5 foundations for women of colour to shop now!


Ever since Fenty Beauty dropped (boasting 40 different shades of foundation) other makeup brands felt the pressure and started scrambling to show that they too have darker shades and are able to cater to everyone.

However, there are other brands which have been holding down the fort for black women before the Fenty era - some of which a lot of us have been very loyal to. 

Read more: Rihanna's makeup range will offer over 40 shades - celebrating every kind of beauty

But before you go on your next beauty haul, see what Cynthia Gwebu has to say about the top five foundations for women of colour and what makes them worth spending your cash on.


Time to shop:

Estée Lauder Double Wear stay-in-place foundation, R585.

NARS All Day weightless luminous silk foundation, R656 on Sephora

Giorgio Armani power fabric foundation, R870 on Sephora.

Black Opal True Color creme stick foundation, R265.

Lancôme teint idole ultra cushion foundation, R499.

And an extra recommendation from us:

MAC Studio Fix fluid foundation, R460.

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