11 Bright & Happy Lipsticks To Celebrate Being Mask-Free

Let’s focus on all the reasons we have to smile: a vaccine, summer, and these lipsticks and glosses.


It’s been a long year without lips. Now’s the time to treat yourself and celebrate.

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Ease back into wearing lipstick with one of these moisturizing tinted balms. The six vegan shades pack vitamins C and E, plus each is created to honor a different woman-run foundation.
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Hey, if you’re going mask-free, why not go all out with a mega-shiny gloss? This one is rich with shea butter, almond oil, and rosehip oil. And it gives a cushiony, plumpy, glassy look immediately.
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These glossy balms feels luxe and protective on lips, and deliver just enough color. Stay tuned to the makeup artist brand’s limited edition shades, like this bronzy hue.
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Hydrating oils plus hyaluronic acid (an ingredient that brings moisture to the area) make this a feel-good, go-to formula. Plus, how satisfying is the click-click applicator pen?
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So often, “liquid lipsticks” can prove more frustrating than feel-good. They can be drying, they can accentuate lines or flakes, or they can stain lips a different color than expected. This creamy formula is easy, flexible with a smile, and satisfying in its color payoff.
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With lanolin and shea butter, you can expect a super moisturizing blend with a bit of color for an everyday wear. Don’t be surprised if each of the three shades makes its way into your pocket.
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Kylie Skin Lip Oil
Kylie Skin by Kylie Jenner
Coconut oil helps in the hydration department, while the clear formula makes for a versatile stand-alone or shine-boosting lipstick topper.
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In five neutral shades, these yummy balms leave a little shine with moisturizing hyaluronic acid and vitamin E.
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You want lipstick, but not really in the mood to wear a heavy, budge-proof hue? Try one of these 10 comfy colors that have just the right touch of gloss.
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A smooth, even finish that stays put. A shimmer that lights up your face, and doesn’t get goopy. A shine that flatters, and doesn’t feel sticky. Is there more to want from a lip gloss?
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Are you feeling bold? Then grab this velvety liquid, which feels lightweight and lasts up to eight hours.
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