Real Skin Series: Freckles


Got freckles?

You may not appreciate your abundant melanin, but we love the look!  From a sprinkle on the nose to a full spray across the face, freckles create a fresh and youthful complexion that never looks washed out.

Here are a 3 ways to enhance your be-speckled visage:

  • Get a dewy glow from tinted moisturizer. Blend on skin with your Pointed Foundation Brush (1) for a sheer application that lets your freckles come through. Set with loose powder for a polished finish or go without for that “no-makeup” look. Try Smashbox Sheer Focus Tinted Moisturizer (2).
  • Brighten and define cheeks with a vibrant blush.  Avoid brown-based blushes or bronzers that can create a “muddy” look. Choose a pink or violet cream blush for the fall and press onto the “apples” of cheeks with the tips of your Stippling Brush  Try Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush in Flushed (3).
  • Tint lips with a just-bit-into-a-berry color.  Keep your look young and fresh while brightening your skin tone with a lipstain. Apply one layer for a hint of color or add multiple layers for a bolder lip.  Try New York Color Smooch Proof Lipstain in Berry Long Time (4).

How do you play up your freckles?

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