Sleek Ultra Matte Palettes V2 Darks

I haven’t blogged about Sleek Eyeshadow Palette in a while, since November last year actually that’s because it has been a while since they released a new palette. However this month they have released two need palettes both mattes but one bright and one dark and I have a few things to say about it. I have the darks palette as I would get little to no wear out of the bright palette. 

 Sleek Makeup has changed its packaging slightly recently in particular their logo, its only a small change but I actually like it. Like always this palette is made up of 10 eyeshadows one of which didn’t survive the postage stage but is still useable. I like the colours in the palette as I don’t think I really buy or use enough matte shadows, there is a nice variation of colours some lighter and some darker but all wearable.

 The quality and pigmentation is okay but I always find that the Sleek lighter colours leave a lot to be desired as the pigmentation is poor and they are often chalky as is the case in this palette. Saying that the darker colours are really beautiful and pigmented.

 Overall I think I will use this palette as I don’t own nearly enough matte shadows and would recommend this palette if you are in the same boat as me, I’ll be reaching for this for some smokey eyes!

Sadly, I do however feel a little less in love with the Sleek Palettes then I did before, I have well over 10 and although I love my collection I no longer get excited for the new palettes. I feel that most colours are repeated or at least not different enough from other palettes, I would really love to see some exciting shimmery colours with great pigmentation, formula and an original must have colours- I think that would get me excited again!

This palette is available now on the Sleek Website and in Superdrugs.
What would you like to see from Sleek next? 
I’m hoping it won’t be a predictable summer palette!

Sabrina X
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  1. 21st May 2012 / 9:18 pm

    I love the look of the dark brown and the cranberryish colour. I tend to stick to shimmery shadows but I think this would be a handy palette to have in your collection x

  2. 21st May 2012 / 9:20 pm

    You meant 12 shades as always, I assume 😉

    I like the matte idea with these palettes, and even though – in total – I probably have these colours in other Sleek palettes, I want it cause I'm a crazy collector.

    I hear you on the original colours though. Mh, I guess going all matte was innovative enough for Sleek… x

  3. 21st May 2012 / 9:24 pm

    It's gorgeous, but I have a serious phobia of coloured eyeshadows, I never wear them! XO.

  4. 21st May 2012 / 9:37 pm

    I'm loving Sleek eyeshadows!

  5. 21st May 2012 / 9:38 pm

    I totally agree with you! I have the brights one and the pigmentation for the lighter colours is quite bad! But for the range of colours deffo gives it its selling point! XO

  6. 21st May 2012 / 9:52 pm

    I don't think i they will be the typical palette for the summer due to they don't have shimmer and I quite like that fact even though I am a shimmer girl. I love the red colour.


  7. 21st May 2012 / 9:53 pm

    I've never bought anything from sleek makeup, I hear such mixed reviews but the deep red in this is very appealing x

  8. 21st May 2012 / 11:03 pm

    Looks like a beautiful palette! I've always wanted to try Sleek eyeshadows!

  9. 22nd May 2012 / 1:24 am

    I agree! The darker shade of Sleek are very pigmented but the lighter ones are chalky

  10. 22nd May 2012 / 7:24 am

    this actually looks pretty good. i'm a sucker for matte shades

  11. 22nd May 2012 / 12:35 pm

    Sleek did a primer palette (all creams that set) and even though it is lovely, it lacks more neutral shades; there's only one brown in there and cream neutral shadows that set are just the handiest thing when it comes to makeup! I wish they'd release a neutral version of that.

    I love these swatches, sure this should be nice and useful on dark smokey eyes! Thanks for sharing 🙂


  12. 22nd May 2012 / 10:08 pm

    I think this palette is awesome, hopefully I will buy it really soon. Thank you for the review : )

    Hugs x

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