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A beauty product finder for Black women: Follow 3 simple steps to get ESSENCE-approved foundations, lipsticks, and shadows that flatter us - in all our beautiful hues. (Model Photos by Wendy Hope; Stills by Stuart Tyson)
1. CHOOSE THE SKIN TONE CLOSEST TO YOURS.
Welcome to the ESSENCE Beauty Matchmaker! Our team of savvy beauty editors and celebrity makeup artists tested hundreds of products to find the best formulas and shades for your complexion. To begin your experience, select the model whose skin tone most closely resembles your own.