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5. Getting The Right Lipstick Color

Lipsticks

Buying lipstick is like a walk in the park, there are so many colors to choose from! That is usually the thought every time a black woman goes out to buy some lipstick.

This thought changes when you try on a lipstick color you thought would look great on you and it looks terrifying.

That is when it hit suddenly hits you, getting the right lipstick for dark skinned women is not so easy after all. Thankfully, we’ve written a helpful guide showing the best lipstick color for black women.

6. Taking Ages To Try On A New Hairstyle

Black woman styling her hair

So, there is this new hairstyle that you want to try out because you think it will look amazing on you. However, when it gets to the nitty gritty of getting everything going to the right place, it can take quite some time. Actually, it might take several hours or maybe days. Don’t worry, with the help of YouTube videos and step-by-step instructions from online beauty blogs, you are bound to get it right, eventually.

7. Carrying Snacks, Magazines, Etc While Going To The Salon

Black woman carrying luggage

For a black woman, getting your hair done can take ages especially if you are getting micro braids. That is why you always go prepared. I mean, trying to make yourself a little bit more comfortable during your long stay at the salon is not a crime. That is why black women arm themselves with all the things they will need, snacks, magazines, a fully charged phone plus a charger or an extra phone battery, etc.

8. Your Skin Still Ends Up Being Ashy Despite Applying Tons Of Lotion

Black woman applying lotion

Vaseline is a black girl’s best friend. It seems that despite the amount of lotion you apply on dark skin, it ends up looking ashy at a certain point during the day. The only thing that works well is Vaseline, especially on problematic areas such as the elbows and knees. Vaseline is always present in a black woman’s handbag. There is nothing more annoying than ending up with ashy skin by lunch time despite religiously carrying out your 20-minute morning routine of carefully applying several layers of lotion on your body. It seems that Vaseline is here to stay for black women!

8 Beauty Struggles Black Women Can Relate To

It is your turn now. Which beauty struggles do you face on a daily basis as a black woman? Which of these beauty struggles mentioned above can you relate to? Tell us more about it. It will be great to hear what you have to say about this. Let’s get this conversation going!

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