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Wednesday, 21 September 2011

So Sleek it's making me Blush!

I've always been a big fan of Sleek Make Up as their products are such good value for money & I love their packaging (super sleek)! This product just continues to confirm what a great high street make up brand they really are.


I've been waiting to get my hands on their Rose Gold blush for ages but it seems quite a few Superdrug stores don't stock it & those who do were always sold out. However I finally found it last month & it's now one of my all time favourite blushers!


Initially the colour looks quite pink but once it's applied to skin you can see it's speckled with a gorgeous gold shimmer giving your cheeks a lovely rosy tint with a subtle gold highlight. The product is fairly powdery so you won't need much & if applied carefully you won't get any fallout either.


 Another great thing about this product is that it's a very close dupe for Nars Orgasm blush! I've swatched both below with Rose Gold on the left & Orgasm on the right. The main difference being that Rose Gold gives you more of a rosy gold blush whereas Orgasm gives you more of a light but deep pinky gold blush. In terms of the products composition, as I mentioned before Rose Gold by Sleek is very powdery but Orgasm by Nars is the opposite - the product takes a lot of rubbing to get a decent swatch! As you can see below though, there really isnt much in it and considering the price difference (Rose Gold at £4.30 and Orgasm at £20.50) it's a definite dupe win in my eyes!


Rose Gold by Sleek Make up is available in some Superdrug stores or online from Sleek for £4.30 and Orgasm by Nars is available from Space NK stores or online from Space NK for £20.30.

xCx

6 comments:

  1. Wow they're so similar - thanks for this post chick! :)

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  2. No worries lovely, hope it saves people some money! Chance to splash out on another Nars shade instead maybe!? xCx

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  3. Great blog post :) I am really annoyed that my superdrug doesnt sell Sleek because they have so many great products that i want to try! xx

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  4. That is so annoying! Hopefully when you're next a bit further afield you'll have more luck at another Superdrug. I know nothing compares to swatching products yourself but if you're happy to take the risk don't forget you can order from Sleek directly online. xCx

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  5. My initial thoughts on Rose Gold was it looked like the legendary Orgasm by NARS. I own both orgasm and rose gold, they look SO similar! xo

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  6. They really do. Once applied I think I'd really struggle to tell them apart...! xCx

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Thanks for taking the time to comment! I love hearing what you guys have to say & I'll always leave a reply! Please feel free to share any tips or recommendations too. xCx