Lakme Botanica Eye Color Quartet - Review, Swatches

What it claims: A heavenly quartet of radiant powders explode to color, shape and highlight your eyes. Inspired by the mysteries of the forest, these botanical shades usher in a rush of fresh color! Brighten your eyes with dewy green, petal pink and gold pastels.

Price: Rs. 425 /-

Part of Lakme Fantasy Collection 2011

  • Upper  right: a creamy, pink champaign colored shimmery pastel. Perfect for highlighting or even using as a base underneath other eyeshadows.
  • Upper left: Dark brown with a hint of grey
  • Bottom left: aubergine purple with an undertone of burgundy. 
  • Bottom right: a yellowish – green shade.

What I liked:
  1. The quality of this quad is really nice; the eyeshadows are a little sticky in texture & adhere well. As a result they are pretty long lasting.
  2. The highlighter given in the quad works beautifully as a white base also - applied all over the lid & then topped with your eyeshadows – it makes them pop beautifully with a hint of shimmer
  3. The other 3 shades – purple, brown & green are nice too. I don’t like the green too much coz it shows up with a weird yellow tinge to it, but I can see it working well on a lot of other girls J
  4. Considering that all the colors are very wearable & nice – the price is good!

What I don’t like

  1.  Like the other quads, the texture of this quad too is a little sticky – it is not quite like powder & not quite like cream. The point being that I find it little difficult to blend at times – but then that could be an issue that just I’m facing.

Overall: This is a really nice quad, all the colors are wearable & would go well with Indian skintones. 

Product provided by Company / PR for review but that has not affected my opinion in any way


  1. the green shade looks amazing. am always partial towards green. great review as usual and nice swatches too.

  2. love the green shade. it's different! :))

  3. nice fact i like it more than the quads from their previous collection

  4. So I haven't really started using it, but I do ♥ this quartet. I just bought it last week.

  5. I really like the green in this one..its very flattering...

  6. great review!!! the highlighter seems to be good!!


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