Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Color Balm (08)Graped Up, (09) Heaping Hazelnut, (15) Pudgy Peony- Review/Swatches

Posted on Sep 19 2013 - 1:04pm by agnibanya
The CLINIQUE Chubby Sticks (INR 1025 /10 OZ./3g)  are claimed to be super-nourishing balm, loaded with mango and shea butters. Just what dry, delicate lips need to feel comfortably soft and smooth. Sixteen natural-looking lip tints in all, each with a subtle sheen.

They come in a very user friendly simple swivel up tubes that reveal more product when twisted . Easy to carry, don’t need sharpening. Same colored body as the product itself.

(08)Graped up is a sheer plum-brown color which is gives medium coverage in multiple swipes. The finish of this is glossy and makes the lips look plump. The texture is soft and creamy and after 2 hours of wear, it fades and leaves no stain behind. But even after that , lips are left incredibly soft and supple and so I feel it will be a great product for those struggling with dry lips.

(09)Heaping Hazelnut is a nude beige shade, which again gives medium coverage in three to four swipes. The staying power of this one is about 2 hours after which it fades without leaving any stain behind. The nourishing properties of this particular shade is not at par with the other two shades I own from the range. It is only moderately hydrating and not as glossy.

(15)Pudgy Peony is a pretty fuchsia color and is the most pigmented out of the three shades I have mentioned in this post. It delivers medium opaque color in three swipes with shiny finish and stays put for 2.5 hrs. It also leaves a slightest hint of color when it fades and also leaves lips super soft and nourished.

Overall , I think these are great value for money as they stand true to their claims. They are moisturizing, and they look natural. On days when my lips feel dry, I apply one of these and after a few hours they are back to their soft natural self. I only wish the moisturizing properties were same across shades because I found Heaping Hazelnut to be a little less nourishing as compared to Graped Up and Pudgy Peony.

L-R: pudgy peony, heaping hazelnut, graped up

Top-Bottom: Bare Lips, heaping hazelnut, graped up, pudgy peony
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07051636434841903373 Parita

    these are good but i find them a tad bit expensive for tinted lip balms

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00525237545618915530 Bharti Puri

    graped up looks nice 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07098409977726939073 Vipra Patil

    I loved all the three shades on you <3 Sexu pouts girl :)
    I'm eyeing Pudgy Peony 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    True that Parita, but there's something about the moisturizing properties of these balms that I'm yet to find in any other .

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    And it's my most used one too :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    Pudgy Peony is great..you'll love it :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01648507432297482318 Gowthami Sundaram

    All the 3 shades are damn lovely Agni <3

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02006551397652060828 Poo Jain

    I will pick the last 2.. u gt some amazing collection dear!! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09713421622843227375 Shalini Srivastava

    graped up & pudgy peony look so good on you !

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13267531019677844445 Preeti Kaur

    Pudgy peony is nice :) Looks moisturising too! Pretty lip swatches <3

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    Ah!! i don't likek heaping hazelnut only because of the shade..otherwise these are awesome lip products :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    Thanks Poonam 😉

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    Thanks Shalini, I carry Graped Up everywhere I go, and that quite explains the blunt tip 😉

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18162927060788550847 Agnibanya Das Poddar

    They're indeed very moisturizing Preeti..you must try one

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17585327291812330305 My Unfinished Life

    never tried any stuff from Clinique!!

    http://www.myunfinishedlife.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02211531196874696342 WooingBeauty

    I am struggling to decide whether I should go for Revlon or clinique.. hope to get one soon.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14853268897071548061 Naomi Ganzu

    i like pudgy poeny. Everyday shade i would like to have :)
    Your collection is envious 😉