Is Pink Powder The Secret To Covering Dark Circles?


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If you’re constantly looking 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.

Cherry Blossom Easy Bake

Our go-to pink powder is our Huda Beauty Easy Bake Setting Powder, $34 in the shade Cherry Blossom. It’s perfect for this hack as the finely-milled formula creates the most flawless final look. And the great news, our Easy Bake powder in Cherry Blossom is FINALLY BACK IN STOCK! Walk, don’t run to grab yours here.

While pink powder works best for brightening fair to medium skin tones, yellow-toned powders give the most stunning brightening results for medium to rich skin tones. Our Easy Bake Setting Powder, $34, in the shades Blondie and Kunafa, have yellow undertones that blend and brighten beautifully (see it in action here).

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

How Pink Powder Works

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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. 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 on 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, 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.

@nikitachaithoo pink powder on a deeper skin tone what do we think?! #cherryblossom #hudabeauty #pinkundereyes #makeup ♬ original sound – Nikita Chaithoo

The Hack

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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.

The Undereye Blush Draping Trend

Create a perfectly monochromatic look with pink powder under the eye that blends in seamlessly with a draped pink blush look.

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

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