Review: Sleek Blush by 3 in Sugar

My friend Janna went on a trip to London and relented to my pleads to bring back some UK makeup. In addition to this trio, she got me a Sleek lipstick and a Bourjois bronzer.




Sugar has 3 tanned complexion-friendly shades.



The first shade is a warm berry red.
The second shade is a browned peach.
The third shade is a soft peach with slight pink tones (it makes me think of a softer NARS Orgasm).



The swatches show one swipe of each color. Pigmentation is not too intense, but I had no pigmentation troubles when I applied these colors to my face. Each one delivered a nice flush of color. I didn’t have to pack on the product to get the color to show up on my skin.

In sunlight:



I did have some problems with blending. If I deposited color on one spot, I had to really work to blend it out evenly. This has also been an issue with Sleek eyeshadow palettes: the powder products are difficult to blend, but the colors are beautiful and suit people of color.

Staying power was pretty good, but I like blushes that last a bit longer. I got about 5-6 hours of wear time out of these blushes.

Pros: Great colors (especially for people of color), decent wear time, wearable shades.
Cons: Difficulty blending, a little too powdery,  could last more than 5 hours.

Grade: B

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