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Your Ate's Fave Makeup Product When She Was Young Is Cool Again

Bye, matte. It was fun knowing you.
PHOTO: Clueless/Paramount Pictures

Matte lipstick had its reign in 2016, so it's high time that you try something else: Gloss! Yes, you read that right. The early-2000s kikay kit staple of your ate has been resurrected.

Not convinced? Well, let me show you some concrete evidence:


April 2016 - Kylie Jenner added three shades of lip gloss to her internet-breaking makeup brand Kylie Cosmetics.

July 2016 - Kylie Matte Liquid Lipstick faves got their own glossy versions.

November 2016 - Millennial beauty brand Glossier launched their Black Tie Set. It includes a black eyeliner, a stick highlighter, a pale pink polish, and a clear lip gloss. 

March 2017 - International fashion runways gave their models juicy pouts. 

July 2017 - Selena Gomez wore a glowy lip on the lyric video of "Fetish."

Now if those aren't enough to sway you into gloss-lovin', take note that today's formula won't stick to your hair or go tacky. Instead, modern juicy tubes offer hydration, making your mouth look younger and your whole face fresher.

To get you started, here are some glosses you can try:

1. A lightweight gloss that delivers insane pigmentation.

Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer, in HD Strawberry Topaz, P475, Robinsons Department Store

2. A clear one should obviously be a staple!

Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss in Pure Chic, P119, The SM Store

3. This anoints your mouth with a subtle cotton candy pink stain.

MAC Hint of Colour Lip Oil in Doll to Diva, Glorietta

4. This is exactly what Sel used in her "Fetish" vid.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss in French Tickler, P1, 307, Sephora.ph

5. Now if you want your lips to look shiny AF, this tube is for you:

Make Up For Ever Plexi Gloss in Beige Pink, P1,250, SM Megamall

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