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Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick by Smashbox

Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick

hydrates lips(993)
precise application(58)
pigmentation: pigmented
Variation: Babe Alert

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precise application

full, one swipe coverage, with a fantastic application for really precise lining around the cupids bow and then a great larger area for bottom lip painting, complete with a reservoir for more product

- Sephora User

big spender is an amazing color, i love the formula it is the best, the applicator is great very precise and easy to apply

- Sephora User

staying power


i love the color and how long it stays on

- Ulta User

i'm amazed at how pigmented and long lasting this stuff is

- Ulta User



wow this lip color look amazing in my skin tone so beautiful and bright i love it and this formula is extremely light weight

- Ulta User

i am absolutely in love with the pigment, it's not very heavy, and it really does last a long time

- Sephora User

chapped lips

hydrates lips

its moisturizing and lasts for an entire 8 hour work day without reapplying

- Ulta User

doesn't dry out or flake while on

- Sephora User



it looks very nice on any skin tone, me being pale it brought color to my skin while my friend who is mocha nudeish color wore it and let me tell you, it looked good

- Sephora User

the texture is smooth and it stays in my lips even if i drink coffee

- Sephora User



the texture is awful; it's really thick when wet and dry

- Sephora User

the product went on smooth and creamy with a great texture, but as it started to dry into the matte it really went dry and cracky

- Sephora User



i'm amazed at how pigmented and long lasting this stuff is

- Ulta User

nice touch for a flawless, highly pigmented application

- Ulta User
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Sephora userAugust 23, 2016

Best liquid lipstick

I have tried many liquid lipsticks ranging from drugstore, high-end to indie makeup brands but the Smashbox is my favourite! It's very lightweight. The applicator is easy to apply since it has a precise tip. And it really lasts all day! There are also many shades to choose from, I got Babe Alert and Stepping out and it's almost certain I will be buying more colours. Just like any lipstick, it's not pretty to put on crumbly and dry lips. So make sure your lips are moisturized and this smashbox lippie will be flawless! Your perfect pout is waiting for you xxx

- Sephora
Sephora userDecember 15, 2016

If I could afford to buy every shade, I would

I cannot express how amazing this liquid lipstick is! It has a smooth velvety texture and is so easy to apply. The colors are vibrant and extremely pigmented! Since my lips are darker, color doesn't usually go on the same as in the tube, but daaamn this liquid lipstick does wonders! My favorite shade is Bawse by Lily Singh which I definitely recommend! Eat, drink, take a nap with your face smushed in a pillow and this baby will not come off! Long-lasting and the texture is amazing! And it won't dry out your lips! Seriously.... Buy it! It's worth it!

- Sephora
Sephora userApril 26, 2017

one word- obsessed!!!

I'm never compelled to write a review, ever.. but this time is so different. Being a makeup lover/junkie, I have so much makeup and have tried endless liquid lip formulas. Let me just say this one takes the cake. (I bought shade Stepping out, it is a stunning mauvey nude) Pigmentation is absolutely insane, one dip provides more than enough product and pigmentation. And I was so skeptical by the size! The applicator makes it a breeze to be precise when outlining the lips and filling them in can be easily done. The texture is light and mousse-like, and dries down to be seriously so comfortable. No transfer, long lasting, fades gradually after 6 hour wear. Not to mention my favorite part- IT DOESNT GIVE YOU CRACKILY LOOKING LIPS!!! This is seriously an amazing formula, if not the best. If you are debating, just buy it! You won't regret it. <span class="shop__a pd-reviews__translate-span">« less</span>

- Sephora
Sephora userJuly 17, 2016

It's okay...

I was really excited to about this liquid lipstick. I got the color Out Loud which is this beautiful pumpkin color that I think is unique. The formula is very pigmented and you don't have to layer it a ton to get coverage. The applicator is fantastic because you can line your lips without a liner.However, I found that this lipstick is not long lasting at all! I even let it dry but it doesn't last. It doesn't even stain my lips which usually "long lasting" lipsticks do. I won't be buying another one because what's the point of buying a "long lasting" lipstick if it's going to last as long as a traditional lipstick?

- Sephora
Sephora userJuly 12, 2016

Better than Kat Von D, Anastasia, Sephora & Tarte

For those of you who are searching for the perfect liquid lipstick, take advice from someone who has already done all the research and spent all their money (me)! I have been trying all the top liquid lipsticks to find the best one. Smashbox stands out so far beyond all of the competition. This lipstick has a precision tip which makes it very easy to apply, even the cupid's bow. It is very highly pigmented, so one swipe is enough to get full color and coverage. It has a smooth, creamy texture, and I found the smell pleasant (smells vaguely like cupcakes). It never ever settles into the lines on my lips. It never cakes, it does not transfer and it NEVER dries out. I wouldn't have believed it if I had not tried it for myself. I put in on in the morning and after three meals it is still perfectly in place without ever having to touch up or reapply. I just wore this all day this past weekend for Taste of Chicago and it stayed put in the hot, muggy sun which made me sweaty and gross and it stayed put after trying food for hours. Still looked perfectly and freshly applied at the end of the day. Well worth the money. I will never buy a different liquid lipstick brand again.I found that in comparison to this lipstick, KVD and Anastasia settled into my lip lines and were more drying; Sephora brand liquid lipstick was tackier and harder to control; and Tarte was too cakey and the clay-based lip paint changed color slightly upon wearing for a long time. « less

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The smashbox liquid lipsticks are great, they are matte and creamy at the same time and don’t dry out my lips at all.
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Love this collection! NARS and colourpop also make great ones as well.