Celeb Beauty: Gabrielle Union's Beauty Evolution

From smoky eyes to barely-there nudes, here are the best makeup moments from our December cover star.

Nicole Marie Melton Feb, 20, 2013

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Union sported golden eyeshadow and bronze lipstick when she stepped out at a Hip-Hop Summit event in Beverly Hills.

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For the premiere of The Honeymooners, Union arrived in navy blue eyeshadow and shiny neutral lip gloss.

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At an HBO Golden Globes Awards Party, Union opted for a shimmering gray eyeshadow, rich cinnamon cheeks and her signature shiny nude lip gloss.

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Union arrived at the Los Angeles premiere of Cadillac Records wearing a pewter smokey eye with a glossy, rose-tinted lip.

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Union starred in the 2008 film Meet Dave and was the center of attention at the movie’s premiere in radiant bronze lipstick, contoured eyeshadow and thick, wispy lashes.

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Union hit the red carpet at the Disney-ABC Television Group Summer TCA Tour wearing shimmery silver eyeshadow and a lovely, soft pink lip.

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At the BET Honors, Union glowed in smokey pewter eyeshadow and glossy, pale pink lips.

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Union arrived on the red carpet at a Target shopping event in pretty, dewy skin enhanced with soft blush and long lashes.

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Union rocked a fierce matte red lip for a full-on glam look at an Emmy Awards party hosted by PEOPLE magazine.

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At the Los Angeles premiere of Good Hair, Union turned heads in a high-contour smokey eye and beautifully bronzed cheeks.

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Union arrived at the global launch of the Montblanc John Lennon edition in uber-rosy blush paired with matching copper-colored eyeshadow and lipstick.

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Union was the epitome of gorgeous when she made her rounds at New York Fashion Week in only a touch of golden-bronze eyeshadow, mascara, and creamy, taupe lipstick.

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A sculpted, rosy cheek and winged cateye was the makeup move of choice when Union attended the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy party in 2010.

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Union channeled old Hollywood glamour in a beaming red lip and matte, flawless foundation when we saw her at the ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood event.

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At the Transformers: Dark Of The Moon New York premiere, Union revisited her trademark nude lip with a beautifully contoured chocolate brown eyeshadow.

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Union was all smiles at the premiere party for LaLa's Full Court Life in a hematite gray smokey eye and iridescent rose-colored lipstick.

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At the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Awards ceremony, Union was a ray of sunshine in tangerine tinted lip gloss and peach-hued blush.

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Union proved that it's all about the eyes when she flaunted super lush lashes with a simple, barely-there pout at the Dior Pop-Up Shop.

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When Union arrived at InStyle's A Night of Firsts event, she beamed in look-at-me-now lashes with a sexy kohl-rimmed eye. Super sweet pink lip gloss completed the look.

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Union rang in the new year at LeBron James and Savannah Brinson's New Years Eve fete in a wide-eyed look complete with wispy lashes and rose-colored lipstick.

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At the Atlanta premiere of Think Like a Man, Union wore pearly pink eyeshadow and a shiny nude lip.

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At the Los Angeles premiere of Think Like a Man, Union dazzled in a sexy smoky eye and her trademark glossy lip.

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Union’s dewy, glowing skin was pure perfection when she arrived at the Delano Hotel in Miami.

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Union was all smiles at a Planned Parenthood fundraiser wearing a touch of black eyeliner and a fun, raspberry lip.

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You can't go wrong with a glossy red lip and Union pulled off the trend marvelously at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City.

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Union turned heads in a smokey eye and lovely nude lips when she stepped out on the red carpet of the Black Girls Rock Awards in New York City.

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Union opted for a juicy red lip and dark eyeliner when she made a holiday appearance on behalf of Wade's World Foundation at Santa's Enchanted Forest in Miami, Florida.

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Gabrielle Union

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Union sported a charcoal gray smokey eye with dewy, fresh-looking skin at the BET Honors pre-dinner at the Library of Congress in Washington, D. C.

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When Union arrived at the BET Honors 2013, she rocked radiant peach lipstick, mile-long lashes and glowing bronze eyeshadow.

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At the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon looks pretty in pink lipstick paired with cotton candy curls.

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The Being Mary Jane star is simply radiant on the ESPY Awards red carpet.

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Union goes for a barely-there look at the 5th Annual ESPN Magazine Body Issue Party.

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Union rocked lush lashes and steel gray shadow to the 2013 Entertainment Weekly Pre-Emmy bash.

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Union's red lip looks retro chic paired with pin-up girl waves.