Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Review & Swatches - Really Ree
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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Review & Swatches

11 Jan 2015 (Updated: 6 Aug 2015)

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So Clinique are going all out on the contouring front right now. When I received the Contour and Highlight Chubby Sticks, along with them came 4 palettes that also promise a sculpted look. Check out the new Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palettes.

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Review

So what do we have here? The Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palettes are ‘stay-true’ blush powders that promise to blend easily and build to you desired effect to emphasise your bone structure.

Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Shades

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Review

There are 4 different shade palettes in the collection:

  • Defining Nectars
  • Defining Berries
  • Defining Roses
  • Defining Nudes

Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Swatches

Defining Nectars:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Nectars
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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Nectars Swatch

Defining Berries:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Berries
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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Berries Swatch

Defining Roses:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Roses
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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Roses Swatch

Defining Nudes:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Nudes
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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Defining Nudes Swatch

How to Use Clinique Sculptionary Palettes

You can use each shade separately to colour, contour or highlight, or you can swirl them together for a glowing blush look. So when I first looked at these I wasn’t entirely sure about how you would contour with these palettes in the traditional way, but here are some tips that really helped me get the best out of the palette:

  • Use the an eye shader brush to sweep the highlight shade across the tops of cheekbones
  • With a clean brush, apply the contour shade just below cheekbones
  • Swirl a blush brush across all three shades and sweep across the apples of cheeks to blend

Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palettes Before & After

It is actually pretty simple. I think Defining Roses best suits my skin tone right now, so gave that one a whirl.

Before:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – Before Photo

After:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – After Photo (Defining Roses)

With the rest of my makeup:

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Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette – After Photo (Defining Roses)

It actually makes a really nice eyeshadow too and the textures are really soft and beautiful.

The Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palettes are £28 each and available nationwide from 6th February 2015. Find Clinique at Boots, John Lewis, House of Fraser and Selfridges.

Ree

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2 thoughts on “Clinique Sculptionary Cheek Contouring Palette Review & Swatches

  1. You look gorgeous! Radiant. Stunning.

    Thanks for posting swatches of these. I’ve seen them while parousing online & often wondered what they looked like. I have so many blushes & HAC stuff I can’t say these are necessary, but they are pretty & so convenient for people who travel a lot or people who carry their MU around for touch ups. But I can’t say anything stands out as a must have, but if I did I would choose the one you went with.

    Now what we do need to talk about is your (lipstick…Just in case the emoji doesn’t post). I need your lipstick. Can you please post what brand & shade it is…that is if you recall? I just noticed this was posted a wee bit ago. I can’t even remember what I wore yesterday .

    Thank you in advance!

    1. thank you – you are so kind.

      Oh gosh I wish I remembered what lipstick that was but I have no idea. Sorry!! xxx

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