Sleek Sunset Palette Review and Swatches

Here is another review with swatches of one of the Sleek palettes that I own. This time it’s all about the Sleek Sunset eyeshadow palette.

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First, let’s talk packaging. The Sunset palette comes in a standard Sleek cardboard box that changes with the color scheme of the palette, but the overall design is basically the same but pretty non the less.

The palette itself is a standard Sleek sturdy and slim black plastic case. Unlike the Sleek Calm Before the Storm palette, the older palettes don’t have the name on the front of the palette, but the name is written on the back.

I have mentioned in my earlier reviews that some of the palettes are hard to open and unfortunately the Sunset palette is very hard to open. Therefore I usually keep it slightly open and in the cardboard case. I don’t know if I have just been unlucky or if it is a general thing with the older palettes. Sleek Calm Before the Storm opens just fine.


Now let’s talk about the eyeshadows. This palette is of course inspired by the sunset. There is a lovely array of pinks, golden, coppery and red shades and with a pop of bright blue and bright orange.

It is a beautiful palettes that makes you think of warm summer night by the sea. All of the shades have a shimmer finish except the black, which is matte to satin.

Unlike my other Sleek palettes the Sunset palette doesn’t come with and inlay with the names on, so I had to do some research online to find the individual names.

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Here are the swatches and a short description of each shade:

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1. Nightfall – Matte to satin black – very pigmented and does well as an eyeliner.

2. Horizon – Maroon shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

3. Solstice – Copper shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

4. Afterglow – Bright orange shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

5. Sunrise – Yellow / gold shimmer –  good pigmentation buttery and goes on smoothly, but not as smoothly as most of the other shadows.

6. Skyline – Bright blue shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

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7. Dusk – Warm brown shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

8. Eve – More orange version of Horizon – also very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

9. Dawn – Coppery orange shimmer – very pigmented, buttery and goes on smoothly.

10. Golden Hour – Creamy rose gold shimmer – less pigmented, buttery and doesn’t on as smoothly as the darker and brighter colors.

11. Starry – Warm pink shimmer – less pigmented, buttery and doesn’t on as smoothly as the darker and brighter colors.

12. Serene – Cool pink shimmer – less pigmented, buttery and doesn’t on as smoothly as the darker and brighter colors.


Summary

 

This palette is very pretty, but the downside is that it is very shimmery and bright. There is only one matte shade and that is the black, I could have wished for some more mattes or maybe a glitter to mix it up a little. The shades Horizon, Solstice, and Eve are very similar and could have been swapped with a matte plum. But that being said. The shadows are well pigmented and buttery to the touch.

I use this palette in conjunction with my naked palettes for a pop of bright colors. I wouldn’t do a whole look with this palette as I feel like they are all full on with the shimmer and the pigmentation.


If you want to read my other Sleek reviews and swatches you can find them here:

Sleek Nautical Collection Calm Before the Storm
Sleek Santa Marina Blush by 3 Palette
Sleek Bad Girl Palette


6 comments

    • If you like shimmer this one is definitely for you 🙂 yes, I have 3 of their highlighters (face and body highlighter, face contour kit and highlighting palette precious metals) 🙂 I’d be happy to do a review if people are interested.

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