Yes, Fake Freckles Are Still a Thing, and Here's Exactly How You Can Mimic the Look
If you're blessed with natural freckles, you might be wondering why so many people who don't have them are so intrigued by drawing them on. With plenty of people partaking in the fake-freckles fad and looking fabulous while doing so, it's become one of the biggest makeup trends right now.
So, everyone — celebrities and nonfamous people included — is fascinated by the trend, but how exactly do you master it? The short answer: your eyebrow products. Yep, you heard us right. The balmy pencils and creams you use to fill in your arches are equally excellent at drawing on freckles. Explore our affordable favorites from e.l.f. Cosmetics ahead.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Instant Lift Brow Pencil
The biggest faux pas of drawing on freckles (or enhancing what you already have) is that the makeup you use to do it can look really fake. The fine-tip and waxy formula of this e.l.f. Cosmetics Instant Lift Brow Pencil ($2) allows the "freckles" to look natural and not so harsh on the skin.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Ultra Precise Brow Pencil
As the name suggests, the e.l.f. Cosmetics Ultra Precise Brow Pencil ($5) is ultra precise, which means it makes for an ideal fake-freckle tool. With eight shades available, you'll easily find one that looks perfectly natural for you. Our pro tip: use a wet beauty sponge to tone down the color to make the "freckles" look even more authentic.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Lock On Liner and Brow Cream
While most people opt for pencils to draw on fake freckles, using a stippling brush with a cream-based product, like the e.l.f. Cosmetics Lock On Liner and Brow Cream ($4), will create the natural look you're looking for fast.