OBSESSED WITH DUKE + REVIEW

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I'm obsessed with this lip stain from the Sleek Studio Collection called DUKE which I purchased a few months ago. There are a bunch of other shades in their lip stain collection but I fell in love with this dark vampy purple shade after seeing it on Chidinma of ThatIgboChick. The colour might be a bit too much for some of you but I'm sure you can make it work either ways. I had so much fun creating this look. It is very quick and simple with subtle eyes being that the lips are the focus point.


Photo source: Internet


I see myself wearing this look during the weekends or when I have an event at night and I really want to stand out.

Okay, enough talk! See the pictorial and other products used below: 

With my foundation routine and brows already done, I applied an eyeshadow base all over my lids.

Going in with my one of my favourite eyeshadow palettes, I applied a metallic purple/wine shade to my crease as a crease/transition colour with a blending brush from Kuddy Cosmetics.

Then, I gently applied a light satin pink shade from the same palette to my lids using a flat shading brush.


Top to Bottom: Blended both colours to remove any harsh lines, applied kajal into my waterline and drew a slim line above my lids with a liquid eyeliner.

Using my favourite mascara at the moment, I applied two coats to my natural lashes.


Applied my falsies using Red Cherry Lashes in 747S. Love it because it does not look extremely fake.

Continuing with my face, I applied a bright pink blush to the apples of my cheeks with the Real Techniques Blush Brush.

Next, I used a fan brush from Elf Cosmetics to apply highlighter to my cheekbones. Love it.


For the lips, I lined them first with a deep purple liner from L.A Girl Cosmetics.


And applied the lip stain on both lips using three coats.

Finished off with powder and voila...

Finished Look









Review 
  • What I like about this product is the LED light attached to the cover which you can use at night or when you're in a dark place and you need to touch up your lips. 
  • There is also a small mirror attached to one side of the product. 
  • It is a completely matte lip stain, so if you are not a fan of matte lip products, you may not really dig it.
  • People complain about this product being very difficult to apply but I didn't really notice. Using a lip liner first definitely helped. Be sure to always moisturize your lips with a good lip balm before applying.
  • Once it has dried on your lips, you can't afford to smack your lips together as this will ruin the whole thing. Make sure to put a generous amount on each lip separately.
  • Taking the lip stain off is a bit of a chore. Even using wipes, you have to tug hard. 
  • The price is very friendly.


Brows
Random brown pencil


Face
Natural Collection Foundation in Medium- £1.60
LA Girl HD Pro Concealer in Warm Honey- NGN1,000
  Black Opal face powder in Medium 02- NGN1,000
Sleek Pressed Powder in Biscuit- NGN2,600 from Casabella, Silverbird Galleria-Abuja.
  Sleek blush in Flamingo- NGN1,500. Check any Sleek Studio outlet.
Elf Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls- NGN1,500. Click here

Eyes
Jordana Eyeshadow base- NGN800
Sleek Storm Eyeshadow Palette- NGN2,500. Check any Sleek Studio outlet.
The Color Workshop Eyeliner- Gifted
Maybelline Colossal Volume Express Mascara- £7.19
  Red Cherry Lashes in 747S- NGN1,250. Click here

Lips
L.A Girl Endless Eyeliner in Deep Plum (used as a lip liner)-NGN800. From Sahad Stores, Abuja.
Sleek Flash A Pout Lip stain in Duke- NGN1,700. Check any Sleek Studio near you or Click here


Thanks for stopping by..❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
 

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14 comments

  1. luh luh luh....wish I could wear makeup this flawlessly!

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  2. Awwww. You can and you will. Keep practising, I'm watching you.

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  3. Me I love it, I have always loved dark purple been using d black up maybe I will try dis sleek... Gorg Make up
    Sophie

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  4. Thanks hun.
    Yea dear. As long as you can make it work for you, its awesome.

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  5. And she played with my fav colour!!!!! Matte is so sexy! Love this love!!!!!!

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  6. I know right? I'm glad you like it dear. Thanks.

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  7. Brows on fleek! Love the look.

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  8. OMG! Can I just be you already? You're a make-up genius :-)

    http://juanamaua.blohspot.com

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