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Not Fair | Beauty for Darker Skin Tones

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: Sax, style, base and beats - Fleur East's beauty essentials

December 14th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

I caught up with Fleur East to find out her secrets for getting camera-ready and the hair and makeup essentials she never leaves the house without... >>>

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Not Fair: the best budget foundations for dark skin tones

November 23rd 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Flawless skin need no longer cost you a fortune. Here’s my pick of the best foundations for under £15 for those with olive, medium deep and dark skin tones >>>

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Not Fair: Neelam Gill on modelling and breaking beauty's barriers

September 15th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

I caught up with the British model of the moment and the first Indian ‘face’ of Burberry to talk diversity in the modelling industry, her beauty essentials and those amazing eyebrows >>>

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Not Fair: Is MAC's Studio Waterweight Foundation its best base yet?

September 7th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Does the newest addition to the MAC makeup line up hold the key to flawless, glowing skin? I put it to the test >>>

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Not Fair: How does foundation matching on the high street match up?

July 21st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

As part of my quest for the best foundation, I booked in at Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Estée Lauder and Smashbox to put their foundation matching services to the test >>>

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Not Fair: 5 celebrity natural hairstyles you have to try

July 1st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From curly hair to wedding hairstyles, we asked an afro hair expert for his hair how-tos and top hair tips for recreating some of the hottest A-list looks at home >>>

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How to style Afro and curly hair with Johnnie Sapong

June 29th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Defined curls or going straight? Celebrity hairdresser Johnnie Sapong shows us how to do both and shares his top afro hair tips and favourite styling products along the way too >>>

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Why all girls with curly hair need to know about “plopping”

June 28th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Curly haired girls in-the-know are getting gorgeous waves thanks to this new technique - but what exactly is hair plopping? The team at Layered Online give us the inside scoop >>>

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Beyond skin deep: the holistic approach to hyperpigmentation

June 17th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From how to eat your way to more even skin to the beauty essentials that actually deliver, here’s your go-to guide for addressing dark circles, sun spots and hyperpigmentation from the inside out >>>

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Video: how to address hyperpigmentation with Ruby Hammer

June 17th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Watch makeup artist Ruby Hammer share her favourite beauty products and top makeup tips and techniques for reducing and preventing dark circles, sun spots and scars >>>

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Not Fair: 20 ways to simplify your afro hair care regime

June 3rd 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Smart, multitasking hair care from the high street: fast track your styling routine with these expert hair tips and hard-working hair products >>>

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How to care for afro hair with Johnnie Sapong

June 3rd 2015 / Hanna Ibraheem

Celebrity hairstylist Johnnie Sapong shares his favourite products and top tips for Afro hair care… >>>

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Not Fair: A spray tan for dark skin - brilliant or bonkers?

June 1st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Ayesha Muttucumaru decides brown skin needn't be left out of the tanning trend and puts Sienna X to the test - but is fake tan for the already tanned actually worth booking in for? >>>

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Not Fair: the best eye makeup ranges for olive and dark skin tones

April 8th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Which eyeshadows deliver most pigment for your pennies? Here’s my pick of the most bold and beautiful eye makeup around >>>

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Not Fair: Why are there so few women of colour on our magazine covers?

January 13th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

With Jourdan Dunn gracing the cover of this month’s Vogue, our Not Fair columnist asks why there aren’t more women of colour fronting our magazines >>>

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Not Fair: Top blushers for dark and olive skin tones

November 18th 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Which blusher colours are best for warming up darker complexions? Check out these top beauty picks and makeup tips... >>>

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Not Fair: 10 afro hairstyles that will give you major hair envy

November 5th 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Looking for some black hair inspiration? These 10 hair ideas and expert tip-offs will provide just the solution >>>

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

September 30th 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

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

September 2nd 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

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: How to colour your hair like Beyoncé

July 22nd 2014

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

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

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: Beauty and The Bodyguard with Beverley Knight

April 29th 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

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

April 15th 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

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?

April 1st 2014 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The best BB creams, CC creams and tinted moisturisers for darker skin tones >>>

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