15 Celebrity Smokey Eye Moments That Will Inspire Your Fall Makeup

Of all the makeup looks we consistently covet, smoky eyes are the most treasured. No matter how you choose to adorn your face, an eye lid showered with dark shadow is the makeup equivalent of wearing your favorite little black dress. Although we don't subscribe to beauty rules, the start of fall typically signifies an increased interest in darker hues and color palettes. And contrary to popular belief, there isn't just one type of smoky eye. With a little imagination and the right brush, you can remix this classic look to fit your unique personality. Get inspired by some of our favorite celebrity smokey eye moments below! 

Nikki Brown Sep, 21, 2016

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Gabrielle Union smoked out her eye makeup for an appearance at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival. We'll never grow tired of seeing Gabby's flawless beauty moments on the red carpet. 

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Kerry Washington sported this electric blue smokey eye at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Gala. A flawless reminder that smoky eyes don't always have to be black. 

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That glimmer in Monica's eye is courtesy of expertly blended shadows. Don't be afriad to embrace the dark side this fall. 

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For the 2016 Met Gala, Jennifer Hudson paired her smoky eye with a vibrant purple lipstick. This fall, amp up your eye makeup with plenty of color on other parts of the face. 

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For the 2016 Billboard Awards, Ciara played up her natural beauty with a very subtle eye look. Remember; smoky makeup doesn't always need to be over the top. 

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Zendaya has had countless and unforgettable smoky eye moments. However, her makeup for the 2016 GLAAD Awards tops the list. Her brows are a perfect finishing touch. 

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Chanel Iman attended Vanity Fair's 2016 Oscar party and stole the show with this smoldering smoky eye. 

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Zoe Kravitz rocked a silvery smoky eye to the 2015 InStyle Awards. We love this bright shade on her lids. 

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Keke Palmer's hair and makeup--smoky eye included--made her a standout at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards. 

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Dej Loaf made sure her smoky eye was on point for the 2015 BET Awards. We love the bits of glitter detail along her top lash line. 

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The legendary stylist has never been afraid to go there with her fashion and beauty. For BET's 2016 'How To Rock Denim' event, her smoky eye was the deepest shade of charcoal; we're obsessed with this look! 

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For Alexander Wang's Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week show, Jourdan sported a grey-ish smoky eye that's perfect for fall. 

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Tyra's smize was hard to ignore at the 2016 Los Angeles Beauty Convention. Just look at that smoldering smoky eye! 

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Megalyn hit the 2016 Emmys party circuit with an award-winning beauty look. 


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