Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Universe Unlocked



[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Since the inception of Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palettes Iíve come and gone with them Ė I felt a bit carried away initially by the hype and itís taken a while for me to come back around and really understand what they offer. Thereís no doubt theyíre positioning as cruelty free luxury, but I can see them as more or less everlasting because you need to use so little. The brand has switched to tin palettes for recyclability which I am really pleased to see Ė but donít think flimsy, this is some quality tin! Itís weighty and premium with a marbled effect.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Universe Unlocked

We are really all about a minimalist base now (slightly side-tracked by Lisa Eldridgeís new foundation!) Ė personally, I like it as light as possible and although Iím wearing medium coverage now and again, it never feels quite as fresh as light and I step out of the house wondering if itís Ďtoo muchí. Usually, I am on the train when I decide it probably is so there is no going back! But, so little of the Ambient Light powders are needed that itís just a whisper on the skin so doesnít add any weight but does add some skin loving luminosity.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Universe Unlocked

Iíve also done a full circle on highlighters Ė the very merest touch over cheekbones brings a natural looking gleam and I find myself doing it more and more. This palette, Universe Unlocked, has two best sellers (the bigger highlight powder and the bronzer) and three new shades in the shape of two blushes (Rose Heat and Coral Flush) and a highlight (Solar Strobe) and is aimed at warmer, deeper tones.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Universe Unlocked

Another thing I like to see is instructions! Weíre not all watching YouTube tutorials night and day. Itís really best if you sit in a natural light (with hopefully a little sunshine) and practice first Ö this is a nuanced palette focusing on bringing light to the complexion, so you need to get a feel for it. It doesnít take long to understand the intensity and depth of the shades Ė the fluffier the brush you use the better because these powders are made for diffusing.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Universe Unlocked

In the swatch from top to bottom, itís Finishing Powder in Radiant Light, Rose Heat, Coral Flush, Bronzer in Radiant Bronze Light and Strobe Powder in Solar Strobe (use most sparingly of all). As someone who isnít a fan of powders, even I can get along with these because they really are weightless. Itís an investment at £79 HERE, but I do think it will see you through all of the seasons so perhaps itís not so expensive if it takes you across a couple of years or more. Anyway, Universe Unlocked feels full of potential and warmth. Iíve linked to SpaceNK who have stock.

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