Sleek Make-Up Shangri-La Collection - Review

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Sleek Make-Up will launch two new palettes and matte lip glosses (yes I agree that is an oxymoron if ever I heard it) tomorrow in collaboration with the London fashion house PPQ.


"The best things come in two's and this partnership is no exception!
Tow fashion and beauty brands Sleek Make-Up and London fashion house PPQ are coming together
once again, for a partnership of the bold and brave, married by a shared love of fashion forward 
innovation, stand out colour and down right drama.
The result is Shangri-La, a collection that sings a colourful, soulful time."


So yes two palettes and two matte glosses, the Supreme palette is the deeper toned palette of the
two which features mostly matte eyeshadows with one shimmer/highlight shade in tones
of blue and khaki and available separately is a light matte pink lip cream which
has been created to give a 60's vibe to the lips.
The Respect palette is constructed of bright orange and coral tones and again is mostly matte in formula, the lip gloss for this palette is a bright true red.
All of the shades in both palettes have been named in the honour of Motown with shade names such a
as James Brown and Gladys White.

I was sent the Supreme Palette and Soul Lip Gloss...


The Supreme palette is a complete beauty with lots of beautiful blues and green shades
with a few browns and yellow tones put in the mix too.
It is the perfect Autumn/Winter palette as you have a great selection of warm ochre shades
and browns for the Autumn and lots of ice cold blues and a shimmery white highlight shade
which would look wonderful in the winter months.
Eleven out of the twelve shades are matte and I must say that I feel Sleek Make-Up have upped
their game with the matte formula as it is much more creamier than palettes past
and certainly packs a punch in pigmentation stakes without being chalky.
If you favour matte eyeshadow this and the other palette are worth investing in.


Now I love matte lips but can not quite understand why Sleek Make-Up have labelled
their Truly Mattely Deeply lip products a gloss as they are as matte as matte can be
and feature no glossy element what so ever, the term cream would have been more fitting surely?
I was sent the shade Soul which is a light clean blue based pink which certainly does have a 60's
vibe, sadly it does look rather stark on my skin tone and isn't a shade I would wear
but the formulation is wonderful - full opaque coverage which is matte and is comfortable to wear.
I will be ordering the other shade option - Jazz, tomorrow as it a rather great lip product
particularly if like myself you enjoy matte lip products.

The Shangri-La Collection* launches tomorrow (26th September)
and the palettes retail at £7.99 each and the Truly Mattely Lip Products will be £4.99 each.




20 comments:

  1. The matte lip product looks amazing, although I would probably opt for another colour too! xx


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  2. The matte "lip gloss" kind of reminds me of NYX Soft Matte lip cream. What a gimmick-y name!

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  3. I think the matte "lipgloss" is supposed to be their version of OCC's liptar..I love the idea of it but in a different colour..x

    http://shelovesthefinerthings.com

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  4. Nice matte formula and liquid will be better to spread but definitely not that color not for me

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  5. WOW WOW WOW! I'm drooling over the matte lip! :O

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  6. Another great collection by Sleek. Their eyeshadows are always so amazingly pigmented and good quality :) I do like a matte lip from a creamy formula products, but i think i will be giving this blue-toned pink a miss because i do not think it will suit my skin tone. Thank you so much for sharing and i will be checking these products out very soon in superdrug hehe :) xxx

    www.yingcbeauty.com

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  7. amazing! love it all, I really will be picking this up, maybe not the lip colour, though if there are other shades I do love a matte lip so I will keep an eye out!

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  8. I love the lip colour too, maybe on top of a lipstick though x

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  9. The matte lip product looks amazing! Right up my street - i agree though - how can it be classed as a gloss? Reminds me of Collection's Cream Puffs :) xx

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  10. The palette looks amazing and I will definitly be buying it but the lip 'gloss' have to say looks very chalky and definitely not for me!

    Em

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    Em's Mixed Bag

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  11. i like the idea's but neither of them are my kind of colours.. as much as i like them, they look horrible on me!

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  12. I really like the matte lip colour, if only it was in a different colour!
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. The lip gloss (I don't get why they called it that either, it's a bit of a contradiction!) looks lovely, although I'd probably have gone for the red shade as well xx

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  14. Nice lip colour on darker skin tones i'd think, on me i would look like a corpse haha not a massive fan of matte eyeshadows so will probably give them a miss!
    xxx

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  15. Nice palette :) I like the Al-Green, P-Punk and Delfonic the most :)

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  16. i can't find the palette on their website...

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  17. awesome! thank you for putting this up.. I am planning to get both palettes soon..
    just followed you.
    drop by my blog too if you have time.
    stellajezebelle.blogspot.com

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