Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off Review, Swatches & FOTD



Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off


Ho Ho Ho!!! This is not the Christmas season but our lovely and hawt Santa is never off duty. So this is my first post from the “Blast From The Past” section and I am soooo excited about it. When I write these posts and reviews I feel happy and satisfied, that clearly indicates me- “this is what I love doing”. Well Thank You to the Santa again for giving me this opportunity 😀 :heart: . Today I’ll be reviewing an eyeshadow quad from Maybelline. Dig in to know more!


Maybelline Eyestudio Quad Take It Off


Price: $ 10

About Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad:

This eyeshadow quad is part of Maybelline’s Spring 2014 “Dare To Go Nude” collection. The company says that these eyeshadows are silky smooth and offer a rich color pay off.

Packaging: It is the signature Maybelline Eyeshadow Quad packaging :-P. nothing new despite of it being a limited edition product. The packaging is not at all sturdy, you drop it once and have a “Holi” on your floor. Comes with an applicator which is clearly of no use.

My experience with Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off:

So this quad has four seductive shades, they immediately clicked a smokey eye look in my mind when I first saw them. Let’s rate the shades individually now as they aren’t same in texture, pigmentation and application.


Maybelline Eyestudio Take It Off


Shade 1 – This is the most impressive shade, though I thought that it is never going to show up on my eyes, but this was the only one which I felt was superb for a drugstore highlighting color. It is a warm pale beige that will show up on our exotic Indian skin tones. It has a good color payoff, doesn’t require much effort to blend and overall a great shade to own.

Shade 2 – This is going to be your lid color for sure, it is apt for a purple smokey eye and has a good color pay off but less than the shade 1. It took a little effort to blend and show up. I had to retouch up about 4-5 times so that it looks fresh in the pictures and make my eyes pop as it is the lid color. The purple shade has fine shimmers which are never going to be noticeable, forget them looking chunky :-P.

Shade 3 – This shade is a total disappointment for me. I used it as a crease color and oh my god, it hardly showed up rather than creating the gradient I was wishing for, Huh! It shows up on fingers when I swatched but it didn’t go the same way on my eyes.

Shade 4 – This is again a seductive black shadow with fine shimmers which will make you go wow on the first sight. The color pay-off is nice but it was quite difficult to blend and went almost patchy. When I blended t almost faded, but the intensity can be built up by layering it even more.


Maybelline Eyestudio Quad Take It Off EOTD


Summing it up overall

  • Texture- 4/5
  • Fallout- 5/5
  • Longetivity- 3/5 (it stays fresh for only 3+ hours then starts fading without a primer)
  • Pigmentation- 3.5/5
  • Application- 3/5

Let’s have the pro’s and con’s now.

What I like about Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off:

  • Smooth Texture
  • Great color combination
  • Easy to carry
  • Perfect for on the go looks
  • Shade 1 works as a great drugstore highlighter
  • No creasing
  • Price
  • Shades will suit an array of skin tones
  • Perfect for every age group
  • Staying power is okay for a drugstore shadow.

What I like about Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off:

  • Limited Edition
  • Individual shades have problems in pigmentation and blending
  • Requires a lot of product to show up
  • Availability


Maybelline Eyestudio Quad Take It Off FOTD


Do I Recommend Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off:

I will recommend this quad to beginners who are looking for a budget palette that can be used in various looks. This is a versatile group of colors that can be combined with other colors to create a gorgeous look.

Well, I went on and did a reception sort of look with this quad and many more different looks are coming on your way, all thanks to the lovely Santa 😛

My Rating: 3.5/5

Have you tried Maybelline Eyestudio Eye Shadow Quad 125 Take It Off?

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  1. I was not well last night so couldnt come online … but i knew the first thing i have to do this morning is to compliment you – you are looking absolutely beautiful and divine ayushi 🙂
    loved the look and palette and you made it even more pretty XOXO 🙂

  2. Ohhh bhai saab! koi to rokk loo! 😉
    Aayushi you are looking sooo beautiful here..and waise bi you look!

    I am not paying much attention to the quad review and staring at your picture! :-))
    Gorgeousss babe! :-*


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