Photo: Courtesy Essie for Kate Spade

In case you missed it, gloss is in — and by in I mean that everyone’s wearing lip gloss, even beauty enthusiasts who swore off it after getting their hair stuck to their mouths a few too many times. Thankfully, brands have come back to gloss with new formulas and an endless amount of options. You can now purchase lip gloss in nearly every color, finish, opacity and level of sparkle depending on your preference — meaning literally anyone can find a gloss that works for them. With that said, finding a gloss that’s #blackgirlfriendly can still be difficult. And because recommendations is how many girls like me have found their perfect fit (hair, makeup, jobs, you name it), we’ve tapped some of our favorite beauty editors to share the colored lip glosses they can’t live without.

Peep their (and my) picks, ahead:

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