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See All The Beauties from ESSENCE's 2018 Best In Black Beauty Celebration 

Best in Black Beauty 2018

Nicole Pereira

Siraad Dirshe
Apr, 27, 2018 8:08 PM UTC

Each year, we scour the Internet, social media and our favorite beauty stores for the latest and greatest products, people and gadgets the industry has to offer. What results is our annual Best In Black Beauty Awards, a list of hand-picked the best the beauty has to offer for Black women. 

This year we marked the occasion with a wonderful celebration! On April 26, the who’s who of the Black beauty community enjoyed an evening full of tasty cocktails, live music and of course, plenty of award-winning products. Keep scrolling for an insider’s look at the Colgate-sponsored soiree. 

Naturi Naughton and Ryan Destiny pose together for a cute selfie with ESSENCE beauty director Julee Wilson. 

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Naturi Naughton and Ryan Destiny posed for a super cute flick with ESSENCE beauty director Julee Wilson. 

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Our Colgate partners hit the white carpet for an ultra cute photo with actresses Naturi Naughton and Ryan Destiny at the 2018 ESSENCE Best in Black Beauty Awards.

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Each guest got to select several beauty products to take home with them at the ESSENCE Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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DJ Olivia Dope provided the jams for ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Guests, including Claire Sulmers, struck a pose in the unique photobooth all night long.

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Of course, guests swapped beauty tips at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Naturi Naughton looked absolutely gorgeous at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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What's better than free beauty products? Trying them out all night of course! 

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ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018, brought out the who's who of the beauty community. 

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All smiles and good vibes at ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018. 

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All smiles and good vibes at ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018. 

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Every year ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018 draws the most beautiful and fashionable crowd. 

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Guests got to select several beauty products to take home with them at the ESSENCE Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Guests snapped (and shared!) flicks of all the fun that went down at ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018. 

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Every year ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018 draws the most beautiful and fashionable crowd. 

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It was all about the perfect selfie at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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ESSENCE beauty director posses for a picture at ESSENCE's Best in Black Awards 2018. 

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We couldn't handle all the gorgeous looks at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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We couldn't handle all the beautiful women who showed up to ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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The good vibes and energy flowed throughout the night at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Guests couldn't wait to hit the photobooth at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Selfies abound at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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Guests chatted, and posed for the camera, it up all night at ESSENCE's Best in Black Beauty Awards 2018. 

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How cute is girl squad at ESSENCE's Black Beauty Awards 2018?

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