What’s In Store: Black Magic

Makeup takes a cue from punk culture with goth-inspired colors that celebrate the darker side of beauty.

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Beauty Inc issue 10/08/2010

Makeup takes a cue from punk culture with goth-inspired colors that celebrate the darker side of beauty.

This story first appeared in the October 8, 2010 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.


Sephora by OPI Nail Colour in Full Moon
This Halloween-appropriate shade looks like a sheer top coat during the day, but come dark nails will glow in the dark, thanks to luminescent zinc sulfide. ($9; Sephora)


MAC Maleficent Mineralize Eye Shadow in She Who Dares
MAC’s newest collection celebrates the darker side of Disney, with limited edition packaging starring four wicked villains. This stars deep navy and blue pearl paired with forest green and lime pearl. ($21; MAC counters)


Issey Miyake L’eau D’issey Noir Absolu
The holiday version of L’Eau D’Issey contains notes of lotus, jasmine and lily over a base of citrus, spice and amber. ($92; Bloomingdale’s, Saks)


Urban Decay Body Jewelry Temporary Tattoos
This collection of finely detailed temporary tats are hand-illustrated to look like the real thing. ($25; Macy’s)

Manic Panic Lip Locked Lipstick in Deadly Night
This vampy shade looks tough, but it’s 100 percent vegan and contains jojobaseed oil for hydration. ($6; Urban Outfitters) 


Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Excess Mascara
This lash-thickening formula has a proprietary wax complex and ultrablack pigments. ($30; Saks)


Benefit Magic Ink Jetblack Liquid Eyeliner
This blacker-than-black liner with a superthin brush delivers a dramatic cat eye. ($20; Sephora) 


Dior Addict Ultragloss Flash in Black Lamé
This inky lip gloss illuminates with the help of shine-promoting micromarbles. ($26.50; Sephora)


Crash & Burn Eau De Toilette
The edgy apparel line’s first scent fuses summer melon, green apple, violet petals and cassis berries. ($39.95; Buckle)


Nars Vintage Nail Polish in Zulu
The 1964 British war flick Zulu inspired the deep forest green shade seen here. ($16; Nars counters)