5 Ways To Upgrade Your Basic Smoky Eyes

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Standard smoky eyes are the Ugg boot of the beauty world. You probably wore them a lot in college, and now you pull them out whenever you want to put on something comfortable. But the smudgy blacks, taupes, and grays of smoky eyes past have recently started to feel a little like those poor Ugg boots — tired, worn-out, and completely lacking in oomph.

But, for those of us who still love the rock-'n'-roll allure of the smoky eye, never fear. Lately, we've seen a bunch of cool, inspired versions of the look. From neon colors to glitter, click through to see six new takes that are anything but passé.