10 Sexy Smoky Eye Looks

Megan McIntyre
10 Sexy Smoky Eye Looks
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Leave it to a supermodel to show us the best way to rock a smoky eye. To get this classic look, Heidi Klum combines a little bit of shimmer, tons of dark eyeshadow and a whole lot of smudging.

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Demonstrating just how sultry this smoldering eye look can get, Angelina Jolie uses a creamy black eye pencil to rim her eyes, favoring a more defined liner look instead of a hazy one.

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While it looks complicated, a smoky eye like Kelly Rowland's is actually very forgiving. Since everything is smudged out, you don't have to be as precise with the application of your products--you can just blend away any mistakes!

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Great for a date night, Whitney Port's pretty smoky eye has a metallic finish, which gives her look a young and hip vibe.

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Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria knows that one of the keys to making a smoky eye really pop is long, lush lashes. Be sure to apply at least two coats of lengthening mascara with this look.

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Think black and grey shadows are too harsh? Try a neutral look like Blake Lively here--you can use darker shades of nude and brown to create a subtly sultry look that works on everyone.

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Using rich colors like purples, greens and blues help give this classic look a modern update. Check out Keri Hilson's plum version--it's both trendy and flattering.

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A soft, dove gray color, like the one Hilary Duff is sporting here, looks chic and sophisticated without being stuffy or old-fashioned.

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The very first rule when wearing a smoky eye is that if you go dark, keep the rest of your face soft. Do like Michelle Trachtenberg and pair your dramatic eye with a pretty pink pout and a healthy flush.

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The easiest way to get a smoky eye like Kim Kardashian's is to swipe a light, shimmery shade on your lid, then apply a darker shade all around your eye and smudge it in. Gorgeous and easy!

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