Tag: Marc Jacobs Beauty


Marc Jacobs Beauty is one of the brands which I have on rotation in my everyday routine, whether it is their highliner, lipstick, eye primer, or mascara. I have few products which I have been testing on and off since last few weeks. They include the new Velvet Primer- Epic Lash Primer, Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara, Le Marc Lip Creme, Eye Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette, Under Cover Eye Perfecting Coconut Eye Primer, Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter and ‘The Face III’ Buffing Foundation Brush.

Velvet Primer- Epic Lash Primer is the newest launch from the brand which you might have seen all over Instagram. It is defined as an ultra-plush lash primer with a conditioning base that maximizes the benefits of any mascara for lashes that look longer, fuller and more dramatic. This is an interesting product for me, I have tried many face primers, eye primers, but this is a first for me to try an eyelash primer. This primer gives full treatment for lashes that feel luxuriously soft and healthy, not brittle or dry. It also helps prevent your mascara from flaking.  I have used it a few times and it does work, it makes my long lashes even longer like I am wearing false lashes. It does not work alone but with mascara on top. The wand works nicely to apply this primer.

Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara is not something I have used for the first time but have used it in the past and I like it. With the Velvet Primer for lash, the duo gives volumized look and dramatic finish to the lashes. This lash-maximizing, curvy brush in this volumizing mascara places the most volume at the hard-to-reach centre lash line, and the defining tip styles lashes for major drama. The ultra-concentrated black pigment delivers the greatest visual impact, and the flash volume complex creates instant, smudge-free length and volume in three strokes or less. The colour is a rich velvety black which I like.

Le Marc Lip Creme is the same creamy, moisturizing, long-lasting formula which I reviewed in the past and also in the post here. The shades I have swatched are below:

202 Goddess – Classic Red

210 Blow – Burgundy Red

286 Sugar and Spice – Bold Berry Red

Eye Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette in Fantascene 790 – Sensual Nudes and Shimmering Pops has a long-wearing eyeshadow formula as the other Marc Jacobs Beauty eyeshadow palettes, the last I reviewed here. The eyeshadow formula is very easy to work with, is very smooth, and pigmented. It blends easily, even the matte shades. The shades are buildable to high intensity.  This is one of my favourite palettes with a gorgeous collection of shades. It will be suitable for most of the skin tones and ages, to create a simple neutral to glamorous eye looks.

Under Cover Eye Perfecting Coconut Eye Primer is a luxurious, crease-proof eye primer formulated with coconut extracts to lock in colour for up to 12 hours. For my oily lids, I do enjoy this eye primer. It glides on effortlessly with a creamy, lightweight texture, and helps even skin tone, intensifying eyeshadow for gorgeous payoff in every stroke. A little dot is all you need for both eyes, dries quickly, and the packaging is so beautiful. I have noticed minimal end-of-the-day creasing on my eyelids.

‘The Face III’ Buffing Foundation Brush is a brush for buffing the liquid foundation onto the skin to give a natural flawless airbrushed finish. The brush is so soft and works nicely for all creamy liquid products, it may be a primer or foundation. The innovative brush head and its blend-friendly synthetic bristles sweep foundation evenly across skin’s curves and contours for an expert, full-coverage finish. I have experienced no shedding of the bristles.

Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter is inspired by Marc Jacobs’s love of coconut water and the glow of youthful, radiant, well-hydrated skin, this luminous gel-cream instantly lights up the complexion. It can be used to highlight skin directly or mix this concentrated luminizer with foundation and primer to transform them into illuminating elixirs. This gel highlighter builds for the ultimate sheen, and the sensual golden-peach hue flatters all skin tones with warm radiance.

Apart from all the glow, it does nourish the skin with some nice hydrating ingredients. For me, it is perfect for the evening parties or weekends when applying directly on top of my makeup. Mixing a drop with my primer and then applying foundation over it gives a glowy base which does work out for the day application. And for sure I can not wait to take this highlighter with me on my next holiday.

The products are definitely worth checking out, be their formula, comfort and ease of use or the packaging. Marc Jacobs Beauty is available at Sephora.ca, Sephora, NordstromNeiman Marcus.

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Marc Jacobs Beauty has its limited edition ‘Leopard Frost Collection’ with icy finishes, high impact pigment, and gorgeous packaging. Leopard Frost Collection features limited edition Eye-Conic Frost Eyeshadow Palette and Le Marc Lip Frost in brand new metallic finishes. The collection is an eye-catching mix of shimmering and metallics finishes, creamy mattes fronted by Lila Moss in her first beauty campaign.

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

Marc Jacobs Beauty Eye-Conic Frost Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette in Flamboyant is an eyeshadow palette in a leopard-print compact, featuring new metallic frost finishes—to layer and dress your eyes. The palette has seven high-impact shades with a mix of icy finishes and creamy mattes are sure to get you spotted.

‘The Eye-conic eyeshadows are inspired by textiles and layering, and come in multiple fashion finishes. This leopard-print palette features more metallic lamé shades than ever before. ‘

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

The eyeshadow shades include Hey Girl Hey, You Slay, On The Runway, Serving Up, Eleganza, Extravaganza, For Your Life

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

The eyeshadow formula is very easy to work with, is very smooth, and pigmented. It blends easily, even the matte shades. The shades are buildable to high intensity. I really like how all the shades give a vibe of frosty winter days. There is cool grey-blue shade and on the other hand, there is a pop of bright color, overall a beautiful curation. The shades are very rich, both in the palette as well as on the eyes.

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Frost Lip Creme is a rich, creamy lipstick a metallic frost finish. The color-rich, indulgently shimmering lipstick is housed in a sleek leopard-print case. Le Marc Lip Frost Lipstick delivers metallic shine which is not glittery. The color payoff is really nice and is long lasting, lasts for over 4 hours which I have tested. The formula is lightweight, does not dry the lips but is moisturizing despite the long-lasting color. It has a subtle vanilla taste and scent mimic a decadent dessert.

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

The lipstick is the perfect balance of pigment and translucency to give a subtle dose of frosting this winter. It is comfortable to wear.

Marc Jacobs Beauty - Leopard Frost Collection

It comes in five shades, all with metallic finish:

Sugar Sugar 500 – Pinky Nude Frost

Diva 502 – Pale Pink Frost

Just Peachy 504 – Peachy Copper Frost

Cherished 506 – Warm Bronze Frost

Detox 508 – Cool Taupe Frost

Marc Jacobs Beauty – Leopard Frost Collection is definitely an eye-catching mix of shimmering and metallics finishes, creamy mattes. Marc Jacobs Beauty is available at Sephora.ca, Sephora, NordstromNeiman Marcus.

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With all the beautiful holiday collections launching this season, I am sharing with you a few pieces from the Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection which is all about shimmer, shine, glitter, which is bright and fun. Marc Jacobs Beauty is taking us to the shine factory for holiday 2018. ‘The limited edition holiday collection for 2018 was inspired by the glamorous, anything goes aesthetic from the mod era. eyes are exaggerated with glittery jewel tones, cheekbones and body are glazed in gold highlights, and lips get the full-glam treatment.’

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

Marc Jacobs Beauty See-quins Glam Glitter Eyeshadow

See-quins Glam Glitter Eyeshadow is described as the first-to-market sequin finish eyeshadow in a pot adds super-shimmery dimension to any look. The innovative demi-pressed process allows pigments to apply more vividly and gives the glitter maximum sparkle. The formula is all intense glitter, it can be blended out for a soft wash of sparkle either alone or layered on top of other eyeshadow for a shimmer finish.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

This sequin-finish eyeshadow in a pot has a lid on it keep it pressed and to avoid fall-out or separation of the glitter particles. I do put the black lid first and then the main golden lid on the pot. The innovative, demi-pressed process allows the pigments to apply more vividly and gives the glitter maximum sparkle.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

The formula blends smoothly and easily on the eyes. It does work well on its own but I recommend using a primer to hold the intense shimmer in place all day and which it does. I have used the eyeshadow with the coconut eye primer from the brand. I can use my finger to apply this, works perfectly well for me or with a flat synthetic eye brushing gentle pressing motion for a high-intensity look and finish.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

I do prefer to apply with fingers due to the loose, crumbly texture but once they’re on, they seem to set fairly well and I haven’t had any fallout. I have the shades Flashlight (Icy Opal) and Topaz Flash (smoky bronze), both of them work nicely alone or on top of other eyeshadow. It is going to be my go-to for the parties, especially the holiday parties.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss

Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss is described as a unique triple shine complex that delivers maximum color and brilliance with a blend of high-performance ingredients that provide unstoppable wear and shine like ’30 coats of lacquer.’ the brilliant shine contributes to the look of plump, cushiony lips that never feel sticky.  This limited edition glitzy gold shade with pink shimmer, shine a light, is the newest addition to the best-selling enamored lineup, of the brand, which is known for giving lips lasting color and unbelievable glossiness with a touch of creamy mint flavor.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

The gloss is very comfortable to wear, gives a beautiful shine to the lips which does stay on for a nice amount of time. The gold color sheers out clear and does not look yellow or orange on the lips. The pink sparkle is very fine and does shows in the light and is very subtle yet pretty. It is moisturizing and does not makes my lip uncomfortable or dry. It works well alone or over another lip color.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

Marc Jacobs Beauty Make Your Le Marc 3 Piece Mini Liquid Lip Crayon Set

Make Your Le Marc 3 Piece Mini Liquid Lip Crayon Set is a trio of minis of solid lip crayons from the brand. The crayons are easy to apply, glides on nicely on the lips, melts into the lips with a soft, liquid sensation. The formula is pigmented and one-swipe of color gives a bold color to the lips.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

The trio of mini had one new, exclusive shade red-y to go, and two best-selling shades night mauves (soft pinky mauve) and plum n get it (rich plum). The formula sets in pretty quickly and is comfortable, creamy, and lightweight on the lips.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Holiday 2018 Collection

From the packaging to the range of products in this collection, it is truly a gorgeous holiday collection. Marc Jacobs Beauty is available at Sephora.ca, Sephora, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus.

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