That’s why the advent of lip oils have been so handy. A product that marries the best parts of a nourishing balm and a colorful gloss? Sign us up. In the past few years, lip oils have flooded our feeds and local makeup stores, so we’ve been able to try dozens of different variations. Some are tinted, some pack longer-lasting benefits, and some come with funky applicators and interactive packaging. Feast your eyes on the very best lip oils we’ve tried to-date, ahead.
After the success of her matte lipsticks, makeup artist Pat McGrath has finally given the world a gloss. The 14 bold and wearable shades are infused with oil to moisturize lips while giving off Kira-Kira levels of shine.
Pat McGrath LabsLip Gloss, $28, available on May 24th at Sephora.
Already a fan of Burt’s Bees’ classic tinted lip balms? You’ll love the brand’s newest lip-care addition. These brush-on lip oils are infused with coconut and meadowfoam-seed oils to hydrate lips, and come in six subtle colors.
Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade Color Reviver Instant Oil-Gel Care, $33.00, available at Nordstrom.
At first glance, this golden oil may look intimidating, but the sheer gloss has super-fine gold shimmer running through it that leaves a gorgeous sheen on the lips. We love wearing it solo or layering it over lipstick for a boost of moisture and shine.