Of all the makeup techniques we tirelessly practice, a smokey eye is probably the most difficult. As it turns out, creating an ombre effect with three different shades requires more than a dependable palette and brush set. You also need the appropriate priming cream, a steady hand and pro-tips to ensure that it lasts all day. Of course, the celebs are equipped with all of these things and more for red carpet appearances.
This is where we look for makeup inspo and nearly perfect looks to copy at home. Per usual, some of our favorite ladies have been the definition of #smokeyeyegoals all year long. As we near the end of 2015, we’re taking a first look back at some of the best celebrity smokey eye moments from the red carpet scene. Click through below to see who made the cut!
Rita Ora at the 2015 Grammy Awards