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I have finally gotten around to trying the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush which has been raved about so so much and marketed as a ‘truly next generation blush’. I got myself rather excited by all this and I do really like it but maybe not quite as much as I thought I would! But I’m not sure, maybe it is just as lovely as it needs to be. I don’t know…take a look!
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Review
I have the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in the shade Ethereal Glow, but there are but there are 5 others – Diffused Heat, Dim Infusion, Luminous Flush, Mood Exposure and Radiant Magenta.
I think Ethereal Glow is the most subtle one which could explain my reluctance to fall wildly in love with it. It is a beautiful blush but I think it is the least pigmented of the bunch and I had a go pack to the pan a couple of times to start to see the effect on my skin.
Once I had layered it up a bit I was really happy with it, and I think that Ethereal Glow is a good name for this shade. It gives you a barely there glow that really lights up the skin but doesn’t really look like you’re wearing blush.
The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush combines the lighting effects of Ambient Lighting Powder (which I think is the part I like) with an infusion of colour. Ethereal Glow has the lightest baby pink pigments so it would be perfect for those who like the lightest touch of colour.
What I really like about this is the soft-focus effect it has on the skin. It is the kind of blush that you’d imagine angels would choose! I think I just need to try a slightly more pigmented shade. I am loving the look of Diffused Heat or Radiant Magenta. I think I’ll probably stick to Ethereal Glow as a super skin-enhancing highlight.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush is available at Space NK for £28 each. Which shade would you like? Have you tried them?
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