Paste your Google Webmaster Tools verification code here

Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame: Review, Swatches

Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame: Review, Swatches, Comparison

Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame Review, Swatches

SLEEK Blush by 3 in Flame is appropriately named for a mostly red themed blush palette. Drugstores have a spectrum of traditional pink colors but few brands have ventured into bold reds…for good reason. These types of colors are very difficult to perfect as many come out chalky, dry, and difficult to blend. While Sleek didn’t perfect the formula, Bonfire and Molten are gorgeous red blushes that are above average quality. Furnace is on the sheer side and doesn’t tickle my fancy.

For other shades, please check out my Sleek Blush by 3 Collection Overview.
overview

                                                Price: $12.49 for 20g, sleekmakeup.com
                                                Pigmentation: See individual shades
                                                Texture: See individual shades
                                                Longevity: See individual shades
                                                Overall: B+
Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame swatch
1) Furnace (demi-matte tawny peach) – B-. Despite the swatch, Furnace is sheer but very natural. Doesn’t last the whole day.
2) Bonfire (matte warm red) – B. A bit powdery, difficult to blend. Very pigmented. Lasts a full 8 hours.
3) Molten (shimmery orange red) – A. Very smooth and buttery. Pigmented. Lasts a full 8 hours.

Comparisions

1. FURNACE
Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame Review, Swatches, Comparisons Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame swatch1
Wet’n’Wild Mellow Wine is plummer. NARS Gilda is a dupe for Sleek Furnace, more pigmented.Rock&Republic Bedroom is plummer. Kevyn Aucoin Dolline is more matte, pinker. MAC Fleur Power is completely different. Burberry Russet is satin and tan.

2. BONFIRE

Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame Comparisons Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame swatch2

NARS Exhibit A is a dupe for Sleek Bonfire albiet more matte and slightly more orange. MAC Frankly Scarlet is a pinky red. La Femme Red is much more pigmented and blue toned.

3. MOLTEN

Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame blush Sleek Blush by 3 in Flame swatch3

Sleek Lantern is less shimmery, less red.