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FAB UNDER £5 BUYS! Sleek I Divine Eyeshadow Palette




For those of you who dont know, Sleek is a newly emerged drugstore brand in the U.K. Most of it items are pretty reasonably priced and under a tenner. It has a pretty impressive range but this palette is definately a cult favourite!

It is available for approximately £4.49 at superdrug, ebay and some afro hair and makeup stores. It is available in 3 different color schemes, i.e. storm, original and chaos. The above shown is Storm and its mainly a neutral palette. It comes with 12 brilliant shades out of which three (black, coffee and beige) are matte whilst the others are metallic and have an amazing sheen to them.

They are not chunky or glittery and are extremely creamy in texture, thus easy to blend and work with. As for pigmentation goes, they are highly similar to MAC shadows. They stay put for the whole day too, but make sure to wear a eyeshadow base before applying these as they tend to stain.

The wide array of colors makes it easy to create a subtle day time look or a glam night-out look. Its perfect to create a smokey eye too! It has 3 highlight colors in metallic gold, silver and beige; three matte crease colors in beige, black and coffee brown; three smokey eye shades of blue, green and grey and three day time colors in light pink, plumy pink and bronze.

I found some colors can act as MAC dupes too,

matte black (first on bottom right) - MAC e/s carbon
coffee brown (right next to the black) - MAC e/s wedge/expresso
beige/gold (third from top right) - MAC e/s shroom
muted beige (third from top left) - MAC e/s brule
plumy pink (first on top right) - MAC e/s twinks/folie

Cherrychan108 said...

i shall have to check these babies out!

Ondine said...

I've often wondered about buying one of these, but was worried about quality as they're so cheap - thanks so your review I shall now go and get one!

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