The Perfect Back-to-School Makeup Tutorials for Women of Color — Even If You’re Just on Zoom

August 31, 2020
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6 Best Back-to-School Makeup Tutorials for Women of Color

Back-to-school season looks a little different this year. While some of you are heading to class with a protective face covering, others are tuning virtually via Zoom. No matter the case, it’s time to start thinking about your back-to-school beat. This fall, we’re predicting lightweight, natural makeup and the occasional bold eye that stands out against your mask. For inspo, we’re rounding up our favorite back-to-school makeup tutorials for women of color, ahead.  

Glowy, Subtle Glam

Carla Stevenné is all about enhancing her best features in this video. She focuses on creating a flawless base and adding a bit of color to the cheeks. The warm, berry tones also make this beat on-trend for autumn. 

The Look That’ll Turn Heads

If you have a medium skin tone, let this tutorial by Luciana Vee be your guide. She does a bold wing, natural eye and matte base. It’s a sure way to show off your makeup skills for the first day of school. 

Less Is Really More

Great for the makeup minimalist or beginner beauty lover, this tutorial by Tatyana Ali is a quick and easy makeup routine that’s great for days when you’re in a rush. Plus, the glowy, natural look can be achieved using products you probably already have in your stash.

Just a Little Extra Something

For an eye look that really pops, check out this tutorial by Christina’s Closet. Her bright, neon pink eyeshadow looks amazing against dark skin tones. Everyone at school will be able to see that you have major makeup skills even if you’re behind a computer screen. 

For the Babe On a Budget

As a student, it’s likely you’re balling on a budget. Cue Roxette Arisa’s 10-minute drugstore glam tutorial. It’s a step-by-step guide to getting a beautiful, glowy look that’s perfect for fall. 

A Simple but Effective Beat

In the tutorial ahead, Mo Aderonmu not only shows off a stunning nude makeup look for dark skin tones, but she also gives some great tips for styling natural hair. She uses affordable beauty products you can pick up at the drugstore, too. 

Photo: Courtesy of Carla Stevenné

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