Smashbox Red Rage, Inspiration, Tabloid Be Legendary Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary LipstickSmashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a medium-dark ruby red with strong, pink undertones and fine fuchsia shimmer sprinkled throughout. Though it wasn’t fully opaque, it covered evenly and smoothly as the lipstick glided on without tugging and sat well without settling into lip lines. The texture was lightweight, thin without being clingy, and comfortable to wear over the six and a half hours this shade lasted. It felt lightly hydrating overall. Urban Decay Psycho (P, $18.00) is brighter, less glossy (95% similar). MAC By Special Order (LE, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Emma (LE, $36.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop London Fog (P, $7.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alain (P, $36.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Dior Passion (066) (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Let's Play (LE, $7.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty #012 (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Smashbox Legendary (PiP, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Sour Cherry (DC, $26.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Kir Royale (DC, $24.00) is darker, brighter (95% similar). Clinique Cherry Pop (P, $19.50) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Bloodstone (LE, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). YSL Red Cassandre (84) (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Surprise (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Spark (PiP, $18.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Leonardo (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Glamorous Cherry (822) (DC, $58.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary LipstickSmashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark fuchsia-berry with cool, blue undertones and a dusting of fine, pink pearl. It had semi-opaque color coverage, so some of the natural lip color will come through. The texture was light-medium in weight with a moderately creamy feel–more emollient than the average shade in the range–that covered well and didn’t streak. This shade was still wearing well after six hours, and the formula felt lightly hydrating. MAC Lickable (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever C208 (DC, $22.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Menace (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Fanny (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Bite Beauty #002 (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Ultramarine Pink (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Zelda (LE, $36.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Girl About Town (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam Taraji P. Henson (LE, $20.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Catharina (P, $23.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Sheer Anarchy (DC, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Neon Pumps (065) (P, $32.00) is less pigmented (85% similar). MAC Milan Mode (P, $20.00) is lighter, less pigmented (85% similar). Chanel La Romanesque (50) (P, $38.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS 413 BLKR (P, $27.00) is more shimmery, lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Violet Fatale (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Hollywood Cerise (LE, $20.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Estee Lauder Thrill Seeker (420) (P, $32.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary LipstickSmashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark purple with warm, pink undertones and a cream finish. Of all the Cream shades, this had the least glossiness, but it definitely wasn’t matte. The texture was a bit thicker, and it applied without dragging, but it didn’t sit as well on the lips and emphasized the texture. The color wore well for six hours and was just a bit hydrating overall. Urban Decay Bittersweet (P, $18.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Dose of Colors Love Potion (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Seductive Intent (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Willful (248) (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Heroine (P, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Kaia (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Night Blooming (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Stylist's Tip (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain #74 (P, $33.00) is darker (85% similar). Dose of Colors Dark Secret (P, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Foiled Rose (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Purple Panna Cotta (LE, $17.50) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW |
Smashbox Be Legendary LipstickSmashbox Be Legendary Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is supposed to be a creamy, long-wearing, richly pigmented formula that’s lightweight and moisturizing. The consistency is light-medium in thickness–not thin but not heavy–that sits well on the lips and adheres for four to seven hours comfortably. Most of the shades had semi-opaque to fully opaque color coverage that went on evenly and smoothly. Some shades were nicely hydrating while others were lightly moisturizing but none of the Cream shades were drying. There is a very, very faint vanilla scent to them (I can only detect when the entire tube is untwisted) but no discernible taste.

Red Rage

PPermanent. $21.00.
A
A
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

Inspiration

PPermanent. $21.00.
A
A
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

Tabloid

PPermanent. $21.00.
B+
B+
8.3
Product
8.8
Pigmentation
8.3
Texture
9.8
Longevity
4.3
Application
87%
Total
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Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Inspiration Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick
Smashbox Tabloid Be Legendary Lipstick

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Beauties all 3! But having so many dupes and near dupes, I think I’m good not getting any. Although Red Rage is SO tempting! Cool name, great shade, but I have Kir Royale.

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