Sleek Highlighting Palette | Midas Touch

Sleek Highlighting Palette Midas Touch Swatches

Bula Vinaka class!

(A ‘warm’ hello in Fijian today!)

Today I need to talk to you about the Sleek Highlighting palette in Midas Touch. The newest member of the Sleek highlighting family, Midas Touch is a blue/cool toned palette that has once again, stolen my heart. Can Sleek do no wrong with their highlighters? Let us go back in time to my review on the Solstice Highlighting Palette by Sleek. It was wonderful. The Angels were singing. The birds were chirping. The sun was out. Everything was warm and sparkly and happy.

Today I feel like I’m in the movie Frozen. The snow is glistening. The ice is cracking. The air is crisp and fresh. Everything is quiet… too quiet. But in a good way. The kind of quiet when you know you’re waking up to a snow day (and a day off school). This palette feels even better than a snow day. It’s the sparkly, glittery, out-of-this-world pigmented little brother of the Solstice palette and I couldn’t be any more excited about it.

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Matte Lip Creams Part 2 – Sleek Matte Me ♥



Sleek matte me lip creams review swatches birthday suit

Good morning class,

Today I want to talk to you about something I have been MEANING to post about ever since I started this blog. The Sleek Matte Me Lip Creams.

I’m trying to remember whether I bought one of these or one of the Australis Velourlips first. I am pretty sure it was one of these. Back in the day these were raved about upon Makeup Obsessives on Facebook but nowadays I don’t hear much about them any more. Which, is sad, because these are absolutely FANTASTIC products. I bought mine straight from the Sleek website which is where they are the cheapest. Shipping is EXTREMELY cheap. Like literally $2 for 2 products type thing. However it does take a LONG time to get to NZ from there. The Sleek website has been sold out of a few colours for quite a while now which is frustrating. I’d recommend buying off which is still SUPER DUPER cheap ($13.95NZ) and they have all the colours in stock and their shipping is super quick.

I have the whole set APART from the red one which is really frustrating, but I think I’ll be ordering off very soon to complete my collection. Anyway, it doesn’t matter, a red is a red. These next swatches you are about to see will blow your mind. They are a BIG hit with the kids at school too. Especially Brink Pink.

Matte Me


Those are wet swatches but basically these lip creams apply wet and dry matte. I would say the formula is in between the consistencies of the Australis Velourlips and the Lime Crime Velevetines. It’s wetter than the Velourlips but not as wet as the Velvetines.

The colours are absolutely amazing though, aren’t they?! So vibrant and as pigmented as that on the lips. I ALWAYS get compliments when I wear these shades. ALWAYS.

They’re obviously a bit drying on the lips, being matte lip creams but they’re not TOO bad compared to some similar products. They’re probably my favourite formula that I’ve tried of this type of product. They last for forever, they don’t transfer, they’re vibrant and pigmented and they look BOSS.

Brink Pink was my first shade and it’s my favourite. There’s something about it and it’s unlike any pink shade I own. The colour is out of this world.

Birthday suit is a gorgeous Kylie Jenner nude and the best thing is – it lasts all day! Very flattering on the lips and suits anyone. Probably the most popular and well known shade too – and first to sell out so get in quick!

Petal is a gorgeous nude pink shade which is super flattering and doesn’t wash me out at all. It’s absolutely gorgeous. I love shades like these! It’s slightly darker on the lips when it’s dry but I like it like that.

Fandango Purple is a SUPER bright purple that gets ALOT of attention. Don’t wear this one if you don’t want to be noticed. It’s an amazing colour and I love it with a neutral eye.

Party Pink is a reddy pink and it looks so nice. Really wearable and good for everyday. I don’t get as much wear out of it as I do with the others but I think it’s because I’ve got so many similar colours. I find it very similar to Impassioned by Mac.

Overall, these lip creams are the I would 10000% recommend them and honestly, I find them so underrated. If you don’t have one in your collection then what are you doing!? They’re so cheap but such great quality and HEAPS of product inside. Sleek is a fantastic brand I’d recommend checking them out.

Have you tried these before? Tell me your thoughts! What other matte lip cream brands should I try? What is your favourite shade? Let me know!

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50 Shades of PINK! (My Lipstick Collection & Swatches – Pink Shades) ♥

50 Shades of Pink Grey Lipstick collection pinks


Good morning class,

As you can see from the amazingly beautiful (or horrific if you’re Tom) photo above, this is my pink lipstick collection.

I thought that because the 50 Shades of Grey movie was so good, and I love a good play on words, and I have about a billion pink lipsticks, that I would do a wee post about them!

There’s going to be minimal talking – if you get me talking about each and every lipstick i’ll be here all day! – but if you want to know about a certain lipstick or a certain brand then let me know in the comments and I’ll get back to you ASAP or I can do another blog post about it! Mmkay?

Right. Let’s do this. Just a wee disclaimer – this was collected over a period of like my entire life (although there are a few missing which are at school, and there are some which I’ve lost/thrown out/given away) so I’m not trying to brag or anything and these were pretty much all bought with my own money etc etc.

This took like HOURS to do, so I really apologize that one picture isn’t named right (I will correct this as we go along) and I have split the lipsticks into different shades of pink, but some of the colours would’ve probably been better suited to a different group. So if some are a little out of place, deal with it. 😉

Baby shades 

I absolutely LOVE baby pink colours! Although I’m shying away from them now that I’m a little bit more (fake) tanned because they really wash me out. Some of these shades are absolutely gorgeous though! I will forever love baby pinks ❤

Mac NYX Tarte Chi Chi Velourlips Models Own Barry M Too Faced Lime Crime swatches


Shades (from left):

  • Mac – Saint Germain (my first ever MAC lipstick!!)
  • Barry M #100 (I feel like this is too light for any human being)
  • NYX Round Lipstick – Narcissus (my first EVER lipstick!)
  • Tarte Lip Insurgence (name has rubbed off!)
  • Lime Crime – Great Pink Planet
  • Models OwnMatt Hyper Bright – Hot Pink (Definitely not a hot pink, and not my fave lipstick – SUPER drying)
  • Barry M #155
  • Chi Chi Creamy Matte Lipcream – Socialite
  • Australis Velourlips – LUN-DUN
  • Too Faced Melted – Melted Peony
Saint Germain Mac Barry M 100 Tarte NYX Narcissus Models Own Chi Chi Socialite Velourlips Too Faced Swatches

The Velourlips shade is LUN-DUN not HO-CHEE-MIN x

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