January 28, 2015

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick Review & Swatches

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick cherry copper

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick is a recently Nordstrom Rack haul of mine that launched with the Cherry Smoke Fall 2014 Collection. It only set me back ten bucks! I wanted it when it launched but somehow it fell down my beauty wish list so I was happy I was able to finally get it and on sale too. I’ve been to two different Nordstrom Racks and both actually have tons and tons of the shade available so check your local store and see if you can grab it if you do want it after reading my review.

For me, Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick is more about the color their the formula. This is a beautiful orange-y metallic copper! I love shades like this and obviously the name is slightly misleading as there isn’t anything cherry about this shade.

The formula, mmmm meh, not all that great. I find the texture drags a little during application and looks best with a little clear gloss on top as the metallic finish looks a bit frosty on my lips. With clear gloss you can get more of a liquid metal look. The texture is light but it’s not terribly hydrating and feels a bit on the dry side on my already dry lips!

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick swatches

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick Swatches

I think the issue is reserved for this shade though as I have a few Smashbox Be Legendary Lipsticks and they are quite creamy, it’s just this particular shade that had a bit of a draggy application and felt a little on the dry side.

But I wouldn’t give it up for the world as the color is really gorgeous and I can totally make it work with clear gloss. And hey, at ten bucks? I’m trying hard not to complain too much 🙂

Smashbox Cherry Copper Be Legendary Lipstick fotd

What’s your latest Rack score?

Do you already own Cherry Copper?

Love the shade?

Do share!

P.S. Nordstrom Rack has a website now, it’s kinda limited (I think the score has way more potential) but you can shop it at www.nordstromrack.com.

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  • Sydni

    I got the Fall 2013 Urban Decay nail polishes with the cool skulls on the caps for $5 a piece at Nordstrom Rack before X-mas. They were the same price on the UD website, but I didn’t have to pay shipping, woohoo!

  • Bonnie S

    When this colour came out I just absolutely had to have it; it’s a perfect fall shade and because it was limited edition I bought several tubes. You have to build and build to get the opaque look that I like, but it does stay all day and doesn’t feather or migrate to teeth. HOWEVER I did not get my tubes on sale! Full price only, which is a fortune but as they are limited edition I wanted to have them around for at least a couple of years. Great, great shade.

    • Isabella Muse

      it really is and great for Summer too 😀 Awww sorry! had that happen to me a plenty bonnie, buy it full price, see it on sale! ugh! 😀 def try with clear gloss, it really pops!

  • Bonnie S

    PS it looks really great on you, I’m going to try clear gloss on top as well 🙂

  • LA

    i got the Philosophy Falling in Love…Summer eau de toilette (the 4 oz one) for $10! it’s still at $65 on the Philosophy website….score ^.^

  • Gillie

    I hit Nordstrom Rack on my birthday! There was a huge bin of the Cherry Copper lipsticks, with a handful of the Bing color mixed in. I passed on those, though, because I just picked up the NARS/Sephora birthday gift and felt set on lippies.

    While I was there, though, I picked up the Urban Decay summer 2014 nail polish in Bang for just two dollars, and a Smashbox brow definer in auburn, which was exciting because I never find brow products in auburn and because it was only $5.

    There was a ton of other good stuff, including a bunch of nice rollerball perfumes for $10, but I ran out of birthday cash. 🙂

    • Isabella Muse

      YAY! nice hauling Gillie! mine had a bunch of Stila Creme Bouquet for $14, I ended up getting all the boxes they had hehe! love that fragrance!

  • Genevieve

    This is my kind of shade – it doesn’t go pink on your lips after awhile Isabella?

    • Isabella Muse

      no, never really had a lipstick that turned color 🙂 unless it was some sort of mood lipstick!

  • Fancie

    I came across this lipstick at Nordstrom Rack in Chicago and put it back because I didn’t think it would be all that cute. Now I’m a little peeved lol. It looks beautiful on you!! So mad at myself for putting it back gahhh