These Lip Oils Offer High Shine Without StickinessMarch 15, 2023
If you love the look of shiny lips but hate the stickiness of lip gloss, lip oils will be your new best friend. The comforting formulas offer high shine and moisture without feeling sticky or uncomfortable on your lips. There are plenty of lip oils packed with hydrating ingredients that are available in a range of shades, so you can find one to flatter any skin tone and makeup look. To help you narrow down your search, we’ve rounded up six of our favorite lip oils below.
The Best Lip Oils to Try Now
NYX Professional Makeup Fat Oil Lip Drip
This lip oil has been all over TikTok, and for good reason. It comes in seven sheer, juicy shades (plus a clear version) that drench your lips in shine. Bonus: The vegan and cruelty-free formula has a plush, luxurious feel that hydrates for up to 12 hours.
iNNBEAUTY Project Glaze Lip Oil
These fruit-scented lip oils soothe chapped lips and provide a shiny pop of color. We love #9 Merlot, a rich wine shade, and #1 Candy Apple, a translucent rosy hue. Each lip oil is made with a moisturizing blend of ingredients including red root and jojoba oil, apple extract and a plant-based plumping complex.
Kosas Wet Oil Plumping Treatment Gloss
Visibly plump and add shine with this oil-gloss hybrid from Kosas. It gives lips a bouncy, hydrated appearance, thanks to hyaluronic acid, peptides and evening primrose oil. If you’re looking for a more pigmented tint in your lip oil, this one is a great pick.
MERIT Shade Slick Tinted Lip Oil
This lip oil is all about nourishing your lips. It’s infused with rosehip, jojoba and grapeseed oils, plus shea butter and omega fatty acids that leave lips soft and flake-free. You can find it in seven your-lips-but-better shades in addition to a clear shade.
ILIA Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil
Available in six sheer neutral tints, this is the perfect swipe-on-and-go kind of lip product. It’s hydrating, non-sticky and subtly plumping due to hyaluronic acid in the formula.
Clarins Lip Comfort Oil
Add a touch of color, moisture and shine to your lips with these conditioning tinted lip oils. We especially like the pH-adapting shades, which adjust to your perfect pink, coral, red or berry lip color.