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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder
5 varieties available

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder

BY HOURGLASS #73 in Highlighter

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars65%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.49 / 5 based on 1,067 Reviews

Product Description

A collection of six universally-flattering finishing powders that recreate the most flattering light. Create the perfect illumination for your face with Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Powder. Infused with the innovative Photoluminescent Technology, each finishing powder captures, diffuses, and softens the look of the skin. The micron-size, color-correcting particles refract light and create transparent coverage, filtering out harsh light and refining the appearance of the skin. It is formulated Without: - Parabens "I learned early on how different types of light can truly flatter the complexion. Growing up, my mother had pink light bulbs in all of the lamps throughout the house. She loved pink light because it was the softest and most flattering, and she always wanted to look good. I used this concept of lighting in Ambient Lighting Powder." Carisa Janes, Hourglass Founder Ambient® Lighting Powder comes in six shades: Ethereal Light: An opalescent sheer, cool white powder that mimics a moonlit glow, even in broad daylight. Diffused Light: A soft, warm, pale yellow powder that conceals redness and gives skin clarity like a soft ray of morning light. Dim Light: A neutral peach beige powder that blurs imperfections and highlights a radiant complexion with the perfect balance of warm and cool tones. Mood Light: A soft, sheer lavender pink powder that mimics the softest, most forgiving light and brightens the complexion. Luminous Light: A champagne pearl powder that creates a soft, incandescent candlelit glow day or night. Radiant Light: A sun-kissed golden beige that enhances the overall complexion with believable, subtle warmth, and also extends a summer glow. see more...

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  • Which one is your favorite?3 Answers
  • I am very fair what's the best color for me. I like a very natura...5 Answers
  • Does this highlighter have allot of fallout? How pigmented is it? 4 Answers
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder
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Cecille W.
105 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Luminous more...
I like this highlighter because it blends very well onto the skin and it really gives you a 'lit from within' look. It's not your typical glittery, blinding highlight - although it is buildable - I feel that this gives you more of a natural glow. I find that using a damp beauty blender is the best way to apply this because it really pushes the highlighter into your skin and blends it seamlessly. Not powdery at all! 

This highlighter is super pricey so I did get the mini size from Sephora to try it out but theres still a decent amount of product so I'm sure the mini version will last me a long time since I don't use it everyday. 
Jennifer S.
Spokane, WA
224 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Ethereal more...
Oh where do I start with this marvelous product! My very fair skin looks beautifully lit from within when I apply this as my setting powder. I have combo skin and this has never drawn attention to dry areas and doesn’t settle into the fine lines I’m starting to get around my eyes 😫. This is one of the few products I’ve hit the pan in on more then one occasion. I’d pay any price for this so I’m fine with the cost as it last forever and works wonders. ❤️👍
Robin M.
Sumner, WA
117 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I used Dim Light...I didn't see it listed here. There is a trick to applying this. I had used every brush I could think of, and nothing...then I used a little compact sponge and it did the trick. It mattified, but it also smoothed out any imperfections on my face while giving it a soft glow. I really enjoyed this after I figured out the proper application for it.
Jessica H.
68 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Diffused more...
I am literally Obsessed with this powder it is a pale yellow undertone that helps conceal any imperfections on the face there is no talc so it does not dry your skin out or settle into lines I will buy this all day every day for the rest of my life it is the only powder I would put under my eyes to set my concealer. Obsessed is an understatement
Maggie R.
100 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Diffused more...
Purchased travel size from Sephora for $. After seing dozens of rave reviews on YouTube. I am disappointed that it doesn’t live up to the hype. I apply it over my NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer with my Sigma Beauty F35 Tapered Highlighter Brush

Pros: good color for my light, neutral undertones. Finish is neither shimmery or flat. Skin like.

Cons: difficult to apply in a way that looks good. Health concerns with the High talc. Drying.

Out of the setting powders I’ve tried, I prefer Cover FX Illuminating Setting Powder because it looks more like skin and doesn’t contain talc.
Jackie G.
8 reviews
Review for: Luminous more...
Over all the product isn’t as bad . The only minor issue I had was that when I added in my cheek bone it wasn’t as pigmented after 2 or 3 swatches then i started to see the difference. But other than that it comes out creamy and is a great product (;
April D.
128 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Finely milled, ethereal powder that can be used as a highlight, setting, or all over face powder. It is such a beautiful powder. While pricey, there is simply nothing quite like this. There are many "dupes" but I still think this is one of a kind. I highly recommend. This makes your skin glow, in the most wonderful way!
Tiara X.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have the shade luminous light. This is the highlighter I wear when I want more of a subtle highlight or my skin has a lot of texture. If you want a highlight that will look good no matter what this would be a good product for you. I bought the mini size and I feel like I will never go through it.
Kadejah A.
Cartersville, GA
126 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Ethereal more...
Such a great product to use especially because it can be used as so many things. I love finding new products that can be used for more then one aspect of the face and this was such a hit for me. I love the color and i use it as highlight or all over to brighten and give my face a glow.
Jill G.
New York, NY
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is the best highlighter I've tried so far. It is so subtle and pretty I use it during the day and night.  This is the best shade in my opinion because it looks good on everyone. Would highly highly recommend and I've tried a lot of highlighting powders. 
Tori R.
Garfield Hts, OH
64 reviews
I like very glowy highlight powders? Is this super glowy?
Christina R.
Saint Louis, MO
207 reviews
I have been looking at this product to purchase for sometime a lot Of people say that it's not a great color pay off and some say it is, is this product really worth the Money for the color payout?
Teresa M.
Paços de ferreira Alem eiriz
15 reviews
I am very fair what's the best color for me. I like a very natural look
Amanda Z.
Grand Rapids, MI
340 reviews
Does this highlighter have allot of fallout? How pigmented is it?
Jaden V.
188 reviews
I want to try this !! Is it worth it though?

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