Best Lipglosses | 2017

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As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect back on the products I’ve reviewed during the past year and share with you my personal favorites. Finally! In 2017, we saw more than just matte with a lot more gloss releases, and it was nice to see a lot of pigmented formulas along with more typical, sheer and shimmery shades. Here’s the list of shades I started with to get down to the 32 you’ll find detailed in this post. I tend to like glosses more pigmented, particularly if they aren’t going to have any shimmer, and if they aren’t high coverage, then I like lots of shimmer!

Though not quite as pigmented as claimed, MAC’s Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolours were fun and lovely for layering, as they caught and reflected light well.  I was happy to see Bite expand their Creme Lip Gloss shade range, while Huda Beauty’s Lip Strobes proved to be well-rounded line-up of shimmery glosses from sheer to nearly opaque in coverage.

Did you have any favorite lipglosses this yearLet me know in the comments!

P.S. — View swatches of my favorites here!

MAC Sensory Overload

MAC Sensory Overload Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a dark, bluish gray with cool pink, lavender, and teal pearl. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

MAC Space Bubble

MAC Space Bubble Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and fine pink and plum pearl. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

MAC Pearly Girl

MAC Pearly Girl Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and fine, lighter pink and violet pearl. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

MAC Pink Trip

MAC Pink Trip Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark fuchsia pink with subtle, cool undertones and fine violet and pink pearl. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

MAC Gilded Age

MAC Gilded Age Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a rich, coppery brown with warm, red undertones and lighter gold, copper, and bronze pearl. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

Bite Beauty Cherry Pearl

Bite Beauty Cherry Pearl Crème Lip Gloss ($22.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a dark, reddish plum with warm, brown undertones and fine pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Sephora (Australia)

Tom Ford Beauty Exotica

Tom Ford Beauty Exotica Patent Finish Lip Color ($54.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark raspberry pink with cool undertones and barely-there pearl. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Beautylish, Neiman Marcus

Fenty Beauty Plutonic Relationship

Fenty Beauty Plutonic Relationship Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter ($19.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark reddish fuchsia with cooler undertones and flecks of cool violet and blue sparkle. Read full review.

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Sephora, Fenty Beauty

Fenty Beauty Gal on the Moon

Fenty Beauty Gal on the Moon Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter ($19.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and cooler blue and green glitter and fine multi-colored shimmer strewn throughout. Read full review.

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Sephora, Fenty Beauty

Colour Pop Dream Castle

Colour Pop Dream Castle Ultra Glossy Lip ( for oz.) is a rich, medium-dark fuchsia with subtle, cool undrtones and flecks of violet, gold, and red sparkle and finer pearl. Read full review.

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Colour Pop

Marc Jacobs Beauty Ch-ch-changes (362)

Ch-ch-changes (362) is a rich, coppery brown with warm, orange undertones and shifting green-to-bronze pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Harrods

Fenty Beauty Universal

Fenty Beauty Universal Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer ($18.00 for oz.) is a medium, rosy brown with warm undertones and fine gold and pink pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Fenty Beauty

NARS Burning Love

Burning Love is a bright, medium red with cool, pink undertones and a glossy sheen. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly across the lips without visible streaks. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Ulta

NARS Night Together

Night Together is a muted, medium rosy plum with warmer undertones and a cream finish. There was an almost imperceptible pearl in it, which I could see in the photos but not in person. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Ulta

Jouer Shibuya

Jouer Shibuya High Pigment Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.21 fl. oz.) is a bright, orange-red with warm undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Beautylish, Cult Beauty, DermStore

Huda Beauty Fearless

Huda Beauty Fearless Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a rich, medium-dark purple with hints of warm, plummy undertones and gold pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora

Huda Beauty Angelic

Huda Angelic Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a healthy dose of fine, gold pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora

Huda Beauty Boujee

Huda Boujee Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a medium coral-orange with warm undertones and fine pink and gold pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora

Huda Beauty Saucey

Huda Saucey Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with cooler pink and red pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora

Anastasia Parfait

Anastasia Parfait Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a brighter, medium reddish copper with warm pink and gold pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Beautylish, Ulta, Cult Beauty

Smashbox Iced Out

Smashbox Iced Out Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a rich, deep blue with a hint of purple and fine blue pearl. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, Sephora Brazil

MAC Love Child

MAC Love Child Lipglass ($17.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plum with warm undertones and copper shimmer. Read full review.

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MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Ulta, Saks

Smashbox Crush It

Smashbox Crush It Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a deep plum with subtle, cool undertones and a glossy, creamyt finish. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, Sephora Brazil

Smashbox Rose B4 Bros

Smashbox Rose B4 Bros Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, Sephora Brazil

Smashbox Mauve Squad

Smashbox Mauve Squad Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark rose gold with warm, brown undertones and fine, pink and gold pearl. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, Sephora Brazil

Smashbox Foiled Brat

Smashbox Foiled Brat Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark berry with subtle, cool undertones and plum, violet, and red pearl. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, Sephora Brazil

NARS Impossible Red

NARS Impossible Red Velvet Lip Glide ($26.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a vibrant, coral-red with subtle, warm undertones and a creamy, glossy finish. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Ulta

NARS Disruptor

NARS Disruptor Velvet Lip Glide ($26.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bright, meidum red with neutral-to-cool undertones and a glossy, cream finish. Read full review.

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Nordstrom, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Ulta

Bite Beauty Peacock Pearl

Bite Beauty Peacock Pearl Creme Lip Gloss ($22.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) has a blackened brown base with cool, teal pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Sephora (Australia)

Bite Beauty Oyster Pearl

Bite Beauty Oyster Pearl Creme Lip Gloss ($22.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plummy brown with flecks of pink, copper, and teal pearl. Read full review.

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Sephora, Sephora (Australia)

Makeup Geek Mixtape

Makeup Geek Mixtape Foiled Lip Gloss ($15.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a dark burgundy-brown with warm undertones and multi-colored pearl. Read full review.

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Beauty Bay (UK), Makeup Geek

Makeup Geek Set List

Makeup Geek Set List Foiled Lip Gloss ($15.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a rich, medium-dark plum with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

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Beauty Bay (UK), Makeup Geek