Clinique All About Shadow Eyeshadow Quad: On Safari

by mehak on February 5, 2014

in clinique, Eye Products, eyeshadow, Grade B+, Reviews

I have never really been on a Jungle Safari before , except once to Jim Corbett but I dont think seeing only tiger paws on the ground and nothing else really counts as a safari . (Question- how many of you have actually seen exotic animals on a safari? Im convinced its all a scam. A big person wearing Tiger claw shaped molds just walks around the path to trick us into hoping for a tiger) . You know who is not tricking us though- Clinique ! Their new All About Shadow Eyeshadow Quad in On Safari has the perfect mix of miltary greens and olive golds!

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The quad has 4 little eyeshadow friends sitting on a bench. The first one is a buttery, soft cream which is a nice highlighting color without being extra shimmery. The second is like a military green- almost a matte . This one has a nice texture but lacks a tad bit in the pigmentation department. The third one is a gorgeous olive green-gold. Its got beautiful pigmentation, gorgeous texture and is probably the best shadow on that bench. The last is a darkened charcoal grey with a tinge of green in it . This is dry and stiff and annoying to work with as it just doesnt blend!

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A couple of extra points for the mirror inside. Super handy that- very useful to endlessly stare at yourself when you are bored travelling in the metro. What? You dont do that?

Verdict: B+

Price: 2150

Recommendation:The Clinique All about shadow eyeshadow quad in ‘ On Safari’ is the perfect complement to your jungle shorts and a tank top. Or well, even a nice green sari if you may- the golds and greens are perfect for brides looking for a nice quad for their trouseay. The colors work well together but its more a question of how much you would want to spend on a green themed pallette!

PS: Press sample

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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

Rashmi February 6, 2014 at 12:49 am

Awesome shades dear..looking pretty on your eyes…:-)

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Embellished February 6, 2014 at 1:26 am

The third shade is really pretty.

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Nia February 6, 2014 at 3:44 am

I Have seen tigers and lions ! :O but I was only 8 or 9 at that time so cannot remember much. the shades are nice.

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Poorani February 6, 2014 at 7:35 am

Since you like these shades ( so do I ), I would like to recommend the revlon adventurous quad. Similar and good quality too.

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mehak February 6, 2014 at 11:55 am

@Poorani i have that too :) Infact the middle shade on my lid is from the Revlon quad!

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Abhilasha February 6, 2014 at 8:01 am

Jungle safari…really true to its name…its sad it does not live up to expectation even though its expensive..

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Preeti Kaur February 6, 2014 at 8:18 am

The shades are really pretty. I love your EOTD too :)

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mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Thanks Preeti!

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Vineetha February 6, 2014 at 9:13 am

Pretty shades of green! :-)

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D's Mom February 6, 2014 at 9:29 am

Nice colour combination but expensive :(
Loved your EOTD though :)

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Harine February 6, 2014 at 9:58 am

I always tell u, I love the way u write :) was kinda let down by the swatches on yr hands but looks lovely on yr eyes Mehak

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mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Aww thanks Harine!

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Xuvious February 6, 2014 at 10:05 am

Pretty shades! Lol, I used to do that with my phone while travelling in the tube. :p

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Gowthami February 6, 2014 at 10:09 am

It hve beautiful green shade that I love so much!! gorgeous EOTD sweets <3

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Sumathi February 6, 2014 at 10:53 am

The colours look nice.. And your eotd is really pretty..The olive green looks really pretty..
But sad it it not that great.. I get really annoyed when expensive products are not perfect..

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Bhuvana February 6, 2014 at 10:57 am

Awesome colors and perfect. Nice EOTD :)

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Diptidiva1 February 6, 2014 at 11:12 am

I have one of these quads in natural brown shades…perfect for meetings and I somehow land up reaching out to the palette quite bait coz of all colors being matte. Do visit my blog for more style and makeup tips.

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Manasi February 6, 2014 at 11:23 am

Nice EOTD :)

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Clothes and Creativity February 6, 2014 at 11:53 am

For that price, I don’t think the shades (apart from charcoal) are versatile enough! No?

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mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Agreed~!

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Clothes and Creativity February 6, 2014 at 11:54 am

For that price, I don’t think the shades (apart from charcoal and the first one) are versatile enough! No?

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Shivi@COSMOCHICS February 6, 2014 at 12:26 pm

I liked the line ” On Safari’ is the perfect complement to your jungle shorts and a tank top.” I can almost imagine myself wearing shorts and this eye makeup! :)
I like the shades !

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Megha Mittra February 6, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Mehak i’ve been to Corbett too but same story, didn’t spot even a squirell. But Gir, omg! I luve in Gujarat and whenever i go to Gir i also spot lions. Once even on the main town road. Not one but an entire clan. Ohh and this one time i saw a chase and hunt too :-O

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mehak February 6, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Ooh really!
Must plan a trip to Gir then !!! On the roaddd??? A lion!!!

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Mayuri February 6, 2014 at 3:24 pm

lovely shades and loved your eye makeup! flawless <3

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Aditi February 6, 2014 at 9:42 pm

I look at my reflection in my phone :P ah being vain :/ I really liked the charcoal shade, sad it’s so hard to work with! Smitten by the olive green :)

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Tiny February 9, 2014 at 1:11 pm

looks very pretty on ur eye lids Mehak..I expected it to be more pigmented, but looked good on urs…

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