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High Wattage: The Most Epic Lip Glosses Out There

If your mega-watt smile won’t blind them, trust that these lip glosses would.
Nars Full Vinyl Lip Lacquer in Santo Domingo, $40
With full coverage and a mirror-like shine, this non-sticky lip lacquer dresses your lips in vibrant pigments and doesn’t sink into fine lines. Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss in 712 Melted Honey
Enriched with peptides, coconut oil, vitamin E and the brand’s exclusive Hydraboost Complex, this formula forms a lightweight, comfortable veil over lips to visibly smooth, plump and impart shine. Pat McGrath Labs Lust: Gloss in Aliengelic, $44
Combining lustrous pigments with nourishing oils, this non-tacky gloss applies like a rich balm to keep lips soft and smooth while imparting a multi-dimensional shine. Lancôme L’absolu Lacquer Liquid Lipstick in 134, $49
Enriched with glycerin, this liquid lipstick delivers vibrant colour and glossy shine while ensuring that your lips stay smooth and plump for up to six hours. Urban Decay Hi Fi Shine Ultra Cushion Lip Gloss in Jaw Breaker, $32
Just like its name suggests, this forms a cushiony layer which cocoons your lips and drenches them in vitamin E. The result? Long-lasting, comfortable wear that doesn’t feel sticky at all. BECCA Glow Gloss in Chocolate Geode, $32
Looking for something that shines like a gloss, conditions like a balm and covers like a lipstick? Look no further than this. Fortified with vitamins, peptides and botanical butters, this lip gloss contains 3D light-reflecting pigments for a vinyl-like effect that makes your lips look fuller. Shu Uemura Laque Supreme in WN05, $43
Perfect for everyday wear, this lip lacquer has a buildable formula which can be easily layered for more intense pigments and shine. Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss in 328 Some Girls, $42
Thanks to its unique Triple Shine Complex, expect saturated colour and unrivalled brilliance with just one coat. Plus, the texture is non-sticky and feels cushiony soft on your lips. Dior Addict Lacquer Plump in 768 Afterpart
Developed to rewrite the notion of regular lip glosses, this plumping lip gloss ensures maximum shine, fuller volume, intense pigments and long-lasting comfort. Huda Beauty Lip Strobe in Shameless, $40
With multi-faceted glitter pigments suspended in a dewy base, this lip gloss adheres seamlessly onto the contours of your lips for hours of comfortable wear, a fuller appearance and a dazzling effect.