The 15 Best Lip Glosses for Your Shiniest Lips EverJuly 14, 2023
Glowy, glossy lips are one of those makeup trends that will never go out of style. That’s because a shiny lip instantly ties together any makeup look. And thanks to the smart innovation of lip serums, lip oils, balm-gloss hybrids and more, they’re easier than ever to achieve. An added bonus is that formulas for glossy lips often contain hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid that not only deliver a radiant effect, but also soften and plump lips. Here, our favorite products for getting that glossy, shiny lip look in a single swipe.
Best 15 Shiny Lip Glosses
This cushiony formula is all you need to add moisture and mirror-like shine to your lips at the same time. Infused with pomegranate extract and hyaluronic acid, lips stay moisturized, but without that sticky feel. The 12 sheer shade offerings add a hint of lustrous color to lips and complement all skin tones.
A TikTok favorite, this drugstore option is a must-try for plump, reflective lips. Hyaluronic acid helps lock in moisture and drench lips in shine. Plus, the tiny flecks of glitter in shades like Copper and Rust give a summery, sunkissed look.
This juicy lip oil works to plump, soften, and add major shine to your pout. Raspberry and cloudberry oils and vegan squalane add light-reflective shine while moisturizing the surface of lips and keeping them deeply hydrated all day long.
On days when you want shiny lips and rich color payoff, make this gloss your go-to. It offers opaque, striking color with a high-shine finish. While it’s not totally transferproof, it’s incredibly long-lasting for a gloss, with minimal fading after a full six hours of wear.
All the benefits of a pigmented lip gloss, in an easy, hydrating stick. Infused with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and mango oils, one swipe glazes lips with nourishment and a sheer whisper of color.
A Y2K staple, this lip gloss still holds up as a shiny, hydrating favorite. With a formula that tastes like candy and a wide offering of colors and finishes – from sparkly and shimmery to creamy and sheer – there’s nothing not to love.
This vegan glossy balm gives lips a subtle plumping effect and a wet-looking shine. It’s infused with hyaluronic acid, shea butter and passionfruit oil to draw in moisture and keep lips feeling soft and conditioned all day. The shade Extra, a sheer red, is our go-to color for a natural-looking rosy lip.
We’ve been reaching for this ultra-shiny lipstick-meets-gloss for a while now and we can’t get enough. It comes in a ton of shades (from reds to pinks, browns, even a green and blue!) and combines the color payoff of a lipstick with the shine of a lip gloss.
This gloss is an editor favorite for its high-shine, non-sticky finish. It comes in 12 sheer, juicy shades, like Oat, a milky pinky-nude, and Fearless, a translucent berry that gives lips a pretty, bitten effect.
If you love the results of lip plumping glosses, but hate the burning, tingling after effect, you need to try this comforting formula. Soothing shea butter and rosehip oil hydrate, smooth, and soften while making lips appear fuller, all without irritation. The shade Velvet is one of our favorite universally flattering hues in the lineup.
There’s a shade for everyone in this collection of luxurious balm-gloss hybrids. Choose from iridescent golds and violets, classic pinks and nudes, rich reds or lustrous berry tones. No matter which gloss strikes your fancy, the formula will give your lips a pillowy finish and gorgeous, hydrating sheen.
Reap the benefits of a lip gloss and a lip treatment with this product. It’s packed with skincare ingredients like hyaluronic acid, peptides, evening primrose oil, avocado oil and shea butter to keep lips touchably soft and moisturized. Plus, with eight translucent shades ranging from neutrals to pinks to reds, it’s easy to find one (or a few!) you’ll love.
Go glossy and glowy with this lip serum that’s packed with moisturizing ingredients that also make your mouth look fuller. With avocado oil, argan oil, kiwi oil and shea butter, lip lines and dryness don’t stand a chance.
This yummy-smelling lip oil will add a coral glaze to your lips that won’t feel tacky. It has a plant-based plumping complex, plus jojoba oil and fermented pomegranate to subtly plump, moisturize and gently exfoliate lips.
For a your-lips-but-better finish, opt for this shiny balm with hyaluronic acid, plum extract and raspberry extract to smooth fine lines and flakes. It smells delectable, too, and can be used over lip liner or on its own for a high-shine sheen.