Q&A With Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine

Ladies of color, I will be doing a Q&A with Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine, the man behind some of the iconic makeup looks on supermodels and actresses such as Iman, Tyra Banks, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Vanessa Williams, Janet Jackson and more!

If you have any questions for Sam, just leave a comment and I will make sure to include them in the Q&A!


  1. What is the emergency treatment for pimples that are red, swollen, and a bit wet in the middle from attempts to pop it?

  2. WHat are some of the best highlighters for darker skin? What tips would he give to achieve a nude lip? What trends does he see for darker skin tones?

    Thanks for opening it up for questions. I can’t wait to read your interview!

  3. how can a dark skin tone, try to acheive glowing skin, should they use a bronzer? plus what products are best to contur, blushes and lip colours.

    thank you so much
    cant wait for the interview

  4. what are the best products for contouring and the best highlighter for medium-darker skin ?

    and what is the best nude lipstick (always for medium-dark skin) ?

    Thanks Phyllis, I can’t wait to read this interview ! Sam Fine is a great MUA.

  5. Should women of color stay away from certain eyeshadow finishes/colors? I saw a video on Youtube, the MUA said women of color should not wear eyeshadows with a frost finish.