6 ESSENCE staffers try out this chic purple hue.

Tia Williams
Oct, 11, 2011

For fall, eyeshadow is taking a bold turn -- think peacock blues, vibrant emeralds and our favorite, velvety purples. No one wears rich eyeshadow shades like Black women!

Here, six ESSENCE.com staffers with different skintones test drive MAC Pro Longwear Eyeshadow in Plush ($20, nordstrom.com), one of the season's most coveted shades. Check out their reviews!