Foundation getting in the way of your natural freckles? Here’s how you can make them pop again – News24

Julia Dalia October 29, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Brian Dowling/Getty Images)

You may want to re-create your freckles after wearing foundation that covers your natural ones.

Or you might be so intrigued by them on others, that you want to draw them on your own face if you have none. For example, actress and filmmaker, Karen Gillan, has confessed to using a freckle pen.

To think for years, freckles used to be photoshopped off the faces of models who have them.

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Anyway, if foundation gets in the way of your natural freckles (or if you just want the look for a day), here are four techniques to achieve them again:

The Ultimate Tan Your Own Freckles Stencil by Bronzie (UK) offers freckles in all shapes and sizes. Use it with any tanning or makeup product.

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To create the freckles, use a thin-tipped henna cone to dot the face. After 20 minutes of drying, remove with a cotton round. The freckles will appear darker and more intense one day later. They can last up to three weeks.

Various cosmetics brands now offer freckle pens. Use one to speckle your face accordingly and blend out with your hand.

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First, the freckles are outlined with a coloured pencil. Using a stick-and-poke method, the freckles are tattooed onto the face. Results last about two years.

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