Natural looking beauty trends have been on the rise over the past year, but throwing some faux freckles on your nose and cheeks to enhance the no makeup-makeup look has become especially popular lately.
TikTok is not lacking on makeup hack videos, and this one has plenty of supporters who show us just how easy it is to fake some freckles. If you are in need of a simple look to add dimension to your face for endless Zoom calls or post-quarantine happy hour with your friends, try this technique on for size.
“Why fake freckles,” you ask? The trend focuses on the idea of natural beauty features on a face with makeup on—that “no makeup, makeup” look. The ethereal and soft qualities of freckles are sought after so often that when it became trendy to create them out of eyeliner or eyeshadow, makeup brands hopped on board and started to offer products specifically for faking freckles.
If you want in on this viral trend, here are some tips to help get you started with DIY freckles.