Friday, 12 June 2009

Yum New Treats!

If you follow me on twitter you'll know that I decided to treat myself yesterday!

After picking up my mum’s car and getting something to eat, I headed to Superdrug. The first thing on my list was Sleek's new Acid palette. WOW! The colours are SO bright and vibrant and live up to their name!! - I do wish Sleek would find a new way of making the packaging on their palettes tamper proof. I had to go through at least 4 palettes before I was happy enough to purchase one. *grrr*

No eyeshadow base used.

Next was another product by Sleek, I bought the Glisten Me Liquid Illuminator in Goddess (I already own Empress which is a pale gold shade). This illuminator is FRICKING GOREGOUS!!! It's a deep golden bronze colour and makes my skin look like it has been kissed by the sun (",) - I can't rave about these illuminators enough!

It is suitable for all skintones and reminds me a lot of Illamasqua's Enrapture liquid metal, for those who read my post about Solstice; Enrapture is a better fit for me =D

Then it was unto GOSH, I noticed their new summer ‘09 collection was out but decided to skip it on this occasion, so instead I bought a velvet touch lipstick in Amethyst shade #131. I like the formulation of these lipsticks (I already own Mocha #128) and although it's a frost which I find can be drying on the lips, this is smooth and creamy and not at all drying.

Amethyst reminds me a lot of MAC’s Purple Rite lipstick from the new collection Style Warriors and if I'm honest this was the main reason I bought it (watch out for a comparisons post).

Finally I purchased some Barry M Dazzle Dusts as they were on a 3 for £9.99 offer. I’m slowly becoming obsessed with these dusts! - My first one was Petrol Black #98 which I heart!

I purchased Pink/Gold (#3), as part of my freelance kit a few weeks ago and it was one of my favourite products to use on my last photoshoots. It’s a lot like MAC’s paradisco eyeshadow, so when it came to treating myself, that was the first one I reached for! (“,)

I also picked up Ice Pink (#1) and Gold Iridescent (#27) white with gold shimmer flecks.

No eyeshadow base used.

What do you think of my new treats?


Yinka (VexInThecity) said...

That palette and illuminator are coming home with me!

Louise said...

WOW There are some nice goodies - their well done chick :)

Patience said...

Yinka - Get the palette ASAP!

Louise - Thanks hun


Deborah said...

My superdrug doesn't stock Sleek so I've had to get a mate to post it for me. Arrives on Monday. Thank you for the swatches! Oh my days! That pink and green...The choices are too many!!! The Liquid Illuminator as well. Ack! My Superdrug is wack when it comes to this kind of stuff!!!

Patience said...

Deborah - You're welcome!

I'm glad your friend managed to get one for you, as I hear they are selling out fast! And now I'm regretting not getting one for my kit :(

SoFrolushes said...

I bought the last Acid palette in my main town superdrug today. not sure how I am going to wear the colours but will see. as for the illuminator. I so wanted to buy one but I have no idea how to use it so thought it would be a waste. but if you do a tut on it it may convince me.

Patience said...

SoFrolushes - Yey! Lucky you! I can indeed do a tutorial on how I use the illuminators. (",)

Amatullah said...

Those Acid colours look fantastic! Maaan I'm going to become addicted to superdrug online at this rate lol!!

BTW Aramex let me have the GOSH so I'm just waiting on delivery!

Sarah said...

Hi Patience, found your blog when researching for pics for my own blog post. Love it, happy to find another London beauty blogger. Great minds think alike - I'm also struck by the neon palettes and Petrol Black Dazzle Dust. Followed you on Twitter. Have a good day, Sarah

Patience said...

Amatullah - Do they sell Sleek on the Superdrug online site? I've never seen it! - If not hit my email and I'll get one to ya! ;o)

Sarah - Yey! Another Londoner! - Yes the Acid palette is gore! And don't get me started on pertrol black, I just love it! *hehehe*

What pictures were you looking for may I ask?

Liss said...

I am itching to get my hands on a few of the Sleek palettes but my Superdrug doesn't sell them :(

I have the Pink Gold Dazzle Dust and love it, I adore it with golds/bronzes and browns, it's so versatile and pretty!

mizzworthy said...

Love that illuminator! Unfortunately, all the acid palettes were tampered with ;-(

Patience said...

@mizzworthy - Ohno! What a shame! I do hope Sleek finds a better way of packaging their palettes soon! :(

Caramel Diva said...

That bright colored palette is awesome wow!

other said...

Patience - I wanted to find a jpg of the display pic Sleek have on their stand. It's a model wearing the brightest shades, and it looks stunning! Alas, I didn't find it.

Have a good day! x

Patience said...

Sarah - Ohno! Well I hope you continue on your search and you find it in the end! (",)

Recall 5

These are the 5 products that have been recalled this week!

- none this week. :(

Updated 18th May 2010 (",)


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