Saturday, 13 August 2011

Sleek Pout Paints Review & Swatches

I have been looking forward to these hitting Superdrug stores since I first laid eyes upon them at the Sleek ‘Destination S’ event back in February.  Those of you who read that post (here) will know that there was a competition at the event: all of the pout paints were lined up and we were given a pot each to create our very own unique lip colour from the shades available, and the person who created the best shade won a Marc Jacobs watch, and I won!!!

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Sleek kindly sent me four of these in the post, but I went out and bought another two shades because I wanted them too (in fact, I want them all, my life won’t be complete until I have them in my possession!).

L-R Peachy Keen, Milkshake, Cloud 9, Lava, Pin up, Peek-a-bloo

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These tubes are filled with intensely pigmented lip paints that have a beautiful soft, creamy and moisturizing texture which adds a flash of colour to any outfit.  But the real fun is when you start mixing and creating your own personalized lip shades!

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All you need are a few pout paints, a spatula (or a brush or your finger to mix the shades) and a few little pots so you can carry your new customized lip colours around with you (I got a stack of 6 pots from boots for around £2).

Below are a few of my favourite lip colours that I created!
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Milkshake & Cloud 9

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Cloud 9, Lava & Pin up

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Lava, Peachy Keen & Milkshake

What I think: I have always, always wanted to create my own makeup line/range and now I am one step closer with these babies! (Although I still want a few of the pink pout paints so I can mix some intense neon pinks and purples up!).
My favourite shade at the moment is Milkshake, a beautiful creamy pink and I’ve worn this out a few times by itself and I received lots of compliments on it.  Also, the blue shade is perfect for warming colours up and the white is for cooling the shade down, so ultimately you can create any shade you desire.

I think these little tubes are heaven and so affordable for how pigmented they are.  I always wanted to try the OCC Lip Tars which are very similar to these, but now I don’t need to as these are cheaper and more accessible.  They retail at £4.99 each at Superdrug and there is also an offer on at the moment which is 3 for 2! 

Oh, and to apply these onto my lips I use my index finger.  You can use a lip brush but I just find it easier to apply by dabbing it on my lip.

Have you got these Pout Paints yet?  What shade will you create?

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23 comments:

  1. i love the third colour you created! wish my local superdrug stocked sleek - it's so annoying! x

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  2. Oh my word I love everything you have mixed! They are so gorgeous! xxx

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  3. its kinda cool that every time you mix these they'll be unique xx

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  4. Me likey! My favourite colour is the 2nd one :) xx

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  5. I really want some of these, the peachykeen and milkshake ones look the nicest. xxx

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  6. These look realy interesting to use, can't wait to get my hands on some!
    I love all the colours you mixed:)xo

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  7. These look so cool, I really want them! I love the colours you created :) xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  8. Nice mixes, they're such a fun product aren't they!

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  9. I adore all three colours you've created! So pretty!

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  10. Look cool, reminds me of the OCC lip tars.

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  11. Gorgeous! Can you tell us which colours you have mixed for the competition you won? I remember that shade, it was fantastic!

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  12. Ive read lots of reviews on these and all of them are good. i love the colours youve achieved!!

    Would love you to follow my new blog

    http://xx-live-laugh-love-xx.blogspot.com/

    Nats. xx

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  13. i got some of these bad boys the other day! loving them, i need to get my hands on milkshake, peek a bloo and lava though! bring on pay day!
    XXX

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  14. You photograph (in the header) is just mesmerising, your far too beautiful, love your hair colour :)

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  15. I just adore these! Best highstreet make up release in so long!

    xoxo

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  16. i got the one called milkshake it lovely.

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  17. I'm addicted to Pout Paints too and I love the colour combinations you've created. Am definitely going to try some of these!

    Polly x

    http://soulisrainingclothes.blogspot.com

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  18. Try mixing Pin Up, Peek-A-Bloo, and Cloud 9, You can get a rather nice purple (lilac?) lip from that, I think.

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  19. Hey there =)

    I found these pout paints in superdrug the other day and got myself Pin Up and Pinkini (thr bright pink one). I've tried them on and they're amazing! especially Pinkini !!
    I didn't know you could mix them up so I'm probably get myself some more colors =)

    xxx Vee

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  21. Is Lava mixed with Cloud 9 similar to Peachy Keen?

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  22. Awww...lovely! :) I'm just starting with my collection. The color combinations you come up are great. Thanks! :)

    Best Regards,
    Des of www.chicsassymom.com

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