Mom’s fake freckle hack warning made her look like she was ‘sticking her head up the chimney’

One mother’s disastrous attempt to cater to the popular online trend of fake freckles made her look like she was “sticking her head up a chimney” and she has warned others not to try it at home

Abby's face after trying the hack
Abby warned against trying

From dances to funny pranks, tiktoks inspired a variety of fun, clever, and downright bizarre trends.

It’s also not uncommon for makeup pros to share their tips and tricks on the social media site, with some leading to aha moments and others being a bit ridiculous.

So when a risky fake freckle trend surfaced on the app, one hoped it would pass quickly.

However, a mother of two children decided to give it a try and ended up with disastrous results after spritzing brown root retouch hairspray all over her face.

Abby Grocott went to Tiktok to share her hilarious results, with the attempt leaving brown spots on her face.

Abby wanted to get a fake freckle look


Abby Grocott / SWNS)

She wasn’t impressed with the finished look


Abby Grocott / SWNS)

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In the video, she said: “Spray it all over your head, they say. Spray it all over your face and you will get natural looking freckles.

“I look like I stuck my head in a fucking chimney. So yeah, don’t try that guys because it’s clearly not working, is it?

Mom bought root spray from L’Oreal to get natural looking faux freckles as recommended in other videos.

However, it appears that she was overly generous with her spritzes of the spray, as she had dark spots on her forehead and blotches on her cheeks and chin, with a hint of “freckles” on her nose.

Unfortunately, unlike the video, she took inspiration from her results, which were anything but natural — or freckled.

She said: “I thought I’d give it a try as I saw a lot of people doing it. But when I did, I was just shocked.

“It took a few makeup wipes to remove. Looking back I find it funny. Why do I always try these things?”

The faux freckle trend has seen people use a variety of techniques to achieve the look, with one method resulting in a woman being hospitalized after using sewing needles.

Luckily, Abby’s attempt left no damage or scars, but she warned others, “You shouldn’t always copy what you see on the internet!”

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