Sleek Sparkle 2 Palette Review & Swatches!

Without a doubt Sleek makeup is one of my absolute favourite makeup brands, their palettes being one of my favourites in particular.  Every now and then (a few times a year) Sleek bring out Limited Edition palettes which are relevant to the current fashion trends or occasions (for example the Olympic palette released last spring).  You may vaguely remember that last Christmas, Sleek released a ‘Sparkle’ palette, and this year they are back with ‘Sparkle 2’!


The first thing that stands out with this palette is in fact how sparkly it really is!  The shadows glisten and really dazzle in the light (note I didn’t photoshop those sparkles on in the palette pics above!).  Although sparkly, the eye shadows are smooth and don’t contain chunky bits of glitter (which is rare for such inexpensive shadows).

As usual, I prefer the more shimmer based ones (which Sleek Palettes do SO well) such as Chocolate Penny and especially Truffle, it’s stunning.  Twinkle, Festive and Mulled Wine are my favourite glitter shadows as they are pigmented and are spot on shades for autumn/winter.  I can’t get enough of berry shades at the moment and so this palette fills that obsession.

All in all, I do recommend this palette to those looking for some glittery shadows to spruce up their makeup over this festive season.  You will be able to create a variety of looks to last you over the period and throughout the new year too.

This palette hits stores and online on 5th December for £7.99 (pretty good deal for 12 shadows). 

Will you be wearing glittery/sparkly shadows this Winter?  What’s your favourite shade in this palette?




  1. December 9, 2012 / 7:01 pm

    I really like this palette! I think chocolate penny is the nicest colour.

  2. December 9, 2012 / 7:30 pm

    I love love these!!! The colours are beautiful, and I can totally see lots of looks for New Year's Eve, on of the night when you can sparkle yourself up!

  3. December 9, 2012 / 9:34 pm

    These look amazing! I've never actually used any sleek products, but I'm a religious eye shadown wearer! Loving the shimmery look, especially for the festive time!


  4. December 9, 2012 / 10:50 pm

    Truffle & Chocolate Penny for sure! This is a really nice palette 🙂 I don't have any Sleek palettes yet, which is so weird as they're great value! I'll have to pick one out 🙂

  5. December 9, 2012 / 11:25 pm

    I've always been a bit unsure of glitter shadows but this palette looks stunning! And what better time to pile on the glitter than now I suppose 🙂 xx

  6. December 10, 2012 / 12:30 am

    Sleek packaging is the best! I really want to try the brow and contour kit! xxx

  7. December 10, 2012 / 7:43 am

    I love Sleek and this looks amazing! I cannot wait to get my hands on it!

    great blog!

  8. December 10, 2012 / 9:52 am

    This is such a beautiful palette! I love the 'Festive' shade!


  9. December 10, 2012 / 1:54 pm

    Gorgeous palette, the colours are very pigmented and would look great for Christmas! I've never heard of Sleek make-up, but now I can add it to my Christmas list 🙂


  10. December 10, 2012 / 2:32 pm

    I'd really love to see picture of you wearing some of these shades! maybe a tutorial? I have similar colouring to you so would be awesome to see it on you before I invest 😀

  11. December 10, 2012 / 4:04 pm

    lovely palette!

  12. December 10, 2012 / 5:49 pm

    This palette looks lovely, I love how sparkly they are especially as the quality of Sleek eye shadows is always so nice x

    Angelica [One Little Vice]

  13. December 10, 2012 / 8:40 pm

    Although i do prefer my matte eye shadows i love this palette, all the colours are so pretty and festive 😀

  14. December 13, 2012 / 8:17 pm

    That's so beautiful! I love sleek palettes, I own au naturelle and ultra mattes v2, they're gorgeous!

  15. December 18, 2012 / 5:43 pm

    definitely going to have to purchase this, i love sparkle!!!

  16. December 18, 2012 / 9:22 pm

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  17. December 22, 2012 / 6:11 pm

    Have been lusting after this palette since I saw it a couple of weeks agom so thanks for the swatches! I don't, yet, own any sleek but am planning on buying a couple of palettes after xmas and your review has definitely confirmed this palettes place on my list (as long as it's not such limited edition that they only do it for the month!)

  18. December 26, 2012 / 4:13 am

    I get so excited whenever I see a new Sleek palette. I'm so hoping this brand comes to the US soon. I did pay international shipping for an order once and it was definitely worth it 🙂

  19. December 26, 2012 / 6:02 pm

    This palette seems perfect for the party season ! New years !

  20. December 30, 2012 / 10:01 pm

    This palette is amazing, I live in France, and here we have just one palette from Sleek, a nude palette 🙁

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