The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is
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I hate daylight savings. Why? Not only does it get dark at what feels like 3pm in the afternoon, but if you want a nice picture before you head out on the town, it’s game over because, well, the golden hour ship sailed hours ago. And let me tell you, your iPhone’s night-vision camera won’t even remotely begin to do that new dress justice like a glowing sunset does. The answer to your woes? TikTok’s famous sunset lamp.

What is a sunset lamp?

Sunset projection lamps have been blowing up all over social media, and it’s not hard to see why. Basically, they’re a specialised light that projects a warm, beautiful glow across your room (whether that’s on the ceiling, walls or anywhere else you fancy having it). It can transform any space into a calming oasis where everything is drenched in the soft sun. They’re similar to galaxy projectors, but instead of staring up at the stars, it feels like you’re floating in the sun.

The lamps initially blew up on TikTok, with videos featuring the product having over 100 million views collectively. Given that we’re heading into La Niña and seeing the sun is getting few and far between, they’re becoming a homewares staple to keep the golden hour glow going a little bit longer.

Best sunset projection lamps in Australia

Whether you’re looking to create a warm glow or a fiery blaze, there’s a sunset lamp out there for every kind of golden hour fanatic. We’ve rounded up our favourites ranging from surprisingly affordable to undeniably boujie.

Happy basking, friends.

sunset lamp Sunset Lamp, $34.80

This is the OG sunset lamp you would’ve seen exploding on social media. This lamp is built to last, with a head that can be rotated 180 degrees. This allows you to change the size of the sunset as you cast it onto the wall or ceiling, making it even more atmospheric.

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It IsSunset Projection Lamp, $20

This sunset lamp gives off more of a red colour than a golden glow which is great if you’re looking for an intense colour option. There’s nothing quite like watching a fiery sunset to help you wind down after a long day.

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is

Corner Floor Lamp With Remote, $98.88

If you’re short on space, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun. This corner floor light’s linear design keeps it easily tucked away in any room. The best part? It’s Bluetooth-controlled, meaning you can freely adjust its brightness and colour functions from your phone.

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is
Sunset Night Light Robot, $19.68

If you’re looking for something a little different, these lamps come in the form of a little robot man (think WALL-E but more chic). They’re cute enough to have a prime position on your desk or bedside table and ready to be flicked on whenever you need an ambient moment.

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is

2-in-1 Double-Sided Sunset Projection Lamp, $88.75

If one strobe isn’t enough, this dual-sided projection lamp boasts two, allowing you to switch between two different-coloured lighting modes. Think golden glow on your left, with a cool-toned pink and blue on your right. My Instagram grid is quaking at the photo possibilities.

The Sunset Lamps That’ll Give You A Golden Hour Glow No Matter What Time It Is

LED 16-Colour Sunlight Lamp Projection, $36.99

I’m someone who likes a lil’ bit of variation, and with this app-controlled Bluetooth lamp, you can set your lamp’s colour to match your mood from the comfort of your bed. You can also rotate it 180 degrees to meet a variety of shooting angles from the bedroom wall and your ceiling.

 

sunset lamp ‘Halo One’ Sunset Floor Lamp by Mandalaki Studio, $1,731.55

We had to include a bougie option in the round-up, and this is definitely it. This lamp is a lot taller than the others we’ve suggested, so if you’re happy for it to take pride of place in your room, then it’s definitely worth the investment.

Want to try something a lil’ different? You can get your hands on our favourite galaxy room projectors here, too.

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