Natural Make Up tips for Dark Skin Get even. If your skin is a deep color, you probably know you're at risk for hyperpigmentation -- brown patches caused by excess melanin. Balance your complexion by matching your foundation to your lightest area Prep your pout. Instead of tracing lips with a pencil that's in the same shade as your gloss, use a liner that's identical to your natural lip tone. You will add definition without looking artificial. Play up eyes. Add a little more drama to your gaze by dusting a chocolate-toned shadow over lids. Then curl your lashes and lightly dot along your lash line with a brown felt-tip liner. Natural Lip gloss for Dark Skin. Deeper tones get a just-ate-berries effect from all-natural Burt's Bees Super Shiny Lip Gloss in Zesty Red ($6.99, burtsbees.com). [caption id="attachment_52" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Perfect your pout"][/caption] Thanks to Fitness Magazine for the Make Up tips.