Perhaps you could buy from Sephora so if it doesn’t work out you can easily return it? Thank you for the info, Aimee! The Ambient Light formula is meant to enhance the complexion and provide a soft glow to the skin. Totally agree on the powder blush front for my 51 year old face. You look AMAZEBALLS in these shots! LOL. I really like how it doesn’t make me oily (like Mood Light) and doesn’t dull my complexion, either. Hi Jaa! When I heard they were releasing 6 shades of Ambient Blush - an entirely new product that mixes beautiful and bright shades of blush with a swirl of the Ambient Lighting Powders- I got super excited, as you can probably imagine. :). Haha, it’s only a matter of time. The application is a dream, the blendability is excellent, as in, you hardly need to blend at all, and the pigmentation is just perfect — not too light, not too saturated. Did you pick it up?). Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush: Review, Pics and Swatches. Another thing to mention is, even though Radiant Magenta and Mood Exposure look to be two completely different colors in the pan, when applied on the skin (or at least on my skin), they look almost identical (see photo below). Radiant Magenta…LOVELY! NAKED Comparison Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MC-_E5aarPs HELLOOoooO!! Hourglass Sculpture Ambient Lighting Edit Quad ($58.00 for 0.16 oz.) Create depth, dimension and radiance with the Hourglass Mini Ambient Lighting Blush, a travel-sized blend of pigments and powder that imparts a lightweight, airy finish. Haha. You look divine with your hair up, lady! I hope they would come out with more distinctive colors! Love your up-do, you look really sophisticated and chic! I use it where I normally apply bronzer, to kind of softly contour. Too bad we don’t have HOURGLASS at all here in Singapore, super sucky I know so I can’t try out these blushes in person…… Not that I’m desperate for them because *sigh* I already have that NARS Guy Bourdin Cheek Palette and I was convinced I did not NEED another blush for the rest of my life. Oh I totally know how you feel! Onto the texture, they are one of the softest and smoothest powder blushes I've tried. And YES, you do need more blushes in your life, and you will! :D. Those look so great on you! is a new, limited edition six-pan face palette that features three existing shades and three new shades. :D. Ambient Lighting Blush is primarily a combination of Ambient Lighting Powder (for a soft-focus radiance) and pigment (for color). It contains very fine shimmer particles that are obvious on the arm swatch but appear almost invisible on the skin. You'd think that it would apply a nice pop of pink on the cheeks but not really! The palette contained two finishing powders, one highlighter, one bronzer, and two blushes. It’s actually a pretty messy bun, I just made the front look a little more presentable, haha! Oh how I wish Radiant Magenta would look a tad bit more pink on me! Beauty Blogger and mommy of two living in Bloomington, IN and Melbourne, Australia. The blush comes in a smaller compact than the powder, albeit the same design. Another Specktra member also said that Mood Light made her more oily, so it seems that that’s a powder that can be easily passed up by combo-to-oily skins. :), Have you picked up any of the Ambient Lighting Blushes? Hourglass Cosmetics Ghost Ambient Lighting Blush Palette ($58) for Holiday 2019 is a new, limited edition blush quad that includes three brand new shades and one shade that’s available in the permanent range. I love the shirt you’re wearing, your eye makeup, and the way the colors in your shirt match your eye/cheek look. Follow(function(d, s, id) {var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s);js.id = id;js.src = "https://widget.bloglovin.com/assets/widget/loader.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, "script", "bloglovin-sdk")). I expected Mood Exposure to be plummy, but I see bronze-y/dusty rose. Are they as good as they say? On a scale from fully matte to glowy/luminous, Clinique is at the very far end of the “glowy/luminous” range, while these Hourglass blushes are in the middle, some shades leaning more toward the “glowy/luminous” end. Jaa, you mentioned that you like the Ambient powders — which ones do you have? So, if you are expecting these blushes to apply like a blush and a highlighter with a frosty sheen, I don't think you're going to see it. On me, a swirl of blush in the pan transforms the color into a warm peachy pink, which I like even better! Have a great week!! I also love that they’re so easy to blend as I’m not the best at blending, I must admit! Discover a new way to blush: This groundbreaking hybrid combines the customized lighting effects of Ambient® Lighting Powder with a spectrum of breathtakingly modern hues. New Ambient Lighting Edit Palette, Blush Quad, Scattered Light Trio + Confession Lip Duo. Lucky magazine posted a deal today and I couldn’t resist. These are certainly worth the hype (although in terms of the luminosity and glow, I much prefer the Clinique Cheek Pop Blushes but they have much less wear time). Read on to find out and see the swatches of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes for yourselves! Similar to Radiant Magenta, Mood Exposure does not apply on the skin the same color it appears in the pan! The cult-favourite blush from Hourglass' Ambient Lighting family has been re-imagined in a perfectly portable travel size for a beautiful flush whenever, wherever. I doubt if either of these would really show up on me as ‘blush’. They really do put Orgasm and Laguna in EVERY palette, huh?!! a Becca Beach Tint, NARS, and Armani! However, they still give the cheeks “life” and dimension because they’re not completely matte. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes: Radiant Magenta (L) and Mood Exposure (R) Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes. I'm happy to see that it does not look unnatural on me at all. The result is seamless, soft-focus and multidimensional color. This is another favorite of mine and is great for all skin tones! However last month one of my friends visited UK and I asked her to get Hourglass Iridescent Flash Blush for me. I swatched Dim Infusion on the back of my hand and I just couldn’t build it. Guess that’s a good thing, right? I own Radiant Light, and purchased but returned Mood Light and Dim Light. Mood Exposure is one of my favorites — like you said, it’s this beautiful bronzy rose on and a great neutral color. You need to change your blog name to “Hello♥Babe”! For a flawless flush that will never fall flat, Hourglass has devised an irresistible new way to blush: Ambient Lighting Blush. It's not magnetic or anything but it snaps with a very satisfying click! haha! :), The blush comes in a smaller compact than the powder, albeit the same design. Radiant Magenta is my number one choice and the most pigmented. I had seen so many good reviews for Dim Light which left me baffled as it really didn’t do anything for me. It’s a “champagne rose” that looks more like a true-pink coral. The packaging is just like the Hourglass Ambient Lighting powders except it’s smaller (almost half the size) and the color of the packaging is a lighter gold. I am curious to see what you would pick! Thank you so much, Eesha! Yes, we're bicontinental! I think the most important thing to take into consideration before purchasing the Ambient Lighting Blush is the color variation. UPLOADED yesterday!!! I expected Radiant Magenta to be a hot pink, but it comes across as peachy pink instead. Please share with me your experience with them, especially if you have Radiant Magenta or Mood Exposure. I think there are 2 LE colours in that palette….. DEVOTEE * MISTINGUETTE * I think you’ll really love them. so now I’m tempted to go back and get it. Since at the time of their release (and even now) most colors were sold out, I had to forgo my first pick, Diffused Heat, and settle for my second one, Mood Exposure. I’ve used it for a few days now and have been using it as a setting powder. LOL! So I’m glad it gets noticed.). Also, Dim Infusion shows up on my skintone! It is made of lightweight plastic but it feels sturdy in hand. I’ll have to pick one up eventually! Actually I really really love GOULUE too! The wear time is exceptional. It is a favorite because it is very similar to Radiant Magenta, but this is a tad darker and more coral-y. If I could have one complaint though, it would just be that the color range is not wide at all. The marble effect makes each pan a one of a kind color. I admittedly fell into the trap allure of the very hyped Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes Review and Swatches : Mood Exposure and Diffused Heat Monday, October 10, 2016. Beauty Bucketeer is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Described as “vibrant poppy”, this translates as a warm, peachy coral on the skin and can be used on fair to dark skin, but it is aimed for medium skin. So, my advice would be to have a swatch in person, if possible, before you make a decision. Boohoo! However, the sparkles from DH don’t translate on the face, and the coral color brightens my face nicely! I think some of the more pigmented shades such as Radiant Magenta, Diffused Heat or Mood Exposure would surely show up on you! http://www.luckymag.com/breaks/2014/03/tarte-beauty-50. Should I start one one day, I’ll definitely let you know :). Luminous Flush is also a nice rosy pink, but it’s not my favorite amongst the Hourglass blushes. The color gets picked up really well with a brush and is easily buildable without looking cakey. Not so much of a fan of Mistinguette… Super versatile palette, great for travelling! I've been using the two colors that I purchased for a couple of weeks now, so I think it's safe to say that they are as beautiful as I expected them to be and they really do deserve all the praise they've been getting! Posts may occasionally contain affiliate links from Amazon. Hourglass Radiant Magenta Ambient Lighting Blush. You are so good at explaining things and I wish you had a beauty blog, too! It does seem to very, very subtly brighten my complexion just a tad and really does seem to diffuse everything — similar to what Temptalia described in her review of Diffused Light! Hourglass’s powders – whether it’s a face powder, bronzer, or blush – are extremely finely milled and pigmented. LOL! Man, I swatched these blushes in Sephora (bear in mind I’d never touched any of the ambient light powders) and they were soooooo DREAMY! Your email address will not be published. These blushes lasted a bit longer than the Clinique Cheek Pop blushes, showing signs of fading only after the 8th hour mark, which is very remarkable! By the way, are you picking up any Tarte cheek stains for half off? ORGASM The Radiant Magenta leans more toward “hot, magenta pink”, while this one is a coral/peach-infused true medium pink. LAGUNA Guess what? And I own about, 6 blushes (including that palette above). Hourglass Sculpture Ambient Lighting Edit Palette ($80.00 for 0.24 oz.) That means a lot to me (because I really do spend too much time on the photos, lol! But anyway, back to these blushes.. It looks like a fairly cool-toned pink in the compact, and even swatched with the finger, but on the cheeks the pink really warms up to my skin. I love the versatility in that palette don’t get me wrong BUT I don’t use ALL of the colours in that palette every day! Hourglass Radiant Magenta Ambient Lighting Blush ($35) is a lovely medium warm pink with a satiny finish. Your pictures are breathtaking. It might look slightly muddy, especially when overpacked, on fair skin tones. Both colours show up quite nicely but I would have to say I prefer Mood Exposure on you! These Hourglass blushes do show up differently on my hand, swatched, vs. how they look on the cheeks. Diffused Heat is just a tinge more vibrant. I'm not in any way disappointed, just a little surprised (in a good way). It contains shimmer particles as well but are even less noticeable once applied on the skin. Really enjoyed reading your thorough review :). Described as “soft/muted plum“, it’s a warm, plummy reddish brown on the cheeks. But if you are looking for a blush with just a hint of subtle, healthy glow, this is the product for you. And it’s HALF OFF, too!!!! Available in 7 shades. I love Nars Deep Throat as well. But, I didn’t pick up the palette since I already had Radiant Light and didn’t care for Dim Light. I purchased Diffused Light this weekend (I really wanted to use up the store credit and the powder has been on my list for awhile) and I really like it so far! It is also the only one out of the four with slightly visible shimmer particles, but definitely not too shimmery. Initially I was ready to bite my tongue and purchase all 6 but upon swatching them in person, some of the colors are just too light so I narrowed them down to the two colors that I know I'll use a lot and have enough pigmentation to show up on my medium skin. I picked Radiant Magenta and Mood Exposure. Dubbed as a “golden fuschia”, this is a gorgeous warm toned, hot pink perfect for medium to dark skin tones. The soft glow that you see with these blushes is the same type of glow you see with the Ambient Lighting Powder — the kind that you don't really see it, but you know it's there. Even though I own Radiant Light, I hardly ever use it as I’m not such a big fan of the sparkles, which do show up on my skin :(. I’m curious about Diffused Light but feel a little wary about the powders given that I haven’t had the best luck with them. It looks very natural and pretty on you.). It’s a pity that I have no access to an Hourglass counter here. I wasn’t sure if the color would dark enough to show up on my skin or not. • Ambient Lighting Blush fuses universally flattering Ambient Lighting Powders with vivid cheek colors, creating airy, lightweight hybrid blushes that provide seamless, soft-focus, multidimensional color. Was that from a hand swatch, or swatched on the face? Would love to hear which powders you own and how you use them!! 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