Freckles are having a major moment—and we can thank HRH Meghan Markle for that. When she went with the whole no-makeup look for none other than her royal wedding, we simultaneously praised and cursed the beauty gods. If you were blessed with freckles, you know how hard it can be to cover things like under-eye bags and blemishes without completely airbrushing any beauty marks out of the picture. But it can be done (and Duchess Meg’s flawlessly freckly complexion is proof). Here’s how.
How to Wear Foundation Without Hiding Your Freckles
Skip Full-coverage Foundation
If your main goal is to let those natural freckles shine through, choose a lighter formula like a BB or CC cream (and match it to your skin not your freckles). It will even out skin tone with slightly more coverage than a tinted moisturizer, but is still sheer enough to keep the focus on those sun-kissed dots.