Best in Black Beauty: Makeup

These winners have the color payoff we love and the staying power we need.

ESSENCE.COM Mar, 27, 2013

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Adds vibrant shine without stickiness. ($24, gleambymellaniemills.com)

2 of 9

These eye liners have a creamy texture, vivid hues and a long-lasting formula. ($18, sephora.com)

3 of 9

The go-to eye shadow quad for vibrant color. ($38, fashionfair.com)

4 of 9

The vibrant color of Diorblush in Rosebud livens up any complexion. ($42, dior.com)

5 of 9

We love this glossy stain because it stays put all day. ($34, yslbeautyus.com)

6 of 9

This amazing product matches our skin tones and fades dark spots simultaneously. ($12, drugstores)

7 of 9

We love the versatile wet/dry formula! ($53, mehron.com)

8 of 9

Curls, lengthens and plumps lashes! ($8, Walmart)

9 of 9 David Lawrence

Finally! A BB cream in our skin tones! ($20, select Walgreens)