Tried & Tested: We review NYX & Sleek products to create the perfect smoky-eye look!

Like a lot of people, we’re partial to a bit of make up, so we were pretty excited when we got the chance to review some of Sleek and NYX’s products.

Sleek MakeUP i-Devine Bad Girl Palette 


This mineral based eyeshadow palette is ideal for creating a smokey-eyed look. The 12 piece set is high in pigments and easy to apply without having to layer up to get the right shades. The first two shades – Innocence and Gullible – are great for base colours and highlighting, which is something we think plays a big role in eye make-up, regardless of what look you aim to achieve. Overall, the eyeshadows last for a good few hours in total making it great for nightwear.

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Top – Bottom: Innocence, Gullible, Blade, Gun Metal
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Top-Bottom: Envy, Intoxicated, Noir, Underground
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Top-Bottom: Rebel, Twilight, Abyss, Obnoxious

Sleek MakeUP’s Gloss Me in Angel Falls (20)

GLoss Me

This gloss comes in a gorgeous but simple packaging which really shoes off the shade in it’s most true to life colour. A natural colour with a slight glimmer of glitter which makes it rather feminine and perfect for a princess pout.

NYX Xtreme Shine Lip Cream in XLC02

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This mid-tone pink shade is high in pigment and we are in love. If you’re having a natural eye colour day but still want to have effortlessly gorgeous make up, simply pop this on your lips and it completes the look with a bit of glam.

Sleep MakeUP Pout Polish SPF15 in Peach Perfection (964)

Pout Polish

If you’re going for a natural lip shade but want to keep them dehydrated, this polish is perfect for you. A slight tint which keeps the lips in a natural colour and SPF15 to prevent any sunburns on your lips. Great for natural make up days or even just to gloss up a matte shade.

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L-R: NYX Xtreme Lip Shine, Sleek Gloss Me, Sleek Pout Polish

NYX Blush in Rose Garden (PB26)


This beautiful blush is a warm shade of pink with golden glitter. The texture of the block is soft making it very easy to blend and lasts for a general day’s wear.


If you’re looking to create a smokey eye effect or a perfect pink pout, we definitely recommend these products!

Tried any of these? Tweet us your own reviews to @maximumpop or recommend some of your fave products we should try.

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