7 Holographic Lip Glosses Because Spring Is Near and We're Feeling Whimsical

Holographic makeup has been an Instagram trend for a while. You know, those close-up images of juicy, shimmering pouts? But how do you make holographic lip gloss work in real life? We touched on the emerging trend for shimmer makeup last year when matte textures still reigned supreme. These days any texture goes, and with spring around the corner, we've been tempted to experiment with holographic lip glosses at Byrdie HQ. A slick of holographic gloss on lips can look seriously cool when the rest of your makeup is pared back. You can even experiment with using them as eye gloss or highlighter (see the aforementioned shimmer makeup story for inspiration). Yep, lip gloss just got seriously covetable.

Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Colour: Top Coat $24

A sheer top coat, this holographic lip gloss can be worn alone or will convert the colour of any lipstick you wear underneath.

Becca Liquid Crystal Lip Topper Glow Gloss $18Shop

Inspired by gemstones, each gloss in the collection shifts between two gem-inspired shades. This one? Amethyst (lavender) and geode (aquamarine).

Lime Crime Diamond Crushers $15Shop

This vegan lip gloss has a matte finish and was designed to be used as a lip gloss and as a highlighter. Wear it alone or layer it over lipstick.

Huda Beauty Lip Strobe $17Shop

Peachy, bronze lips look great with a tan, plus you can use this holographic gloss anywhere on your face.

BareMinerals Moxie Plumping Lipgloss $17Shop

With natural peptides that plump lips, plus shea, avocado and murumuru butters, this lip gloss doesn't just add a subtle shimmer, as it also leaves lips seriously soft.

Sigma Beauty Lip Switch $14Shop

This true holographic lip gloss leaves lips looking seriously peachy. We're obsessed with this.

Barry M Holographic Lip Topper $5Shop

Add a holographic berry-hued sheen or use it to intensify a red lipstick.