Have you ever noticed there are so many shades of black? Some may even say 50 shades. Between the deepest onyxes, darkest midnights, and bottomless obsidians, the depth of black is limitless. Through trial and error, we’ve found the blackest makeup products available today.
Natasha Denona is known for having some of the deepest, blackest makeup products in the beautysphere. Her cult favourite, blackest black eyeshadow most recently appears in her Mini Xenon eyeshadow palette (Dhs115, Sephora). The velvety soft texture of this eyeshadow combined with its long lasting staying power makes it the ideal black for smokey eyes.
The Caution Extreme Lash Mascara by Hourglass Cosmetics is the blackest mascara on the market. Aside from this ultra-black onyx hue, this vegan mascara boasts an all-in-one formula and brush combination for extreme length, volume, and lift. The result? Dramatically long and black lashes for days.
Looking for an eyeliner blacker than Makeup Forever’s Ink Liner in Black Matte (Dhs125, Bloomingdales)? It simply doesn’t exist. We love the Ink Liner because its ultra-fine tip lets us create those crisp wings. This easy-to-use liner is loved by novices and professional makeup artists alike.
Black lips? Look no further than Fenty Beauty’s Stunna Longwear Lip Fluid Lip Paint in Uninvited (Dhs135, Sephora). This soft-matte and long-lasting liquid lipstick is one of the blackest makeup products that we’ve come across. The precision tip liner ensures for a flawless application and well-defined obsidian-hued lips. Bonus points to Rih for creating a liquid lipstick that is actually comfortable to wear.
For the blackest nails, check out OPI’s Onyx Skies Nature Strong Natural Origin Lacquer. This vibrant and glossy nail polish with have you looking (and feeling) sleek, vamped out, and ready to take on the world.