10.2.11

A Valentine scandal...

I know you have already been bombarded with lots of information about Sleek's Stiletto Collection for Valentines, so I'll keep it simple for you guys. 

I have a Blush from the collection called Scandalous. Now keep calm ladies, keep calm. I know its red but trust me its workable. It looks frightening in the pan but on application is a translucent red that mimics a natural flush. 


Can you see the translucent finish once blended?

Avoid this if you
- are pasty white
- have a lot of pink undertone
- have naturally flushed cheeks
- don't have a stippling brush

Now I personally LOVE it to bits, as I know I will never ever be able to find such a colour for the price EVER. 

Rumours say that it's a dupe for Nars Exibit Blush but with less orange to it and I think no different too. What say?



I also have the scrumptious Pout Polish from the collection in Scandal. This one is not as scary as the blusher as it has some pink in it = easily wearable.

In short, it puts MAC's tinted lip conditioners to shame. Its hydrating, its long wearing and its got the pigmentation of a lipstick. 


And an FOTD to show you that these products can actually be worn you know...


Both the products are limited edition and will be available till 16th of February. I would get both the products but If I had to choose one, it would be the blusher. How often do you come across a red blush eh?

You can buy these from sleekmakeup.com and Superdrug.

25 comments:

sophie rosalind said...

gorgeous! surprised at the pigmentation in the lip polish! they both look lovely with your colouring x

Nikki said...

These look really nice! I can't seem to find sleek anywhere near me, so I'll have to order these online! I'm interested in the red blush... A lovely spring colour :)

The Beautifier said...

Oh WOW! Scandalous is STUNNING!! I am gonna have to grab this for myself! Cant't wait to hit the Superdrugs today! You look amazing in red!

Aru said...

these two products together are amazing!

Meeta said...

They look great on you! I tested these and quite liked how the blush looked, not as scary as I initially thought.

Kimberley said...

Hi, i have this blush, but think im a little heavy handed with it. What stippling brush do you use? Also what are you wearing on your face- it is flawless. I need complete breaksdown lol x Thanks

PeachesandBlush said...

Shifa this looks so great on you, but i dunno if ill ever be able to wear it properly..btw yr hair looks so good in the pics

Get Gawjus! said...

@Kimberley - I use Sigma's stippling brush. Tap off the excess product from the brush on the back of your hand and then try stippling with what's left on the brush. Also stop the blusher going any further from the centre of the eyeball. This way the effect is not in your face.

I'm wearing MAC's Face and Body foundation & Select Cover Concealer topped up with Rimmels Stay Matte powder. Hope it helps :)

@PeachesandBlush - Thanks! I've started crimping my hair using straighteners these days and I like the effect too :)

Kimberley said...

Thanks Shifa!

Milly said...

so pretty

Brilliant blog, I'm following!

Last chance to enter my giveaway:

http://thoroughlymodernmilly5.blogspot.com/2011/01/giveaway-be-my-february-girl.html

xx

roshas said...

wow you look amazingly beautiful :) loving the colours on u xx

Andrea. said...

I wish these were available in the US they look beautiful. I'm specially fond of the blush.

persephone said...

im new to your blog & am in love with your header! xx

Smaira said...

I was waiting for an asian face to sport this gorgeous red - its amazing - im going to buy yes i aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam ! thanks hun
xx

Get Gawjus! said...

@Smaira - I know you like your blusher and you'll surely love this one :)

FunnyFaceBeauty said...

Ahhh both are so gorgeous. I have heard the Scandal blush being compared to NARS Exhibit A blush which I really want to try!
xx
Alicia

Ansa said...

I want...this blush looks amazing. :)

kay eh tea ei. said...

it's so bright, i've seen this before and just thought "who can pull that off?" but your olive skintone is to die for!
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luckiebeauty said...

Wow both products looks amazing! Scandal blush is just crazy, I need to have one like that!

Shameera@MyFrostedWorld said...

Omg that blus to look at looks so bright, but on you it looks gorgeous! Your has grown so much, looks so nice :-)x

Monika said...

Love your banner! That blusher defo looks scary but nice on.
xx

MartaDesign said...

I want this lipstick <33
You 've got beautiful hair :D

dust bunnies and make-up; ❤ said...

Scandalous suits you SO much!!!!! you are a doll!!!! and yes, we can all pull off a red blush! yay!!!

I am convinced now, with your stunning swatches!!! (I love your photos, always, by the way) I need this blush in my life, it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity... *sigh* <3 *wants*

I'm glad to see you got this blush!!! :)

Princess Feef said...

Loveeeee the colors ,, u look super cute too and fresh

Cynthia Z said...

Oh wow! I wouldn't have thought that shade of blush would look flattering, but it looks so fab on u! U look very pretty in red gurl

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