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Black Beauties
Black has long been my go-to wardrobe color—call it the Victorian widow look. Now I've noticed my penchant for sartorial somberness has migrated to my beauty routine. Here are five new gems, all in my favorite shade.

Clockwise from top: Shiseido Future Solution LX Replenishing Treatment Oil ($175;, with six luxurious oils that moisturize to the max; Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Satin Mood ($300;, a sexy oriental scent; Tweezerman ProMaster Lash Curler ($22;, its first for deep-set eyes; Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar ($6.50; drugstores), a deep-cleaning natural black charcoal soap; and for blissfully soft hands, Elizabeth and James Nirvana Hand Cream ($15;