Not Fair

In her column, Ayesha Muttucumaru seeks out the best beauty products for olive and dark skin tones and Asian, mixed-race and Afro hair types. From the best foundations with the most inclusive shade ranges to the new launches that are currently making waves, the landscape of the beauty industry is changing and now couldn't be a more exciting time to get shopping.  

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Not Fair: How to find the best foundation for dark skin

Tapping into your undertones is key. I asked top makeup artist Caroline Barnes for her tried and tested colour match beauty tips
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Not Fair: Anti-ageing for dark skin tones

We speak to skin specialist Dr Terry Loong about maintaining a youthful complexion, no matter what your age or skin tone
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Not Fair: The 10 best hair oils for achieving Pocahontas locks

  • August 19th 2014
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Which one of these hair oils could help you achieve healthy hair worthy of a Disney princess?
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Not Fair: The best concealers for olive and dark skin tones

  • August 5th 2014
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No matter what skin problem you’re hoping to conceal, check out our edit of the best concealers with the most inclusive shade ranges around
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Not Fair: How to colour your hair like Beyoncé

  • July 22nd 2014
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The hair dye rules from A-list hair colourist Louise Galvin for going lighter if you have a darker skin tone
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Not Fair: 10 makeup tips for getting skin like Lupita

  • July 8th 2014
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I find out how to make dark skin tones glow like Lupita Nyong’o’s, Chanel Iman’s and Beyoncé’s from makeup artist Ruby Hammer
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Not Fair: 5 amazing festival and bridal henna ideas

  • June 24th 2014
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From festival body art to bridal beauty inspiration, the world’s fastest henna artist shares her 5 favourite henna designs to suit both occasions
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Not Fair: The best body foundations and concealers for darker skin tones

  • June 10th 2014
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Get skin confident fast with the best body makeup around
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Not Fair: Literally everything you need to know about hair weaves

Your go-to guide for mastering Hollywood’s hottest type of hair extensions
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Not Fair: Hyperpigmentation and sunscreens for darker skin tones

Should you wear sun cream even if you have a darker skin tone? Find out the expert's opinion on sun protection and hyperpigmentation
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Not Fair: Beauty and The Bodyguard with Beverley Knight

The songstress and new MIZANI ambassadress talks beauty, The Bodyguard and the cosmetic industry’s representation of women of colour
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Not Fair: The best makeup for darker skin tones under £10

Finding shades to suit your tone doesn't always mean going for the premium brands
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Not Fair: Do you really need foundation?

The best BB creams, CC creams and tinted moisturisers for darker skin tones
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Not Fair: 10 tips for how to contour darker skin tones

NARS' lead stylist shares her top tips for how to sculpt your cheekbones
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Not Fair: Lupita Nyong’o, Jourdan Dunn and Mindy Kaling on diversity

Lupita Nyong’o's impassioned speech at the annual Black Women of Hollywood luncheon has fired up the debate around diversity and the traditional image of beauty, reports Ayesha Muttucumaru
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Not Fair: Charlotte Mensah’s Top 10 tips for Afro-hair

Ayesha Muttucumaru gets some advice from the British Hairdressing Awards Afro Hairdresser of the Year on caring for afro, mixed-race and curly hair types
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Not Fair: Clinique 16 Shades of Beige Collection

Looking for a springtime nude that will suit any skin tone? Clinique's new 16 Shades of Beige Collection could find you your perfect match, writes Ayesha Muttucumaru
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Not Fair: Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Perfectly Nude Makeup SPF 15 and Shade Match Maker

There's a new matchmaker in town: but instead of finding you a date, it gives you the perfect foundation writes Ayesha Muttucumaru
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Not Fair: The best foundations for darker skintones

Not Fair: The best foundations for darker skintones

  • November 28th 2013
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Cover up this season with a foundation from the newer ranges - with so many more shades available than before you're guaranteed to find your perfect match for darker skin, writes Ayesha Muttucumaru
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Not Fair: My spray tan, from brown to browner

Ayesha Muttucumaru decides dark skin needn't be left out of the tanning trend and puts Sienna X at James Harknett's studio to the test - but does it do anything?
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Not Fair: Skin whitening and casual racism in beauty adverts

Why in some cultures is it still the norm to believe that having dark skin means you won't be successful? Ayesha Muttucumaru investigates the casual racism of the beauty industry
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Not Fair: Is the ghd Eclipse the best straightener for afro hair?

Are the latest ghd hair straighteners able to tackle any hair type? Ayesha Muttucumaru reviews the new ghd Eclipse
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Not Fair: Laser hair removal

Laser hair removal used to be only for those with fair skin and dark hair. We test out the new fuzz-busting treatment by GentleLaser that even works on darker skintones
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Not Fair: The best skin finishes for darker skintones

Give darker skin a gorgeous summer glow with Ayesha Muttucumaru's pick of the best skin finishes
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