Even if I’m the type of girl that usually prefers to make the eyes stand out more than the lips, there’s something magical and sultry about lipsticks that literally enchant me.
I have the classic idea that lips and lipsticks represent women’s beauty in a very elegant and seductive way, timeless, if you let me. Just think about the 20’s, the 30’s, the 40’s, the 50’s, the 60’…lips are iconic.
For this reason, when it comes to lipsticks, I’m very picky and selective. Mine is definitely a personal preference, but i believe that the best lipsticks are the long-lasting and well pigmented ones, creamy enough to provide moisture throughout the wearing time without being glossy or too opaque.
I got the chance to try part of the reds of the new Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Creme lipstick range and i must say that I’m positively impressed, so i wanted to share my opinion with you.
“The 20 irresistible color-drenched lipstick hues were named after iconic women that have inspired Marc Jacobs throughout his life.
Indulge your pout with Marc’s new revolutionary 10-hour lipstick that covers your lips with buttery, creamy vibrant pigment with one pigment-saturated swipe. Experience unprecedented color payoff from concentrated color-boost pigments that are triple-milled and steeped in hydrating ingredients, so your lips experience ultimate long-lasting color and moisture.
Instantly, lips feel plumped and nourished from powerful peptides, antioxidant-rich seaberry, and natural humectants, including meranti and cocoa butter. Never before has a hydrating lipstick provided such highly pigmented, long-lasting color. All luxury. All day. No compromise.“
How is the collection composed?
The whole collection consists of 20 iconic shades (as they’re described), and i got a box containing seven red shades and a guide that explains which shade may work best on you, depending from your skin undertone and hair color.
- Oh Miley 200: Bright Red with Cool Undertone
- Je T’aime 238: Rosy Red
- Core Cora 234: Orange Red
- Goddess 202: Classic Red
- Miss Scarlet 208: Deep Brick Red
- Goddess 202: Classic Red
- Blow 210: Burgundy Red
- Rei of Light 212: Deep Sienna Orange
Amazing 204: Warm Red
Dashing 206: Red with Cool Undertone
Georgie Girl 214: Neutral Pink
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 216: Dusty Rose
Clara 218: French Rose Pink
Jolly Molly 220: Coral Pink
Boy Gorgeous 222: Dark Magenta Red
Magenta 224: Dark Plumed Magenta
Scandal 226: Eggplant Purple
Infamous 228: Muted Warm Pink
J’ Adore 230: Light Mocha
Mahogany 232: Chocolate Mahogany
So Sofia 236: Bright Coral Red
So Rouge 240: Neutral Red
I can’t compare them with anything i own. These are incredible. They are creamy, long-lasting, opaque and extremely pigmented. The only lip product i consider as good is the Ellis Faas one.
Some of the swatched colors tend to look alike. Thing is that each shade tends to look better on certain skin types and hair colors. Overall, i can totally wear them without worrying about anything and i love them all. The guide only suggests.
You may have noticed that I included Goddess in both groups. It’s due to the fact that Goddess is described as the perfect red, the neutral one.
P.S. Forearm kindly provided for the swatches by one dear friend of mine :*
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