These are absolute box tickers for translucent, balmy colour that is extra shiny – gleamy, even – that keeps lips feeling hydrated and supple. It’s a very soft formula with a light wash of colour – enough to show but relatively low-fi.
In recent years, the brand has focused on highly lit and ultra beam looks – I’ve seen so much less of that look on Instagram recently and this will have repercussions for many brands who put all their eggs in the glitter basket. But the Becca Hydra-Light Plumping Lip Balms are just extra-dewy rather than lit with iridescence or shimmer.
My favourite is this one, Lagoon, which is a glossy red with watermelon tones that wakes up my whole face, even at a low impact pigment level, although pink toned Spray (who let that through?) is very spring-ish.
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