*Pink* setting powder is your new makeup bestie

These are the best ones on the market

Content Producer / February 07 2024

Setting powder will always be an integral part of any makeup user’s kit. Offering a finishing touch to a flawless complexion, one would think there’s not much more to powder than its makeup setting abilities. Think again, friends. 

Pink-toned setting powders have gained popularity for their unique ability to blend seamlessly with blush, providing a natural, radiant finish. Not only do they excel in blurring imperfections, but they also correct dark undereye circles, making them a must-have in any makeup enthusiast's arsenal. 

In this article, we delve into the world of pink-toned setting powders, highlighting some of the best products currently available on the market. Whether you're a professional makeup artist or a beginner, these powders promise to elevate your makeup game, leaving your skin looking effortlessly smooth and vibrant.

2024’s top 3 pink setting powders

One/Size Ultimate Setting Powder in ‘Ultra Pink’, $57, Sephora
Huda Beauty Cherry Blossom Cake Setting Powder, $57, Huda Beauty
Givenchy Prisme Libre in ‘03 Voile Rose’, $105,  Sephora

One/Size Ultimate Setting Powder - Ultra Pink 

This setting powder from One/Size is a standout for its vibrant 'Ultra Pink' shade, ideal for those who love a flawless, blurred look. Designed to cater to all skin types, its lightweight formula ensures a smooth, matte finish without drying out the skin. The powder is excellent for blurring imperfections and pores, offering a flawless look that lasts throughout the day. 

Key features:
- Matte finish
- Fragrance-free
- Sweat-proof

Available at:
- $57 from Sephora

Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder - Cherry Blossom Cake 
from $57 from Huda Beauty

The Huda Beauty Easy Bake Powder in 'Cherry Blossom Cake' is a dream for those seeking a bright, youthful look. Inspired by the delicate hues of cherry blossoms, this powder offers a translucent finish with a hint of pink. It's particularly effective for baking under the eyes, helping to brighten and set concealer while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Key features:
- Natural, satin finish
- Infused with a soft floral musk scent

Available at:
- $57 from Huda Beauty
- $66 from Sephora
- $67.32 from Cult Beauty

Make Up For Ever HD Skin Twist & Light Luminous Finishing Powder
from $63 at THE ICONIC

A favorite among professionals, the HD Skin Twist & Light is renowned for its high-definition finish. Including three tones of powder, the product allows users to customise their preferred finish; with pink for reviving the complexion, and two custom shades depending on your chosen shade. 

Key features:
- Available in 4 shades
- Twist product dispenser for controlled powder usage
- Radiant finish 

Available at:
- $63 from THE ICONIC
- $64 from Adore Beauty
- $64 from Make Up For Ever

Nude by Nature Limited Edition Translucent Loose Finishing Powder - Soft Rose
from $42.95 at Nude by Nature

Ideal for those who prefer natural, mineral-based cosmetics, the ‘Soft Rose’ powder offers a translucent finish with a gentle pink tone. It's free from synthetic ingredients and fragrances, making it suitable for sensitive skin. The powder sets makeup while providing a soft-focus effect, minimising the appearance of pores and imperfections.

Key features:
- Infused with kaolin clay to absorb excess oil
- Vegan and cruelty-free
- Fragrance-free

Available at:
- $42.95 from Nude by Nature
- $42.95 from Adore Beauty

Nikkia Joy Cosmetics Velvet Brightening Powder 

As the name suggests, the Velvet Brightening Powder offers a velvety finish that feels luxurious on the skin. It's designed to blur imperfections and brighten the complexion, resulting in a polished, professional look. This powder is particularly favored for its long-wearing formula, ensuring your makeup stays flawless all day.

Key features:

- Infused with aloe vera, vitamins A and E, green tea extract and coconut aminos
- Lightly scented (also comes in unscented version)

Available at:
- $55 from Nikkia Joy Cosmetics

M.A.C Studio Fix Pro Set & Blur Weightless Loose Powder - Rosy Pink

This offering from M.A.C provides a sophisticated rosy pink finish, ideal for those seeking a high-end, luxurious product. The Studio Fix Pro Set & Blur Powder is renowned for its weightless feel and ability to blur imperfections, creating a smooth, even skin tone. It's perfect for setting makeup for both everyday wear and special occasions.

Key features:
- Matte finish
- ‘Dual Light Bending’ technology to refract light
- Powder puff included

Available at:
- $58 from M.A.C Cosmetics
- $58 from MECCA

Givenchy Prisme Libre - 03 Voile Rose

The Givenchy Prisme Libre powder combines four harmonious shades to create a perfect pink glow. This luxurious powder offers a unique, multi-dimensional finish that enhances the skin's natural radiance. Its lightweight formula ensures a comfortable wear, suitable for all skin types. 

Key features:
- Matte finish
- 4-shade powder"
- Powder puff included

Available at:
- $105 at Sephora

Why should you use pink setting powder?

Pink setting powder is a transformative addition to any makeup routine, offering more than just setting properties. Its subtle pink hues brighten the complexion, imparting radiance and vitality, especially beneficial for countering dull or tired skin. It's particularly effective in correcting dark undereye circles by neutralising bluish or grayish tones, providing a rested look. 

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Main image credit: Huda Beauty

Olga is BEAUTYcrew's Content Producer. When she's not writing about beauty, she's probably watching endless TikTok videos about the topic. Her extra one per cent of brain space is reserved for her two poodles. She can be easily bribed with a good blush or lip tint (take notes, please).

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