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Clinique Color Surge Eyeshadow Soft Shimmer – Review, Photos, Swatches

by Tavia

Hi everyone!

Today I’m gonna do a fast review about Clinique Color Surge Eyeshadow Soft Shimmer. It’s a mono eyeshadow that I’ve been using for quite a while now. I’ve got the 06 Frosted Blossom shade which is a beautiful pale pink, with soft shimmer finish.

This mono eyeshadow is available @Clinique.com for the price of $14.00.

It’s really a nice color for summer and if you love pink eyeshadows you should give this one a try.

This color maybe considered very pale by some of you but you can use it as a highlighter (I’m totally into pinks highlighters)Β  and apply it on your brow bone.Β  I’ve always apply my eyeshadow after using an eyeshadow primer so I would recommend you to do the same (is there anyone who doesn’t?). It doesn’t crease, has a long-lasting power and powder formula. It is also easy blendable.

If you decide to wear it without a base, it won’t be that pigmented and will fade away pretty fast.

I’ve used this color in some of my FOTD that I will post in the future, so there you will be able to see how it really looks like combined with other colors.

I found the applicator useless, I mean I like to apply my eyeshadow with a brush and not with a sponge applicator so I didn’t even bother to use it.

Here are the swatches:

  • Left: without a primer
  • Right: using Too Faced Eyeshadow Insurance Primer

I hope this fast review was helpful for you. I really love pink eyeshadows and I hope you will like this one too. πŸ™‚

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13 comments

Beauty addict July 15, 2010 - 11:44 pm

I *always* use eyeshadow primer, no matter which eyeshadows I use. πŸ™‚ I like how this color looks like, and I have one Clinique duo eyeshadow, but haven’t really tested it properly πŸ˜€

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rhania escueta July 16, 2010 - 4:00 am

i think they should improve the packaging (^_^)

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styleezta July 16, 2010 - 9:29 am

I agree!!

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MarciaF July 16, 2010 - 4:25 am

I agree about the packaging. That green is so tiring and cheap looking.

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gio July 16, 2010 - 9:04 am

I agree the packaging looks cheap but the shade’s beautiful, I love pinks!

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babicsek July 16, 2010 - 9:29 am

The color is great,but the packaging is simply ugly.

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Tavia July 16, 2010 - 1:33 pm

My bad girls…I forgot to say this is not the original packaging (this is only the packaging they use for testers). The original packaging is silver and very classy. πŸ™‚

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babicsek July 16, 2010 - 11:04 pm

πŸ˜€ Even if the make up packaging is classy,their packaging for their skincare products is tacky.I like the products,but the packaging is so boring and sometimes even ugly.

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styleezta July 17, 2010 - 10:49 pm

aha!! thanks πŸ˜€

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misswhitemilkyway July 16, 2010 - 1:40 pm

I never used any make-up from them, but i love there skinscare!

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rhania escueta July 19, 2010 - 4:35 am

the clear packaging is same as shu uemura’s packaging

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Sherri July 19, 2010 - 4:27 pm

I love Clinique but there is something wrong with this, the packaging is big and bulky and the finish looks chalky. Maybe there’s a hidden compartment.

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stef October 31, 2012 - 1:05 pm

love this shade i have one and it really looks good..

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