June 13, 2017

Revlon Bombshell Red Lustrous Lipstick Review & Swatches

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Revlon Bombshell Red Lustrous Lipstick is one of several new shades that launched with the Revlon Street Chic Lustrous Lipstick Collection for Summer 2017. Each shade in the collection represents and is inspired by a city. Bombshell Red is inspired by Mexico City.

Let’s have a look!

If you’re a fond fan of the Revlon Lustrous Lipstick line you’ll be excited about the extension of shades in the Street Chic Collection. These aren’t limited edition and will be added to the core collection as we head into the Fall 2017 season.

Revlon Bombshell Red Lustrous Lipstick

Revlon Bombshell Red Lustrous Lipstick Swatches

I’m a fond fan of the Lustrous Lipstick formula which led to be purchasing a few of the shades in this collection. Bombshell Red isn’t actually red but more a berry red with medium color pay off that has a creamy, slightly balmy texture that applied smoothly and evenly on lips with absolutely no fragrance or flavor. The color wears for a solid four hours and leaves behind a slight staining effect as it wears away. It feels quite comfortably on my lips through the way and provided very light hydration. I’ve always felt like the Lustrous Lipstick line was quite like MAC’s Lustre Lipstick perhaps that’s why I like MAC’s formulation. It’s just a really nicely texture lipstick for my drier lips.

Bombshell Red isn’t exactly a shade I’d reach for in the Summer but I know it’ll be a favorite come the Fall weathers which I can’t wait for. Hurry Fall, hurry!

Revlon Bombshell Red Lustrous Lipstick is launching now at drugstores.

I purchased this item and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post.

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  • kjh

    Screw seasons. Wear it tomorrow. You look terrific! I like you best in reds. They set off your complexion so well. Cool, warm, they are all fab on you. This looks like a nice collection.

  • momo

    Holy smokes that color and formula look like a million bucks on you – I’d never guess it was a drugstore lipstick. Also gurl how perfect are your brows in this picture? So perfect.

    I’m hoping to find this collection near me – from the photo you posted a while back of the display it looks like there’s lots of interesting shades.

    • Isabella Muse

      oh wow momo you are too kind 😉 thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You’re making my day today ;-D Hope you find it! Let me know which shades you grab up 😀

  • Angela

    Love this lipstick line – great shades, formulas and super affordable. I always grab a few when they go on sale!

  • Sammy

    Ooo la la! I love this color. Nothing wakes a face up better (along with a sheer rosy blush) IMO than a bright pop of lip color.
    It looks very good on you too! I think you could wear this lipstick and nothing else on your face and look fantastic.

  • genevieve

    That shade really looks great with your complexion and colouring Muse – a gorgeous shade. I wouldn’t worry about the seasons either….

  • Dianne

    I have looked for Bombshell Red in three different cities in Indiana in stores including Target, Meijer, Walmart, and Walgreens without any luck! What’s a girl to do? Hurry with an answer. It’s Fall and I’m hoping it’ll look great on me! Thanks!

  • JoAnne

    I can’t find it in Minneapolis St. Paul area either. Have looked at Walgreens, Target and Ulta

  • Tina

    Looks great on you, I am going to pick one up. I believe this is very close to my beloved but discontinued Revlon Raspberry Bite, I know you reviewed that one too….would you say its similar?

  • Tina

    Thanks for getting back to me. I went out and bought it yesterday and yes it is nothing like raspberry bite. I still have no idea why they discontinued up and I’m still so in love with it and can’t find anything to compare I’ve tried everything people suggest such as Mac Rebel which I do like but it’s not the same.

    • Isabella Muse

      Sorry for the delay! I wish I could have gotten back to you before you purchased it Tina 🙁 If I think up any dupes I’ll reply back!!!!!!!

      • Tina

        Thank you. You actually replied pretty quick I’m just so obsessed with the lipstick shade I couldn’t wait.

        • Isabella Muse

          aww 🙁 I totally can relate to loving something and suddenly it disappears! have you tried amazon and ebay for backups!?

          • Tina

            Yes and people are selling tubes for $45 and up. 🙁 🙁 🙁

  • Tina

    That is what is so crazy, so many other discontinued Revlon’s sell for like $5.99, the fact that Raspberry Bite is so high tells me I am not the only one obsessed with it, yet Revlon won’t bring it back. Sigh.

    • Isabella Muse

      holy cow! Just looked! that’s crazeeeee! I’d set alerts via e-bay and see if it pops up at a cheaper price ;-D

      • Tina

        Thanks. I’ve tried everything from the most low end to the most high end lipsticks looking for a dupe and no luck.