How to: Smokey Grunge Eye Makeup with Emma Chamberlain
Article Published: 08 February 2023
Learn makeup tips from Lisa Eldridge on how to create this grunge makeup look worn by Emma Chamberlain. It’s a lived-in smokey eye that is chic and grungey.
Cool and edgy “it girl” Emma Chamberlain is the latest addition to the Lancome ambassadress line-up. As one of the most popular Youtubers Emma is influential in her own right and brings a boost of fun to Lancome. Not only has Emma established herself as a popular vlogger and podcaster – her career boasts some impressive feats thanks to a mass following and collaborations with some of the biggest brands in the world. An attendee at top fashion weeks including Paris Fashion Week — Emma is a relatable model and a voice of her generation — always showing an authentic version of herself and thus making her a perfect fit for Lancôme.
The Smokey Chic Makeup Look
To celebrate Emma joining Lancome Global Creative Director of Lancôme Makeup, Lisa Eldridge created this Smokey Chic Makeup Look that brings together elements of sophistication and grunge. Lisa describes this look as a '90s throwback' smokey eye. Emma describes the look as grungey and 'perfectly imperfect.' Part of its beauty is the undone-ness. It’s like a 'lived-in' smokey eye.
Steps on How to Create the “Lived-In” Smokey Eye
Step 2: Using a brush, smudge the Drama-Liqui Pencil across the eyelid to create the smokey grunge look and a 'lived-in' smokey eye style.
Step 3: Apply the Hypnôse Eyeshadow Palette in 'Smokey Chic' to the eyelids. Use a mixture of shades to create a smokey effect and use the darkest shade on top of the eyeliner to enhance the grungy look. Make sure to also blend along the lower lashline.