Smashbox Stepping Out Always On Liquid Lipstick Review

Hi everyone,

Here comes another shade from Smashbox’s Always On Liquid Lipstick range and this shade is called “Stepping Out.”


Product Description:
An eight-hour wear, liquid-matte lipstick with a featherweight, comfortable formula that stays put and keeps color looking as fresh and flawless as the first swipe. Perfected on-set in Smashbox’s L.A. photo studio, Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick leaves lips with ultra-lightweight, but bold color. This liquid-matte formula is infused with the lip-smoothing Smashbox Primer Oil complex for suede-soft lip color in an array of gorgeous, highly pigmented shades. The precision tip applicator lines and fills with one swipe of the no-drop reservoir, while Advanced Polymer Technology makes lip color stay put and look fresh and flawless for up to eight hours for smudge-proof, budge-proof, and non-feathering, carefree wear. It is formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates.


My Experience with Smashbox Stepping Out Always On Liquid Lipstick:

The packaging of this lipstick is quite unique, it is a rectangular clear container with satin black twist up cap. I love the applicator, it has a scooped center that holds enough product to apply in a single dip instead of dipping into the product again and again and the applicator has a pointed end that applies the lipstick precisely . The applicator distributes the product evenly on the lips.



The shade “Stepping Out” is a deep brown n*de shade. It will look flattering on all skin tones. The formula is outstanding. It feels super comfortable on the lips compared to other liquid lipsticks. It’s insanely pigmented and it does not feather. Generally, liquid lipsticks have a tendency to crack in between this doesn’t which is a huge thumbs-up for me. It has a mousse-y texture which goes smoothly on the lips.



It offers matte finish to the lips. The brand claims 8 hours of wear, I would say, without drinking or eating, they would last that long or even more, but I saw slight transfer while drinking and eating, nothing major.



It’s not a transfer-proof lipstick but it’s one of the most comfortable ones out there. It does not flake off which is a good sign. It is buildable and doesn’t look cakey. It feels very lightweight on the lips and doesn’t dry your lips out, which is the major problem with other liquid lipsticks.

Pros of Smashbox Stepping Out Always On Liquid Lipstick:

  • Beautiful shade range.
  • Goes on smoothly.
  • Doesn’t look cakey.
  • Lightweight on the lips.
  • Doesn’t dry out lips.
  • Doesn’t flake.
  • High pigmentation.
  • Will suit all skin tones.
  • Doesn’t feather.

Cons of Smashbox Stepping Out Always On Liquid Lipstick:

  • None.

Would I Recommend/Repurchase Smashbox Stepping Out Always On Liquid Lipstick?
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