The nude lip is the LBD of beauty. Always on trend. Looks amazing with everything. And there’s a shade to suit every single skin tone. Even though there are a multitude of colors and shades on the market, from dusty pinks to luxurious beiges, there are only a few that reach cult status. So here are the lipsticks that all the beauty editors rave about and every girl should own. Let’s go!
If you love a creamy matte lip, this velvety lipstick is your new BFF. Burberry’s Lip Velvet in Peony Rose is a gorgeous dusky pink nude lip that is perfect for those with pink undertones. Uber-model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley loves Burberry and this lipstick is one of her faves. It’s amazing! BUY HERE.
If you want your lipstick to have a hint of a sheen, but not be overly glossy, this is a lipstick that has achieved cult status. K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in B*tch Perfect by Charlotte Tilbury is a stunning warm nude with the perfect amount of soft coral undertones. Charlotte Tilbury can do no wrong, and this colour is your lips but better! BUY HERE.
Be Legendary Lipstick in Nylon Nude by Smashbox is a must-have for every makeup artist. Need proof? This is the lipstick that was used time and time again during New York Fashion Week. Nylon Nude is an amazing color- not too pink, not too brown, not too orange. It’s simply legendary. BUY HERE.
Femme Rouge Velvet Creme Lipstick in Edition by Hourglass is super-sheer and super-natural, and is the perfect option for the office or when you’re on the go. This lipstick is gorgeous, and amazing for the summer months. BUY HERE.
Illamasqua’s Glamore Lipstick in Starkers is the most amazing spicey medium nude pink. It’s the perfect colour when you want ‘Kylie Jenner’ 90’s lips. This lipstick is highly pigmented, so one swipe and you’re good to go. And it has some serious staying power. BUY HERE.
Cruising by Nars is famous among makeup artists and beauty editors worldwide. This lipstick is definitely a must-have and its pinky-taupey color truly suits everyone. Nars Cruising has a beautiful sheer consistency, but still feels so luxurious on the lips. BUY HERE.
The ultimate everyday lip color. Sand & Surf Lip Colour in Pink Taffy by Bobbi Brown has the most best consistency, with a subtle sheen. This really is the most wearable pink nude lipstick. BUY HERE.
Every collection needs a YSL lipstick. Rouge Volupte in Nude Beige is a delightful shade of light nude pink, with a very luxurious finish. The packaging is divine. And it contains SPF 15 which makes it the perfect summer lipstick. BUY HERE.
And finally, no collection would be complete without a Tom Ford lipstick. Practically every Tom Ford lip color has reached cult status, and for good reason. Celebrities, makeup artists and beauty editors from around the world adore Spanish Pink. It is the most adorable creamy nude pink, with super-moisturising properties that truly make your lips look full and natural. If beige is more your color, Sable Smoke is another amazing option to try. Buy Here.
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