You would probably have heard of “glass skin” by now – perfectly smooth with an all-over sheen that makes skin resemble glass. This skin goal quickly become a hit in Korea and the rest of Asia.
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If you don’t have the patience to carry through 11 steps every day in an attempt to get glass skin, fret not: you can still achieve the glassy look on your lips, thanks to the surge in holographic lipstick offerings by various brands. Check out our list below for some products you can bag!

1. BECCA Liquid Crystal Glow Gloss (Amethyst x Geode)

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This lip gloss is infused with kaleidoscopic pearls, which create that coveted liquid crystal lip look. It is also infused with a coconut and vanilla scent and enriched with nurturing ingredients so that your lips can look and feel good at the same time. If you’re not sure which mix of pearls to get, we’ll recommend Amethyst x Geode – a warm lavender with a pearl finish.

BECCA Liquid Crystal Glow Gloss retails in Sephora at SGD33.

2. Bite Beauty Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss (Blush Pearl)

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Inspired by a trip to Tahiti, Bite Beauty’s founder, Susanne Langmuir, created this collection of metallic pearl glosses in shades found in rare black pearls. They’re also formulated with lip-softening shea butter to nourish your lips. If you aren’t as adventurous about your lipstick colours, Blush Pearl is a metallic white with pink shimmer that you would definitely love.

Bite Beauty Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss retails on Sephora’s USA website at USD22.

3. ColourPop Ultra Metallic Lip (Flitter)

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A super intense metallized liquid lipstick created with high-impact metallic pearls, this formula is sadly not completely transfer-resistant. However, it promises to be very long-wearing while still being smooth and comfortable on the lips, so that you can rock iridescent glass lips the entire day. Get this lippie in Flitter, a gold metal shade with a subtle pink hue that truly makes your lips shine.

ColourPop Ultra Metallic Lip retails on ColourPop’s website at USD6.

4. Glossier Birthday Balm Dotcom

We all love birthday cakes, and you’ll surely love this lip balm too. Inspired by Milk Bar’s famous cake, Glossier Birthday Balm Dotcom brings subtle shimmer and long-lasting hydration to your lips, which is great if you’re looking for glass lips that you can pull off every day. Plus point: it smells like cake!

Glossier Birthday Balm Dotcom retails on Glossier’s website at USD12.

5. Lime Crime Diamond Crushers Lip Toppers (Trip)

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Lime Crime’s iridescent lip topper uses a water-based formula that is filled with light-reflective iridescent shimmers so that your lips truly shine like glass. It even promises not to run, feel gritty or drying on your lips for maximum comfort. Besides using this to achieve glass lips, you can also wear it as a highlighter on your cheeks, collar bones and under the brow. Overwhelmed by the 20 shades available and not sure which to choose? Go for a delirium purple with Trip – guaranteed to make you look like a mermaid!

Lime Crime Diamond Crushers Lip Toppers retails on Lime Crime’s website at USD20. You can also get it shipped directly to Singapore through ASOS at approximately SGD29.40.

6. L’Oréal Paris Infallible Galaxy Lumiere Holographic Lip Strobing Gloss (Sapphire Star)

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Who says you can’t create holographic lips with drugstore brands? L’Oréal Paris has a holographic lip strobing gloss that is formulated for longwear lasting up to eight hours. Get truly ethereal lips with Sapphire Star, an icy blue shade that will make your lips glow.

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Galaxy Lumiere Holographic Lip Strobing Gloss retails on L’Oréal Paris’ UK website at £7.99.

7. MAC Grand Illusion Liquid Lip Colour (Lunar Module)

This holographic lip colour collection from MAC brings a futuristic sheen to your lips, thanks to the iridescent pearls infused in it. No special fix is needed – just one swipe and glass lips are yours! You don’t have to worry about this liquid lipstick drying your lips out either as this formula promises a cooling sensation that makes lips feel instantly fuller. For a truly out-of-this-world look, go for Lunar Module, a pale blue iridescent pearl.

MAC Grand Illusion Liquid Lip Colour retails in all MAC and Sephora at SGD39.

8. Milk Holographic Lip Gloss

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Infused with meteorite powder and twilight pearl-infused formula, Milk Holographic Lip Gloss will give you shiny, holographic lips to match your dewy skin. You can wear it on its own for an iridescent sheen, or add to any lip color to create a prismatic new hue. Its formula also contains avocado oil, coconut oil, and mango butter – all to hydrate your glass lips.

Milk Holographic Lip Gloss retails on Milk Makeup’s website at USD24.

9. NYX Duo Chromatic Lip Gloss (Lucid)

Loaded with duo chromatic pearls, this lip gloss from NYX delivers great shine, a hint of color and an intense 3-D finish. Simply swipe on your lips or over another lipstick to transform into holographic lips instantly. For a fairy-dust-like effect, try the shade Lucid – a white gold base with flecks of yellow gold and green pearls.

NYX Duo Chromatic Lip Gloss retails on NYX’s website at USD8.

10. Sigma Lip Switch (Transcend)

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Hailed as the original pioneers of holographic lips, these Sigma Beauty lipsticks flew off the shelves twice, were finally restocked after six months, and are currently sold out once again. Keep your eyes peeled for any updates on restocks of this holographic favourite!

Sigma Lip Switch retails on Sigma’s website at USD14.00.

11. Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick (Unicorn Tears)

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The phrase ‘melted latex’ already conjures images of glossy and shiny lips, which is definitely a kind of look that would go well with glass skin. Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick promises intense and buildable colour that lasts for hours so that you don’t have to keep reapplying. For a truly holographic effect, get this liquid lipstick in the shade ‘Unicorn Tears’.

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick retails in Sephora at SGD33.

12. Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Lip Topcoat (Regulate)

Go from professional to party-ready with Urban Decay’s Vice Special Effects Lip Top Coat. You can either wear this on its own or swipe it over other UD lipsticks for a uniquely customized look. The gel-cream formula dries down quickly for long-lasting wear that doesn’t feel sticky so that you can rock glass lips all day long. What’s more, the lippie contains Marine Filling Spheres™, rich in marine collagen that delivers moisturizing and skin-smoothing properties. For a colour that really pops, try the shade Regulate.

Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Lip Top Coat retails in Urban Decay and Sephora at SGD32.00.