Sneak Peek: Marc Jacobs Summer 2015 Highliners Photos & Swatches

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye CrayonMarc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon ($25.00 for 0.01 oz.) just launched ten new, permanent shades for summer. These arrived by a shipping miracle as they shipped out so late last night, it didn’t seem like they were going to make it here on time, but they did! So here are swatches for your perusal 🙂 It’ll take me sometime to test all of these, but in general, they swatch as they have in the past… hit or miss. I have a love/hate relationship with the formula, because they could be a little creamier/more pigmented in a single pass, but most build well and their strength is really how long-wearing they are, while several have been more unique in color. Hopefully these wear just as long as past shades have, but we’ll see!

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayons

Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Lollipop (86) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet Femme (82) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Sunset (74) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Orange Crush (78) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty In the Buff (80) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Midnight in Paris (72) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Navy Noir (76) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Peridot (90) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Top Seacret (88) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon
Marc Jacobs Beauty Blue Me Away (84) Highliner Gel Eye Crayon

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I love all of these! Such unique colors! I have so far been able to hold myself back form buying the entire original line because I found it fairly dupable. I’m not sure on these!

I think the ones I use most from the original range are Intro(vert) and Ody(sea)! There’s a brightness to both that is harder to replicate for me. Plus, the wear. Sometimes I regret (not really though) wearing them because they last sooo long, and I wear contacts at night (weird, and unusaul for sure) so any little tiny bit of leftover eyeliner is death in the eye, lol.

Oh,geez..I know! like the black to use as a tightliner for my upper lash line if I am going all-out fancy,lol. It is the only black that stays there. I wear contacts all day so I could understand the discomfort of wearing them at night! I have Ody(sea). I have been trying to order Intro(vert) during this sale. Oh, I just looked at your review..so pretty! But,it has been sold out since about the second day of the sale. I forgot it in my initial order and for some reason, the store near me only has a handful of the highliner shades out right now.Oh well it’s permanent and only $3.75 ..I’ll live and get it some other time.. 🙂

yeah,or I will just order it when it comes back in stock and my wallet recovers form the sale and I just got the call that most of my Tom Ford Pre-sale stuff came in!

Lollipop! I just may need it (OK, want it really, really bad). I really like the colors, especially Lollipop, Orange Crush, Midnight in Paris, and Navy. Violet Femme is pretty, but looks the weakest of the bunch. I wish there were a really bright purple.

I think his brightest purple is Th(ink), which runs darker, or (Plum)age, which is more medium but very shimmery.

I love Peridot and Blue Me Away. I’m definitely buying those if I can rustle up the money. I was expecting to love Violet Femme, but it’s a little pinker/less pigmented than I had hoped. Also, is it just me, or is Midnight in Paris basically the same as Navy Noir, just with more glitter?

Peridot seems promising!

The tone of the blues is different – Midnight in Paris almost runs “warm” in comparison, whereas Navy Noir has an almost violet sheen, so it appears more like a purple-blue with a lot less shimmer (more satiny) than Midnight in Paris, which is a truer navy blue to me with more noticeable shimmer. That being said, unless you wear blue a lot, I don’t think they’re both necessary! 🙂

When I put them side by side, I can see what you mean! They are different, but not a whole lot. And I definitely don’t need them, I checked swatches of Midnight in Paris versus Urban Decay’s LSD (which I have) and, yup, total dupe. But Peridot is really something unique, at least to me.

I am sooooo excited!! I love the MJ Highliners!! I have the mini one of Sunset and it’s one of my favorite eyeliners ever!! Peridot is the other one I am excited about -hope it gets a great review!

It’s hard to say! I tend not to favor anything until I get a chance to use it – kind of the whole “don’t get too excited” so that I don’t get really heavy feelings of disappointment either. Sometimes you can’t help it, but I try 🙂

Thanks for the swatches! I was seriously considering grabbing Violet Femme today, but I have to say, the color seems more pink than it does purple. Given the cost and hit/miss nature of the formula, I think I’ll wait to the full reviews and the ability to swatch in store before pulling the trigger. $3.75 off isn’t worth it if it isn’t what I want!

Thanks for the swatches! Much appreciated when ordering online LOL. Peridot and Blue Me Away look really pretty and unique! Most of these new shades…minus the repromotes…are very summer-y colors, love them 😉

No problem! 🙂 Hey, if I can’t get them reviewed, at least I can show swatches for those who already feel familiar enough with the formula to buy blind!

oh darn, i bought Violet Femme thinking it was going to be more like the promo pic color. oops 😐

that orange crush looks amazing though!

Peridot looks unique and amazing! I don’t think I have this kind of color before so I just bought it off of Sephora before the discounts end 😉 Can’t wait for your reviews, Christine!

Wow, the colors are gorgeous and some unique shades here!!! Too bad I have enough eyeliners to last me a lifetime, but I might pick up a couple if they review well

Violet Femme isn’t as bright/ lavender as I thought it would be, but I’m all over Orange Crush and Peridot! After seeing how Seacret swatches, I think I’d prefer Odysea or Introvert.

Love Blue Me Away. Peridot is pretty, but I wish it was a little lighter like that nars light green/mint liner! Same with Violet Femme, wish it was lighter and more pastel.

When I first saw the photos the other day I was excited. But now I’m not so sure. The colors I was interested in all look a bit, IDK, patchy? I’m not sure of the right word. I’ll wait for the reviews before I write them off though. Hopefully they preform well enough.

I will take Lollipop, Orange Crush and Top Seacret- such beautiful shades and Highliners are one of my favorite liners.

Ive tried some from their original highliner series and wasnt overly impressed considering their price. I’ll be passing on these but they do look summery alright!

I ordered two of these already but I’m thinking of two more. I was debating between Peridot and Violet Femme and ended up with the Violet but based on your swatches, I’m really wanting Peridot and Blue Me Away! 🙂

Some of these look pretty good, but some also look fairly patchy or light in pigmentation unless you build it up. I was hoping Violet Femme would be more violet, but it’s almost a mauve tone. 🙁

Yeah, it doesn’t seem like a really violet-y shade. For some reason, from the name, in my head I had it as a pinky-purple.

Sunset and Navy Noir are beautiful once but I think I’ve similars colors already,however,it Peridot that make me feel giddy and exciting 😉

I bet you have something similar to those – they’re definitely shades we’ve seen more often, I think. At a glance, at least.

Hmm! I ordered the purple one with the vib coupon. But it looks more pink/mauve., which is not what I was going for. Now I wish I ordered the orange or green…. Oh well! Looking forward to the review!

LOVE both orangey shades and so excited I ordered them during the sephora sale. Is it just me or does In the Buff swatch not very intensely?

Violet Femme and Lollipop look delicious! Until I commented I thought Violet Femme was Violent Femme (named after the band) and got excited… But close enough!

Peridot speaks to me! Such a rich color. I wonder how they compare to the colourful L’Oreal Infalliable eyeliners. Recently I have been noticing that drugstore products have stepped up their game, especially L’Oreal and Maybelline.

It’s typical for twist-up eyeliners, actually. Pencil eyeliners typically contain 0.04 oz., the ones you have to sharpen, whereas mechanical or twist-up ones contain 0.01 oz. (sometimes even less).

I love these summer shades. And I had good luck with the regular ones. I wish they came out with a summer LE set of minis. I would love that.

MJB is carried exclusively at Sephora, but they sell product through their own website as well (nowhere else in-store that I”m aware of, though).

Sunset and Violet Plum are two colours I’ve been trying to find! And those looks like the exact shades I’ve been looking for!
Can’t wait for your reviews of these!

I will definitely be getting Orange Crush. I don’t have anything like it and I looove orange! Possibly Midnight in Paris and/or Blue Me Away as well. I actually have dupes for the others – most aren’t as shimmery, but the same colours.

Just received my sephora order – In the Buff, Sunset, Orange Crush, and Violet Femme! Violet Femme is less pinky than I thought! I’m really happy with all four!

I have a black Highliner sample and it is the best liner ever! My eyes water alot because of allergies and the Marc Jacobs does not budge. These colors look amazing for the summer.

Orange Crush is so tempting, but I don’t know how I feel about orange eyeliner on my fair, cool-undertoned skin. I don’t know why, but I’ve been overcome by feelings of “buy all the peach- (and orange, apparently lol) toned makeup!” over the past month or so.

I realize this question comes very late from the date on the post, but does anyone know why these are not available in the U.S. anymore?

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