Review & Swatches: Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in “Firecracker”

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker

Availability: Sephora & Smashbox Online
Price: $19.00

Company’s Description

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss saturates lips in high-impact shine. Formulated with hyaluronic acid for moisture and highly reflective pearl for reflective shine, your lips will be primed to pucker perfection.

Smashbox’s Reflection High Shine Lip Glosses come in 6 different shades. This review is for the shade Firecracker–a bright, strawberry-red with with pink and gold glitters.


Packaging: 8.75/10

This lipgloss comes in a long, thin, squeezy, plastic tube with a slanted applicator. The packaging doesn’t have the name of the shade on it.

Quality: 9/10

This gloss has strong color while leaving a translucent finish. You can wear the gloss with a sheer finish or layer for a slightly deeper color.

The formula has medium thickness but no stickiness. There is an almost-sweet scent, but it isn’t prominent.

It has average wear: 2 hours before fading.

Ease of Use: 9.5/10

Because the finish is translucent, it’s easy to apply this gloss without needing to be overly precise.

Price: 9.25/10

For $19.00 you get 0.36 ounces of product. MAC lipglosses cost $14.50 and contain 0.17 ounces.

Final Grade

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss Box Packaging

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss Applicator

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker Swatch

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker Swatch

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker Applied Sheer

Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in Firecracker Applied Layered


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One Response to Review & Swatches: Smashbox Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss in “Firecracker”

  1. Lisa B. says:

    Ooh, I like the pigment in this! Still translucent but such good color!

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