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…:-)


Embellished February 6, 2014 at 1:26 am

The third shade is really pretty.


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.


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.


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!


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..


Preeti Kaur February 6, 2014 at 8:18 am

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


mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Thanks Preeti!


Vineetha February 6, 2014 at 9:13 am

Pretty shades of green! :-)


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

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


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


mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Aww thanks Harine!


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


Gowthami February 6, 2014 at 10:09 am

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


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..


Bhuvana February 6, 2014 at 10:57 am

Awesome colors and perfect. Nice EOTD :)


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.


Manasi February 6, 2014 at 11:23 am

Nice EOTD :)


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?


mehak February 6, 2014 at 12:32 pm



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?


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 !


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


mehak February 6, 2014 at 2:45 pm

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


Mayuri February 6, 2014 at 3:24 pm

lovely shades and loved your eye makeup! flawless <3


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 :)


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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