Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Sleek 24K Gold Collection

Last month I was invited along to take a look at the Sleek 24K Gold Collection. An event with a very exclusive theme, all about shimmer and shine - it felt like Christmas was certainly around the corner. 

So at Century Club in Soho the drinks were flowing, celebs were dotted about - I love a bit of celeb spotting (Chloe Goodman and Stephanie Pratt are very very pretty up close!) canap├ęs were being passed around and there were some shiny new products to take a look at. 

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The Christmas tree was decorated with a selection of their gorgeous Glitter Me Lip Glosses which looked amazing! - I wish I could decorate my tree with beauty products, that would look great!

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The glosses are available in 3 gorgeous shades perfect for the festive season.
"Uptown Girl"fuchsia pink with blue/purple toned sparkle.
"Private Jet" red with tiny pink specks of glitter for the perfect vampy pout and
"Money Talks" a beautifully subtle metallic gold which is lovely over a nude lip.

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All are quite sheer with a lovely glitter shine to them. The tag-line says 'an intense sparkling lip gloss' which might sound like it's going to make you look like you've dipped your lips in a glitter pot but the result is lovely, it's not too much at all. They look wonderful over a bold lip to add a bit of shimmer. These are great to keep in your bag to transform a day-look with no trouble at all. 

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The make-up artist showed me the Gold Standard i-Lust Palette which looked a bit bold for me at first but once she worked her magic on my eyes I was left with a really pretty golden smokey eye. The palette is actually my favourite piece from the collection and I've used it a lot since. It consists of  6 shimmery metallic shades which are really pigmented, 2 of which are cream and 4 powder. A section of warm golds and browns give you a lot to work with.

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 I saw the make-up artist using the deep plum shade which worried me a bit but it looked great in the crease to create a festive smokey eye. I use the golden cream shade 'Margiela' along my bottom lash line and it really makes my eyes pop. Although this palette looks like it's more suited for a 'party look' I've found it great for the day too. The lighter shades are great swept over the eyelid and they are so pigmented that they can be applied super quick - just what I need in the mornings .


 Another excellent product is the Midas Touch Highlighting Palette. Doesn't it look gorgeous?! Very 'ice queen'

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There are 3 baked powder highlighters and 1 cream highlighter. 

The cream (top left) "Solitaire" is a silvery shade which is very versatile, sweep it across  cheekbones to attempt a bit of strobing, or along the brow bone and around the eye to add some shimmer to a smokey eye. 

Next to that "Tanzanite" is my favourite. A champagne-pink and is lovely on the cheeks, cheekbone or even dusted over the shoulders. I think it would suit all skin tones and it's unlike any other highlight shade I've tried.

Now at the bottom left "Rhinestone" looks a little scary, I know. Blue in a highlighting palette shocked me a bit and we joked about it being perfect for an avatar theme but it actually looks great around the eyes and I think it could work on a darker skin tone on the cheekbones.

The lightest shade "Cubic Zirconia" is to add to the cupids bow and the inner corner of the eyes to really brighten them up.

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I have to mention the gorgeous range of semi-matte lipsticks. I love a matte finish, especially in the winter. There's 6 shades available and I 'think' this is the darkest of the lot. The Lip VIP Semi-Matte Lipstick in "Backstage" It's a beautiful colour - it looked even better on me after a bit of bronzer. It's a hard one to describe so bare with me... I'd say a pinky-red-ish-coral! It feels festive without being the typical 'Santa red' and will work in the Summer too. The finish is interesting, it goes on really creamy  -I actually had to double check that it really said semi-matte on the side! It includes shea butter, coconut oil and vitamin E so your lips are well looked after.  It has a lovely velvety feel to it and it has the feeling of staying put that I find with most matte lipsticks without feeling like it's drying your lips out. 


I've only really stuck to the i-Divine eyeshadow palettes in the past but I'm already putting a few bits from Sleek on my Xmas list! I need some more shades of those lipsticks for sure!



What do you think of the 24K Gold Collection?



*These were all kindly gifted to me at the event but all thoughts are my own



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4 comments:

  1. I have the Eyeshadow palette and am in love!!

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  2. Sounds like an amazing event and the products look gorgeous :) I have another of Sleek's highlighting palettes and love it, so I'm sure I'd like this one just as much!

    Claire | Stylingo.co.uk xx

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    1. I definitely need to try out a few more products for sure!

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