Byrdie Editors Love These Under-$8 Lip Glosses the Most

Whether you're a lip gloss girl or not, it's here to stay. It adds an undeniable shine factor to anything it touches, which is why our lips love it and can't live without it. You can wear it on its own or layer it on top of a matte lipstick for more of a glow.

We only speak the truth here, so I'll admit that some glosses just aren't it. We've all fallen victim to those sticky, goopy, and slimy formulations—been there, done that. Nowadays, new and improved glosses boast comfortable, long-lasting formulas for a fraction of the price.

Drugstore lip glosses are on the come-up, giving luxury lip glosses a run for their money. If you're looking for high-impact shine in opaque or bold tones, a collection of high-quality options is waiting for you in your local drugstore's beauty aisle. Not sure where to start? Peek at the below options we can vouch for.