Need HELP!! Whats the best Black EyeShadow out there??

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  1. Glimmer515 profile image60
    Glimmer515posted 13 years ago

    I dont like using pigment eye powder because its so messy bu all the black eye shadows I have used take at least 3 coats before they get really black. So what is the darkest black eye shadow?? anyone know??

    1. goldenpath profile image69
      goldenpathposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      The best black eye shadow comes at the end of oncoming knuckles.

    2. torimari profile image68
      torimariposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Urban Decay has a few kinds. They are vivid and stay on.

    3. couponbeauty profile image59
      couponbeautyposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely, Urban Decay has some of the best shadows especially for darker shades.  I like Urban Decay Zero with the Urban Decay Primer Potion.  Mad staying power. wink

  2. Ivorwen profile image66
    Ivorwenposted 13 years ago

    My kids think permanent marker works great.  It fades to purple after 4 days or so.  tongue

    1. Glimmer515 profile image60
      Glimmer515posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmmm well that is one I never even thought about, might actually have to try it, lol

  3. profile image0
    Audreveaposted 13 years ago

    The beauty experts rave about MAC's Carbon. It's a matte black which is highly pigmented.

    NB - they do often use it along the lashline or over kohl pencil to make it darker black.

    1. Glimmer515 profile image60
      Glimmer515posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I have heard good things about that one but when i asked the women at sephora she said it wasnt that great, i think she just wanted me to get the more exspensive brand though

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        Audreveaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        I have an Urban Decay one called 'OIl Slick' - but it has sparkles.

        1. Glimmer515 profile image60
          Glimmer515posted 13 years agoin reply to this

          I heard there is a new Matte Black Urban Decay eye shadow coming out? Anyone know if this is any good???

  4. profile image0
    L.Perryposted 13 years ago

    There is an eyeshadow called "KOHL" that comes as loose powder in a clay jar container. It really makes your eyes look dark and mysterious. This was really popular in the late 1970's, but they still sell it. It can be a little messy, but I haven't found anything that comes close.

  5. lxxy profile image61
    lxxyposted 13 years ago

    Okay, don't ask how I know. (it's readily apparent, anyway)

    But I do suggest:

  6. yenajeon profile image72
    yenajeonposted 13 years ago

    This will sound strange but try and use a very dark ink eyeliner for eyeshadow. Try Sephora brand or Lancome.

  7. Flightkeeper profile image65
    Flightkeeperposted 13 years ago

    I like Bobbi Brown's charcoal eyeshadow.

  8. profile image53
    jayakolposted 13 years ago

    It’s all about suiting your skin, skin tone and personality. Always try to go for matte finish & waterproof carbon eye shadow. You will get great collection of eye shadows from MAC, Chambor. You can also opt for De-Crease by Loreal.

  9. M.N.Mori profile image60
    M.N.Moriposted 12 years ago

    M.A.C.'s carbon is a buildable color. Well, for me because I'm a black woman, but NARS has a pitch black comes in their pandora duo palette. NYX has one that's simple called Black and it's super pigmented.

  10. Calgarz profile image60
    Calgarzposted 12 years ago

    Check out the Japanese brand, Awake. Their eyeshadows are outstanding.

  11. mysisters profile image57
    mysistersposted 12 years ago

    I would recommend M.A.C. or Urban Decay. Not too much more expensive then say Covergirl or Revlon but you get what you pay for and it lasts forever!

  12. Loving Liberty profile image59
    Loving Libertyposted 12 years ago

    Lancome used to have an awesome shimmery black eyeshadow...check them out, they may still have it.

  13. profile image53
    projectswatchposted 11 years ago

    I like Wet n Wild black eyeshadows, myself. But - I think the best way to pick a black eyeshadow is to google for black eyeshadow comparison swatches. That way, you can see how they actually look, and then pick the one that looks best to you!

  14. vespawoolf profile image91
    vespawoolfposted 11 years ago

    A friend who's a professional told me the best eyeshadows because of intensity of pigment are MAC, Lancome and Victoria's Secret in that order. I was surprised about the VS, but she was right. I purchased some of their eyeshadows and have been very pleased.

  15. Xenonlit profile image60
    Xenonlitposted 11 years ago

    MAC Sharkskin is the best. It won't move around as much when you want a dramatic effect. … mp;bih=448

  16. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 11 years ago

    Now you can write a hub around it smile


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