I am the queen of trying each and every lip product I see, Smashbox isn't something I hear very often when it comes to lip things, but when there are two lip products in a gift set, I have to try them. First up is their glosses.
Right off the bat, I love how sleek their packaging is. I like the boxy style. The applicator is the standard doe-foot, but a little flatter and round? Maybe the ones I've been using lately have a bit of a form to fit the lip, but this is standard and flat, no hugging. Very similar to the NYX suedes.
Packaging aside, I didn't know what to expect. I'm so used to glosses being thick and sticky and sheer. Not that I don't like glosses like that, I do, but sometimes I want a change. Smashbox lipglosses are that change. Yes it's sheer, but like all other glosses, the more you put on, the more opaque the color. It wasn't thick feeling in that it felt like a gloss was on my lips, it was actually similar to the Ulta Butter Balm (possible dupes??). It was hydrating and lasted as long as any gloss would. I am just impressed with the non-sticky gloss and how it wore nicely on my lips.