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First Impression & Swatches: Smashbox Always On Liquid Lipsticks

The Smashbox Always On Liquid Lipsticks ($24.00) is a weightless 8-hour wear liquid lipstick that is water-resistant and infused with Primer Oil for comfort. Smashbox came out with 6 new bold matte shades, 7 new nudes and 12 brand new metallic shades (new finish). Now, I’ve only swatched these on my arm and tried one metallic lipstick, so I can’t speak for the wear of the liquid lipstick collection as a whole, but I did like the one I tried yesterday at Thanksgiving.

I wore “Vino Noir” which is a metallic burgundy with gold shimmer. It was a little thin in consistency, so I did have to layer it on, but once it was opaque, it looked so gorgeous! Definitely a great festive lip. For wear, it was very comfortable, I almost forgot I had lipstick on when I had 2 Thanksgiving meals. It had no transfer, and stayed on with no need for retouching until it was time to take it off.

While swatching these on my hand, I did notice that the thin consistency was pretty consistent with all of the shades, and some of the shades definitely needs layering to make them opaque. But since the liquid is thin, it didn’t look clumpy. For some of the metallics on the sheer side, I hope that those can layer well on top of the solid mattes, otherwise, I won’t find much use for them.

These shades are already on the Smashbox site and Ulta site, but will be available at other stores on the following dates:
Sephora: 12/29/2017 in store, 12/15/2017 online
Ulta: 12/31/2017 in store, already online
Nordstrom: 1/1/2018 in store, 12/15/2017 online
Macys: 12/26/2017 in store, 12/15/2017 online

FTC: This product was sent by the company as a press sample for product consideration. This blog post is not sponsored. See my disclaimer here.


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