5 Wedding Makeup Looks That Are Perfect for Dark Skin

April 29, 2021
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If you just said “yes” to the love of your life and have started wedding planning, then allow us to help you cross one thing off your list: choosing your wedding makeup. Given this day is one of the most important days of your life, we totally understand wanting your makeup to be picture-perfect. We searched through countless YouTube makeup videos and rounded up the best wedding makeup tutorials that look especially great on dark skin tones. From classic to more daring choices, we’re positive you’re going to say “I do” to one of these gorgeous looks ahead. 

Subtle yet Sultry


If you’re normally a makeup minimalist but want to take it up a notch on your special day, try recreating this subtle yet sultry glowy glam by Yasmine Simone. The look features a shimmery cut crease eye paired with a neutral, glossy lip that’s perfect for this very special occasion.

Simple, Classic and Elegant

Get inspired as vlogger MsAaliyahJay creates a timeless makeup look. With a neutral smokey eye, winged eyeliner and glowing skin, you’ll still love this look years after your wedding day.

Full-On Glam

Your wedding day is a good excuse to turn up the drama, so feel free to take a page from Laurasia Andrea’s book and rock a statement eye, dramatic lashes and a bold, berry lip.

Glowing Goddess

If the goal is blushing bride, then turn your attention to this fresh, shimmery makeup look by Esther Kuria. The finished look features a light, golden eye and glossy lip that’s so versatile, you’ll want to wear it well after your big day.

Pop of Color

For a not-so-typical wedding look, use sultry berry colors that complement deep skin tones. This look by O’Beauty combines rich berry shadows with a shimmery, pink finish. The result is makeup that was made for a walk down the aisle.

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