Lip glosses have been a big part of the beauty industry since the beginning of time. They’re a type of lip product that can either give you a simple look when used alone or an extra glamorous look when layered over lipstick. Either way, they make for great additions to your makeup collection. So here are some famous lip glosses worth experimenting with!
Protection from the sun is always a must! Wear this alone or over any lipstick for SPF 50 protection. Supergoop’s Shine On Lip Screen is a clear gloss that provides ultimate protection for your lip, shielding it from harsh UV rays. It also prevents premature ageing, is water-resistant and non-sticky.
Best non-sticky lip gloss - with shimmer
Price from SGD31.00
Simple and natural looking lips do not require much effort - especially when it comes to Fenty Beauty who are all about effortless beauty. The Universal Lip Luminizer in the shade diamond milk is a colourless gloss that contains mind-blowing shimmer to give your lips that extra oomph. It can be worn alone or over any lipstick for a ‘wow’ factor.
Best lip gloss for brown and dark skin
Price from SGD31.00
Fenty Beauty is all about unity as well as effortless beauty. They are one of the brands that cater specially for every skin tone. Hence, this universal lip luminizer can be worn by people of every skin tone - even those with brown and dark skin. The gloss’ gorgeous rose nude is a shade that will shine beautifully on warm skin. Plus, its non-sticky formula that smells like peach-vanilla will get you hooked too!
Best lip gloss with glitter
Price from SGD32.00
Want that extra bling for extra head turns? This is the gloss for you! This ultra-shiny gloss by Urban Decay glides on cushion-soft and feels comfortable and not tacky. It contains vitamin E and peppermint oil that will hydrate and plump up your lips. It also tastes delicious thanks to its vanilla-mint flavour.
Want puckered lips like Kylie Jenner? Hyaluronic acid is all you need. Sephora Collection’s Outrageous Plump lip gloss contains hyaluronic acid that has the ability to increase the volume of your lips naturally. This will give your lips a much fuller and stunning impression. It is also enriched in sunflower seed oil, ginger root oil and peppermint oil that will leave your lips feeling healthy and hydrated.
Sensitive lips can be troublesome. Especially when you get frequent allergies forming on your lips. To combat this, opt for products that are free from harsh chemicals. Kopari’s coconut lip gloss is free from petroleum and uses 100 per cent organic coconut oil. It will leave your lips feeling silky-soft and moisturised. You can even use it as a cheek or eye gloss for an overall glossy and hydrated look.
Dry lips can be painful and they’re not a pleasing sight. If you suffer from dry lips, try out Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer. This gloss contains shea butter as well as fruit and sunflower oils. It also contains vitamin E and beeswax which helps to nourish and moisturise the lips thoroughly. Use it daily and watch your lips improve!
Best coloured lip gloss - with staying power
Price from SGD35.00
No one likes having to retouch their makeup frequently. Fortunately, Pretty Vulgar’s Poisonous Plumping lip gloss stays put all day long. It is extremely long-lasting and comes in a variety of shades with a beautiful high-shine finish. This product is also cruelty-free and vegan!
Get that extra oomph on special occasions! Whether it’s for your wedding or you’re attending one, this Urban Decay gloss will fit the occasion perfectly. The shade ‘Fever’ is an elegant yet vibrant shade that gives you a nice sophisticated vibe. It can be worn alone or layered over a nice lipstick if you want to look a little extra.
Best daily lip gloss - suitable for fair skin
Price from SGD19.00
With beautiful fair skin, nude and neutral lip shades are meant for you! For instance, Sephora Collection’s Ultra Shine Lip Gel in ‘Perfect Nude’ is a gorgeous nude pink shade that is perfect for a sweet look. This gloss plumps up the lips significantly and moisturises it thoroughly. It also has a yummy and addictive vanilla scent that is to die for.
You don’t have to spend a fortune on your lip glosses. Rimmel’s OH MY GLOSS! Oil Tint is affordable yet has an amazing formula. It is enriched with 4 precious oils: coconut, pomegranate, Abyssinian and daikon radish seed. Ultra moisturising and glossy, it doesn’t leave a greasy feel. Instead, you get a refreshing finish that gives the right amount of oomph.
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