Target just announced that it's broadening its beauty section, welcoming eight new brands dedicated to multicultural beauty and darker skin tones.
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“I don’t care if they have been around for years; they are going to have to erase what they have.”
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Nyakim Gatwech is a model from South Sudan living in Minnesota. Recently on Instagram, she shared a story about her dark skin. “I was [asked by] my uber driver the other day… ‘don’t take this offensive but if you were given 10 thousand dollars would you bleach your skin for that amount?’ I couldn’t even respond I started laughing so hard. Than he said so that a no and I was like hell to the f*king yeah that a no, why on earth would I ever bleach this beautiful melanin God bless with me,” she wrote.
A photo from a project highlighting the beauty of black skin is rubbing some people the wrong way on social media. The image in question from One, a series by Isaac West featuring stunning models in colorful underwear set behind brightly colored backdrops, places the most light-skinned woman front and center. In response, West, a student and fashion designer in Minnesota, says to Yahoo Beauty that “as black people, we have something very unique about us — our skin tone.
Yahoo Beauty would like to introduce you to the New-New, a column by Beauty Director Dana Oliver on the latest products, tools, and treatments that she’d happily spend her hard-earned money on. All it takes is the right shade, finish, and someone saying, “You look great!” for me to keep a tube in heavy rotation (or at the bottom of my handbag). The latest additions to the Retro Matte line include soft nudes like Café Au Chic and Flesh Stone, muted pinks and roses such as Ladybegood and Topped With Brandy, and rich browns and reds accurately named Chocotease and Carnivorous.
Gabrielle Union recently shared with Harper’s Bazaar that she used to be insecure about her skin color. For women of color like Melodi Parker, a licensed professional counselor, the fact that actress Gabrielle Union shared in a recent Harper’s Bazaar feature that she had felt insecure about her dark skin when she was growing up comes as no surprise. “I didn’t love my skin color.
If you ask most women with deeper complexions how easy it is to select foundation to complement their skin tone, their answer may be “The struggle is real.”
26-year-old South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul went viral last week with her bold Instagram post calling out professional makeup artists at fashion shows for not having makeup that matched her skin color. “A good makeup artist would come prepare and do their research before coming to work because oftentimes you know what to expect especially at a show!” With 10 years of modeling under her belt, Paul is using social media and modeling as platforms to get the message out about discrimination in the fashion industry. After years of dealing with that, you get tired,” she tells Yahoo Beauty, noting that her lips are naturally pitch black and don’t require lipstick — just a touch of gloss.