Saturday 17 August 2013

Sleek Blush by 3: Lace

I know I said that this week was gonna be mainly skincare but, in an attempt to be more organised, I did photos for some new Sleek goodies at the same time and decided that this little beauty couldn't wait. The Sleek Blush By 3 palettes aren't a recent thing. They landed last year in Superdrug stores and online. At the time I picked up the 'Pumpkin' palette (my post on this can be found Here) and missed out on 'Lace' (it always seemed to be sold out) but it occurred to me recently that I hadn't bought any new Sleek products in a while and I went along to Superdrug and came out with this. 

I think it's safe to say that this is such a pretty blush palette. I've said it before and I'll say it again: Sleek are my favourite drugstore brand for blushes and these palettes are great value (3 full size Sleek blushes for £9.99 vs 3 single blushes from their core selection at £4.99 each). This shade palette is much more subtle than 'Pumpkin' but just as pigmented and buildable. This is one that I feel like I will use all year round for both day to day and evening makeup.

The Shades Are....

Crochet (Matte)
A slightly muted deep orange/peach 
Guipure (Shimmer)
A cool-ish toned pink with a stunning gold shimmer
Chantilly (Satin)
A deep reddened pink which looks different in different lights

Just as I have come to expect from Sleek, these shades were a pleasure to swatch and took little building to show the true colour. I'd say this palette is perfect for fair to medium skin tones. The texture is very blendable so, even if you find you've put a bit too much on your brush, they're easily evened out with a few strokes. Guipure has the most beautiful sheen (this photo really does not do it justice) and could give the infamous NARS Orgasm a run for it's money. I think Chantilly will get the most use out of the bunch but we'll see. I also love these Sleek blush palettes for travelling because they're so compact (saves makeup bag space for more lippy hehe) and have a GREAT size mirror. 

 All Sleek products can be found in selected Superdrug stores and online. The Blush By 3 palettes come in 5 different shade combinations to suit different skin tones and cost £9.99. Browse all the shades at

Do you love Sleek blushes?? What are your favourite drugstore brands for blush?? What other Sleek products can't you live without??



  1. I love Sleek products! I want this blusher trio, and their new lip creams. :)

  2. this trio looks really pretty but Guipure might be too shimmery for me.
    A Beautiful Zen

  3. I love all three shades, they're so pigmented and pretty. I adore Sleek products I think they are a really good price point and fab quality. The trio blushes are always sold out in my local Superdrug. :o(

  4. I wish we had Sleek in the U.S. whenever I see the palettes I wish I could just fly over and get one.


  5. The middle shade looks absolutely gorgeous! My beloved Dainty Doll is running out so maybe I'll look into buying this one :)

    Shelley x


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