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Here’s how to create fake freckles using an eyebrow pencil

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Freckles no longer lead to playground taunting. In fact, they’re now the most in-demand beauty look of the summer. But if you don’t have natural freckles, don’t worry: There’s a hack to fake it.

On the latest episode of Pretty Beautiful, In The Know video producer Lisa Azcona gives herself fake freckles using an eyebrow pencil. Spoiler alert: It totally works.

To do this beauty hack yourself, you’ll need an eyebrow pencil and a makeup blender. Lisa advises to pick an eyebrow pencil shade that will stand out against your skin tone. Lisa uses the pencil to make random dots on her cheeks and nose, mimicking the

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Polish teen’s fake beauty site helps lockdown abuse victims

Worried about reports of rising domestic violence during lockdown, Polish teen Krysia Paszko set up a website purporting to be a cosmetics shop that actually offers victims covert help.

“I was inspired by this French idea, where by going to the pharmacy and asking for the number 19 mask, you could signal that you were a victim of abuse,” the Warsaw high school student told AFP.

The 18-year-old decided that Poland could also use some kind of code during the pandemic, when families have been cooped up together under stress, with less privacy and more abuse.

During the first lockdown that began in March last year, the Centre for Women’s Rights, a Polish NGO, observed a 50-percent increase in calls to its domestic violence hotline.

The World Health Organization also reported a surge in Europe.

Paszko created the Facebook page Rumianki i Bratki (Chamomiles and Pansies) in April 2020.

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