Beauty Tips
BY: LBL Team

Your Inside Scoop on the Pearl Skin Makeup TikTok Trend

Everything you need to know about pearl skin makeup

TikTok has once again set the beauty world ablaze with its latest trend: Pearl Skin Makeup. This shimmering, ethereal look has captivated makeup enthusiasts and professionals alike, making it the must-try beauty trend of the season. But what exactly is Pearl Skin Makeup, and why is it trending right now? Let’s find out more.

What is Pearl Skin Makeup?

Pearl Skin Makeup is all about achieving a luminous, iridescent complexion that mimics the natural glow of a pearl. This look emphasizes a radiant, dewy finish with a touch of shimmer, creating an almost ethereal glow that is both captivating and mesmerizing. The trend focuses on enhancing the skin’s natural beauty, using light-reflecting products to create a soft, radiant look.

Why is Pearl Skin Makeup trending?

Emphasis on natural beauty

There has been a significant shift towards embracing natural beauty in recent years, and Pearl Skin Makeup aligns perfectly with this movement. Unlike heavy, matte makeup, this trend celebrates a more natural, fresh-faced appearance that highlights the skin’s inherent beauty.

Perfect for summer

As we transition into the warmer months, people are looking for makeup looks that are light, breathable, and effortless. Pearl Skin Makeup offers a glowing complexion without the weight of heavy foundations and powders. It’s ideal for summer, giving off a radiant, sun-kissed glow.

TikTok influence

TikTok continues to be a major driving force in beauty trends. The trend has quickly gained popularity, with influencers and beauty gurus showcasing their take on Pearl Skin Makeup, including TikTok influencers zoekimkenealy and jasminnlily_. The platform’s ability to rapidly disseminate beauty trends to a vast audience has propelled Pearl Skin Makeup into the spotlight.

How to achieve the Pearl Skin Makeup look

Creating the perfect Pearl Skin Makeup look requires a few key steps and the right products. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you achieve this stunning, iridescent look.

Step one: prep your skin

A flawless Pearl Skin Makeup look starts with well-prepped skin. Begin with a thorough cleansing routine to remove any impurities. Follow up with a hydrating moisturizer to ensure your skin is plump and hydrated.

Recommended Product: LaserAway Beauty Drenched Peptide Enriched Moisturizer — This luxurious cream provides deep hydration and gives the skin a soft, radiant finish.

Step two: prime for radiance

Next, apply a radiant primer to create a smooth, luminous base. A good primer will not only help your makeup last longer but also add an extra layer of glow.

Recommended Product: Ilia True Skin Radiant Priming Serum — This primer imparts a soft, lit-from-within glow, perfect for the Pearl Skin Makeup look.

Step three: lightweight foundation

Choose a lightweight, dewy foundation to even out your complexion without masking your natural skin. Opt for formulas that offer a light to medium coverage with a radiant finish.

Recommended Product: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation — This award-winning foundation provides buildable coverage with a natural, luminous finish.

Step four: highlight strategically

The key to Pearl Skin Makeup is strategic highlighting. Use a liquid or cream highlighter on the high points of your face—cheekbones, brow bones, the bridge of your nose, and Cupid’s bow. Blend well to avoid any harsh lines.

Recommended Product: Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter — This multi-use product can be used as a highlighter or mixed with foundation for an all-over glow.

Step five: shimmer and shine

Use a finely milled shimmer powder or a pearly eyeshadow to add that pearlescent touch. Lightly dust it over the areas you highlighted, or use it on your eyelids for an extra pop of shimmer.

Recommended Product: Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil – This 3D hyper-reflective shimmer can be used on the face and body for a show-stopping shine.

Step six: soft, glossy lips

Finish the look with soft, glossy lips. Choose lip glosses or balms that offer a subtle shimmer to complement the overall glow of your makeup.

Recommended Product: Glossier Lip Gloss – This high-shine gloss gives lips a glassy finish without the stickiness.

Step seven: final touches

To complete your Pearl Skin Makeup look, keep the rest of your makeup minimal. A touch of mascara and a hint of blush will add the perfect finishing touches without overpowering the radiant, pearlescent complexion.

Try out a new look this summer

Pearl Skin Makeup is the epitome of modern beauty trends—effortless, radiant, and natural. As you experiment with this trend, remember that the key is to enhance your natural beauty with a touch of shimmer and glow. And it’s easier to achieve this look if you already have more naturally glowing skin. How can you achieve this? Non-invasive aesthetic dermatological treatments like Clear + Brilliant and Hydrafacials are designed to give you healthy, hydrated, and radiant skin (and you can even combine them to enhance the effects) — the perfect canvas for applying Pearl Skin Makeup.

With the right products, treatments, and techniques, you’ll achieve this stunning look that will turn heads and light up your TikTok feed. So, go ahead and embrace the glow of Pearl Skin Makeup, and let your natural beauty shine through!

Want to learn more about skin treatments like Clear + Brilliant and Hydrafacials? Check out LaserAway, the nation’s leader in aesthetic dermatology.


  1. “Pearl Skin Is Spring’s Prettiest Makeup Trend,” Glamour, March 18, 2024.
  2. “Pearl Skin is Spring’s Biggest Makeup Trend,” PopSugar, March 27, 2024.
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