skin tone

Mind & Body

The idea of finding out if you have a warm or cool skin tone can be useful in terms of figuring out which hair colors and clothing colors look best on you and really, anything that keeps us from needing to download an app where we try on ridic wigs and lipsticks virtually is probably a coolREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

When you grow up in a relatively small town in suburban New Jersey, being the only person of color in your class, you’d understand why I had no idea that other members of my race consider me “light-skinned.” Where I grew up, there was no such thing. You were either black, white, Spanish or Indian. READ MORE »


galleries

I’ve never been one to adhere to “seasonal” nail colors — neon pink in the dead of winter? Bring it on. Despite my best efforts to the contrary, I still dress almost exclusively in black, an idiosyncrasy that I will defend until I’ve gone blue in the face, which would actually add a bit of… READ MORE »


Style

Love Julianne Moore. Don’t love Julianne’s choice of dress color. She looks a bit sickly, no? When it comes to picking out a dress or blouse, I swear people don’t bother to think about their skin tone. It’s funny because with anything makeup-related the first question is: “Will this work with my skin tone?” Um,… READ MORE »