I know, I know, another week and another eyeshadow palette review but I couldn't help myself when I saw that Sleek has released new addition to their I-Divine range, the Enchanted Forest palette (£7.99). The selection of shades is beautiful, perfect for the transition from Summer to Autumn and I couldn't ignore the cute name of the palette, could I? :)
I really like Sleek palettes, they have good quality eyeshadows, admittedly not the best I've tried, but at this price point I think they are great. Some of the shades are not super pigmented but they all work well on the eyes and the intensity is easily buildable. The matte shades have usually very good pigmentation and formula and blend beautifully.
The Enchanted Forest palette is not exception, I found all the shades nicely pigmented, smooth and they're pleasure to work with. I have worn most of them at this point and I haven't been disappointed with any of them. There is a minimal fallout with the darker shades but nothing extreme, I have noticed a slight creasing around the 8th hour of wear time if not used over eye primer, otherwise they last on my lids in perfect condition 10 - 11 hours.
As usual with Sleek eyeshadow palettes, there are 12 shades with different finishes, from matte, satin to shimmer. Names of the eyeshadows are printed on a plastic sheet and, in case of the Enchanted Forest palette, are all Cinderella themed.
The swatches below are done without any primer but I swatched every shade twice to build up the intensity in order to show the true colour of the eyeshadow on the picture.
Glass Slipper - matte off-white shade, it's silky soft, the pigmentation is not the best but it's a perfect shade to highlight brow bone or blend out any other eyeshadows with.
Beatrice - matte cranberry with pink undertones, very soft and nicely pigmented, beautiful in the crease.
Perla - lavender blue with pearl finish, good pigmentation and formula.
Fairy Godmother - shimmery light peach, it's not very pigmented but it builds up the intensity easily.
Grand Duke - royal blue with purple undertones and pearl finish, has to be built up otherwise it looks a bit patchy.
Drizella - khaki brown with good pigmentation and satin/pearly finish.
Pumpkin - golden orange with shimmery finish, very well pigmented and super soft.
Prince Charming - matte teal, silky soft and great pigmentation.
Happily Ever After - silver-y light teal with shimmer finish and excellent formula, feels like a foil eyeshadow.
Anastasia - matte deep cranberry shade, a bit drier texture but very well pigmented and great to work with.
Daphne - shimmery teal, another almost foil-like eyeshadow.
Lady Tremaine - deep grey brown with satin finish, good pigmentation and silky soft.
I have been using the Enchanted Forest palette for the last week and I really like all the eye looks I created with it. There are so many options, from neutral combination ( Pumpkin + Drizella), soft romantic look (Fairy Godmother + Beatirice + Lady Tremaine) to more dramatic smokey eyes ( Daphne + Lady Tremaine) and lots more. I love all the colours in this palette and most of them are very wearable in my opinion. And those cranberry shades look amazing in the crease paired with berry lips. I think I'm very ready for the Autumn makeup looks :)
Do you own any Sleek palettes? What do you think of the Enchanted Forest palette?