4 Easy Ways To Cover Up Acne — Without A Stitch Of Makeup

Photographed by Rochelle Brock.
Having the confidence to skip makeup entirely can seem like a feat for most people, especially if you have acne. Personally, I pray that one day I'll be able to wake up and ignore the inflammation on my face and dark circles under my eyes, skipping the step where I dab on at least three drops of foundation or concealer. But that doesn't mean a no-makeup look is totally out of the question for me — or anyone else who relies on cover-up, for that matter.
In fact, some solutions don't involve cosmetics at all. Just scroll through Instagram and you'll see people like Bella Thorne using glitter to hide her under-eye bags or Suki Waterhouse rocking a pair of aviators to hide discoloration. It might not be the exact reason to buy those accessories, sure, but the small perks that come with wearing 'em certainly don't hurt.
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Click ahead to check out all the ways you can cover up your skin woes without wearing a stitch of makeup.
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Little starts for @bluesfestbyronbay!!! What an incredible time we had! ✨

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Glitter Concealer

Last year, a meme took over the internet that ignited the glitter concealer trend (which you can see in action here). Nothing will brighten up your under-eyes quite like some sparkle, right?
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Even applying a smaller dose of glitter to your under-eye area, like Patrick Starrr did here, works.
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2day's lewk 🍭✨🎉 #glitter cc: @refinery29 @mariadelrusso @tiffanyleighpatton (📸: @megcahn )

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Not into replicating realistic freckles? No biggie because glitter freckles now exist and are even more flattering on bare skin.
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#WBW Natural

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Clear Aviators

Sunglasses are great for blocking out the sun, but according to Vogue, the accessory is also helpful in distracting haters from your under-eye bags.
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whole lotta hairspray

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Even celebrities have caught on to the aviator beauty trick. Who knew a summer accessory could replace your concealer?
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