Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Rainbow freckles: the latest beauty trend taking Instagram by storm

12556021_614999281997279_1345923229_n.jpg

First came rainbow hair. Next, rainbow eyebrows.

And then there was even that particularly unusual period where everyone was dyeing their underarms in bright colours (we're looking at you, Miley). 

But the make-up artists of Instagram have spoken, and there's a new beauty trend we should be hashtagging immediately: rainbow freckles. 

This eye-catching fad involves covering the face in a smattering of colourful spots and beauty lovers are posting #rainbowfreckles selfies in their droves. 

When it comes to rainbow freckles, no shade is off-limits.

From Barbie pink...

... to aqua blue...  

 

poisonous. @prettyzombiecosmetics on the face.

A photo posted by • DOM.• (@dominiqueldr) on

... and some of the more intrepid bloggers couldn't even choose so went for a full on Skittles effect:

 

fruity freckles inspired by @dominiqueldr 

A photo posted by Jessie (@jessicaaa_mua) on

There's no denying that freckles are back on the beauty agenda: gone are the days when we hide them behind layers of foundation.

In fact, it's easier than ever to fake them (shout out to Topshop's freckle pencil) - so come get on-board and join in the multi-coloured fun.

Main image: @saraa_smirks

Related

mattel-hello-barbie-doll.jpg

Barbie is now curvy and petite to reflect “a broader view of beauty”

glow in the dark blacklight hair trend 2016 comp.png

Glow-in-the-dark hair is taking over Instagram

ThinkstockPhotos-175762194.jpg

The five colour, cut and style trends you need for 2016

rexfeatures_5528324is (2).jpg

How to recreate the best beauty looks from the Golden Globes 2016

ThinkstockPhotos-56372599.jpg

The most-asked fashion and beauty questions of 2015

bum bags.JPG

These will be the biggest fashion and beauty trends of 2016

Cartagena,-Colombia.jpg

Travel trends of 2016: the hottest places to holiday next year

ThinkstockPhotos-481409854.jpg

The one simple trick to having great hair

Sarah Champion.jpg

Trend on trial special: Sarah Champion tests this season's beauty look

More

Lena Dunham reveals her “terror and rage” over new skin diagnosis

The star on what losing her “perfect f**king skin” has taught her

by Amy Swales
23 Aug 2017

Expert tips for statement volume

Create instant glamour and impact

21 Aug 2017

30 intricate and tiny cuticle tattoos to inspire your next inking

These are insanely beautiful

by Susan Devaney
18 Aug 2017

Model Winnie Harlow celebrates her “unique beauty” with a nude selfie

“Celebrate your unique beauty today (and everyday)!”

by Susan Devaney
18 Aug 2017

40 beautifully delicate and small helix tattoos to inspire you

It’s the cool new place to get your next inking

by Susan Devaney
17 Aug 2017

This is the £3 beauty product we’re buying every single second

Sacré bleu, we’re obsessed…

by Kayleigh Dray
17 Aug 2017

Caroline Flack’s chic brunette bob is giving us serious hair envy

She’s the latest star to work the crop

17 Aug 2017

10 Lush products to help you sleep, soothe anxiety and de-stress

Add these to your shopping list, stat

by Megan Murray
16 Aug 2017

Instagram is obsessed with these nostalgic noughties bath bombs

All your bath bomb dreams are about to come true

by Megan Murray
15 Aug 2017

Three DIY tricks for super-shiny hair

Get gloss on demand, using kitchen cupboard products

14 Aug 2017