NOTD – Sleek Nailed Nail Polish in Royalty

Posted by Lipglossiping On November - 13 - 2009

Yano when you’re shopping… and it’s been an el-crappo experience… your money is burning a hole in your pocket but you just can’t find *anything* to commit to… everything is… for want of a better (or even actual) word… meh.

I had one of those days in town.. lots of nice money practically setting my pants alight and nothing that caught my eye enough to extinguish them.  Until I popped into Superdrug and sidled up to the Sleek stand.

I prodded at the blushers… meh.

I eyeballed the lipsticks…. meh meh.

Just as I was about to leave, frown intact – I cast my eyes downwards and caught sight of the nail polishes.  Nail polishes? I didn’t even know Sleek did nails?  Well, obviously I haven’t emerged from that rock of mine enough… cos there they were all lined up like beacons of salvation ready to save me from a shit shopping trip.

I picked up two shades: Royalty (Blackened Red Shimmer) and Poison Ivy (Blackened Green Shimmer) but got the guilts at the checkouts thinking of all those polishes sat at home still untouched and left Poison Ivy at the counter.

Anyway, how do I like Royalty?  I like it a lot!

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It is absolutely packed with subtle shimmer – beautiful!

Application? It could be a one-coater if you were a little more careful with application than me.  The above photo shows two coats with no top coat (I’m so lazy about top coats).

It dries fast, perhaps a tiny bit too fast for slowcoaches like me… but as soon as I picked up the pace, I had no problems with application.

This is such a Christmassy shade, I can’t wait to check out the others available!

Nailed Nail Polish by Sleek is available from most Superdrugs.


23 Responses to “NOTD – Sleek Nailed Nail Polish in Royalty”

  1. Kim says:

    Oh em gee that is GORGEOUS!!!! *Plans shopping trip to Birmingham* xxx

  2. Sirvinya says:

    I should have got this one as well as the blue and green! Gorgeous!

  3. Sinead` says:

    Great post hun, this colour looks amazing. Havent come across sleek polishes yet so wil have to have a look for them!

    xox

  4. Georgie says:

    Oh wow, what a gorgeous shade, it looks so expensive too! Thank you so much for posting. I’ve never seen a Sleek NOTD until now. Gorgeous blog by the way :)
    xoxo

  5. Helen says:

    Very nice. Looks a little like OPI Lincoln Park at Midnight. I bought my one and only Sleek palette in Manchester – about 300 miles from my home town (which does not sell Sleek – bah)

  6. ndoodles says:

    Oh that looks gorgeous! Nice color for Fall 😀

  7. Deborah says:

    you make everything look so darn pretty!!!! i love that colour…i might have to go shopping tomorrow!

  8. Heather says:

    Oh, I love it! Gorgeous :)

  9. FrankieBaby says:

    You’re so lucky to have such nice nails, I have to pay for mine. I love this colour, looks like one of my winter faves..OPI Midnight in Moscow. I don’t think we have Sleek here..big fat boo.

  10. Rosa says:

    love the colour! x

  11. @Kim – they have some lovely colours, the navy was gorgeous too!

  12. @Sirvinya – I should have got the green & blue!!!

  13. @Sinead – Do keep an eye out for them, I don’t know how I managed to miss them for so long!

  14. @Georgie, thanks so much for your kind words, they’re really appreciated xx

  15. @Helen – that saves me buying that OPI then 😉 My nearest Superdrug doesn’t sell Sleek either bah!

  16. @Ndoodles – Yes! Perfect autumn/winter shade!

  17. @deborah – Hey chick! yes, get that bum of yours down to the nail polishy bits – they’re fab!

  18. @FrankieBaby – They’re my best feature! *sob* You don’t have sleek no… you’re missing out 😛 (but if you ever want some, you know which chick with cool nails to ask) xx

  19. @Rosa, hey thankyou! x

  20. Sian says:

    I WANT THIS *stamps foot* Might take a trip tomorrow.
    xx

  21. Sheenie says:

    This is not fair! Not only do you get George nail polishes but also Sleek ones! My local Superdrug doesn’t sell these!

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