Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Sleek Curious i-Divine Palette

Sleek Curious i-Divine Palette is a limited edition palette that was released in August 2009. It is no longer sold on the Sleek website so Ebay is pretty much your best bet of snagging this palette if you are interested in it. You can easily find swatches of all the shades in the palette on other blogs.

Using Urban Decay Primer Potion as the base all over the lid, I applied the light blue green shade (bottom left in the first pic above) from the inner corner to the middle of the lid, the medium green (bottom right in 1st pic) in the middle of the lid and blended into the dark olive shade at the outer corner.

Next, I brushed the whitish beige shade over the browbone area and along the lower lashline, and the black shade along the outer corners of the upper and lower lashline. I finished by applying the purple shade at the inner half of the crease, using Hourglass Calligraphy Liquid Eye Liner in Cognac to line the upper lashline and applying Visee Wide Impact (Curl Long) mascara in BK002 Blue Black.

The only eyeshadow that caused quite a bit of fallout during the application process was the black shade. The fallout was so tenacious on my under eye area that I had to use a makeup remover-soaked cotton bud to wipe it off. Nevertheless, I liked how the green shades worked very well together and did not have any ashy tones. As usual, the eyeshadows are well pigmented, easy to blend and require very little effort to produce a lovely metallic finish. They also last well without fading or creasing, thanks to the UDPP.

Sleek eyeshadows are very soft and do tend to kick up a fair amount of powdery bits when you run your brush across the surface so it's best to use a light hand, otherwise your palette could end up being very messy with cross-contamination amongst the shades.

For the rest of the look, I used Josie Maran Tinted Moisturizer in Creme, Cosme Decorte AQ Face Powder N 001, Dior Skinflash, K-Palette Real Lasting Eyebrow 02, Beauté de Kosé Rouge Fantasist PK891 Raspberry Pink and Esprique Precious Gradation Layer Cheeks 01 Coral Red.

I paid £11 for Curious, including registered postage from the UK to Singapore. That's slightly double the original retail price but still a pretty good deal for me, as the dozen shades in it are shades that I can see myself using frequently.

Thanks for reading!


Ninni said...

You have so many interesting brands that we do not have in Sweden. I love your blog!

Tiffany said...

how can buy Josie maran tinted moisturizer may i know? thanks!

Haru said...

hi Tiffany,
A friend helped me to buy it from the US. The Josie Maran line is sold on and If you have VPost, Borderlinx or Comgateway, perhaps you can try ordering from the JM website or Sephora through

Hi Ninni,
Thank you! :-) We are quite lucky in Singapore to get quite a large selection of both Western and Asian brands here.

Jessying said...

wow i like the palette colors, very vibrant!! nice eye makeup you have there :)

Blovet Beauty said...

Such a pretty look! I want the sleek palettes too

Chantana said...

You look so fresh with this eye's shadows combo! Love it <3