Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color Review

Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color Review

Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss Sheer Color Review and Swatches

There are glosses and then there are glosses! They can be high-end, cheap, sheer, opaque, matte, mostly shimmery, and I’m sure a lot of women love them. For me, mostly, when I go out, its lip liner + gloss, but most of the time, I have to deal with the stickiness of the gloss, thorns with flower kinds!

Smashbox is a moderately famous line of cosmetics in US/Canada/Singapore. Before I came to the USA, I had heard a lot about it from a lot of people.  Their shadows and face powders are especially famous. The first time I ever went to Sephora, I was like a child in a candy store and I literally squealed :happydance: This was one of my first purchases here. The shade I got was “Glamour.” It’s a nude, proper MLBB shade with hints of pink and peaches and pearly shine. I mostly go for nude/neutral gloss shades. Oh, I’m wondering why I don’t have any dark glosses, maybe on my next shopping trip 😉 😉

Product Description from Smashbox:
Drench your lips in luminous color and shine with Lip Enhancing Gloss. Ultra-moisturizing to keep lips soft, smooth and naturally plumped for hours. Now in 20 non-stop shades and 3 advanced color formulas for a range of dazzling looks. Enhance your lips like never before.  Sheer Color Full of shiny polymers and pearls with a hint of glistening color for three-dimensional shine. Brush wand flawlessly coats lips. 8 lusciously sheer shades.



$18 (I got it for $10 in the Sephora clearance bin).

My Experience with Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color:

The gloss sure is moisturizing and glides easily on the lips.  Its very light on the lips, as in I don’t feel it.  It is dazzling and glistening for sure, but the lip plumping part is BS, I didn’t ever feel that.  I even tried applying lots to see if it works. :toothygrin:

It is a great day-to-night wear for me and honestly, I think its quite “work appropriate” too. It is a standard long tube with a doe-foot wand and approximately .20 fl. oz. It has a slight vanilla kind of smell, more pronounced than MAC lipsticks.  It has a short wearing time, but then which gloss doesn’t??? I totally don’t mind re-applying it.


Summing it up:

Pros of Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color:

  • Even application.
  • Glossy finish.
  • Great color selection from pinks to peaches to browns.
  • They last fairly well.
  • Moisturizing.
  • Pleasant tasting. 😀
  • True to color.


Cons of Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color:

  • After a while, like after 7-8 months, it kind of peels off on the lips, like rubber, maybe it expired.
  • $18 for a gloss, ouchie. 😯


I give it 4 out of 5.

Will I Repurchase Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color?

Probably not, I want Chanel now!!! (thinks lustfully)

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40 thoughts on “Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Color Review

  1. Good morning TA…..the contest is in its final leg… super excited :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

  2. Surabhi…also Sephora is coming to India I heard….so maybe in a few days, we can shop for it online in India :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. Hi Jomol, hope you are using the Olay moisturing lotion now, you said in the review that, you are not sure how it will work when your skin turns to oily phase, i am planning to buy that, is the lotion is working now also for your oily skin, no greasiness is there na, me waiting :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: for your reply

      1. Hi Shami….sorry saw this comment late….I am still using that Olay moisturizing lotion, its really good…….you can also try that….buy the smaller 30 ml pack…that way, you can try and see if it works for you in the same way…… :yes:

    1. Thanks so much Aarbee,,, nope haven’t tried the foundation.. but the primer is great! and now they have come up with a BB cream too!

    1. Oh be careful Nupur, I’ve heard from a lot of friends that it breaks them out badly because of the high silicone content…so if you have oily skin do a li’s survey shurvey n then buy :nono:

      1. hi Aarbee, thanks for the info… i know most primers come wid high silicone content :((
        but i have used the one from smashbox (sample ) and i liked it 🙂

    2. Thanks so much Nuuuuu :yahoo: :yahoo: me too want the primer 🙂

      BTW- AArbee- we Indians dont have much of a Silicon allergy… we have some melanin related thingy which prevents that. Caucasians are more prone to silicon allergies!

  3. There are glosses and then there are glosses :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: I wanttt :pan: it looks supper pretty on you beee :smug: :shying:

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