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Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer

Smashbox

Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer

0.34 oz Item 2297601

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Give your lipstick a matte makeover - instantly! Developed on set to minimize the number of lipsticks Smashbox's pro artists carry in their kits, this gel transforms any cream lipstick into a velvety matte finish that's never chalky.

Why it's unique:

Ultimate beauty hack alert: One take-anywhere tube that doubles your lip color collection.

From runways to red carpets, matte lips are having a moment. Get in on the trend with Insta-Matte. Not only does Smashbox's wonder gel instantly transform your cream lipstick into a dramatic matte look, but it also keeps shades true - so you get two ways to wear your favorite nude or red, minus the mess of your old DIY mattify methods. (Loose powder on your lips? No thanks.)

Benefits:
  • Transforms any cream lipstick into a matte finish and doubles your lipstick wardrobe
  • Improves wear of lipstick and prevents feathering
  • Portable tube makes it perfect for on-the-go

"Smashbox developed this genius gel to double my lipstick collection on set. I'll never have to carry an entire collection of mattes and creams in my kit again." - Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist

Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, oil, fragrance, and talc. Vegan friendly.

Winner Allure 2016 Best of Beauty Breakthrough Award.

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Apply generously over cream lipstick using finger until a matte look is achieved. FYI: Not for use with glosses, lacquers or balms.
Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Phenoxyethanol.

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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SmashboxInsta-Matte Lipstick Transformer
 
4.2

(based on 98 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient container (50)
  • Long lasting (46)
  • Even application (43)
  • Moisturizing (27)
  • True to color (7)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (13)
  • Clumpy application (5)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Drying (4)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (56)
  • Everyday use (31)
  • Going out (24)
  • Special occasions (20)
  • Daytime (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (28), Trendy style (26), Classic style (23)

Reviewed by 98 customers

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5.0

Wonderful for tacky lipstick

By Kristen

from Cincinnati, OH

Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

I was disappointed in a beautiful red lipstick that was really tacky while I was wearing it. I put this over the parts that felt sticky, and it was instantly smooth and perfect!!

 
1.0

Horrible

By Bri

from MD

About Me Natural Style

Pros

    Cons

    • Clumpy Application
    • Wears Off Easily

    Best Uses

      Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

      Horrible, wears off the lipstick and comes off super easily

       
      5.0

      holds the matte longer!

      By brendonut

      from alameda

      Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

      I am not too big on lip makeup , so while looking up videos on YouTube, a youtuber recommended this to keep the matte lipstick on longer. I was surprised that it kept the lip pencil color and lipstick color on for alot longer without making your lips look dry and flaky. I recommend that you need to take steps to put on lipstick, especially matte that is heavier. Exfoliate your lips , use a lip balm with no oil, wait 5 minutes to dry the remaining lip balm, lip pencil, lipstick, use this product and lip gloss or translucent powder for a nice finish.

       
      3.0

      Insta-kinda-matte

      By Kay

      from Holland, MI

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Even Application

      Cons

      • Sticky
      • Wears Off Easily

      Best Uses

      • Special Occasions

      Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

      Just ok. It definitely gives a matte look but no matte feel. The finish feels sticky but looks nice

       
      5.0

      I will continue to buy this, I love it!

      By D20

      from Montana

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Convenient Container
      • Even Application
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime
        • Daytime
        • Everyday Use
        • Going Out
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

        I use on top of any color of lipstick I choose. Goes on evenly and stays on for a long time, only need to reapply after eating (sometimes). I love the tube applicator, it makes it very easy to apply. One tube lasts a really long time and I use it several times a day. Love, love, love it!

         
        5.0

        I LOVE THIS PRODUCT

        By Kat

        from Indiana

        About Me Natural Style

        Pros

        • Convenient Container
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime
          • Everyday Use
          • Going Out

          Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

          I absolutely love this stuff. It was recommended to me by a friend and I use it nearly everyday. You can throw it over any old lip gloss/lipstick and it gives it a matte effect. Will continue to buy for years most likely!

           
          5.0

          Absolutely incredible!!!!

          By Morgan

          from Plainfield, IN

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • Convenient Container
          • Even Application
          • Great Color Selection
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anytime

            Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

            I love, love, love this product. I often find lipsticks and cringe when I see they're glossy versus matte, but this has sloved that issue for me. Lip Gloss is a little to thick to pair with this, but gloss lipsticks truly turn matte with this product. LOVE THIS.

             
            1.0

            Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer

            By Chass

            from N/A

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Even Application

            Cons

            • Wears Off Easily

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

              Didn't really like it! Felt greasy on my lips. Lipstick still easily wore off.

               
              5.0

              Got a sample of this on ipsy & I love it!!

              By Tash

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Convenient Container
              • Even Application
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anytime
                • Daytime
                • Everyday Use
                • Going Out
                • Special Occasions

                Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

                I got this sample from one of my monthly subscription services, and it is amazing! Works just as intended, and I'm not sure there are even other products like it. I highly recommend it if you're looking to be able to give all your lip colors the matte finish. Smashbox is consistent with the quality of their products, in my experience.

                 
                5.0

                I have purchased this product twice and plan to continue to

                By Ashley

                from Fort Drum, NY

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Convenient Container
                • Even Application
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Anytime

                  Comments about Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer:

                  I love a matte lip, but I can't help but buy a beautiful color. This allows all of my colors to become matte. I am in love!

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                  • Q:

                    Will this make your lipstick transfer proof?
                    Asked on 4/7/2016 by Liz from Green Valley, AZ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi There! The Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer will make your lipstick last longer, but will not make it transfer proof. I suggest trying it with one of our Be Legendary Lipsticks in cream or matte. I think you'll be surprised to to see how long they wear.

                      Answered on 4/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used on colored lip balms to make them matte while still hydrating lips?
                    Asked on 1/31/2016 by R

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer is not for use with glosses, lacquers or balms.

                      Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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