Style: Dark Beauty

It's not punk inspired (although black nail polish is all the rage again), and it doesn't look burlesque, but a decidedly dark trend is emerging in makeup colors--just in time for the holidays. Lancôme calls its new sculpting mascara Fatale, and MAC cosmetics is promoting its Nocturnelle collection on burlesque performer Dita Von Teese. So don't be surprised when you see that the shade of the bottle of Tom Ford's new fragrance, Black Orchid, is, well, black.

PUNKED, AGAIN Call it a '70s revival: black nail polish seems to be back in force--witness the popularity of Chanel's new Black Satin, a...

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