You can never go wrong with a nude/natural lip, so here are some of my favorite nude lip products that I use on a daily basis. If they seem to be too light for you, then you can mix or layer them with other lip colors that you may already have. The prettiest nude lip color is slightly brighter or deeper than your skin tone. If you’re pale, look for something with a hint of pink. Those with yellow or olive undertones or dark skin look best with sandy beiges.
NARS LIP LACQUER IN CHELSEA GIRLS- Which is a cream gloss that comes in a pot. I apply it with my finger when on the go or a lip brush at home. It gives just the right amount of color, and shine, and isn’t sticky.
SMASHBOX LIP ENHANCING GLOSS-TRUE COLOR IN PIXEL-A great slick gloss with a subtle shimmer and shine in a nice creamy nude shade. I like to layer this one over lipsticks.
LAURA MERCIER LIP STAIN IN PEACH GLAZE- This one comes in a pot and is more like a lipstick than a lipstain. It has a matte finish, and high pigmentation that is great to dab lightly on your lips with your finger for a natural look, or layer under a lip gloss.
CLINIQUE LONG LAST SOFT SHINE LIPSTICK IN 03 CREAMY NUDE- A great nude lipcolor that has a sublte shine and moderate coverage. It stays in place, but lasts about as long as most lipsticks despite the “long last” claims. I like it because it is moisturizing and soft on the lips. This is a great lip color to keep in your purse for quick touch ups and applying easily without a mirror.
DON'T OVERDO IT!
BLOT, BLOT, BLOT! To make your lipstick last longer, apply it straight from the tube, blot with a tissue, then swipe it on again. Blotting creates a base, and the second coat adds shine and coverage.