Lip Gloss is back - and it’s more grown-up than ever!

nath_knath_k
Aug. 21, 2020
When you think of lip gloss, you might be forgiven for thinking of the sticky, sickly-sweet smelling rollerball glosses from way back when. And if you didn’t blow your allowance on lip gloss when you were in middle school, ask your mom - she probably did!

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Recently lip glosses have had a real resurgence in popularity and a good lipgloss can be a real staple of your makeup bag. Here, we’ve found some interesting makeup looks that make the most of those shiny lips - from ultra-minimal to out there!

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How can we put it? This Butter Gloss from NYX Cosmetics is simply...glossy AF!
We dare you to find anything more glossy than this!

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This brick-red Vinylic Lip lacquer from Glossier looks irresistible on model Chainky - cool and uber-sophisticated (and no strawberry scent to be found!).
Is this the girliest lip gloss ever? We reckon it probably is! Lancome haven’t held back with this glittery bright pink gloss from their revitalized Juicy Tubes range, and we have to admit, we’re smitten!

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And while we’re talking pink, this Semi-Gloss Lip and Eye Paint from Stila looks so fresh and summery. And you only need one product for both eyes and lips? That tiny purse is looking more promising by the second!

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Keeping it clean and simple on your lips can allow you to experiment more with other aspects of your makeup. How striking is this look fro Urban Decay - bold lashes, bright purple eyeshadow teamed with glossy lips? Absolutely gorgeous, we say.

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We love this minimal look from Patrick Ta Cosmetics - and their Major Glow Softening Lip Masque has the added bonus of being designed to lock in moisture and provide hydration with no sticky residue. Soft lips and gorgeous shine? Yes please!

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We’ve shown you subtle, now we’re showing you sublime! We’re captivated by this stunning look using Fenty Beauty products (plus a few pearls here and there) created AND modelled by Vanessa Gyimah - just majestic!
Why not add a lip gloss (or two, or three…) to your makeup collection? They’ve come a long way since our days in middle school, with a whole new level of sophistication and variety. From barely there to in your face, there’s a new twist on an old favorite for everyone!
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