For black girls and other dark-skinned women of color, finding our own versions of “nude” can be a struggle. Until recently, nude lipstick has typically been marketed to consumers with fair to light, and sometimes medium, skin. I remember my own personal struggle with finding a nude lipstick at the M.A.C. counter during the time where women everywhere were trying to achieve the “nude glam” look popularized by the Kardashians. Regardless of the number of lipstick shades available in the M.A.C. range, the makeup artist still couldn’t really find my match.
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