I'm Not As Chiselled As I Seem | Clinique Chubby Stick

28 January 2016

My face is kind of a lump with no specific bone structure. I think I may have very slight cheekbones but nothing that is as defined as I wish, although my acne scars on my cheek create a shadow that make it seem like I have some definition but in reality it is all lies. I have always wanted a cream bronzer though (and a liquid highlighter but I don't own one of those so I can't really include it here) and for Christmas I got the Clinique chubby stick conotur. I had never seen it in real life all I knew was Clinique was a fairly trustworthy brand (despite a terrible concealer I got from there) and everyone said how good this was.

At first I was a bit sceptical because it is very dark and it only comes in one shade. However that doesn't mater at all because it doesn't come out as dark as it seems and if need be I'm sure it can be built up, but I'm not 100% sure because I've never felt the need to do so. At first I wasn't that keen on it, but now I love it. I just wasn't used to using a cream bronzer and wasn't sure what brush to use to apply or if I should use my makeup sponge. Now I just use my Real Techniques Buffing Brush. I'm not sure if that's correct and I see a lot of people using makeup sponges to apply it, but my brush works for me! I then use a mini angled brush (I need to buy a full sized one but no where has what I'm looking for) to brush on a sleek bronzer on top just for that little bit extra and I use the highlighter and the blush from this palette.

My overall contouring regime I like very much, I wouldn't mind having a better bronzer brush though and a liquid/cream highlighter but for now my sleek contour kit does a great job of highlighting and blushing me. If you want a cream bronzer I definitely recommend this one, I don't have much to compare it to but for a girl who loves feeling like she looks chiselled, this bronzer definitely works for me, plus it is so easy to blend in. It's a bit pricey but I think definitely worth it, and it seems like  it will last a very long time!

Whilst on the topic of contouring, what highlighters do you recommend and what brushes are the best for contouring do you think? I'm really tempted to get a fan brush for highlighter and a better angled brush!


  1. This product looks so good! I'm like you, I've only recently started contouring with a cream product because I think I have slight cheekbones but who knows? I may have to invest in this as at the minute I'm using a NYX product, it isn't bad but I feel like the consistency is slightly too thick!

    Infinity of fashion// Lucy Jane

    1. From looking at your pictures I agree that you definitely have good cheekbones :) ooh the idea of a thick cream bronzer does not sound appealing!x

  2. Wow it looks so great! I am such a noob to contouring that I really do not know what to do. This chubby stick looks fab though xo

    Emily | emsalice.com

    1. Oooh it's so good, I love it, you should defo try!x

  3. Looks so prettyyyy!! You're such a pro at contour with that chubby stick, I've always wanted to try clinique. P.S. I'm loving your hair it looks so cool x


    1. Thank you! It's all completely faded now, I really need to redye it :(x


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