Marc Jacobs Beauty

Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer: Le Charm #112

August 15, 2013
Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer: Le Charm #112 ($18 for 13 ml/0.43 fl oz, Sephora) is a glitzy warm coppery pink. Le Charm is loaded with tons of sparkle in gold, pink, silver, copper – it has a similar complex finish to Petra (reviewed here). The formula for this one seemed to be slightly thinner than the other two I purchased, but still thicker than most polishes I own. Out of the three shades I bought from Sephora, Le Charm had the best application. It goes on smoothly and covers the nail entirely with just one coat. Dry time seemed to be very quick. I’ve worn this color for a few days now – you definitely need a good top coat to extend the wear. I’ve tested it with Chanel’s Top Coat on one hand and no top coat on the other. Without a good layer on top, tip wear and chipping happens within one day. The complexity of the color makes it look pinkish at some angles. In different lighting it flashes more copper. This one is my favorite out of the three I purchased.

Here are swatches with two coats, no top coat. You can see how it looks slightly pink in some photos while in others it’s more coppery/peach:

I found it unique compared to other shades. I don’t have anything that comes close in undertone or complexity. For a glitzy pink, I love that it has just enough coppery/peach that it doesn’t look too metallic with the silvery glitters. The balance of color is perfect. Compared below to Guerlain Jardins de Bagatelle, Shu Uemura P996 (old discontinued shade) and MAC Soiree.

Bottom line: love. Marc Jacobs Beauty is available at Sephora as an exclusive. Have you checked out the Marc Jacobs line?

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  • How incredibly beautiful – the color and your photography! It's like a pinker version of Orly Rage (which is pretty close to MAC Soiree)

  • What a GORGEOUS shade. It kind of reminds me of Orly's Rage, only a little more copper-y. Thanks for sharing the swatches!

  • Oh now this is pretty! It does have a little, je ne sais quoi? πŸ™‚

  • Wow, this is so so pretty! I'm thinking I need to head to Sephora today to check out Marc Jacobs beauty!

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  • Okay I have got to ask you – how do you like Guerlain? It looks so pretty in the swatch and I dont remember seeing a review… your polish reviews!

  • Thanks for the review. Everything I have seen is metallic from the line. I ordered Starlet Palette, which was composed of only metallic shades, which made me wonder, well 7 shades, why not spare one or two for another finish. Anyway, I don't think I am feeling the brand, but I guess that is just me.

  • This is beautiful!


  • Hi Sabrina,

    MARC JACOBS Le Charm is so unique — I think there's intrigue in this rosy / peachy / coppery shade as it's an enigma of a color that's so hard to place. It's almost like a sunset, but not quite!

    Wonderful swatches, as always πŸ™‚

  • Lovely! This is one of my favorites πŸ™‚ So sparkly!

  • The Face Shop PK102 could be a cheaper alternative πŸ™‚

  • Anonymous

    Hi ! I'm a french follower and I love your blog ! One of my friend Is going to NY in septembre and she will bring me some make up not avalaible in france, for exemple the Marc Jacobs nail polishes. I cannot find it on our french Sephora web site : do you Know it she can find those in a Sephora shop in NewYork ? Thank you So much ! Emmanuelle, 41 yrs old, living in Lyon, france.

  • Anonymous

    many thanks Sabrina for your precious help ! I'll ask her, or even better, will tell her where to go πŸ™‚ to be sure that she can purchase those beautiful nail polishes.

  • Such a beautiful shade. Definitely one I'll be picking up.