- The Best Lip Oils
11 of the Best Lip Oils That Deliver Hydration, Colour and Shine
Lip treatments come in all sizes, formats and textures, but we think our favourite must be the humble lip oil.
Lip oils combine all the benefits of your favourite lip gloss and lip balm in one handy solution to ensure a luscious-looking pout. The makeup and skin care hybrid is a handbag essential which is perfect for natural days or as prep for bolder, glam looks.
Plus, lip oils are super easy to use and come in a range of flavours and shades to suit your tastes. Whether you want a tinted lip oil or a simple clear formula, you can easily find a solution to help soften and nourish your chapped, damaged and dry skin in an instant.
To help you find the best lip oil in the biz, we’ve rounded up our top 11 formulas. Dive in and find your next beauty buy.
This is a lip oil worth puckering up for. The Sigma Beauty Renew Lip Oil utilises a plethora of rich oils to ensure that dry, chapped lips are a thing of the past, plus it delivers intense colour and shine so that you can elevate any makeup look. Arriving in a range of shades, including dusky pink and ruby red, you're going to want to bag the whole collection.
This ultra-nurturing serum-strength lip treatment is specially formulated with a unique blend of 6 plant oils, as well as multi-functional active ingredients. The lip oil replenishes moisture to keep lips soft and supple, while helping to smooth and fill in fine lines, improving texture, plumpness and shape.
Having a clean, natural product on your lips, which you're likely to lick at some point throughout the day, just makes sense. Use this tinted lip oil from Burt's Bees to hydrate and protect your lips with coconut oil. The unique click-and-twist pen has an easy-to-use brush making it perfect for on-the-go, too.
Erm, how Instagrammable is this lip oil from Nuxe?! But, as well as looking good on the grid, this oil looks good on lips. The silky-smooth formula hydrates and softens dry skin, without leaving lips feeling sticky. Whilst this one might not be tinted, it does boast the iconic Reve de Miel aroma of sweet honey and vanilla for a lip-smackingly good finish.
Serving up lip care, lip colour and shine in one go, this lip oil makes a great addition to any beauty collection. Containing cranberry oil, hazelnut oil, jojoba oil and an anti-pollution complex, you can rest assured that lips are left nourished and protected from the get-go. Lightweight, non-sticky and mixed with ultra-intense pigments, you can enjoy a high-shine colour that lasts for hours.
This lip oil acts as an anti-ageing lip treatment to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while also deeply hydrating dry, chapped lips. It’s jampacked with 14 essentials oils, active ingredients and vitamins which help pamper your pout. Plus, this lip oil is a deluxe addition to any makeup bag as it’s packaged in a luxury brown and gold-plated case.
How could we do a rundown of all the best lip oils and not mention the queen of glam Charlotte Tilbury? Charlotte's Magic Lip Oil contains crystals (!!) and helps you achieve fuller-looking lips by up to 70% in 28 days.
Enriched with skin-loving ingredients, like aloe vera, hyaluronic acid and alpine rose extract, this lip product is a must for boosting hydration and reducing the appearance of fine lines.
Swipe on something more comfortable with Oil-Infused Lip Tint from Nars for a sheer sensation of hydration. Featuring Monoi Hydrating Complex for smooth, supple comfort, and a blend of antioxidants to help protect lips, this luxurious formula glides on smoothly and evenly with a non-greasy feel.
Make sure you protect your pout from environmental aggressors with this formula from Florence by Mills. Created by the Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown, this super cute lip oil contains African mango butter and paracress flower which ensures a mirror-like finish. Use as often as needed to help restore, repair and rejuvenate broken, chapped skin.
Boasting a universally flattering golden formula, Coola Liplux Hydrating Lip Oil SPF30 combines the hydration of a lip oil with the look of a plumping lip gloss so that you can flaunt the perfect pout. Promising to keep lips protected from sun exposure, this is one to chuck in your summer makeup bag.
Written by Rebecca Jenkinson
Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.