Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by a shade of nude lipstick. If you were here at WWW HQ, you'd witness our entire editorial staff raise their hands and collectively shudder. Whether we've suddenly become the sixth long-lost member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, Edward Cullen's distant cousin, or an alarming combination of both, we've had more nude lipstick-related beauty snafus than we'd care to admit. Even though nude lipsticks are thought to be the most low-maintenance, minimalist-looking option out there, there's some science involved. So, we decided to recruit some expert guidance and product recommendations in the form of some of the best celebrity makeup artists in the business. And, not surprisingly, we picked up all sorts of helpful, and ingenious tidbits we'd never have known otherwise. For instance, if you're not prepping your lips with a chap- and flake-removing scrub pre-application, you might as well forget a stripped-down color scheme altogether.
From just-kissed berry tones to rich brown shades, we've found your staple nude
Nars velvet matte lip pencil
Thanks to the Kardashian-Jenner family, nude lipsticks have been sensationalized in the beauty world, and it is here to stay. Because nude colour lipsticks are supposed to closely match your skin tone like, obviously , it can either make you look like a dazzling diva or washed out. So if you want to master the three simple rules of perfecting your nude lipstick game, following these techniques will get you there. Some have cool, warm or neutral undertones. There is a wide range of nudes available so that worry should be off your list. The key is to go a little bit brighter or darker than your current skin tone. Look for pink nudes if you have a fair complexion, wheat skin tones can opt for brown nudes while dark skin tones will look great in coral-toned nude lip colours. If your skin looks better over a silver jewellery, then you have cool undertones. If good looks better, then you have warm undertones. Lipsticks come in different textures, one for every occasion.
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Did you catch that I tried press-on nails again for the first time since I was.. I should probably note that nudes are by far the hue I wear the most often. NOTE : The photos of me wearing each shade do not have a filter applied to them so you can see the true color! Something to note about these creams is that they dry with a matte finish. As you can see from the tube, a certain furry friend of mine has dug this nude lip color out of my purse one too many times, ha!
Finding the perfect nude lipstick is like shopping for a new pair of jeans. So, here it is; your guide to shopping for the perfect nude lipstick, whether you love a pinky-nude or a delicious chocolate hue. Simply follow these three steps…. Your natural skin tone will determine the nude lipstick shade to suit you. First, figure out your undertone by looking at the underside of your arm and the colour of your veins. If they appear blue or purple, your skin is cool-toned. If they appear green, your skin is warm-toned.