In the '90s, grunge makeup most likely included three components: a matte base, dark lipstick and smoky eyes. Now, it can include a variation of the three. Page says that the trend that helped define the '90s isn't much different than the grunge makeup you might see now; its moody essence is still there.
What was 90s grunge makeup?
So what exactly is 90s grunge makeup? We're talking about dark eyes, matte lips, and something we thought was never to be seen again. That's right, the thin brow. However, there's no need to panic, no eyebrows will be harmed in the making of this look.
Is eyeliner grunge?
Peaking in the 9o's, 'grunge make-up is defined by smudged eyeliner, matte skin, heavy mascara and dark lips - with modern formulas these trends are more easy to recreate than ever,' explains Director of Artistry at Milk Makeup, Sara Wren.
What are grunge makeup colors?
Dark red, burgundy, blue-gray or russet lipstick is a hallmark of grunge lips. Finish the face with a light application of mascara. Darken brows, brushing them upward or leaving them as is. This look is anything but precise and polished.
How to look like a grunge?
The grunge style starter pack includes soft AF band tees, baggy jeans, silver jewelry, combat boots, studded belts, and oversized zip-up hoodies in shades of black and grey. You can also take inspo from grunge subcategories that have developed over the past decade.
How to do grunge eyeliner?
How to create grunge eyes
- Start with the High Pigment Longwear Eyeliner Pencil in Via Veneto to create the shape before applying a black powder shadow.
- A gel liner over the top helped to deepen the intensity further and a liquid liner (try Climax Liquid Liner) at the roots ensured that depth of colour remains.