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Grunge Makeup How-To

How to Nail a Grunge Makeup Look Using 3 Essential Elements

Grunge Makeup How-To

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Though the current popularity of grunge makeup can partly be attributed to the more general '90s renaissance, there's another reason this beauty trend is gaining so much momentum: its customizability. While the overall fad is obviously inspired by the traditional moody style, the modern variations we're seeing have evolved to include a more diverse scope of techniques, palettes, and features. From soft grunge to glam grunge, we love how the movement can be tweaked to fit your specific style and facial features.

But no matter what iteration of grunge makeup you choose, there are three basics that are essential to nailing it: a matte face, smoky eyes, and dark lips. Once you've perfected these crucial elements, you can adjust them by adding additional colors or products to make it your own. To help you get started on your vampy makeover, we've put together the essential tips and products to master these three basic steps.

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