Why Lucy Boynton’s Faux Freckles Look SO Real

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Faux freckles are having a moment, especially among Hollywood's elite (see: Lucy Boynton, Zolee Griggs, and Bella Hadid). But unlike a seasonal lipstick or nail-polish shade everyone's wearing, the dark-brown beauty marks aren't a trend but a fact of life. Some of us get freckles by the luck of the gene pool; others see theirs pop up in the summer — and many people don't have a single dot to speak of. We're all different, but if you're born without and want to give the illusion of having sun-kissed spots just for fun, it's pretty easy to create them with a little extra mirror time in the morning.
From a fine-tipped pen specifically designed for dotting freckles to a pencil eyeliner and brow pen that work double-time as beauty markers, there are a few pro products that can be used to create natural-looking faux freckles on the skin. Find them ahead, plus the secondary steps to making your new beauty marks stay soft, smudge-free, and flawless all day long.
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