Iman, whose name means faith in Arabic, was born in Mogadishu, Somalia on July 25, 1955 and is fluent in Somali, Italian, French, English, and Arabic. Recruited by American photographer Peter Beard, Iman moved to the United States where she became a world famous supermodel. She is now CEO of Iman Cosmetics.
Launched in 1994, Iman Cosmetics created the first skincare and cosmetics collection for women with skin of color that represent many ethnicities, cultures, and races. Iman designs fragrances, skincare, and cosmetics for Latina, Asian, African American, and multicultural women with a myriad of skin tone shades and sells them worldwide including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Caribbean, Africa, Brazil and France.
Some of the products available for women with skin of color include Iman Cosmetics ‘Second to None Luminous Foundation’. This wet/dry formula foundation evens out texture and skin tones by its subtle shimmer, which draws attention away from little imperfections. You can dampen this foundation with a sponge to get a radiant, fuller coverage or apply it dry for a luminous, sheer look. The foundations delicate texture creates a flawless finish, heavenly glow, and works wonderfully as a highlighter. This ‘Second to None Luminous Foundation’ by Iman Cosmetics is completely oil free so never goes on greasy and always has a natural glow. Every skin type, dry, oily, or a combination, benefit from this Iman Cosmetics foundation, which comes in a convenient bi-level compact with sponge for even, easy application no matter where you are. The twelve shades available range from sensual earth to clay and sand. Iman stick foundation offers women a custom blend of shades, which gives their skin a naturally seamless texture. The stick foundation has a silicone base and contains vitamins A, E, and C and jojoba.
Iman Cosmetics have expanded their women with skin of color international product line with a skin enhancing semi loose powder infused with minerals called ‘Second To None Semi-Loose Powder’. This is an exclusive, fabulous mineral makeup perfect for all women that want only the best in their life and their makeup. Although this semi loose powder starts out as pressed powder, it only takes one easy, quick twist to get a perfect application of silky, fine, loose powder.
All women have their own beautiful, unique look so there are is no one product that is perfect for everyone. The good news is that Iman Cosmetics carries wonderful makeup, skincare, and other products that are perfect for all women with skin of color.