Review: Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm In 'Amp'd Up Apple'

At Glossip Girl, we are all for makeup on the go. We can apply lipstick without a mirror, draw on eye liner in a moving car, and can even manage to paint our nails while travelling! With Clinique’s recent invention, we can now apply blush on the go too! The brand’s Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balms promise to give a healthy-looking glow instantly. We got the stick in ‘Amp’d Up Apple’ – a tawny pink shade.

The chubby sticks are packaged in a twist-up with a sleek, silver cap. We love the fact that they don’t need to be sharpened, as it prevents any wastage of the product. The colour of the packaging corresponds to the hue of the blush, and the shade name is printed on in silver.

These sticks are literally big, fat crayons of joy. The dome-shaped head is a perfect fit for the apples of your cheeks, and smears on the pigment smoothly. A single swipe of ‘Amp’d Up Apple’ provided our cheeks with a nude-pink wash of colour, which turned sheer on blending. The blush has a dewy and luminous finish to it, but does feel a tad greasy on application.

On the longevity front, the blush lasted for about 5 hours on our dry cheeks, with minimal fading. Those with oily skin may find that it stays on for less time. We recommend that you set the blush with a translucent powder for a long-lasting look.

Creamy, lightweight and easy to use, these chubby balms add a pop of colour to cheeks. Blend it in for a sheer look, or layer it on for a more intense effect. As promised, these sticks will give you glowing, flushed skin in no time. With products like these, makeup on the go is no hurdle at all!

Price: USD 21.00/ INR 1750

Posted on April 27, 2015 and filed under Blush.