Sleek Oh So Special Palette: Yeah, you might *need* this one

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 12 - 2011

£6.49, Superdrug… if you’re lucky.  If you’re not so fortunate… there’s always the Sleek website or eBay but if you know you’re going that route, grab it now before it becomes ‘rare’ and about 3x the RRP.

Have you noticed anything odd about my palette yet btw?

How about now?

I appear to have a duplicated shade… not that I’m massively bothered because the missing “The Mail” shade looks a bit turdy judging by other swatches I’ve seen.  I appear to have doubled up on “Gift Basket” instead.

Having said that, I bought my palette off eBay ‘cos my local Superdrug doesn’t stock the brand…. it probably fell off the back of the conveyer belt.

Have you got this palette yet?  Trying to?  Or just plain not interested?

25 Responses to “Sleek Oh So Special Palette: Yeah, you might *need* this one”

  1. Pip says:

    A friend sent me mine last week, we made a pact to snap them up as soon as one of us was in a superdrug that had any in stock. I am totally in love with this palette, the colours are so pretty.

  2. Alicat says:

    Gotta get this one! This one is perhaps a little more ‘grown up’? When you hit the ripe old age of 40 like moi, as much as I’d love to splurge on all the other gorgeous colours in various palettes, I just look, well, tawdry. I wonder if the Milton Keynes Superdrug has it? I might have to give them a ring and find out…! Thanks for the heads up, any excuse to buy make-up :)

  3. Anitacska says:

    Yeah, The Mail is a bit nothing, so you didn’t miss out on much, but still, how odd. :( Hope you didn’t pay full price for it. I know what you mean about prices on eBay though, I’ve just paid £10 for an unboxed and unbranded Safari palette which is now really rare, but at least it does have the right shades. Have you seen the new Curacao one? It’s so vibrant! :)

    PS. This is a bit off topic, but you seem to be the fountain of knowledge when it comes to UK releases, do you know when we’re getting the UD 15 anniversary palette by any chance? Thanks! x

    • I paid 50p more than retail (plus the postage) so not a massive ripoff, it worked out cheaper than the Sleek website anyway. Yeah, the Curacao one looks like a riot!

      RE: Urban Decay 15th Anni… just gonna shoot an email off and beg for more information now!

    • UD 15th Anniversary Palette – From September in the UK but possibly a couple of weeks earlier if they secure a retailer exclusive (HoF/Debenhams type thing) x

  4. Robyn says:

    Your local Superdrug doesn’t have Sleek?! Lame!

  5. Julia says:

    ooh my this one is so lovely, I want to find one! I’m from the Philippines and I’ve still managed to secure the acid and storm palette, one via ebay and one via crush cosmetics through a friend.

  6. Leah says:

    Yup, got it. Was humming and hawing over this vs the Caribbean palette, but ultimately this one is much for wearable for my skintone.

  7. Viv in the UK says:

    I got mine in Superdrug – and there’s still a couple (at least) in the Superdrug in Epsom….I love this, lovely colours.

  8. gio says:

    I love this palette, the colors are gorgeous!

  9. Shifa says:

    I love this one! It surely will become ‘rare’ in a while seeing that almost everyone loves it lol.

  10. Rebecca says:

    I need someone to send me some Sleek makeup. Dying to get my hands on something from the brand, and I’m in the USA. :( :) Maybe one day Sleek will make it’s way across the pond.

  11. Julianne says:

    Plain not interested! Corals are not my thing at all, I got the Curacao one and Bad Girl instead! I’ve seen it in the store though and think it will be a hit for anyone who loves those colours.

    • Nargis says:

      Ditto! I never tried to wear coral on my eyes, so I skipped Paraguaya palette, and in the end went for Bad Girl since I love smokey eye look.
      I’d have preferred graphite pallette though

  12. CherrySue says:

    I need this palette in my life toute suite!

    Very difficult to get Sleek in Dublin & I don’t trust myself on the website 😀

    Thanks for the looksie x

  13. Karen says:

    I have the Mediterranean palette and love it to bits but this one is oh so tempting. I just might have to spring for this one. I also like the Curacao palette but it’s not really for my skin tone – too bright but I love the colours. Sleek palettes are really good value for money I’m starting to see why they are holy grail items.

  14. Gauri says:

    It actually looks Oh so Special. I want one now! :) Niceeeeee post!! 😀

  15. Gemma says:

    Ended up picking this up yesterday after seeing the swatches. Got the last one in Clapham Junction Superdrug. A miracle. Gift Basket is by far the best shade so lucky you getting two of them!

  16. Louise says:

    Is this one not permanent? They’ve made space for it on the Sleek displays in Glasgow but I didn’t think it was out yet because I’ve never seen stock, just the tester.

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