Calendula (Marigold)
Calendula flowers make a healing and soothing wash for itchy skin.

Comfrey is rich in allantoin and mucilage, making it soothing and healing for skin.

Horsetail can be used to make a wash to soothe and treat dermatitis and rashes.

Stinging Nettle
Stinging nettle can help stop inflammatory responses in the skin, making it great for skin conditions like eczema.

Native Americans considered yarrow to be purifying and healing. Yarrow flowers make a healing infusion for dry and chapped skin.

Yellow Dock
Yellow dock is a perennial herb that can be used to bathe problem skin.

Ancient Native American Eczema Treatments
Native Americans used several plants to treat or relieve the symptoms of eczema. Here are 16 of them and some are still used today.

9 Steps to More Natural Looking Makeup
Like the clean no-makeup look, but just don't think you can pull it off? Try these simple steps.

Glowing Skin
How to get glowing skin and makeup as seen at Tome A/W 2014.

Bare & Matte
Steps for getting the smooth and matte makeup look at Helmut Lang A/W 2014.

Fresh & Flawless Face
How to get the natural makeup look at Jason Wu F/W 2014.

How to Achieve a Flawless No Makeup Look
4 ways to achieve a flawless no-makeup makeup look.

Roccobarocco Autumn/Winter: Peachy-Coral Lids
Smoky eyes with coral-toned lids and lips were featured on the Roccobarocco A/W 2012-13 runway.

Roccobarocco: Smoky Eyes
Roccobarocco: Peachy eye shadow, smoky eyes and coral lips.

Lorenzo Riva: Rosy, Flushed Cheeks and Deep, Red Lips
On the Lorenzo Riva A/W 2012-13 runway: rosy cheeks and deep, red lips.

Gabriele Colangelo A/W 2012-13
Gabriele Colangelo: spiky lashes and gorgeous red lips.

Nina Ricci: Delicately Flushed Cheeks, Bold Burgundy Lips
At the Nina Ricci show, cheeks were delicately flushed while the lips were a deep burgundy-red.

John Richmond Runway: Elegant & Striking
Makeup on the John Richmond runway had dramatic red lips and winged eyes.

Yves Saint Laurent: Burgundy Lips
Yves Saint Laurent runway makeup featured burgundy lips paired with a soft, bare face.

Alviero Martini
Alviero Martini: groomed brows, and glossy wine lips.

Dolce & Gabbana
Dolce & Gabbana A/W 2012-13: soft eyes, lips and cheeks.

Gabriele Colangelo A/W 2012-2013
Bold red lips, flushed rosy cheeks and spidery lashes at Gabriele Colangelo A/W 2012-13.

Sportsmax: Gorgeous Eyes & Lips
At Sportsmax: bold lashes and extended winged eyes.

Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent: focus on bold, burgundy lips.

Dolce & Gabbana: Lovely & Royal
Dolce & Gabbana: regal faces with pastel eye shadow and soft fresh faces.

Ermanno Scervino: Vividly Colored Winged Eyes
Vividly colored winged eyes were part of the makeup look for Ermanno Scervino A/W 2012-13 fashion show.

Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Makeup Trends
A look at the fall/winter 2012-2013 makeup trends straight from the fashion runways.

Max Mara: Fresh & Earthy
Makeup for the Max Mara A/W runway was fresh and earthy.

Christian Dior: Flushed Cheeks, Nude Lips, Iridescent Eyes
Makeup at Christian Dior A/W 2012-13 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week, featured flushed cheeks, well-shaped brows, nude lips and shimmery, delicately smoked eyes.

Byblos Presents a New Take on the Smoky Eye
Byblos Autumn/Winter 2012-2013: inverted smoky eyes.

Chanel Haute-Couture: Delicate, Soft and Romantic
Makeup for Chanel Haute-Couture A/W 2012-13 was delicate, soft and romantic.

Ermanno Scervino: Fresh Faced
Coral-pink winged eyes at Ermanno Scervino.

Review of Essence Cosmetics’ Waterproof & Long-Lasting Makeup
A review of Essence Cosmetics' waterproof eyeliner and mascara and long-lasting lip gloss.

Use a Good Waterproof and Sweat-Proof Mascara
Use a good waterproof and sweat-proof mascara that will stay on lashes longer.

Gel or liquid eyeliner has more staying power than pencil.
Tip: Use gel or liquid eyeliner for staying power.

Tips for Lasting Mascara
How to keep your mascara on your lashes longer.

Lip Color That Lasts
Tips for lip color that lasts. Multicultural Beauty.

Use a Finishing Spray
Tip: Use a finishing spray to keep makeup in place.

Go Lighter
Use a light touch with makeup products during hot and humid weather.

Tips for Lasting Eye Color
Use eye shadow primer for more intense and longer lasting color.

Use a waterproof, long-lasting eye shadow.
Tip: Use a waterproof, long lasting eye shadow that last even in humid weather.

Tip: Use a Makeup Primer
Use a primer to make foundation last longer.

Longer Lasting Makeup
12 tips for longer lasting makeup.

Tip: Use a Product That Absorbs Oil
Tip: Use products that keep oil at bay.

Tip: Use a Good Setting Powder
Tip: Use a good setting powder for a longer lasting makeup application.

Tip: Set Your Makeup
Tips for longer lasting makeup. Multicultural Beauty.

Tamera Mowry
Actress Tamera Mowry wearing pink lipstick.

Sanom Kapoor
Bollywood actress Sanom Kapoor wearing pink lipstick.

Sofia Vergara
Actress Sofia Vergara wearing pink lipstick.

Lucy Liu
Actress Lucy Liu wearing pink lipstick.

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson wearing hot pink lipstick.

Serena Gomez
Serena Gomez wearing pink lipstick.

Serena Williams
Tennis pro Serena Williams in pink lipstick.

Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles wearing pink lipstick.

Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan wearing pink lipstick.

Alicia Keys
Singer Alicia Keys wearing pink lipstick.

Singer Rihanna in pink lipstick.

Keri Hilson
Keri Hilson wearing pink lipstick.

Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington wearing pink lipstick.

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson in pink lipstick.

Jamie Chung
Jamie Chung wearing pink lipstick.

Beyonce Knowles
Beyonce wearing pink lipstick. Multicultural Beauty.

Kelly Rowland
Singer Kelly Rowland wearing pink lipstick.

Regina Hall
Regina Hall wearing pink lipstick.

Celebrities in Pink Lipstick
Nicki Minaj wearing pink lipstick.

Sharon Leal
Actress Sharon Leal wearing pink lipstick.

Anika Noni Rose
Anika Noni Rose's makeup look at the premiere party of the A&E miniseries Bag of Bones.

Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington's makeup look at Glamour Magazine's 2011 Women of the Year Awards.

Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland's makeup look at the 2012 BET Honors.

Hannah Simone
Hannah Simone's makeup look at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union's makeup look at the 2012 BET Honors.

Ledisi's makeup look at the BET Honors 2012.

Azita Ghanizada
Azita Ghanizada's makeup look at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards after party.

Shaun Robinson
Shaun Robinson is an elegant and subtle makeup look at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto's makeup look at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle Beauvais' makeup look at the Warner Bros & InStyle Golden Globe Awards after party.

Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan's makeup look at the Warner Bros. & InStyle Golden Globe Awards after party.

Octavia Spencer
SAG Award winner Octavia Spencer's makeup look at the 2012 SAG Awards.

Regina King
Actress Regina King's makeup look at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson in a natural makeup look at the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul event.

Amber Riley
Amber Riley's makeup look at the Warner Bros. & InStyle Golden Globe Awards after party.

Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek's makeup look at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Viola Davis
Actress Viola Davis' makeup look at the 2012 SAG Awards.

Chanel Iman
Supermodel Chanel Iman's makeup look for the unveiling of DKNY's Golden Delicious million dollar fragrance bottle.

Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba's makeup look for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Celebrities in Natural Makeup
Celebrities in natural makeup and tips on how to achieve the look.

Veronica "V" Bozeman
Celebrities in red lipstick: Singer/dancer Veronica

Gabrielle Union
Celebrities in red lipstick: Actress Gabrielle Union's chocolate brown skin is lovely in a wine red lipstick shade.

Jennifer Hudson
Celebrities in red lipstick: Jennifer Hudson's full lips look fabulous in red and according to a study, that's something men love.

Zoe Saldana
Celebrities in red lipstick: When wearing red lipstick with a skin tone like actress Zoe Saldana's, use a soft shadow close to skin tone and a nude face.

Sanaa Lathan
Celebrities in red lipstick: Sanaa Lathan's has a neutral skin tone, meaning she can wear red lipsticks with both cool and warm tones.

Celebrities in Red Lipstick
Want to wear sexy red lipstick? Check out various red shades on these celebrities for inspiration.

Fan Bingbing
Celebrities in red lipstick: Actress Fan Bingbing loves a bright red shade.

April Lee Hernandez
Celebrities in red lipstick: April Lee Hernandez's red lipstick is paired with a simple eye makeup look.

Vanessa Hudgens
Celebrities in red lipstick: Vanessa Hudgens' makeup look pairs a soft smoky eye and slightly blushed cheeks with dark brownish-red lipstick.

Melanie Fiona
Celebrities in red lipstick: Melanie Fiona's makeup look, features a soft, neutral eye with red lipstick.

Kerry Washington
Celebrities in red lipstick: Kerry Washington wears classic red lipstick with flirty eye makeup.

Nan Zhang
Celebrities in red lipstick: Nan Zhang's red lipstick has a soft, warm tone.

Orange Crush
Shades of orange will brighten lips and faces for spring and summer.

Coral lipstick and lip gloss was prominent on the spring and summer runways.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
Bold red lips are back for spring and summer.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
Eyes are softer, flirty and romantic for spring and summer.

High Shine Gloss
High shine gloss in shades of pink, corals and neutral shades will complete the look during spring and summer.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
Another makeup trend for the spring and summer is yellow or metallic yellow eye shadow.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
A sneak peak at Spring and Summer Makeup 2012

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
Metallic eyeshadows return for spring and summer.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
The monochromatic makeup look is back for spring and summer.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
The wind-swept cheeks of fall and winter are now sun-kissed.

Spring & Summer Makeup 2012: A Sneak Peek
Pastels will be big for the eyes during the spring and summer season.

The Nude Face
Nude, monochromatic faces are one of the makeup trends for spring and summer.

Spring & Summer Makeup Trends
A look at spring and summer 2012 makeup trends.

Tamar Braxton Interview
In this exclusive interview, Tamar Braxton, star of Tamar & Vince and host of The Real, shares her favorite products and beauty tips.

Gabrielle Union On Beauty
Actress Gabrielle Union talks about beauty, makeup and her favorite products.

Top Six Long Wear & Waterproof Makeup Removers
6 long wear & waterproof makeup removers that really work.

10 Oatmeal Facial Masks
Oatmeal makes a fantastic skin care ingredient in facial masks. It's been used for beauty in multicultural households for years. Find the perfect facial mask for your skin type.

Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Foundation SPF 20
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Foundation SPF 20.

Makeup Reviews
Are you wondering what shades from the new makeup collections will look great on you? The new trendy eye shadow looks great in the palette, but should you try it? Get the scoop on the best makeup for your skin tone.

Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Mineral Finishing Powder
Review of Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Mineral Finishing Powder.

5 Fall & Winter Makeup Trends That Last
With a few variations, healthy, fresh-faced skin, smoky eyes, berry lips, defined brows and earthy tones are always on trend for the fall and winter seasons.

Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF 10
Review of Jafra Always Color Stay-On Makeup SPF 10.

How to Create a Classic Smoky Eye
See how makeup artist Samantha Chapman gave me this classic and subtle smoky eye. Learn the steps for creating a smoky eye that can be used for day or night.

How to Create a Classic Smoky Eye
See how makeup artist Samantha Chapman gave me this classic and subtle smoky eye. Learn the steps for creating a smoky eye that can be used for day or night.

Metallic eye shadow and application tips.

Smoky Eyes
How to make smoky eyes, one of the top eye makeup looks for fall.

Winged Eyeliner
How to achieve the winged-lined look, one of the top eye makeup looks for fall.

Thick Brows
Thick eyebrows are in for fall 2011.

Fall Eye Makeup Top 5
5 top eye makeup looks for the fall.

Smoky Winged Eyes
One of the top eye makeup looks for fall is to apply eyeshadow sweeping it up towards the temple like a wing.

Louise Gray: Sketch-y Eyes
Louise Gray S/S 2013 fashion show during London Fashion Week featured fun designs and kooky fun makeup.

Spring/Summer 2013 Makeup Trends: the Eyes
Makeup from the spring/summer 2013 fashion runways focused on the eyes and the lips. Take a look at the top eye makeup trends.

Bold Blue Shadow
The eye makeup was bold, kooky and cartoon-like on the Vivienne Westwood Red Label catwalk during London Fashion Week.

Crazy Cartoon Color
Vivid, cartoon-like makeup looks were seen at the Vivienne Westwood Red Label show during S/S 2013 London Fashion Week.

Blue Eye Shadow & Painted Brows
Bright turquoise eye shadow popped on the Vivienne Westwood Red Label catwalk.

Fresh Face & Graphic Cat Eye
Makeup on the Acne runway featured thickly lined eyes and a bare, fresh face.

Cat Eye
A distinct cat eye look was found on the Antonio Marras runway during Milan Fashion Week.

Antonio Marras: Unique Smoky Eye
Antonio Marras S/S 2013: unique smoky eye.

Soft Winged Eyes
Frankie Morello S/S 2013: soft, winged eyes.

Graphic Lines
There were a lot of interesting shapes used on the eyes at the spring and summer 2013 fashion shows.

Geometric Winged Eyes
There were bold and blue geometric winged eyes at the Jean-Pierre Braganza show.

Versus – Blue Eye Shadow
Gorgeous blue eye shadow on nude faces matched vivid designs in the Versus S/S show during Milan Fashion Week.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Jafra's Imperfection Corrector in Dark is formulated to conceal imperfections and discolorations in skin of color.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Prop your head up on a couple of pillows at night to reduce under eye puffiness and dark circles.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Some ingredients in eye creams, like vitamin K and caffeine are said to help reduce the appearance of dark under-eye circles.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Sun exposure can stimulate melanin production, making the skin beneath the eyes darken. Be sure to wear sunscreen and sunglasses to protect the delicate skin in the eye area as well as your eyes.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Brew green, pekoe, or chamomile tea, then chill the tea bags in the frig and use them on your eyes.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Natural remedies like cucumber slices have been used for years to reduce puffiness and dark circles under the eyes.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Sometimes dark under-eye circles are caused by genetics, bone structure aging and other factors. Use a concealer or skin tone corrector to camouflage the darkened skin.

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Cosmetic eye treatments can be used to treat dark under-eye circles. But women of color should consult cosmetic surgeons or dermatologists familiar with the treatment of ethnic skin.