Thursday, June 14, 2012

Sleek Oh So Special palette; photos and swatches

Yesterday I showed you the Sleek Matte Palette that I picked up on a recent Belfast trip.  I also picked up this little beauty, the Oh So Special palette and it's absolutely gorgeous!  I hadn't researched this palette before picking it up and there were no testers open, so I had to be a bold child and open the packaging to see what it was like.  In about 2.4 seconds, I knew I had to have this.  Look!


Mixing both shimmery and matte shades, this palette has something for everyone.  The top row has two stunning shades that I would buy in single shadows in a heartbeat.  Wanna see?  Please place your eyeballs on Glitz and Celebrate on the right there.

L-R: Bow, Organza, Ribbon, Gift Basket, Glitz, Celebrate.

L-R: Pamper, Gateau, The Mail, Boxed, Wrapped Up, Noir.

Now, the Noir shade in this palette is so much more pigmented than in the Matte Palette.  The swatch you see above is with one pass of my finger... Amazing.  The matte shade, Boxed is a bit of a let down, as is Bow up the very top.  I'd use Bow to blend the edges up at my brow bone as there's no real colour payoff.  But the stars of the show are Organza, Glitz and Celebrate from the top row and Gateau and Noir from the bottom row.

Sleek have some of the creamiest, most pigmented and blendable shadows out there and I can tell this is going to be a pleasure to use, just by swatching on my arm, but I'll show you some looks next week with it.

Sleek's Oh So Special palette is available on Beautyemporium.ie or on Cloud10beauty.com for €9, so happy shopping!

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7 comments

  1. Great post karen! This palette is defo the nicer of thetwo. Am loving glitz,gift basket & celebrate and shur for nine bucks how can a girl go wrong?!!

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  2. Oh So Special is one of my favourite Sleek palettes, the colours are so flattering and I never cease to be amazed at the quality of the shadows for such a low price. Win/Win!

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  3. I bought it about a week ago and I m in looooooooove with this pallete. I adore organza and gateaou, as well as celebrate!

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  4. This looks right up my street more subtle than the other sleek palette

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  5. Oooh this is pretty, love the look of Glitz and Wrapped Up in particular. They're stuff is so affordable too!

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  6. Lovely palette and great reviews. I am a long time reader and it's fantastic posts like these that keep me coming back - great clear photos and swatches along with funny and informative commentary. So, thanks for all your hard work!

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