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"Use brighter, more concentrated pigments that will give intensity and pop the features," said Towne, who recommends using the Jane Iredale Glow Time BB Cream in BB9 or BB11 ($48; janeiredale.com) to boost radiance. Well-placed bronzers in copper tones, like Bobbi Brown's version in Deep ($38; bobbibrown.com) and Guerlain's Terracotta Bronzer in #8 ($50; sephora.com) give the face a lit-from-within effect. Just be sure to find a self-tanner made specifically for dark skin. "The St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Spray ($40; sttropeztan.com) gives off the glow of a bronze goddess," said Locke. "It uses a unique technology that reacts with the melanin in your skin to provide your most natural dark color for an even, gorgeous finish."
At the Van Cleef & Arpels flagship store in New York City, Blake Lively celebrated the redesign in a black bias Marchesa slip dress with pastel floral embroidery, Chantilly lace cut-outs and a tulle flounce skirt. Van Cleef & Arpels jewels and black Gucci heels completed her look.