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Skin care for the summer

I'm african american, I have an oily t-zone and sensitive skin. I'm looking for a moisturizer that has SPF15 to 20, and is a oil control mattifier. I tend to look oily in the summer and would like to maintain that.


I'm also looking for a good foundation for women of color, that has hues of yellow.  I have golden hues in my skin, but most foundations for black women have red in the base, which tends to dull my complexion.


Lastly, I'd like a recommendation for a good bronzer.


Re: Skin care for the summer

Although we have different skin tones, I am whiter then paper, I think the

Boscia No Pores No Shine T-Zone Treatment would work so well with you. This isn't a moisturizer but it has controlled my oily skin year long. I too have really sensitive skin and I recommend this product to anyone with sensitive skin. Neutrogena moisturizer for sensitive skin is also amazing!

Good Luck 🙂  

Try this DDF moisturizer:

Try this DDF moisturizer:


It's very very light and is the most mattifying moisturizer I've ever tried (I also have very oily skin).

I'd recommend Make Up For Ever UV Prime SPF 50 which is a...

I'd recommend Make Up For Ever UV Prime SPF 50 which is a face primer with an SPF to protect you from the sun and make your foundation look great at the same time.  It disguises enlarged pores and fine lines and you can wear it alone or under foundation either one.  You can find it at:

As for foundation, I'd try Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet + Mattifying Foundation which is great at providing a matte finish and controlling shine throughout the day.  It comes in a wide variety of shades which you can find at:

You can also use Make Up For Ever's Foundation Shade Finder to help you choose the perfect color for your skin tone which you can access at:

I hope this helps you. 🙂

For Foundation check out NARS, on their website they desc...

For Foundation check out NARS, on their website they describe all the undertones in each foundation, which may help guide you.

It sounds like one of these may be a perfect fit:

New Orleans (yellow undertone)

Trinidad (warm, yellow undertone)

Benares (golden undertone)

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