Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost

01/05

Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost
Hourglass Holiday 2019 Collection | Ghost

Release Date + About the Launch

Curate the perfect light wherever you go. Ambient Lighting Edit GHOST, a limited edition available just for the holidays. Limited edition Confession Ultra Slim Lipsticks: Blurring the line between beauty and accessory. Ambient Lighting Blush Quad GHOST: An exclusive quartet of vivid blushes that delivers a flattering and natural radiant finish. Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow Collection features two existing and one new, limited edition plum violet shade.

Now online at Hourglass, 9/27 at all retailers

Products in the Launch

Ghost Ambient Lighting Edit, $80.00 (Limited Edition)

The coveted Ambient Lighting Edit returns for its fifth year, featuring 100% vegan blush and bronzer in six shades — three bestselling and three exclusive new hues — for a glowing complexion. This travel-friendly palette of lighting essentials is everything you need to create the perfect light wherever you go. Available this holiday season in a limited-edition compact featuring a translucent and metallic silver finish.

  • Dim Light (Finishing Powder)
  • Iridescent Strobe Light (Highlighter)
  • Diffused Light (Finishing Powder)
  • Eternal Bronze Light (Bronzer) (New Shade)
  • Iridescent Rose (Blush) (New Shade)
  • Sublime Flush (Blush) (New Shade)

Ghost Ambient Lighting Blush Quad, $58.00 (Limited Edition)

A collection of blushes that define the essential cheek wardrobe. This palette features an exclusive quartet of universally flattering hybrid blushes that combine the customized lighting effects of Ambient™ Lighting Powder and Strobe Powder with beautiful color. Available in a limited edition compact with a silver and translucent finish.

  • Surreal Effect (Ambient Lighting Blush) (New Shade)
  • Brilliant Nude (Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush)
  • Lucid Glow (Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush) (New Shade)
  • Infinite Flush (Ambient Lighting Blush) (New Shade)

Confession Refillable Lipstick Duo, $36.00 (Limited Edition)

A limited-edition duo featuring one Confession Ultra Slim Lipstick and one refill. The two new shades deliver saturated, longwearing color with a satin finish. Available exclusively in a silver and translucent applicator this holiday season.

  • I Cherish/You Inspire Cool pink nude / deep mulberry
  • I Wonder/I’ll Forever Bright rose / orange red

Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow Collection, $46.00

A limited-edition set of Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadows that features one exclusive new shade and two classic, must-have hues. This weightless glitter eyeshadow is infused with refined light-reflecting pearls that dust eyes in a sparkling shimmer. A unique hybrid-cream formula, it imparts reflective, buildable dimension for everything from a delicate luster to an intense prismatic finish.

  • Molten Plum violet (New Shade)
  • Foil Gold
  • Ray Deep champagne

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All these cheek colors look gorgeous! Will definitely need to see dupes, as I likely have dupes for several of them. Maybe by the November Sephora sale I’ll pick one of these cheek palettes up.

I’ll be very interested in the value vs the cost per ounce or gram of their regular products. As I’ve commented before, the primary reason I stopped buying Hourglass (a company whose products I have purchased heavily in past) was their outright price gouging on their special holiday releases. At a time when every other company with a holiday collection is offering a bit (or sometimes a LOT) of extra value, Hourglass has consistently done the opposite, offering $75 of product by weight for $95, for example. That made me angry enough to swear off the line entirely. And had it not been for your informative reviews, Christine, I’d have been ignorant of this fact but I am so grateful for the information!

Exactly my first thought. Though most don’t suit me, therefore I have not indulged. The first three, only one is ok, in summer only. I do like Mood, but that’s the extent of what works for me. But their holiday pricing irks the wazoo out of me.

These cheek products are gorgeous! I have last year’s Ambient Lighting Edit. Vol. 4 and also the Diffused Light in both mini and standard size + the Iridescent Strobe Light (mini), therefore I will pass on the face palette.
I might purchase though the Blush Quad if it’s still available in November, during the upcoming Sephora sale. The shades are so beautiful and I like the Hourglass formula on my dry skin (not powdery, just melts into the skin).

I just purchased the quad. I wasn’t sure if it was exclusive to their website or if it would be available at Sephora but no matter, Hourglass blushes are my HG and it’s been ages since new blushes were released in a palette like this. The sleek packaging is also gorgeous and it looks very travel friendly. 😊

I’m still kicking myself for not buying the palette everyone wanted last holiday immediately instead of stupidly waiting for the Sephora sale. I think I’m just going to go for the blush quad on the Hourglass website even though I’d like the bronzer too. I’m much more likely to use the 4 blush shades than the finishing powder and highlighter. I’ve got the Ambient Lighting trio and I literally never use it. Radiant finishing powders just make me look old.

In past, these have always been really small. I remember Christine commenting one year that it was nearly impossible to get a blush brush into them and that they seemed sized more to accommodate eyeshadow brushes.

I’m probably going to treat myself and buy the blush quad because I’m in love. I bought unlocked last year but rarely touch it …. except for the blushes and the highlighter. I wish the highlighter was re-released ):

Hard pass for me even though I’ve been an Hourglass fan in the past. Two of them are dupes (one twice) and $80 is way too much for 4 colors.

Arrgh! I’m referring to the big palette. I went back and looked at that 4 pan blush paletter afer reading everyone’s comments and that looks doable. No. More. Palettes. Lol!

^^^^^ This is exactly my complaint! Other companies do it at this time of year. Heck, I’d even be happy with the items being on par, price wise, with their regular/full sized formats ($40 worth of product for $40 would work for me, rather than $40 worth of product for $75!)

I’m waiting to see what the size of the blushes are but after some research on the scattered light collection this seems like a mediocre deal but at least this is cheaper than the usual outrageous holiday markup Hourglass is known for..
Full size = $29 for 3.5 gm so $8.28 per gm
This set = $46 for 3 i.e. $15.33 each (2g each) so this set $7.66 per gm

The palette is so pretty, but I’ve still got plenty of life left in last year’s V4 that I have. I love the blush quad, but the two blushes in my palette from last year still look practically brand new despite fairly consistent use. At this rate I’ll be on track to get a new Hourglass holiday palette in approximately 2030! Ha.

I thought I’d be most tempted by the Ambient Lighting palette, but it’s the blush quad that’s calling to me! It looks amazing 🙂

Every year I have picked up the Holiday Edit for my daughter for Christmas. I have never purchased one for myself as I was pretty sure at least one or two shades in each release were going to be way too dark for me to use. This one is really calling my name because they are all shades that I could wear and I love Dim light so I don’t mind having a back up of that. I love the quad also. I will be getting one and possibly both, depending on the remainder of the holiday releases from other brands.
While I would love for the price to be cheaper, I haven’t minded paying for the edit each year. Having all the shades in a great formula, in one place and in beautiful packaging, makes it worth while to me. I do understand that doesn’t work for everyone so I can’t fault anyone for wishing it was a better value for money. Hourglass does beautiful powders and I am willing to pay the price.

Interesting that they’re adding clear plastic to the cases this year. It makes them seem a little cheaper. I’m still interested in one of the lipstick sets though.

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