Matte lipstick takes a back seat this season as the pandemic era trend for all things fresh and dewy continues, with a glut of new glosses vying for a place in your make-up bag.

You can still pack a punch, however, with highly-pigmented formulas that deliver rich colour and shine.


From barely-there to brilliantly bold, here’s our pick of the best new lip glosses on the block…

1. Glossier Ultralip Villa, £14

Glossier Ultralip Villa

Trust Glossier to come up with the ideal gloss-meets-balm hybrid, with a hint of colour too. Ultralip (which is in bullet rather than liquid form) comes in nine subtly shiny shades – Villa is the perfect ‘your lips but better’ mauvy-pink.

2. Sensai Total Lip Gloss in Shinonome Coral

Sensai Total Lip Gloss in Shinonome Coral

Part of its summer collection, Sensai’s popular Total Lip Gloss is now available in three watercolour hues inspired by sunrise skies – coral, black cherry and red.

Sensai Colours Total Lip Gloss 4.5 ml
  • Nourishing lip gloss
  • Unit type: piece

Last update on 2021-06-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

3. NYX This Is Milky Gloss Lip Gloss Milk & Hunny, £9, Superdrug

 NYX This Is Milky Gloss Lip Gloss Milk & Hunny
(KVD Beauty/PA)

Want opaque pastel shine? NYX has got you covered with This is Milky Gloss, which is infused with vegan milk and comes in nine shades from palest peach to milk chocolatey brown.

4. KVD Beauty XO Vegan Lip Gloss Petunia, £15.30 (was £17), Boots

KVD Beauty XO Vegan Lip Gloss Petunia
(KVD Beauty/PA)

Designed to convert even the most ardent matte-aholic, Kat Von D’s XO Lip Gloss is super-soft and offers medium-coverage colour. Choose from seven juicy shades including deep berry and bright pink tones.

5. The Body Shop Speak Up Vinyl Lip Gloss Bite Back, £8

The Body Shop Speak Up Vinyl Lip Gloss Bite Back
(The Body Shop/PA)

For full-coverage colour with a high-shine finish, dress your pout with The Body Shop’s Speak Up Vinyl Lip Gloss, which comes in four bold hues including Bite Back, a bright, confidence-boosting red.

Best-selling lip gloss

Need more inspiration? Check out our list of best-selling Amazon products!

Bestseller No. 1
e.l.f. Lip Lacquer, Moisturizing, Shiny, Non-Sticky, Long Lasting, Provides Maximum Color, Glides...
  • formulated with vitamin e to moisturize lips, providing maximum colour and brilliant shine
  • perfect for wearing alone or layered over lipstick for a bold lip statement
  • slim and lightweight design, convenient to use and carry
Bestseller No. 2
Maybelline New York Lifter Gloss, Plumping and Hydrating Lip Gloss with Hyaluronic Acid, 5.4 ml,...
  • Hydrating and lip-enhancing lip gloss for fuller looking lips, Non-sticky formula with smoothing hyaluronic acid, Available in several shades
  • Rejuvenating hyaluronic acid smooths lip surface for smooth and moisturised lips, High-shine finish enhances lip contour, Gives the illusion of a plumper pout
  • Apply lip gloss with the angled wand to the centre of your upper lip and trace the contours of your lips, Glide the gloss across the entire bottom lip, Allow to dry before applying additional layers
SaleBestseller No. 3
Rimmel London Oh My Gloss! Lip Gloss, 26 My Eternity, 6.5 ml
  • Up to 6 hours of true colour, high shine and comfort
  • My Eternity is a shimmery mauve-pink shade
  • Lip-loving formula enriched with Argan Oil and Vitamin E
Bestseller No. 4
Beauty Sexy 6PCS/ Matte Lip Gloss Sexy Liquid Lipstick Waterproof Long Lasting Moisturizer...
  • ❤Kindly Attention:Do not close your mouth after applying lipstick;it's better to use the lip balm or based lip items before putting it on your lip.or you will feel stick .
  • ❤Rich, vivid shade range from neutrals to high-fashion hues Long lasting and waterproof, hard to fade,not stick cup,fog surface velvet effect
  • ❤Vitamin E, beeswax, vegetable oil and other natural ingredients, natural beeswax lock water to achieve a long-lasting moisturizing effect, you get a beautiful and attractive matte lip color the...
SaleBestseller No. 5
Barry M Cosmetics That's Swell Xxl Lip gloss
  • Barry M that's swell XXL
  • Fuller, plumper, smoother!
  • Free from Animal Testing
SaleBestseller No. 6
Barry M, Cosmetics That's Swell Plumping Lip Gloss, 1 count
  • Barry M Plumping Lip Gloss
  • Free from Animal Testing
  • Use daily for best results
Bestseller No. 7
W7 | Lip Gloss Wand | Soft Clear Liquid Gloss | Non-Sticky Lipgloss For Natural Makeup Look Or For...
  • PROFESSIONAL - High quality clear lip gloss formula - non-stick and long lasting
  • GLOSS - Super shine effect for a natural shine or for a stand out finish on top of lipstick
  • COLOUR - Clear, translucent formula

Last update on 2021-06-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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