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17 Lightweight Makeup Looks to Let Your Freckles Shine ...

By Lyndsie

I'm not lucky enough to have freckles, but I've always wished I had them. Seriously, when I was a kid, I actively wished for freckles all the time. They were all I wanted. I still think they're adorable. One of my favorite things to do is to count the freckles on Heather's cheeks. I know, awww! She generally covers up her freckles, though, and so do a lot of other freckled women I know. Stop! Embrace your freckles! You don't have to stop wearing makeup, either, you just have to experiment with a makeup look that will show off your freckles.

1 Heavy Brows and Light Foundation

Light foundation is a must if you want to let your freckles shine. Going with dramatic brows just creates a fab frame for your face – and your freckles.

2 Go for Dewy Skin

This is absolutely magical. A little highlighter should do it, with just the right shade of blush or bronzer.

3 Opt for Peach over Pink

Not that pink isn't lovely, of course, but experiment with peachy shades every once in a while. They should really play up your pretty freckles.

4 Make a Dramatic Statement with Your Eyeliner

You can play up other features and let your freckles serve as accents. Anytime you showcase your eyes, it will highlight your cheekbones, which will, in turn, show off your freckles.

5 Play around with Plum Hues

Play around with Plum HuesWhy? 'cause they look pretty, that's why.

6 Swipe on a Coral Lippie

Swipe on a Coral LippieThe orange tones in coral will beautifully complement your freckles. If you don't want something quite so bright, you can look for a more subdued shade.

7 Perfect Your Own Personal Natural Look

Perfect Your Own Personal Natural LookBrush on a little blush. Apply a little gloss. Add some mascara and light eyeliner. Perfection!

8 Wear Just a Bit of Mascara

Wear Just a Bit of MascaraSometimes that's really all you need. Remember, if you play up your eyes, you'll play up your cheeks, and by extension your freckles.

9 Or Go with a Heavy Wing

Or Go with a Heavy WingSame as above. Also, look how gorgeous!

10 Try a Splash of Lip Color

Try a Splash of Lip ColorThe right shade of lipstick, even if it's light and glossy and barely there, will also play up your eyes – and your cheekbones – and your freckles.

11 How about Some Mauve Eye Makeup?

How about Some Mauve Eye Makeup?Don't knock it 'til you try it. Actually, I'm in love with this whole photo.

12 Let Your Eyes Spark

Let Your Eyes SparkA bold brow, a little eyeliner, and a coat of mascara. Keep the powder light, if you wear it at all.

13 Soft, Subtle, and Simple

Soft, Subtle, and SimpleThere are so many quick, lovely looks that let your freckles show. You can always opt for dewy, glowing skin and subtle eye makeup.

14 Start with Just a Splash of Color

Start with Just a Splash of ColorYou can let your lips speak for you. Make your lippie the only color you wear.

15 All That Glitters is Gold

All That Glitters is GoldIncluding your freckles. Isn't this pretty?

16 Dark Liner and Bright Lips

Dark Liner and Bright LipsAlways a killer combination!

17 And We're Back to Light Foundation

And We're Back to Light FoundationBecause the last thing you want to do is bury those beautiful freckles under a bunch of cover up, foundation, and powder.

What do you think? Willing to try any of these?

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