6 hydrating lip glosses for summer

No summer makeup look is complete without a slick of gloss - Sarah Simpson shares some of the best.

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They shimmer, shine, and sparkle while giving lips a sheer hint of colour. Whether you're after a nude shade or a covetable coral, Sarah Simpson shares her favourite pink gloss options.

Burt's Bees Lipshine in Wink, $18.
Apricot wax is the star ingredient in this nourishing gloss which gives your lips a mirror-like shine and a barely-there hint of colour.

Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Luminous Lip Gloss in Rose Creme, $50.
Great colour pay-off and hydration are just two of the reasons this gloss is always in my beauty bag during summer.

Natio Antioxidant Lip Shine in Love, $16.
Bursting with papaya, vitamin c and shea butter, this shimmery lip gloss plumps full while giving them a hit of much needed moisture.

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Super Natural, $28.
Designed to hydrate lips while adding shine, this gloss wins hands down for it's a burst of on-trend colour and unbeatable shine.

Mecca Cosmetica Tinted Lip De-Lovely in Peach, $27.
This formulation was originally clear, now with colour, I love It's hydrating, super-glossy finish, and  the range of colours are brilliant. 

Guerlain Gloss D'Enfer Lip Gloss, $55.
Containing mineral and botanical oils, this gloss is the cream of the crop. The colour pay off is sheer, the finish is silky without being sticky.

Tip:
The reflective shine from gloss can accelerate your risk of sun damage. To prevent this always apply a sunscreen lip balm under your gloss to ensure good UV protection from the sun.