From the tail end of the '90s and into the early aughts, clear lip gloss reigned supreme over matte lipstick—just re-watch any episode of The Simple Life. If you were coming of age when Y2K hit, you probably hoarded tubes of the tacky, stick-to-your-hair lip product in your pencil case and makeup bag.
Along with blue eyeshadow, glitter, and stick-straight hair, shiny lips are also one of your favorite middle school beauty trends that are making a comeback. Today's glosses are nothing like the ones you splurged on with your babysitting money. These tubes offer a high-shine finish that are more comfortable to wear, and your hair won't latch onto with the smallest breeze.
Whether you're feeling nostalgic, or want to layer a gloss over your favorite lipsticks to give them a new look, we've rounded up the best clear glosses to wear now.
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