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Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder is a highlighter that retails for $38.00. There are 6 shades in our database, which you can select from in the View a Shade dropdown menu below or jump to these sections: Review, Description, or Ingredients.
According to Hourglass, the Strobe Lighting Powders have a “sheer base” paired with “ultra-fine pearl particles” that give a “naturally luminescent highlight … without a heavy metallic finish.” They are wet/dry powders with dry application for less of a highlight and damp application for a stronger highlight. If you find most highlighters “too much” for your tastes but find the Ambient Lighting Powders not enough, then you may enjoy the Strobe Lighting Powders.
Hourglass also launched a slanted, sponge applicator designed to be used with this product, which is what I used to apply the highlight in the photos below, but I prefer regular brushes for more even application and easier blending. The powder definitely intensifies with damp application–you can see how it gets brighter, lighter, and more shimmery.
The average rating based on all reviewed shade(s) in this formula is shown below.
Ambient® Strobe Lighting Powders are formulated in a sheer base with concentrated ultra-fine mico pearl particles in varying sizes and refraction levels to give off a naturally luminescent highlight to the skin without a heavy metallic finish.
Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Boron Nitride, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Dimethicone, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Alumina, Water/Aqua, Benzoic Acid, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Diamond Powder, Ethylhexylglycerin, Laureth-7, Polyacrylamide, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Sorbic Acid, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Tin Oxide, Trimethylsiloxysilicate. May Contain (+/-): Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).
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Based on 2 Reviews, 0 Quick Reviews
The Good: Smooth (2), Easy To Apply (2), Buttery (1), Blendable (1), Long-wearing (1), Travel-friendly (1)
The In-Between: Luminous (2), Natural (2), Buildable (1), Highly Pigmented (1), Sheer (1)
By Melissa 3 years ago.
I honestly thought this would be different than my other hourglass highlighters and I was disappointed to see it wasn't (in my eyes). If you already have hourglass highlighters then I don't recommend purchasing the strobes. They are absolutely gorgeous and stay a long time on your face. Not to mention you can apply the strobe wet. This one really does give a hint of colour. The price is also quite high for a highlighter. Honestly feeling the burn!
By Megan 4 years ago.
Love this already and I've only used it twice. Best highlight Ive used that doesn't put emphasis on my large pores.