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Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette Review

Hi Guys! What’s trending lately? There’s been a couple of new beauty releases, and they’re pretty much drool-worthy. Part of those releases are the eyeshadow palettes by Marc Jacobs. Oh, I know what you’re thinking, they’ve been on my watch list too. LOL, and guess what? they’re mostly sold out now. Yep, that’s how hot the Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palettes are ($49).

 

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette glambition swatches

When I saw online that these are going be released soon, I wasn’t too smitten with them at first. For its price and the number of shades on the palette, I feel like you could probably get more bang for your buck with some other palettes. That is, until I set eyes on them at my local Sephora. I was like “those are really beautiful shades of eyeshadows”, even more so when I swatched them on my arms. Oh men, so pigmented, so soft, and what gorgeous packagings!

 

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette review swatches

As you can see in the photos above, I brought home two palettes that I think might suit well with my dark almost-black hazel eyes. I love earthy neutral tones and some warm shades, so I picked Glambition and Scandalust. I know, they have such catchy names, right? Each palette came with a free sample of Marc Jacobs Under(cover) Perfecting Coconut Eye Primer, which is awesome. I was contemplating whether I should get the Edgitorial shades or not, but in the end, I decided to skip on that for now. To be honest, there are lots of beautiful shades in each palette, but I’m pretty sure I couldn’t pull-off most of them, so here are the two beautiful shades I got.

 

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette review

 

720 Glambition – The shades in this particular palette probably has the most neutral sort of “Urban Decay Naked (1st) vibe” (reviewed HERE). It’s great to wear as an everyday eye makeup because it has a nice array of bronze, neutrals, and gold. You can never go wrong with this.

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette glambition review swatchesMarc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette 720 Glambition swatch

740 Scandalust – Gorgeous Dahling! Gorgeous! Has a bit of an Urban Decay Naked Heat vibe (seen HERE), due to the presence of the brick red shade, rusty browns, and mid-tone brown. This specific palette looks well-curated and very beautiful. It adds warmth, depth, and nice colors on the lid.

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette 740 Scandalust swatch

 

 

Three things that really stood out for these palettes; First, they’re well-pigmented both on the palette and upon application. They’re probably one of the few eyeshadows or eyeshadow palettes I’ve tried that truly deliver strong pigments at first swipe, using an eyeshader brush. In my experience, I swiped a shade on my lids more than twice and I already started looking like a raccoon. LOL. Some of those other very well-pigmented eyeshadow palettes are the Lorac Pro Palette (reviewed HEREAnastasia Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette, and the Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Clay Eyeshadow Palette (seen HERE) to name a few. 

 

 

Second, these MJ Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palettes feel very fine, very soft, and almost creamy in their overall texture. Even though there are some glittery shades in each palette, I find that they have very minimal fall outs and they really adhere very well on the lids. Since these are so pigmented and long lasting, they’re also easy to work around the lids. You can pack the colors, layer them, or blend them more. They’re pretty much flexible to use.

 

Third, that sleek packaging is TDF. It may look elongated to you, but I actually like it because the mirror on these palettes is wide like the rearview of a car, which gives you enough visibility as to what’s happening with your eye game. They’re also easy to open, just push the little button in the middle and voila! Another thing I wanna point out is that the packaging is pretty flat which makes it so easy to pack. Take note of these in your next vacay soon.

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette swatchesI believe these eyeshadow palettes are worth their price. They have incredible pigments, beautiful array of shades, luxurious packaging, and they’re easy to travel with. I definitely recommend these and they go very well when paired with Marc Jacobs Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner (reviewed HERE).

 

For sure it’s hard to pick just one of these palettes. The million dollah question is, which palette are you gonna get?

 

The Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palettes are available at Sephora, Net-A-Porter, Neiman Marcus, & marcjacobs.com

 

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Marc Jacobs Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner Review

Hello from a Blizzard Tuesday! It’s March and yeah it’s still snowing from where I am. Anyway, I have to let it go, let it go, the cold doesn’t bother me anyway, ows? Anyway, I have a very interesting eyeliner to counteract the cold. It may be a winter storm out there, but my eyeliner is always sleek and ready for whatever may come, ha!. I mean, you don’t wanna be caught looking like a hot mess in the snow, right? Hehehe. No ice bucket challenge makeup look here. I don’t ‘bout y’all, but I want my face to look as flawless as ever (though it’s not) even if I just slipped onto a huge pile of ice. Like nothing happened at all. What ice? My eyeliner slays. LOL. Anyways, this eyeliner that I’ve been using recently is by Marc Jacobs, called Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner. It’s the slim version of the very famous Marc Jacobs Highliner. Now that MJ Highliner has been updated recently with its new release of the Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner, and the shades are really GOOD. I bet the formulations remain to be good if not better too. But my problem with the MJ Highliner is the fact that its tip is too thick for my small hooded eyes. Whenever I use it, I feel like I’m attracting the wrong elements. Haha! I just think that it looks too much for my eyes, specially during the day.

 

marc jacobs fineliner ultra skinny gel eye crayon eyeliner review

 

The thing I love about this Marc Jacobs Fineliner is simply its thinness. It’s easier for me to work it around my eyelids, and it really allows for a very precise if not accurate application. Plus, it doesn’t make me look like I’m auditioning for Into The Badlands. Hehehe. In fact, for a very long time, I’m a huge fan of skinny eyeliners. The sharper, the better. That’s why I love Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner and Kat Von D Tattoo Liner because their applicators are really thin and their formulas are very long lasting, but you really need a steady hand and skillful application technique because it’s hard to make a mistake once these eyeliners are applied. So for the days when I feel like I may need to apply my eyeliner quickly and precisely, I use non-liquid skinny eyeliners like this Marc Jacobs Fineliner.

There’s not a lot of color choices for this Marc Jacobs Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Eye Crayon. But its formulation is pretty much exactly the same as the MJ Highliner. It’s also waterproof, long-wearing, well-pigmented and it glides easily on the lids. It’s very easy to use and is also ideal for tightlining and on the waterline.

A lot of people said that this particular eyeliner smudges, but it really depends. While it doesn’t smudge immediately upon application, I suggest using an eyelid primer to prevent that, even if you’re not gonna wear any eyeshadow at all. The same is true for someone who is prone to have oily lids like yours truly here. Removing this eyeliner requires a waterproof makeup remover, or any waterproof eye makeup remover and perhaps with the aid of a few cotton swabs.

 

marc jacobs fineliner ultra skinny gel eye crayon eyeliner

 

I fell in love with the shades; Blacquer – the backest and darkest shade in the line, and Blacquerberry – a berry-violet shade, which is a unique and simply different shade that won’t make your eyes look bruised.

 

The Marc Jacobs Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon retails for $24, while the Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon retails for $25.

 

Have you tried these two? Which ones do you prefer?

 

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