Hola! beautiful ladies! here is my SLEEK POUT POLISH review!
This is a long, overdue post which I have been intending on making since January, but somehow never got around to writing it up. I probably won’t be able to say anything that hasn’t been said before about these, but I thought now would be as good a time as any for a dose of Sleek since most of us are anxiously waiting for the new website to launch (8 days and counting!)
Ingredients: Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyisobutene, Microcrystalline Wax, Myristyl Lactate, Sodium Saccharin, Fragrance, Ozokerite, Octocrylene, Jojoba Oil, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Methylparaben, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Propylparaben, Shea Butter, Sweet Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate [+/- CI 77891, CI 15850, CI 45410, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499]
L-R : Electro Peach, Pink Cadillac, Chocolate Kiss, Perfect Plum
The packaging consists of a matte plastic black lid, and a clear plastic base which slightly flares out at the bottom. The size is almost identical to MAC’s Tinted Lip Conditioners; it is wide (approx. 50mm diameter) and flat (approx. 15mm), and I personally love the design because it reduces the risk of accidentally digging ones fingernail into it which, after hygiene, is one of the main reasons why I hate lip products in these type of packaging.
Electro Peach is a sheer coral peach. Pink Cadillac is a sheer cool toned pink.
Chocolate Kiss is a sheer nude brown. Perfect Plum is a sheer rose.
All these have a very pungent vanilla and/or white chocolate scent (I can’t decide) in their individual pots which fades after application. The colours are quite pigmented and almost intimidating when initially swatched – they are certainly not lip balms one can haphazardly apply on the tube – but I find them quite sheer once applied, and they merely enhance ones natural lip colour in a very subtle, and glossy, way. However for those who prefer an even stronger colour payoff, these shades are very much buildable on the lips, and merely require a couple of additional layers for a true to the pot shade. I found Perfect Plum to be the most pigmented followed byPink Cadillac, Chocolate Kiss, and finally Electro Peach to be the least.
The texture is also very nice; they are soft, smooth, extremely nourishing, and not sticky. I half expected these to slip off my lips in the first couple of minutes because they are so soft but, surprisingly, only the glossiness fades in the first hour – the colour lasts for a good coupe of hours, and the moisturising properties lingers for much longer. I really like these, and I find they are ideal to use as a base under lipsticks because they make the colour last longer.