Application of powder is the second step in the Eye Envy tear stain removal process. Eye Envy application powder is externally applied to keep the area dry and repel tears. This is NOT a cover up. Powder contains an additional antibacterial agent to work with the liquid. Aids in controlling dark staining production. Does not contain peroxides, bleach or harsh chemicals. This safe, non-irritating application powder is used widely by grooming and dog show professional.