Struggling to find a nude lipstick shade that matches your skin tone? The trick to wearing a neutral hue is to actually think subtle touches of color in lieu of taking the term "nude" literally. From beige to mocha to sheer washes of pink, a nude-toned lip can be quite flattering, especially when coupled with a smoky eye. Take Rihanna, for instance, who opted for a pretty coffee-colored lipstick paired with dark liner and soft shadow at the 2012 Met Gala. Find out a few tips for going nude, sans the chalky effects, when you read more.
Looks like the nude lip trend is hotter than ever this year. Just a few weeks ago we saw lots of pale pouts at the Teen Choice Awards, and here they are again at this year's VMAs. Celebrity attendees such as Britney Spears, Nelly Furtado, Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Garner, Rosario Dawson, Nicole Scherzinger and Hayden Panetierre all wore a neutral, flesh colored lip. Here are a couple of great nude lip colors that make for great additions to your collection.
Scott Barnes Lipslick in Suggestive ($22) is a creamy and sexy-looking lip lacquer that falls somewhere marvelously in between a lip gloss and a lipstick.
This is the famous product known for creating the seductive nude looks on Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson and Mary J. Blige (just to name a few). It is available in five fabulous colors to suit different skin tones.
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