Review & Swatches: Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in “The Glam”

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in 108 The Glam

Availability: Sephora
Price: $42.00
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Company’s Description

A petite set of three plush eye shadows that harmoniously marry with a creamy, sumptuous finish. Each mini palette of shimmery metallics, buttery mattes, and lustrous sheens are made with advanced pigments that allow true, instant color payoff and long-lasting, plush performance. Shades are cleverly sized to suit your eye shadow needs. Marc invites you to play and become your own Style Eye-Con.

Marc Jacobs’s new makeup line, which launches on August 9, 2013, includes six (6) eyeshadow trios, which the company calls Style Eye-Con No. 3 Plush Shadows. This review is for the trio in 108 The Glam, which includes a warm cream, a metallic bronze with gold shimmer, and a peachy copper sheen.

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Packaging: 9.5/10

These trios come in oval compacts made of black, reflective plastic. The compacts look chic and expensive, but aren’t too heavy. The compact has a silver button that you press to open it. Inside, there is a full-sized mirror and the shadows are covered with a plastic piece. Each compact comes with its own felt-tip applicator. Both the applicator and compact come inside of a black bag.

Quality: 9.5/10

The Glam trio contains a matte yellowish cream, a slightly frosty chocolate brown, and a frosty orangey-copper. All three shades have solid pigmentation. These colors are perfect for creating a neutral eye look. The shades are warmed-toned, so if your skin tone works better with cool-toned shades, this isn’t the trio for you.

The shadows have a high-quality formula. They are creamy enough to glide onto the skin in an even and smooth manner. They aren’t dusty, chalky, or chunky. They also don’t need a primer underneath to get the color you see in the pan.

Applied without primer, these shades start to crease after about three (3) hours of wear. With primer applied, the creasing starts around six (6) hours of wear.

Ease of Use: 9.75/10

These shadows’ creamy formula makes them easy to pack onto the lid as well as blend into the crease. You don’t get any fall-out from any of the colors.

Price: 8.5/10

For $42.00 you get a total of 0.14 ounces (4 grams). This is more expensive per ounce than eyeshadow palettes from Guerlain, Dior, and Edward Bess, but turns out to be cheaper per ounce compared to Dolce & Gabbana’s quads.

Final Grade

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio Box

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio Bag

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in 108 The Glam

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in 108 The Glam

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in 108 The Glam

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Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in 108 The Glam Swatches

Ingredients

Mica, Boron Nitride, Lauryol Lysine, Magnesium Myristate, Silica, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Lipids, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Sorbic Acid.

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One Response to Review & Swatches: Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No.3 Plush Shadow Trio in “The Glam”

  1. Lisa B. says:

    I would love to see you do a EOTD / look with this!

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