The following is a guest post from our friends at The Beauty Department.

After a solid few years of matte lipstick, let's bring back the oh-so-glossy lacquered lip, shall we? It's refreshing  after all this time and vibrantly gorgeous! Glosses have come a long way since their reign in 2000: remember the days of goopy lip gloss, worrying that a fly would buzz by and get stuck in it? But, formulas have improved, don't feel heavy anymore and are shinier than ever. Here's how to sport the look.

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