11 Extreme Celeb Smoky Eyes

Sultry, smoky eyes are a red carpet staple, but these celebs push it the limits with darker than dark shades and lots of it. What do you think: Hot or not?

Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani
For some confident starlets, smoky eye makeup is all about getting stares. These ladies master look-at-me allure with highly pigmented shadows and shapes that extend up, out, and all-around the socket. Seen here at the Cannes Film Festival, pop queen Gwen Stefani did a super chic, super dark eye to match her sky-high bouffant.

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Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek shows some serious smudge and sculpted brow bones at a fashion event in New York City.

Jessica Szohr
Jessica Szohr
Jessica Szohr really exaggerates her feline features at the premiere of I Don't Know How She Does It.

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Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
A porcelain-skinned Julianne Moore proves it's possible (and encouraged!) to rock dramatic eye makeup and a bold lip at the Orange British Academy Film Awards.

Ciara
Ciara
Ciara goes dark on her upper and lower lash lines while supporting the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project.

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Emma Watson
Emma Watson
Emma Watson uses a hint of glitter for her big night at the Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 premiere in New York.

Katy Perry
Katy Perry
For the adventurous Katy Perry, The Smurfs premiere necessitates going smoky with the color of the evening: blue!

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Evan Rachel Woods

Evan Rachel Woods
Evan Rachel Woods breaks up her thick, kohl liner with a hint of mauve pink at the inner-corners of her eyes at the Ides of March premiere.

Chanel Iman
Chanel Iman
Supermodel Chanel Iman looks like a superhero at the amfAR Inspiration Gala, sporting smoky eyes so thick, it almost looks like a caped crusader's mask!

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Solange
Solange
Solange Knowles knows that dramatic eyes are the best way to ensure her pretty features don't get lost in all that hair at the DKMS gala to fight leukemia.

Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz is one sexy swashbuckler while presenting Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides at Cannes. We love the rich chocolate shades she used to match her hair and eye color!

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