Pick of the best lip oils for hydrated lips

Taryn Davies
Published: January 17, 2018

We’ve shared all the benefits of using oil in our beauty routine before, they’re great for providing natural ingredients and vitamins to our skin, and what’s important at this time of year, they’re incredibly nourishing.

We love them all in our beauty routine. Facial oils? Our skin drinks them up. Nail oils are the perfect nail saver and hair oils are a must for those dry ends.

Thankfully the beauty industry has cottoned on to the fact that we can’t get enough of beauty oils and the introduction of lip oils is something we’re welcoming with open arms.

It might seem an unusual place to pop your oil, but it’s definitely an area that could benefit from the extra hydration boost.

Here is our pick of the best lip oils on the market now, these are bound to give you gorgeous, hydrated, kissable lips.

Lord Berry Lip Oil Potion Treatment

Lord & Berry Lip Oil Potion Treatment

The Lord & Berry lip oil is formulated with active ingredients and plant oil extracts that work to help condition and treat the lips.

It's the perfect choice if you're having a particularly bad time with dry and chapped lips because it helps to soothe them instantly and works over time to ensure they're nourished and left feeling supple.

Essential vegetable oils are enriched in the formula to help enhance the shape and texture of your lips too.

Gosh Lip Oil

Gosh Lip Oil

Say hello to melt-on-your lips application and non-sticky finish… sounds like heaven right? This lovely lip oil is fab for a quick and easy treatment.

Estee Lauder Genuine Glow Reviving Oil Lip TintEstee Lauder Reviving Oil Lip Tint

Give your lips a just-kissed hint of colour with the Estee Lauder Reviving Lip Oil offering. The formula is nourishing, but doesn't feel heavy on the lips. And the sheer shade of the tint is designed to compliment any skin tone, enhancing the natural colour of your own lips.

Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort OilClarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil

This plant based lip oil makes your lips more comfortable and hydrated. The sponge tip applicator means it’s quick and easy to apply as well.

Clinique Pop Oil Lip Cheek GlowClinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow

So this is a two-in-one with a hint of colour that looks just as good on the cheeks as it does the lips. The oil itself is enriched with ingredients that provide nourishing benefits to the lips, and the formula has more of a gel texture than oil, this doesn't feel at all slippery.

Lancome Juicy Shaker Lip OilLancome Juicy Shaker Lip Oil

This oil infused lip gloss is jam packed with lip-loving ingredients such as almond oil and omega 3 to deliver a moisture surge to your lips. It also has a subtle splash of pigment to inject a sheer coat of colour too.

BareMinerals Pop Of Passion Lip Oil BalmBareMinerals Pop of Passion Lip Oil Balm

This not only comes with a tint of colour for your lips, but the Lip Oil Balm formula means it's a little different to the other products we've listed here. But that doesn't mean it's any less noruishing. Passion fruit seed oil with vitamin E gives the lips continuous hydration and it's easy to swipe over the lips when you're on-the-go.

Barry M Lip OilBarry M Lip Oil

Barry M have proven themselves much more than just a drugstore brand and this lip oil is sure to become a firm favourite in your collection. It gives your lips a subtle kiss of colour which means this is perfect for completing a makeup look whilst also nourishing your lips. Plus, the price is a big plus too.

Hourglass No 28 Lip Treatment OilHourglass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil

This might be on the higher end of the price scale, but Hourglass is definitely a beauty brand with plenty of clout. Not only is the treatment luxurious and nourishing, the gold-plated, anti-bacterial tip is soothing to the lips.


Zelens Lip OilZelens Lip Oil

Another expensive, but effective, purchase. This is the ideal choice for those who are worried about the signs of ageing on their lips, as it is formulated with hyaluronic acid which works to plump the lips and help smooth the look of fine lines.

Milani Moisture Lock Oil Infused Lip TreatmentMilani Moisture Lock Oil Infused Lip Treatment

This comes in eight tinted shades, each of which is infused with a different nutrient dense oil that treats a specific concern. We love the extra cushioning on the wand applicator too, it really feels like it's hugging your lips.

Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint In OilYves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint in Oil

The four oils in this Saint Laurent lip oil work to provide your lips with ultimate hydration, it doesn't feel sticky, looks and feels gorgeous on the lips, and the tints work to enhance the look of your pout.


Beauty hacks for luscious lips

Make-up artist and CB12 ambassador, Gemma Aldous, gives us her top three hacks for luscious lips.

Scrub them

Exfoliate your lips weekly to uncover soft lips. Try mixing up a homemade concoction of sugar and honey - the sugar works to remove the dead skin, while the honey hydrates to give you a perfect pout


Use lip balm, baby oil or even coconut oil to moisturise your lips twice a day, especially before bed. Try to avoid petroleum based products as they can dry out your lips

Seal your lips

Press your lips onto a tissue after applying lipstick to remove any excess and help push more colour onto the lip. Follow this with a small dusting of translucent powder over the top to help keep your lippie in place, no matter how much kissing you might partake in…