Home / Makeup / Review, Makeover Swatches: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick – How To Wear Bright Orange Red, Pink Shades

Review, Makeover Swatches: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick – How To Wear Bright Orange Red, Pink Shades

Review, Makeover Swatches: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick - How To Wear Bright Orange Red, Pink Shades
Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Mandarin and Pink Petal

I’ve learned a lot as a beauty-obsessed-online-shopping addict. And one of the hardest lessons is that NYC mail is a high stakes game of luck and chance in good karma. Every Victoria’s Secret catalogue lands by my door just fine, but the latest beauty trends tend to go missing with a frequency that directly correlates to how badly I want them in my makeup bag.

Singer Santigold & Smashbox Cosmetics – The Santigolden Age Summer 2014 Collection: Double Ended Liners, Eyeshadow Collage, Lipstick Ring, Nail Stickers

After waiting for I don’t know how many weeks for these to survive the trek to Brooklyn, and then not be stolen from my lobby by some terrible person with a taste for high-end beauty, 2 Smashbox Be Legendary Lipsticks FINALLY arrived in my hot little hands. The buildup was intense. Would the hot pink and bright red be full coverage? Super-matte? Moisturizing?

Review, Makeover Swatches: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick - How To Wear Bright Orange Red, Pink Shades

First, packaging. Lipstick is one of the few cosmetics that I feel confident and sexy whipping out for reapplication in restaurants, and it certainly helps if the packaging is on point. SmashBox Be Legendary Lipsticks have a mod, squared off tube that’s matte black. The top goes on with a satisfying click. You don’t know you want your lipstick to snap closed until it does. A+!

How To Wear Eye Gloss In 2 Ways: Dewy And Natural With Rouge Bunny Rouge Smithereens Of Stars Eye Gloss

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipsticks feel light and creamy on lips (mmm, sexy!), and the color is buildable and very easy to work with. You can achieve impressive full coverage that isn’t dry or chalky. Mandarin layers up into a gorgeous opaque orange-y red that reminds me of the 1950s. Blue-based reds may make your teeth look whiter, but orange ones are easier for summer daytime wear. Just add a flick of liner and a coat (or 3) of mascara and you’re set. Mandarin‘s finish is a glossy cream, but there are matte Be Legendary options as well.

Review, Makeover Swatches: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick - How To Wear Bright Orange Red, Pink Shades
Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Mandarin

Smashbox Full Exposure Palette – 14 Matte And Shimmer Shadow Shades For Every Eye Shape

A lip color that feels so nice on the lips is not usually a good sign for long-wear, but the color held up nicely with no middle-of-mouth-fade for over 4-hours of wear at the park. The color would have lasted even longer if I didn’t decide to ruin my retro diva look by tearing into a giant eggplant parm sandwich. Sacrifices.

You can purchase all reviewed and mentioned items using our site, www.BeautyStat.com!

Which Be Legendary Lipstick shade will you try before the summer ends?

Let us know by commenting below (you just might win a free sample)! Make sure to follow us on our Pinterest page by clicking HERE! And don’t forget to get the latest beauty and skincare news by following us on Twitter @BeautyStat! #bstat

– Mandie Williams | Follow Mandie on Twitter @mandiethekid & Instagram @KIDWILLIAMS

For more giveaways and contests, sign up for our newsletter HERE.

If you like this post, share it with your friends and give it a LIKE on Facebook.

Comments

comments

Check Also

Review, Swatches, Photos, Makeup Trends 2019, 2020: MAC Cosmetics, Viva Glam 25, Winnie Harlow

Review, Swatches, Photos, Makeup Trends 2019, 2020: MAC Cosmetics, Viva Glam 25, Winnie Harlow

MAC Cosmetics is releasing another Viva Glam lipstick! This lipstick is in collaboration with Winnie …

2 comments

  1. I would love to try the Pink Petal – it looks gorgeous!

  2. im excited to try Prim Rose #bstat

    twitter- @angelaasusta

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »