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.
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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