Oct 15, 2015

Marc Jacobs The Sofia - Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection - Photos, Swatches

Marc Jacobs The Sofia Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection Swatches Holiday 2015 Makeup Gift Set
Marc Jacobs The Sofia - Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection ($45) at Sephora

One of the many holiday makeup sets to pop up this time of the year is the Marc Jacobs The Sofia Le Marc Lip Creme Collection - a set of 5 petite-sized lipsticks with colors ranging from soft peony to deep dark berry.  Marc Jacobs lipsticks are generally quite amazing in the formula and color range, so to snag 5 of these in travel-friendly sizes and a pretty clutch to house them all is a must-have in my opinion.  Individually, the lipsticks are definitely small - similar to what you would get as a deluxe sample in GWPs or Sephora point perks, but I rarely use up a regular-size tube of lipstick, so for me these are perfect sizes to have, and I get a bunch of different colors to try.  Scroll on for more photos and swatches.

Marc Jacobs The Sofia Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection Photos Swatches Holiday Fall Winter 2015 Makeup Gift Set
Marc Jacobs The Sofia - Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection
A comparison of the pPetite size that comes in this set with the regular-sized Marc Jacobs lipsticks.
Marc Jacobs The Sofia Lipstick Set Swatches Infamous So Sofia Dashing Blow Boy Gorgeous Le Marc Lip Creme
Marc Jacobs The Sofia - Five Piece Petites Le Marc Lip Crème Collection - Swatches
Infamous - Soft peony, So Sofia - Electric watermelon, Dashing - very cherry
Blow - dark berry velvet, Boy Gorgeous - berry rouge

The colors included in this set are very holiday/fall-winter appropriate, with 3 of the colors falling in the darker red-berry category.  They aren't colors I would use every day, but that's what makes the petite size perfect for me.  The lipstick formula feels soft and smooth - very lip friendly and almost weightless - and colors are vibrant and rich.  I wish more brands came out with these smaller-sized products (while maintaining the quality, of course).  Overall, I think this would make a nice pick if you are looking to revamp your lipstick wardbrobe and/or as a holiday gift.  I amn't sure if this would last until the next Sephora sale, but that would be an awesome pick if it's on discount!

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