As seen in Marie Claire, August 2003
How do African-American stars like Jada Pinkett-Smith always look so flawless? They pick the right makeup shades, says Courtney Corvan, a makeup artist in Los Angeles, who’s worked with Jada. Her pointers:
- Pick a loose powder that matches your foundation, not a translucent one (which can look ashy).
- Try caramel to deep-cabernet colors for lips – and apricot or gold tones for cheeks.
- Similarly, go for rich pigmented eyeliners, topped with matching eyeshadow so the color really stands out.