Marc Jacobs Sugar High Le Marc Lip Creme & Lip Lacquer Reviews & Swatches

01/07

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème

Sugar High (292)

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (292) Le Marc Lip Crème ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium, muted coral with warm, rosy undertones and a satin finish. It had opaque pigmentation that applied evenly and smoothly across my lips without tugging. The texture was lightly creamy without being too slippery, though there was a touch of product visible in my deeper lip lines in the close-up photo but not enough that it was visible in person. It wore well for five hours (not close to the 10-hour wear claim) and was lightly hydrating.

Formula Overview

$30.00/0.12 oz. - $250.00 Per Ounce

The formula claims to have "10-hour" wear with “vivid pigment” and a “rich, velvety” texture that is “ultra-hydrating.” As you might expect, they don’t last ten hours; they last four to six hours with some leaving a stain. The texture is lightweight, creamy, and glides on without dragging or tugging on the lip, but it doesn’t have a lot of slip so it stays in place. The formula can be lightly hydrating to drying, depending on the shade. The lipstick has a sweet, floral scent, but it is very subtle, even when smelled directly from the tube.

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Ingredients

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octyldodecanol, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Polyethylene, Phytosteryl/Isostearyl/Cetyl/Stearyl/Behenyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacylapidate-2, Mica, Hydrated Silica, Kaolin, Cera Microcristallina Wax/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcrystalline, Squalane, Phenyl Trimethicone, Hydrogenated Olive Oil, Silica, Candelilla Cera/Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire De Candelilla, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Tribehenin, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Orbigynya Oleifera Seed Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Coca) Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triisostearin, Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter, Sorbitan Oleate, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), Sorbitan Isostearate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopherol, Fragrance, Hippophae Rhamnoides Seed Oil, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Tin Oxide, Bensyl Benzoate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090).

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01/07

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer

Sugar High (382)

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sugar High (382) Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer ($28.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with warm undertones and fine gold and pink pearl. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied evenly but pulled into my lip lines noticeably. The gloss had a very shiny, almost gel-like finish–thicker and plumping without being heavy, and it was just barely tacky. I just wish the product sat better on my lips! It wore well for four and a half hours and was hydrating while worn.

Formula Overview

$28.00/0.16 oz. - $175.00 Per Ounce

It is supposed to have "maximum color and brilliance" and "shine like 30 coats of lacquer." The formula has a mint scent but not much flavor from what I could detect. The biggest downside is that several shades that I have are not in line with “maximum color.” They range from semi-sheer to semi-opaque, and they do have a very high-shine finish that makes my lips look more voluminous.

The consistency was smooth, like a creamy gel as it was a bit thicker (without being heavy or tacky), and very easy to spread across my lips. It was comfortable to wear and moisturizing over time. Some shades smoothed out my lip lines, though it wasn't consistent throughout the range.

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Ingredients

Polybutene, Hydrogenated Poly(C6-14) Olefin), Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Glyceryl Tribehenate/Isostearate/Eicosandioate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Propylene Carbonate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Limonene. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499, CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (9CI 42090), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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That gloss is such a gorgeous color…too bad it does that pulling into the lip lines thing. If it didn’t, I would have wanted it. $’s saved!

Last month I bought the MJ High Sugar trio containing the mini versions of the lipstick, lip gloss and lip liner, mostly for the lip gloss, thinking that it is a shimmery medium pink. It pulls brownish/orangey on me (fair skin, not pigmented lips). As you mentioned Christine, it didn’t sit well on my lips either. In fact it looks exactly like in the first close-up photo showing your lips. Such a disappointment for me!

LOL! t was a rough week already and it’s just Wednesday 🙂 It’s the cold. And the snow. I can’t take -20C something any more tbh. This winter is never ending here in Montreal.

I’d tell you it’s cold, but then you’re have to smile, laugh, and give me a pat on the head as being here in Arizona, “cold” is rather relative to the rest of the world 😉

Hope the cold lets up sooner rather than later!

These 2 are available in a mini set for $25.. The gloss is beautiful, smooth, and nonsticky. It also comes with a mini lip liner which was basically a throwaway.

I purchased these in a trio (with a lip pencil) after the holidays from Sephora. Nice size to try all three (at a good price) and it’s a good addition to someone who has an addiction to nude-ish lips, be it gloss, liquid or lipstick.
So far I’ve used the gloss the most.

You are right, Chelsea girls is peachier than sugar high. I swatched on my hand and although I prefer the pink tone I’m not a fan of the pearlescence of sugar high, so I’ll have to return it. Looking at photos I think maybe Nars pulsion is a good dupe for sugar high without the pearl?! I won’t order though in case it is LE (I’d hate to love it). Geez, and I remember loving the pearl in MAC prr like 20 years ago! How things change!

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