Wednesday, 18 May 2011

I love it! // The 'Sleek' lippy that grew on me.

I love, LOVE lipstick.

I wasn't 100% sure on this 'Barely There' lipstick when I first bought it. I've always liked the idea of nude lippy but didn't want to look washed out with completely skin coloured lipsticks, I just can't pull it off like some others can. I tried this lipstick on and took it home as it was my idea of 'nude.' - But in natural light, I wasn't sure I liked the peachy undertones at all. 

This was my first experience of Sleek lipsticks too. I'd heard plenty about them but never tried them, but had to buy a couple when I saw the 2 for £6 offer on a while back. I haven't regretted it as the quality is definitely comparable to the Mac, YSL and Lancome lipsticks that I usually buy.

Sometimes when I'm in a rush I put on any old lipstick, and this was the one I grabbed last night, and decided to give it another chance - And loved it. Its subtle and I now love the light pinky peach colour and its perfect for every day use!

S xx


  1. Ah, this is such a nice, subtle nude.

    I've got their Peaches & Cream lippie and am in love with it. Might try this one too :-)


  2. Ooh that's such a gorgeous colour, it really suits you! I love nude lipsticks on other people but they really don't suit me at all, I think something more peachy like this would be perfect. Will definitely have to check out the Sleek counter next time I'm shopping!

  3. I can see that you CAN pull off the nude lipstick! :) As you said - perfect for everyday use. I love nude lipsticks - I have MAC Myth and MAC's Viva Glam 2 (by Lady Gaga) and they're great. I saw Sleek shelf in Superdrug today but never tried the products so didn't even bother to take a look. Now I'll certainly will! X

  4. This a very cute colour, def wearbale for daytime.

    Where stocks Sleek? Boots/superdrug etc?


  5. gorgeous colour!
    i've been looking for a nice nude lippy :D
    Rosie xo

  6. I completely understand why you were weary of nude shades, being a pale skin tone myself, you don't want to look washed out.

    But saying that I think the colour really suits your skin tine. It gives an impact but in a subtle way.


  7. Yours looks really nice, I bought Bare All and love mine too!


  8. The lipstick looks so fabulous on you!

    And I love the blush you are using as well. :)

    The Cat Hag

  9. Your make up is perfect, the nude lips are so shining and pouty, so good lipstick for sure!

  10. It really does look so nice on you! It goes well with your cheeks and just works well with the skin colour! Good choice Sarah :)

  11. I think this makeup looks absolutely wonderful on you! Nude lips are so understated but make a beautiful, natural impact. The eye makeup you did goes perfectly, as well!

    Thanks ever so much for dropping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment :)

  12. you look gorgeous and the shade is perfect on your fair complexion :)

  13. Ahh I bought this a few weeks ago and I really love it! Looks very pretty on you :)

  14. very nice, really suits you! x


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