Hello Clinique Chubby Sticks, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Remember a while back I showed you how many lip products I carry on average in my purse? If you missed it, I would say I carry an average of 10 lip products a week in my purse. No joke. The past couple of weeks I was lugging around my usual load plus four additional lippies in the form of Clinique’s Chubby Sticks, a.k.a. my new obsessions.

Chubby Sticks are crayon-like pencils that are a hybrid lipstick/lipgloss/lip balm. They’ve made the rounds on many a beauty blog, and I’m happy to report that I think they live up to the hype. Colour, shine and moisture in one nifty package? What’s not to love.

I tried four colours: Mega Melon, Whole Lotta Honey, Woppin’ Watermelon and Super Strawberry. On my pigmented lips these are more subtle on me but they still give a good amount of colour. The shine is gorgeous and it feels super comfortable on the lips — they are not at all sticky. Another cool thing is the applicator — it twists up like a lipstick so you never have to sharpen it. Gotta love that.

Chubby Sticks are a great option for those not ready to commit to lipstick but enjoy the shine of lipgloss.

Ladies in Canada, this Limited Edition Chubby Colour & Shine gift set ($38.50) is currently available at Murale and Shopper’s Drug Mart.  A great gift idea or something to add to your wish list?

Have you tried Clinique Chubby Sticks?

 

Disclaimer: PR samples provided for consideration.

21 thoughts on “Hello Clinique Chubby Sticks, Where Have You Been All My Life?

  • November 26, 2011 at 5:26 pm
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    oOhhh the names alone sound so delicious!!! thanks for the review michelle – great to hear chubby sticks live up to the hype =)

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    • November 26, 2011 at 5:32 pm
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      They are delish! Let me know if you try them sometime.

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  • November 26, 2011 at 5:28 pm
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    I don’t know if it’s the exact same set, but I’m positive I’ve seen this at Sephora as well. =) You should also check out the Tarte Lip Service gift set from Sephora – you get 5 full size products for around the same price. ;)

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    • November 26, 2011 at 5:32 pm
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      Good to know Wendy! I am dying to try out the Tarte set as well. It’s on my wish list for Christmas :-)

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  • November 26, 2011 at 5:31 pm
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    I LOVE these. I want them for christmas <3

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  • November 26, 2011 at 5:45 pm
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    LOVE these! They’re perfect for on the go, you don’t even need a mirror to reapply (I basically just swipe it between my lips). Good tip about the set!

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  • November 26, 2011 at 5:48 pm
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    Oh my goodness the shades are lovely! I don’t know why I just never thought I’d particularly like these. I did purchase the Tarte Lip Surgence sticks, though, and I’m thinking that I really like the “chubby stick” style product. I may have to pick a few of these up!

    ♥ Jessica

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    • November 27, 2011 at 1:09 pm
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      I’d love to try the Tarte ones someday!

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  • November 26, 2011 at 6:19 pm
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    Ooooh love these! I’m not much of a lipstick wearing and enjoy lighter pinks and peaches and glosses, so, these are a lovely alternative!

    Liesl :)

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  • November 27, 2011 at 1:18 am
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    I always want to try these types of lip products, but I never have. Good to know they’re worth considering! x

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  • November 27, 2011 at 5:08 am
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    Oh wow, these look amazing. I haven’t seen them around yet & you’re the first blog I’ve seen them on~ :3

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  • November 27, 2011 at 1:55 pm
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    Chubby sticks are so cute! :D The colors are so nice.~

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  • November 27, 2011 at 4:10 pm
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    These definitely look like a must-try for me. They sound like the perfect product! Hopefully they’ll have them at Sephora; must check it out. :)

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  • November 27, 2011 at 5:13 pm
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    I bought one of these years ago – in Vanilla Brown, I think is the shade. Very nice and portable. No messy spills as long as I keep the lid on.

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  • November 27, 2011 at 8:20 pm
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    I LOVE THESE! I have Chunky Cherry and am sorely tempted to get Woppin’ Watermelon too, even though another pink lip product is the last thing I need.

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  • November 27, 2011 at 8:47 pm
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    I bought these when you had to sharpen them. I loved the product but hated that I wasted product when sharpening the tip. Glad they changed the packaging so I might have to check these out again.

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  • December 3, 2011 at 5:14 pm
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    Definitely picking this up on my next trip to Shoppers! A little gift to myself :)

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  • December 4, 2011 at 5:02 am
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    I too have been asking where they have been all my life – they are simply fantastic. Like you said, the colors are sheer, which I like – it gives a very natural look, like you’re not wearing makeup at all. I also love how, when I reapply, some go WHAT is that? A crayon?! Haha. My favorite is Mega Melon. :)

    xx Renee

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  • December 6, 2011 at 4:50 pm
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    I love these! I read your review when the post first went up and then saw them in a department store today and had the chance to swatch. I went for richer raisin and I love the packaging, it’s do cute without being too teenagery (which is what I normally associate Clinique with!).

    When swatching my pregnant brain just could not remember where I heard or saw a recommendation about these until
    I got home and could check. So thanks for leading me to
    a great product!

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