Sleek would definitely be one of my fabourite high street beauty brands so when one of their new Blush by 3 palettes recently landed on my door step, I couldn't wait to give it a go. I've tried their blush palettes in the past ('Lace' being my favourite) and I've always been so impressed with the quality of them - they're exceptionally pigmented, buttery soft, blenable and long-lasting. I really can't fault them - they're definitely likeable to NARS but for a fraction of the cost!
As I briefly mentioned, Sleek have recently added a couple of new Blush by 3 palettes to their range in the shades 'Pink Lemonade' and 'Californ.i.a'. I was very kindly sent the shade 'Pink Lemonade' and I was very pleasently surprised to discover the new palettes include a cream blush as well as two powders, instead of the usual three powders. I really like that they've put a mix of finishes in the new palettes as you can now create such a big range of different looks, depending on what you fancy on that particular day. You could even use the cream blush on your lips!
The three shades in the palette (swatched from left to right) are very nicely named Pink Mint, Macaroon and Icing Sugar and they're all beautiful pink and peachy shades - there isn't one I wouldn't wear. As you probably know, I'm usually all about the coral blush and tend to steer away from pinks but since receiving this palette, I've developed a love of pink blush. Crikey, I never thought I'd hear myself say that! As well as being beautiful shades, the formula is spot on. As with all Sleek blush, they're very pigmented and blend into my skin with ease. They can be applied with a light hand to create a sheer wash of colour of built up for a bold look - the possibilities are endless. The two powder shades in the palette have shimmer particles in them but they don't look glittery on the cheeks and instead highlight the cheekbones nicely and provide a glow. The cream shade is matte with no shimmer and I can confirm that this new addition is just as lovely as the powder blushes - its pigmented, creamy, blends like a dream and gives my skin a healthy glow.
I really can't fault this new offering from Sleek and I'd urge you all to give one of these palettes a try. For only £10 you get three full size blushes which would normally retail for £4.49 each. It really is a great bargain and you can get it even cheaper here on Amazon!
Do you like the look of this palette? What do you think of Sleek blushes?
Lots of Love,