Easy Hacks To Create Fake Freckles Without Relying On That Insta Filter

Written by Sumona BoseSep 16, 2023
Easy hacks to create fake freckles without relying on that Insta filter

Freckles give your skin a sun-kissed appearance and look lovely, IMO. But if you’re not naturally blessed with them, you can very well fake them with the help of some makeup. While creating faux freckles isn’t difficult, making them appear natural can be a task. But don’t you worry, we’ve got some easy hacks you can use to make them look natural. Check ‘em out!


Save the powder for last

Use different colours and sizes of dots

Go through your usual steps of foundation, concealer and contour, and cream-based products first. Then, create a dense gathering of freckles with the ghttps://www.nykaa.com/lakme-eyeconic-liner-pen-fine-tip-black/p/234140right before you set your makeup in with powder. Don't apply freckle over your powder at they might fade or look splotchy after a couple of hours. Make sure to use a setting spray to lock everything in place.


Get the position right by going out into the sun

Use different colours and sizes of dots

Step out into the sun and see where the sunlight touches your face. This will usually be in the upper half of our face, over your nose and around the mouth. To get the position right, you can also look at someone with natural freckles and try to mark those spots to make, but faux ones look authentic.


Use different colours and sizes of dots

Use different colours and sizes of dots

Naturally occurring freckles come in different colours and appear randomly on your face. So make sure you are using different shades of brown eyeliner and go over with them in a random pattern on your face. Play with sizes of the dots as well. You also need to decide on the density of the dots, whether you want dense freckles collected in one area or spaced out over your face.

Sumona Bose

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Sumona Bose is a writer, skincare junkie and a self-professed makeup connoisseur. Equipped with a Master's degree in Fashion Management and over 3 years of experience writing in the beauty and fashion space, her passion for learning new things has no bounds. Working closely with dermatologists, beauty excerpts, makeup artists and hairstylists, she brings you the best of all things beauty. From trending skincare ingredients to makeup looks that help you slay, she manages to bring something new (and vital!) to our readers every single time. Her hobbies include home workouts, watching foreign films and binge-watching makeover shows!


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