Get Softer, Shinier Lips with These 8 Products


Whether you’re looking for hydration or a little extra color, finding the perfect lip product can be a difficult feat. But we’re here to help. From masks to stains, here are the best lip products for softer, shiny lips.

Bite Agave+ Daytime Lip Balm

Bite’s Agave+ Daytime Lip Balm provides the hydration your lips need. Made with Agave Nectar, Mongongo Oil and Cocoa Butter, this balm helps keep your lips smooth and nurtured all day long. Get it here.

Promising review: Shelby says, “I love this product! Not sticky at all. Super smooth and hydrating! Even looks nice over a lipstick to add hydration and shine!”

Sara Happ Lip Scrub

Nothing compares to “the lip expert,” Sara Happ’s Lip Scrubs. They gently exfoliate lips to produce a softer, healthier look and taste good while doing so. With many different flavors to pick from, you won’t be disappointed. Click here to purchase.

Promising review: Lynda says, “I have been using this scrub for several years and have been very happy with the results. It works better than anything I’ve used in the past and a jar lasts about a year. Highly recommend it.”

Nars Lipstick

One of the best lip products in the game is Nars Lipstick. With sixty different colors to pick from, there’s a perfect shade for everyone. Not only do they provide beautiful colors, but the lipsticks will keep your lips hydrated and on point. Purchase here.

Promising review: Kat says, “These lipsticks are both beautiful and in the case of the sheers, hydrating. My favorite was Dolce Vita, which gives a lovely natural but plush look and feels moisturizing when applied.”

Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer

Fenty Beauty’s Gloss Bomb line is to die for. With several different shades to pick from, the Universal Lip Luminizer is the perfect finishing touch to your glam. Just one swipe of gloss and your lips will look fuller, shinier and healthier. Find your perfect shade here.

Promising review: Kayla says, “I bought this a month ago and I absolutely love it. It’s so cute and shimmery. It also allows for a cute and more natural look as it isn’t as bold as other colors.”

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask is all the rage. It has a softening balm texture that soothes and moisturizes so you wake up with refreshed, soft lips. Plus, it’s enriched with vitamin C and antioxidants! Click here to purchase.

Promising review: Kathy says, “This has been a great night treatment—super hydrating and lovely to wear. I wear lipstick nearly every day, and this has been a great addition to my night routine.”

Dior Lip Glow Oil

Dior’s Lip Glow Oil is a luxury product your lips will thank you for. Not only does the oil protect against drying, but it enhances lips and brings out their natural color as well. Purchase the dual purposed product here.

Promising review: Marcy says, “I have never loved a gloss more!! It’s so moisturizing and soft with the PERFECT amount of color and shine! Thick, but not in a sticky way.”

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick

Everyone needs a good liquid lipstick in their makeup bag, and Stila is here to deliver! The Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick hydrates and softens lips so that they feel and look good. The color is full coverage, comes in several different shades and doesn’t bleed or transfer. Get it here.

Promising review: Brittany says, “I’ve been using Stila all day liquid lipsticks for the past couple of years and have not found one other brand that I love more than this one. It never flakes and I rarely ever have to reapply.”

Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain

The Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain is the product that put Benefit on the map. It’s kiss proof, smudge free and leaves behind a matte finish. Plus, it doubles as a subtle blush for your cheeks! Click here to get the groundbreaking lip product.

Promising review: Carmen says, “Really good product. For those who prefer the “natural look” while also maintaining a brighter complexion, this is the best fit for you. Lasts for the majority of the day without drying.”

Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.

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