Best in Black Beauty: Nails

For attention-grabbing mani-pedis, it's all about the shades and texture!

ESSENCE.COM Mar, 27, 2013

1 of 6 David Lawrence

This fabulous product has an innovative rubber finish that's the edgy nail look of the moment.  ($14 each, Sephora)

2 of 6 David Lawrence

Smudged polish is never cute. Use these drops to seal the deal, especially when you're on the go. ($14,

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Shimmer, sequin, sheer and creme options will have you wondering which of the 45 look-at-me shades to choose. ($6 each,

4 of 6 David Lawrence

This product puts our nails in the spotlight every time! ($15, Bloomingdale's)

5 of 6 David Lawrence

This product goes a step above the already strong original line, with a revamped all-in-one base coat, strengthener, top coat and gel finish.

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This products gives nails serious attitude! Choose one or embellish all ten fingers. ($10, drugstores)