Is Pink Powder The Secret To Covering Dark Circles?


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If you’re constantly on the lookout for new hacks to brighten your undereye and conceal dark circles, we got you boo. The secret? A pink-toned setting powder. Yes, seriously! By simply baking your under eyes with a pink-toned powder, not only will you set your undereye for a crease-free long-lasting look but you’ll brighten the area and banish dark circles in seconds. In fact, according to Kylie’s MUA Ariel Tejada, this is his go-to technique when setting Kylie’s undereye.

Pink powder works best for brightening fair to medium skin tones while yellow powders, like our Easy Bake Setting Powder, $34, in the shade Kunafa, give the most stunning brightening results for medium to rich skin tones (see our yellow powder in action here).

Now we have your attention, here’s everything you need to know.

The Hack

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If you’re there thinking, “how is a pink-toned setting powder going to cover my dark circles?” Well, the principle works exactly the same as color correcting. Basically, the pink counteracts the shadow of your dark circles making your undereye appear brighter. You can easily see the difference between a neutral and pink-toned powder in the TikTok tutorial below!

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How to Use Pink Powder

All you have to do is apply your usual complexion base and concealer. Make sure this is blended well for a seamless finish. Then taking a damp makeup sponge or powder puff, gently press the pink-toned powder to the undereye area, and the inside bridge of your nose for an added snatch. Depending on the finish you’re looking for, allow it to bake for three to five minutes and then dust off the remaining powder with a large fluffy brush.

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This hack works beautifully if you’re opting for a rosy glow, as the pink tones complement the warm blush hues effortlessly. It creates the ultimate monochromatic look.

Our go-to formula is, of course, the Huda Beauty Easy Bake Setting Powder, $34. The new pink-toned Cherry Blossom shade is literally perfect for this hack as the finely-milled formula creates the most flawless final look.

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Want to try a hack before investing in a pink-toned powder? Try this TikTok hack by Avonna Sunshine. Start by grabbing a damp makeup sponge, dip it in a pink-toned blush, followed by your go-to translucent powder, and apply it to the undereye. Sweep off the powder et voila! We swear once you start using this hack, you’ll never stop.

Have you tried this hack? Let us know in the comments below.

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