Emo refers to the musical and fashion style linked to the hardcore punk rock scene during the mid 1970s. The term ‘emo’, a short form of emotional, is associated with a genre of music reflecting the thoughts of the emo people who are considered to be sensitive, emotional and touchy. People belonging to this subculture have a different sense of fashion and art. They wear dramatic makeup and complement it with unique dresses, highlighting the emo look. Similar to punk and Gothic makeup, emo makeup is distinguished by focusing on the eyes. Both girls and boys can be found sporting this look by highlighting Goth darkness with amusing childlike touches with colorful glitter, hearts or stars. In case you wish to sport the emo look, go through the article to find tips for applying emo eye makeup.
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