Best in Black Beauty: Makeup

Best in Black Beauty: Makeup
ESSENCE.COM Apr, 05, 2012

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This velvety powder gives vivid color that lasts. ($32, Saks Fifth Avenue.)


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Waterproof, creaseproof and long-wearing— need we say more? ($8, drugstore.com)


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Even the skimpiest of lashes were plumped up and out after being treated to this chic mascara. ($30, YSL.)


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This mini set comes with three shades of red, each in tempting sheer and matte versions. ($29, Sephora.)


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Complete with how-to instructions and mini brushes, it’s like having a makeup artist in your bag.
($15, Target.)


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This treatment made lips smoother and lip color more intense — even glosses. ($33, Kohl’s.)


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Our long lashes stayed put all day.
($7, Rimmel London.)


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The super thin tip is goof-proof. Create wings, cat eyes or classic lines. ($8, drugstore.com.)


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The color saturation of these glosses had us in love at first swipe. ($14, Mary Kay.)


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Used over foundation, this finishing powder creates a flawless face and makes makeup last longer. ($23, MAC Cosmetics.)


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Twelve new shades were created just for women of color. The fact that it lasts all day is an added bonus. ($44, Lancome.)


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One swipe made our natural lashes look like lush falsies — in a good way. ($7, Walmart.)


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With a few wipes, this cleanser gently removes your eye makeup but not your lash extensions.
($45, Goddess Lashes.)


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It’s the best of both worlds — gloss and lipstick in one tube. ($34, Saks Fifth Avenue.)


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It controls oil and, without a doubt, matched our skin the best. ($9, CoverGirl.)


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These pencils easily make it through the workday — the colors pop, too. ($15, Clinique.)


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This familiar balm now delivers a seriously hydrating tint. ($3, drugstore.com)


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If long strips intimidate you, then these angled-cut lashes will make you a pro. ($7, Sally Beauty Supply.)


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Tags

# Beauty

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# Beauty