Sleek True Colour Lipstick in Exxxagerate

Because she’s awesome, my friend Janna picked this up for me during a trip to London.


It’s a dark, Gothic purple. Sleek describes it as a “dark matte mauve purple”.

The swatch looks to be a brighter purple, but is really is much darker and vampy on my lips.


It looks cool as a deep vamp purple, but it’s sadly not so flattering on my complexion. I  think this would be better for a person darker than I am.

I like the formula, but the color does little for my skin tone. I will be passing this on to a friend.

Have you ever tried a Sleek lipstick or a purple lipstick?


About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at:
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4 Responses to Sleek True Colour Lipstick in Exxxagerate

  1. Ela Kaimo says:

    I love purple lippies! They work well on my medium complexion.

  2. It’s too bad it didn’t work out for you. It’s a really pretty shade! I’ve yet to try anything from Sleek though.

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