This TikTok of a black woman doing her makeup proves everything that's wrong with the beauty industry

Sirena Bergman@SirenaBergman
Tuesday 21 January 2020 16:30
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A TikTok video of a black woman doing her make-up has gone viral and for all the wrong reasons.

A Twitter user shared the video yesterday, highlighting the fact that she had to use eyeliner to contour because she couldn't find a contour shade deep enough for her skin tone.

It's now been retweeted tens of thousands of times and has sparked a conversation about the lack of inclusivity within the make-up industry.

Because the internet is great, people shared suggestions for products they thought would work well for her.

And there was a lot of love for the OP.

The beauty industry is notoriously lacking in diversity, with options for deeper skin tones few and far between amid a sea of different variations of beige. It's something brands are beginning to take into consideration but clearly, there's still a long way to go.

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