18 Nude Lipsticks That Flatter All Skin Tones

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A lot of people say that finding the perfect red lipstick is a challenge, but finding the right nude lipstick can be just as hard. It’ll really obvious if you’re wearing the wrong shade. It can completely wash you out. If you choose a thick, opaque formula, you can look like you’re dressing up like a Twiggy impersonator. Sometimes it can look like you have no lips, which is the opposite problem of too light bleached brows. There are lots of ways to go wrong, but when you find the perfect nude lipstick for your skin tone, it will become a staple in your makeup bag, so it’s worth trying a bunch until you find “the one.”

 

Check out 18 flattering nude lipsticks for different skin tones:

1. Matte Crème Lip Crayon In Amaretto ($24, Bite Beauty)Bite Beauty Lip Crayon

This long-wearing lip crayon has a peachy undertone that will add warmth to your skin.

 

2. Mega Shield Lip Color SPF 15 In Birthday Suit ($2.24, Wet N Wild)Wet N Wild Lip Shield Birthday Suit

Of course a color called “Birthday Suit” would be a flattering nude. The pinkish tinge won’t wash you out.

 

3. Cremesheen + Pearl Lipstick In Peach Blossom ($16, MAC)MAC Cremesheen Lipstick

This peach lipstick has a subtle shimmer (read: not glittery) finish that will enhance your pout.

 

4. Queen Collection Lip Color In Nude Attitude ($6.74, COVERGIRL)Cover Girl Queen Collection Nude Attitude

If you have medium to dark skin, check out the COVERGIRL Queen Collection. The shades are designed to flatter your skin tone.

 

5. Hydra-Smooth Lip Color In Wing Woman ($19, Benefit Cosmetics)Benefit Hydra Smooth Lip Color Wing Woman

This nourishing lip color is perfect for medium to dark skin tones. Plus, take a look at that cute packaging.

 

6. Le Rouge In 107 Beige Caraco ($36, Givenchy)Givenchy Le Rouge

Inside this gorgeous packaging is a peachy beige lip color that works well on light to medium skin.

 

7. Mineral Lipstick In Rosy Tan ($5, e.l.f.)Elf Mineral Lipstick

There are many great things about this inexpensive lipstick: 1. It’s the right blend of pink and brown. 2. It’s mineral-based and doesn’t contain any preservatives or chemical dyes.

 

8. Full Bodied Lipstick In Nudist ($21, Buxom)Buxom Lipstick

You don’t need a red lipstick to make your lips look bigger. This beige lippy has a gentle plumping effect to give you fuller lips, without fillers.

 

9. ColorSensational Color In Nearly There 205 ($7.29, Maybelline)Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick

You don’t need bronzer for a luminous complexion. This rosy-hued neutral will liven up your face.

 

10. Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick In Insatiable Ivory ($21, Estée Lauder)Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick

Don’t let the name fool you, this lipstick is actually soft brown rather than a very fair ivory.

 

11. Lipstick In Look At Me! ($2.99, Essence)Essence Lipstick Look At Me

Do you find neutral lipsticks, a bit too, well, natural? This wallet-friendly lippy has an extra glossy shine, to give you the oomph you need.

 

12. Different Lipstick In Double Fudge ($16, Clinique)Clinique Different Lipstick Double Fudge

If you have a darker complexion and want to try a lipstick a few shades darker than your lip color, this deliciously-named shade is a good option.

 

13. Americana Natural Lip Color Pencil In Essex ($23, Ardency Inn)Ardency Inn Lip Color Pencil Essex

Look no further than Ardency Inn‘s Americana Natural Lip Color range for the best nude lip color. There is a shade to flatter every skin tone, and the thick pencil is easy to apply.

 

14. Read My Lips Lipstick In Classified ($17, TheBalm)Read My Lips Nude Lipstick

You’ll love this sheer neutral lipstick as much as the adorable packaging.

 

15. Lip Color In Salmon ($26, Bobbi Brown)Bobbi Brown Lip Color

Bobbi Brown is known for creating ultra-flattering makeup shades. This soft peach lipstick is no exception. It would look great on pale girls.

 

16. Sheer Temptation Lipstick In Attract ($9.99, No7)No 7 Lipstick

If you’re worried about your nude lip color looking chalky, this sheer formula is great. It has just the right amount of gloss to enhance your complexion.

 

17. Lip Color In Nude Vanille ($50, Tom Ford)Tom Ford Lip Color Nude Vanille

If you want to splurge on a wear-forever nude lipstick, Tom Ford has a range of neutrals that for all skin colors.

 

18. Matte Lipstick In Nude Attitude ($7.99, Revlon)Revlon Lipstick Nude Attitude

You can still wear a matte nude lipstick without looking like you’re dressing up as a 60s mod. Make sure you select a shade with a peach or pink tone, rather than stark ivory.

 

Source: thegloss.com

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