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Tint and Treat Your Lips in One!
Clinique Chubby Stick
Member Name: daniella2202
Clinique Chubby Stick
Date: 28/03/11, updated on 28/03/11 (86 review reads)
Advantages: Tints, treats and moisturises lips. The tint lasts for hours without reapplying. Costs £14.00.
Disadvantages: The names of the shades of the Chubby Sticks can be misleading.
Recently I have found that I need to wear a lip treatment to moisturise my lips prior to wearing lipstick. If I do not wear the lip treatment my lips get very dry and flaky from the lipstick which ultimately ruins the look of it. I popped into Clinique last week to be introduced to the new Chubby Sticks. They look like a large child's colouring crayon in the shade of the stick with a silver lid. Once you take the lid off it can be seen that it does not sharpen, so instead you twist the bottom of the Chubby Stick to release more of the product meaning no sharpening is required.
I tested the Chubby Stick on my hand first and I could feel how moisturising it was but it was quite a faint colour. I was told by the Clinique Consultant that it contains Shea Butter and Mango Butter so acts as a lip treatment/ balm as well as giving colour. The colour apparently is darker the harder you press and I was told that they look different on the lips to on the hand. So I asked her to try some on me in the Super Strawberry shade which was quite a bright pink. I was amazed at actually how well it came out on the lips. My lips felt perfectly moisturised and the colour was perfect. It was not as obvious as lipstick but still had enough colour to show I was wearing something. In addition to this the colour lasted like a tint on my lips for a good few hours which I was very impressed with. I did buy one after I had finished my shop in the town after testing it. I bought the shade I tried which cost £14.00. There were in all 8 shades ranging from a light pink, to a bright pink and a darker pink as well as a plum and some bronze shades. I am very tempted to try some other colours.
I much prefer these to lipsticks as well as lipglosses. They have a slight sheen to them but they are not sticky or obvious like a lipgloss. Straight when I walked through the door at home my mum asked what I was wearing and I got the Chubby Stick out of my bag to show her. Since then my mum has sneaked into my room to try it several times.
The one thing to watch out for is how misleading the names are of the colours for example, the Mega Melon is not a green or orange colour it is in fact a brown/pink colour. It seems very bizarre how they have named the shades. However, they are very memorable names.
Clinique previously did a similar item to this called Chubby Sticks many years ago which I read in a magazine which is why the photograph Dooyoo have uploaded is not actually the correct photo. They are no longer silver in packaging.
If you would like to get one of these pretty soon I would rush to your nearest Clinique Counter as soon as possible. The shade I got was the last one she had of it and apparently when Clinique get a new product in, they only have their first load of the items until they sell out for at least a month until they are allowed to reorder it. I had this problem with one of their serums that came out and I couldn't get it for what seemed like forever.
Overall a superb lip treatment and lip tint in one for a relatively reasonable price of £14.00.
Summary: A superb idea from Clinique to treat and tint your lips at the same time.