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What's The Gloss? We Love Summer's Hot Lip Look

1 February, 2018 - 08:50pm by - Head Pixie | 33 Comments

By BR Tabatha

I love a good matte lip. I do. I mean, I don't love the constant lip scrubbing and balm applying I have to do to achieve a flawless matte lip, but it's worth it for the safistication, chicness and stayability that a matte lip provides. BUT. I have to admit I was super stoked when the lip look du jour did a 180 recently.

Gloss is back, people! And it makes sense - if glitter's going all out this year then gloss is its perfect playing partner!

Also, it's fresh, it's easy, it's fun - and it's the perfect look for summer! So what's the goss on gloss? What do we want on our lips now?

Fenty Beauty's Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer has hit the beauty scene with an epic pool bomb splash! What we love most? It's universal rose-gold shade has been designed to suit everyone! Gotta love a lip gloss that makes shade choosing easy!

Feel like flashing some cash? Then By Terry's Gloss Terrybly Shine will look as super impressive being whipped out of your purse as it does being whipped onto your lips!

Of course, you don't have to spend a small fortune to get a good gloss going on, and Wet n Wild's MegaSlicks Lip Gloss can give you lucious looking lips for less than a fiver!

Like to have a little fun with your makeup? Then this gloss is for you! Lipstick Queen's Frog Prince Lip Gloss looks a sickly shade in the bottle but transforms on your lips into a lush shade of rosebud! It's also got a bunch of good stuff in it to keep your lips nice and nourished.

As for the top rated gloss on Beauty Review? It seems you can't get enough of NYX Professional Makeup's Butter Glosses. Coming in with a whopping overall rating of 4.6/5 with 101 reviews to its name, this is one gloss you guys go gaga for! 

Will you guys be getting your gloss on? Has matte had its day in your books? Or will you be mixing up the looks, maybe even combining them in order to get the best of both worlds? Get chatting!

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I love the look and idea of gloss but I never use it as I’m not a fan of its low durability. I love to socialise which usually means eating and drinking so im usually a mate lippy kinda girl although I’m not the biggest fan of the texture. Such a catch 22!

I've always wanted to try NYX products. I also want a nude lipstick.

I have a NYX lip liner it’s really nice. Very keen to try other NYX products.

2nd February, 2018 at 3:34 pm

Yes I've wanted to have a look at NYX too because I've heard about them being a budget brand but I've never tried and I don't have any of their products.

2nd February, 2018 at 4:52 pm

I don't suit lipstick or lip gloss, I prefer a lip balm. But if I had to wear lipstick it would be a nude pinky beige.

I still have gloss + hair + wind nightmares haha I can't imagine going back to it! Maybe just for selfies?

Ah yeah, there is that!

2nd February, 2018 at 3:35 pm

I've only tried the nyx butter glosses. But I am usually just a lipbalm girl.

I love my mattes but there's a special spot next to them if it's a fab gloss like Fenty Beauty or NYX butter glosses.

I love my matte finish, especially the long staying power, I find glossy colours have to be reapplied so often - I’d love to find one that hangs around a bit longer!

The Queen's Frog Prince Lip Gloss looks interesting

Oooooh I am gloss girl, as long as its not that sticky gloss. I hate that especially when you have long thick hair like me and it somehow always seems to slap onto my lips and oh for goodness sake how annoying is that ha ha ha. I am eyeing up the Jeffree Star Du Jour collaboration and have seen youtube videos on it and it is amazing. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Yep sticky gloss is a nightmare:)

2nd February, 2018 at 6:16 pm

Love the look of Fenty Beauty's Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer and Wet and Wild's Megasticks.

I absolutely love the NYX Butter Glosses, I've built up quite the collection of these! I love how they smell and they are so great to have in my handbag! I'm not usually a big gloss wearer and will usually just go for a creamier lippy instead.

I'm a big fan of a nice gloss, they really have a part to play for certain occasions. However, I usually wear a matt for work, but sometimes find them a bit drying and a bit of gloss over the top looks great and feels a lot better.

yes and the more you look at the choices the nicer they look

3rd February, 2018 at 11:05 am

I like the look of gloss but not the stickiness.

Yeah sticky gloss isn't my favourite either

2nd February, 2018 at 6:19 pm

I like the look of gloss but don't like the stickyness so mostly I just stick with lipbalm or liquid lipstick/lipstick.

Love love love gloss! I certainly have quite a few of them too, and when in doubt, just throw on a clear gloss over a not so glossy lipstick. Still have two of my NYX butter glosses too.


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