Friday, July 06, 2012

Sleek Make-Up Honour Blush - Review

To celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games coming to the UK Sleek Make-Up has recently launched a small collection which includes an 12 pan eyeshadow palette (review here) a pout polish and a blush.
All three items are limited edition and are part of the "2012 Limited Edition Collection" which has been affectionately dubbed the Olympic collection on the internet!

Honour is a deep rose gold that had most assuming it would be similar to Sleek Make-Up's Rose Gold blush but it not at all like that due to the intensiveness of the shade and the deep brown bronze leaning Honour has.
I find it to be most similar to Sleek's Muscovado shade which appears in the Sugar trio.
Truthfully I find Honour to be really well pigmented but not a shade that I deem suitable for my skin tone,
if you have a deep skin tone I think this shade would work really well but on light-medium tones even with a 
light hand it is overwhelming and can look muddy.

Sleek Make-Up blushes are soft but not overly so,
they apply with ease but don't break/shatter if like myself you are a little heavy handed.
I found the formula to be easy to apply and blend out with a normal angled blush brush,
there was next to no fall out and as mentioned the shimmer shade has a subtle effect 
- no glitter or gritty finish/feel.
In terms of wear this wore just as any other Sleek MakeUp facial product
and survived a good six hours on un-primed oily skin but when used with primer it lasted a full nine hours.
I rate Sleek Male-Up Blushes quite highly and find them to be one of the best formulas on the high st

Product Summary
Round Up - Three bronze type blush shades in one handy palette.
Best For - In my opinion I have found this trio better suited to those with deeper skin tones.
Pigmentation - Hard to rate as the matte formula is less pigmented than the shimmer one.
Availability - Limited Edition, available from Sleek Make-Up's web store - link  and selected Superdrug stores.


  1. This is really pretty but probably way too dark for me. Kind of looks similar to MAC heavenly creatures stratus!

  2. Can't wait to pick this up, I absolutely love Sleek blushes!



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  3. I don't know if this would be too dark for me but it's one I want to try! xo

  4. Beautiful, but too brown for me. Better for my wallet! XD

  5. This looks like something i would love

  6. Beautiful and looks just right for my fake skin tone. I have to get it!!!

  7. this shade reminds me sooo much of tom ford's savage blush! Same kinda tones.. I wonder if it's dupe!!

  8. oooh my kinda blusher! Love the colour, although I think I would probably use it more as a bronzer. It's gorgeous! I wish wish the sun would hurry up and come out as it would be perfect for it. :)

  9. I may be more of a matte girl but this shade is gorgeous and God only knows how much of a Sleek blush fangirl I am. :)

  10. This would make me look like a clown! Haha. It does look pretty though, so I'll be taking a look at their other products, thanks for sharing :)

  11. really pretty shade, not sure how it'd suit my skin though.

  12. awwww girl no matter what i can always rely on your reviews when wondering about a product i havent tried yet :) thank god i looked before buying this i was thinking it would be a little dark for me thanks chic :)

  13. Thanks for such a great review and saving me! I was going to get it but unfortunately wouldnt suit my skin tone at all.


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