Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Review: Sleek Lipstick 'Vamp'


 

 

Over the past year I have been trying to find a dark red lipstick in the perfect shade. I have always found ones that are a bit too dark or a bit too light or they've run out of the good shade but whatever happened I could never get one that I would be happy with. I stumbled upon this whilst perusing the shelves of superdrug. The perfect shade, which is 'vamp' and said that it gives a matte finish which is a look I always want with lipstick. It said that it is also gives moisture to avoid giving you dry lips which sounded very hopeful. At only £4.99 (I think) I had to buy it. Here is what it looks like when applied:


Once applied the lipstick looks fab, it's dark and it's matte and seems like a dream come true. After a few hours I took a look in the mirror and a lot of it had rubbed off and my lips were incredibly dry even if I applied lip balm before applying the lipstick. I think it would be fine if you reapplied it every hour or so and therefore it would be better if you wore it when you weren't having a busy day and had time to reapply it. I am quite disappointed, it seemed to promise everything I wanted and in the end it wasn't what I expected. This does mean that I am on the hunt for yet another dark lipstick that wont make my lips dry and flaky.

Have you tried any Sleek lipsticks? What did you think of them?

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7 comments:

  1. the colour is amazing- it suits you so much! but a shame about how long it lasts- i have the problem with loads of lipsticks! xx

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    1. Thanks Ellie! It is a shame, I was really looking forward to having the perfect lipstick! x

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  2. Such a shame that it didn't live up to your expectations. I saw the picture of it on and I was 'omg need this' because the colour is perfect, but it sounds like the formula really lets it down :( I'm not sure what shades they have at the moment but I really like Topshop's lipsticks :) xoxo

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  3. it's such a lovely colour - shame about the longevity though! x

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  4. It really does look fab! Too bad it makes your lips dry. I've a similar shade from YSL and it does stay very very soft/moist for a long time (not sure if those were the best words, but you know what I mean :))

    www.kristianavasarina.com

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  5. This is such an awesome shade!! x

    www.laughingassassin.com

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  6. Love the color, going to buy this one too

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