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.

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.