Too bad they don’t offer it in a lighter shade. That’s so weird! Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I think you’re better off getting the Wet n Wild! Out of the ones that you’ve talked about, I’ve only tried the Wet n WIld one and love it! Might have to be an eBay purchase at some point to get it! Ours has a separate stand away from the permanent brands – sometimes they have LE collections at the end cap. I love an affordable dupe. It is every but similar to the description you gave for the Hourglass. illuminating palette has earned a spot in the top-five best Hourglass Ambient Lighting dupes. ( Log Out /  , I love how the wet ‘n wild one was nothing like a bronzer *lol* the shade is so light haha what were they thinking . It's virtually impossible to research Ambient Lighting dupes without coming across Wet n Wild's Color Icon bronzer in the shade "Reserve Your Cabana." I can’t seem to find the reason Wet and Wild considers that shade a bronzer but it’s a gorgeous unbronzer shade. , I know, the Hourglass has so much hype! Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit (Original) Dupes Here are our dupes for Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit (Original) , which is a limited edition cheek palette that retails for $80.00 and contains 0.29 oz. Ahhh, I can’t believe how orange Dim Light is on you! I’m kind of obsessive about it but I wipe off the brush every time I dip into the pan. The Freedom one would look gorgeous on you – like a unicorn kissed you on the cheeks! This highlighter-infused formula is shimmery for a luminous effect, but the finely-milled rice powder also aims to absorb excess sebum and set your look for all-day wear. "It has iridescent shimmer, but it shows up matte on the skin," one reviewer says, while another raves that it only needs to be applied once, and it "helps [control] shine all day.". Honestly, that pan is getting buried with me! All rights reserved. March 21, 2017. I was going to give that Essence highlighter a try but I honestly think that’s going to be too dark for me. It is really nice but I’m undecided about the full size. If selfies are your top priority, Laura Geller's New York Filter Finish setting powder is your best bet. I've been searching for budget alternatives, and so far have found Wet n Wild Reserve Your Cabana, Elf Illuminating Palette, Makeup Revolution Radiance Palette, and the Milani Prep Set Glow powder. The formula is dermatologist-tested, oil-free, and protects against UV rays — but reviewers say it's a also great substitute because it has light-refracting particles similar to those in the Hourglass powder. It is really nice but much stronger shine compared to the others. Hahaha, yes, that “bronzer” is for the Corpse Bride! "Finishing powders are meant to give you that diffused yet polished look you get from photo filters," one reviewer says, and this pick measures up. Change ). If You're Looking To Set Makeup And Control Shine. I have one of the freedom powders which is pretty nice! That could last you a lifetime! Have you hit pan yet? Sheen with no visible glitter, almost could be used as a powder. In order to find an effective dupe, you'll need to locate a product that blurs the line between the two categories — which is no easy feat. , I have never tried Hourglass products before but that looks like a fantastic highlighter!! Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. I have wanted to try the hourglass since forever! I’m wearing the Essence highlighter today. Bourjois Java Rice Illuminating Powder. The lowest brands at Sephora are probably the Sephora brand itself, Benefit, bareMinerals, Clinique, Tarte, Too Faced…, I have Dim Light and I’m just at a loss with it – if I use a light hand with it I just don’t find it does anything to my skin – if I use a heavy hand it looks orange. I had to sell it! . I do wear this as an all over face powder, especially in the winter months to make my dehydrated skin look more alive. See, I have the opposite problem – can’t get my paws on Catrice here! Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.