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11 Palettes You Need to Create the Perfect Smoky Eye for New Year's Eve


We don't have to tell you the smoky eye is more au courant than ever. From Olivia Wilde's gunmetal version, to Rooney Mara's berry rendition, any color, texture, and shape you like is totally on trend. You definitely need a sultry gaze to match whatever sequins you're wearing tomorrow night, so snag one of these palettes to make your life a little easier. Smoky eye novice? Watch this how-to video and pick up these brushes after clicking through our slideshow!

Urban Decay Smoked Eyeshadow Palette ($49)

Too Faced Smokey Eye Shadow Collection ($36)

NYX Cosmetics The Smoky Eyeshadow Palette ($7)

M.A.C. Stroke of Midnight Smokey Eyeshadow Palette ($40)

Topshop Smoky Eye Kit ($44) in Smouldering

Sephora Collection ItŠ’ Palette ($32)

L'Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Pro Project Runway Quads ($9) in Queen Gaze

Tom Ford Eyeshadow Quad ($78) in Ice Queen

Maybelline Expertwear Quad Eyeshadow ($6) in Velvet Crush

Burberry Beauty Complete Eye Palette ($59) in Smokey Grey

Dior 3 Couleurs Smoky Ready-To-Wear Smoky Eyes Palette ($48) in Smoky Brown

Almay Intense i-Color Smoky-i Powder Shadow Palette ($6) for Greens

Lorac Shimmer & Matte Eyeshadow Palette ($36)

Urban Decay Smoked Eyeshadow Palette $49ShopToo Faced Smokey Eye Shadow Collection $36ShopNYX Cosmetics The Smoky Eyeshadow Palette $7ShopM.A.C. Stroke of Midnight Smokey Eyeshadow Palette $40ShopTopShop Smoky Eye Kit $44ShopSephora Collection It Palette $32ShopL'Oreal Studio Secrets Pro Project Runway Quads $9ShopTom Ford Eyeshadow Quad $78ShopMaybelline Expertwear Quad Eyeshadow $6ShopBurberry Beauty Complete Eye Palette $59ShopDior 3 Couleurs Smoky Ready-To-Wear Smoky Eyes Palette $48ShopAlmay Intense i-Color Smoky-i Powder Shadow Palette $6ShopLorac Shimmer & Matte Eyeshadow Palette $36Shop