Sunday, 21 June 2015

SLEEK FACE FORM PALETTE - LIGHT 373

As the traveling season’s coming up with the beginning of the summer I thought it might be the right time to dig out my Sleek contouring palette I purchased last Winter and still haven’t tried out. After using it for few weeks - it’s a 2 out of three for me and here is why.
Wraz z nadejściem lata i sezonu wyjazdowego postanowiłam przeszukać moje niewielkie zbiory makijażowe w poszukiwaniu czegoś kompaktowego i przydatnego w podróży – na pierwszy ogień poszła paletka ze Sleek’a, którą zakupiłam jeszcze zimą.

The palette consist of a matte bronzer, highlighter, & blush and is available in few shades. As a pale skinned girl I opted for the shade Light [373], since the blush in Fair seemed to barely show up in the swatches I checked out on line.
In terms of  the packaging I’m highly impressed – it’s simple and clean in design,  has a big mirror and clicks when closed. That last one satisfies me immensely. All of the three shades is in the form of pressed powder, equal size of 6-7g.
Paleta składa się z 3 produktów: matowego bronzera, rozświetlacza i różu. Dostępnych jest kilka zestawów kolorystycznych, z których ja wybrałam odcień Light [373]. Dla jaśniejszych karnacji dobry byłby też Fair, jednak patrząc na swatce online, nie byłam pewna co do różu w tamtym zestawie.
Jeśli chodzi o opakowania to zrobiło na mnie bardzo Dore wrażenie – prosta , minimalistyczna kasetka, z dużym lusterkiem, klikająca przy zamykaniu. To ostatnie jest, oczywiście, najważniejsze. Wszystkie produkty są w formie pudru prasowanego, a ich waga to ok 6-7g.
 


MATTE BRONZER
The first on the left is bronzer – matte, warm, but not orange in tone. Although the palette is called Light the bronzing powder is definitely in the medium range – I have yet to use it on an everyday bases, since it’s still a bit too dark. But no worries, I’m positive I’ll be able to use it more in a few weeks.
Pierwszy w zestawie jest bronzer –matowy, o ciepłym odcieniu, na szczęście bez śladu pomarańczu. Niestety mimo ze jest to paleta o nazwie Light, bronzer  zdecydowane nie należy na najjaśniejszych. Obecnie wydaje się dla mnie odrobinę za ciemny [używam The Body Shop Hney Bronzer 01], jednak bez obaw – pewnie już za kilka tygodni będę mogła go używać na co dzień.

HIGHLIGHTER
The middle shade is beautiful,  champagne shade which made to my favorites and it’s a vital step of my daily makeup routine. I use it with my fingers in two ways – as a highlighter on top of my cheekbones, and as an eye shadow – for a natural look I put it all over my eyelids to brighten the eyes lightly and for the night I use it in the inner corners and under the bow bone. It’s such a nice, multipurpose product.
Nie da się ukryć, że rozświetlacz to moja ulubiona cześć tego tria. Ma piękny szampański odcień, który dodaje twarzy Świerzego blasku i pięknie mieni się pod światło. Jest nieodłączna częścią mojego codziennego makijażu i oprócz nakładania go tylko, jak na rozświetacz przystało, na kości policzkowe, ja używam go również jako cienia do powiek – na co dzień nakładam go palcem na całą powiekę, przy wieczornym makijażu – rozjaśniam wewnętrzne kąciki oczu i łuk brwiowy. Jest to niesamowity, wielofunkcyjny produkt, który poleciłabym każdemu.

BLUSH
Looking at the blush you can see it’s definitely not a matte one and unfortunately it translates when you put it on – in my case I can barely see the colour whilst the coat of the gold shimmer cannot go unnoticed. If put on lightly it could make for a nice highlighter, or with tanned skin for a blush and highlighter all in one. I definitely need to try it when I get the tan part down, but for now and as a blush, it’s not really to my taste.
Już w opakowaniu widać, ze nie jest to matowy róż, tak też wygląda na twarzy – kolor jest bardzo słabo widoczny, jednak nie sposób przegapić warstwy błyszczącego złotego pigmentu. Nałożony lekką ręką mógłby uchodzić za rozświetlać, przy opalonej skórze i letnim makijeżu zapewne sprawdziłby się jako róż i rozświetlacz w jednym, co postaram się wypróbować, jak tylko złapię trochę słońca. Niestety obecnie i w kategorii różu jestem na nie.
 


Over all I like this palette, mainly because of the highlighter, though. It’s a good value for money, the product are great quality and if the shades suit you – you won, but to be honest if I was to buy it again I’d rather choose only the highlighter instead of the whole trio.
Podsumowując – palety używam I darzę sympatią głównie ze względu na rozświetlacz. Wszystkie 3 odcienie są pokaźnych rozmiarów i dobrej jakości, dostępne w przystępnej cenie. Jeśli więc odcienie będą pasowały do Waszej karnacji jest to produkt warty wypróbowania. W moim przypadku, wolałabym zakupić sam rozświetlacz.
 


Let me know if you have this palette and which shade did you go for! I’d also like to know what other travel friendly makeup products you've tried and can recommend – tell me in the comments below!
Dajcie znać czy macie tą paletę, a jeśli tak, to który odcień wybrałyście. Jeśli znacie jakieś inne produkty przydatne podczas wakacyjnych podróży, podzielcie się swoimi ulubieńcami w komentarzach na dole!


KISSES,
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36 comments:

  1. I have the contour kit which is running out so may pick this one up instead! Lovely review :)

    Blushhx

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    1. I was torn between getting the contour duo and this trio, but I reckon there are the same products with or without a blush.
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I have the same palette as you and haven't used it in so long! Its great for travelling!

    This Damsel Loves

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    1. I had this palette for quite a while and hadn't been using it, but as you said - it's perfect for travelling so I thought I better start using it to see if it's any good ;) Do you have some other recommendations regarding travel friendly products?

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  3. This palette is lovely! You don't often find one with all three cheek colours in one go. Very compact.
    Tegan xx - Permanent Procrastination

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    1. Yes, it's really practical, but now I'd rather go to Inglot and put together 3 shades of my choice, but I'm not really sure if you can do it with face product [with eyeshadow you surely can]. Do you know any other palettes like this one? I'd like to try sth else and would use a recommendation ;)

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  4. ladna paletke :) szkoda ze sleek tak ciezko dostepny u nas .... :(

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    1. Polecam allegro - tam zakupiłam moją, a okazje trafiają się naprawdę często jeśli chodzi o produkty Sleek ;)

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  5. It's a pity you don't love the bronzer and blusher in this kit! I have the Sleek contour kit but will probably pick up this kit instead when I run out! Love how you post in both languages :)

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

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    1. I haven't decided on the bronzer yet, but the palette is not perfect, that's for sure..
      Btw - thank you for your lovely comment!

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  6. 2/3 isn't bad for the price!!! Great review!

    RachelShuchatMakeup

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    1. It isn't ;) Thank you for stopping by and for the link to the winged liner tutorial - I practiced today with brown shade and it wasn't as bad as before ;)

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  7. I haven't tried any Sleek products since they're not available in the US, I think you can only get them online. The palette looks nice and the blush reminds me of Nars Orgasm blush, too bad it didn't show up on your skin cause it looks beautiful swatched.

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    1. I got mine online too - Sleek isn't available in here either.
      And as for the blush - I've heard about it being similar to Nars' Orgasm, but I can't tell if it's true...

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  8. Looks so pretty!!!

    http://sbr-fashion-fashion.blogspot.com/

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  9. This palette looks so pretty, great review and thank you for sharing
    www.misslaurenmorgan.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. I love this palette, but also mainly because of the highlighter. I've used so much of it its unreal :p

    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

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    1. I totally get it ;) Do you know some other palettes that could be better with the shades and therefore more useful for travelling? ;)
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  11. I love the trio, I think it's so perfect for traveling :) I can say that all three shades are exactly what I usually go for! x

    alexandraabeauty.blogspot.com

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    1. Lucky you! Maybe I shout give the blush another go then - it you like it, it surely isn't all bad ;) Any advice as to applying/tools/anything?
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  12. This is so pretty! I'm definitely going to check this out!

    http://lxdia.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. If you do - let me know how you like it and which part of the palette you find the most "useful", ok? ;)
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  13. I have this in another shade and whilst I wish it had this blusher instead of a bronzer, I do love it and the highlighting shade is especially beautiful xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

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    1. I couldn't agree more - the highlighter is the star ;)
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  14. First time on here and all I can say is your blog is really lovely. The Sleek Face Form is really a good product and I have even hit pan on my contour section of the palette...xx

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    1. Thank you for the nice comment ;)
      Sleek has quite good products for really affordable price and I just wish it was available in stationary stores in here..

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  15. That highlighter is such a pretty shade!

    She Likes to Shop

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    1. It is! ;) I wish I could find one like this separately - not as a part of this set. Maybe you know some highlighters similar to this one that you could recommend?
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  16. What a beautiful palette! I'm really pale too, so this might work good for me as well (: I also love the clean & modern packaging of it
    Nati xx
    www.simplyartdicted.com

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    1. I hope you like it, if you get to try it ;)
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  17. Beautiful colors thanks for this review. ^^
    Have a nice weekend...

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  18. Sleep makes some of the best blushes out there! This looks like such a handy and beautiful palette :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  19. It looks like such a great dupe for Urban Decay's Naked Flush! xx

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