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Nude shades are all the rage and no makeup kit or cosmetic bag is complete without at least one nude lipstick to rely on. No matter if it’s a matte, gloss or satin finish, beauty bloggers and makeup lovers around the world can’t get enough of nude lipsticks and glosses. However, not all Nude shades are created equally. Certain makeup companies claim that their Nude shades will work on any skin tone, but African American women and other women of color know that this isn’t always true.
Many Nude shades of lipstick and lip gloss look washed out, or even ashy, on deep and dark skin tones. Other shades are simply too light or look more pink than nude.
Are you a women of color that has been struggling to find the perfect nude lipstick? Well, not to worry. We’ve found 6 of the best nude lipstick shades that are perfect for women of color and compliment dark and olive skin tones.
This is my FAV!!! Nude-ish pink lipstick right now! I seriously just fell in love with @dashacosmetics lipstick called ✨Magenta✨lined with my baby ✨Chestnut✨ from @maccosmetics. @lolashair: 4 bundles of Peruvian wavy hair with a lace frontal. @anastasiabeverlyhills: Dipbrow in chocolate for my brows @citycolorcosmetics: Blush in Hibiscus. @makeupaddictioncosmetics: highlight in Bronzified. @anastasiabeverlyhills: Contour powder in Cinnamon.
Dasha Cosmetics Lipstick in MagentaAt first glance this lipstick doesn’t appear to be nude, but pink. However, for the deepest and darkest of skin tones this shade will definitely work as a nude for you. I love this nudish-pink that looks amazing against our lovely brown skin.
Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint in SugarThis lip paint has pale rose pink and nude undertones, but will not leave your lips looking chapped or washed out. This shade is great for light to medium dark skin that has yellow undertones.
Brows: @anastasiabeverlyhills DipBrow in Auburn Eyes: @coastalscents Go Cairo Palette Lashes are Armani from @lamourminklashes Face: @revlon Colorstay Foundation, highlighted with @lagirlcosmetics Pro Concealer in Pure Beige, Set with @sachacosmetics Buttercup Powder mixed with Laure Mercier Translucent Powder. @anastasiabeverlyhills So Hollywood Illuminator On my lips is Mac Chestnut liner and @occmakeup liptar in KavaKava. #jaytee #jayteedolls #jayteebrows #atlmua #atlmakeupartist #atlartist #norvina #atlantamua #atlantamakeup #atlantaartist #wakeupandmakeup #dressyourface #mua #glamtrashmua #mywork #makeupaddictioncosmetics#anastasiabeverlyhills #maccosmetics #colourpopcosmetics #makeupartist #mellypatrice #makeupatlanta #makeupblogger #makeupbyjaytee #SparkedbyJayTee #vegas_nay #anastasiabeverlyhillsbrows #makeupmafia #universodamaquiagem_oficial #jayteebride
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Liptar in Kava KavaKava Kava is a beautiful neutral light peach with nude undertones. This shade will work as the perfect nude for those with tanned, olive or medium dark skin.
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in MinkIf you’re a woman of color this is the nude lipstick for you. Mink is a lovely shade of brown with red undertones that even the darkest of skin tones can wear as a nude with no worries or fears of looking washed out, chapped or ashy.
Brushes and eyelashes: @opvlashes Malaysian hair: @afrolookbeauty •Face base: @kikocosmeticsofficial Mat base corrector. •Concealer: @lagirlcosmetics Conceal GC976 Pure Beige and GC980 cool tan. •Powder: @maccosmetics studio fixe nc43 and Deep Dark mineralize skinfinish. •Contouring: @maccosmetics foundation matchmaster 9.5 and loose powder Mac studio Fix nw58. Eyeshadow: @nyxcosmetics Lipstick: @maccosmetics Satin peach. #marilynjomakeup #switzerland #lausanne #mua
MAC Lipstick in Satin PeachstockThis pale peach shade is the perfect nude for those with light tan and olive complexions with yellow undertones. If your skin is more on the darker side, you may need to pair this lipstick with a brown lip liner in order to pull it off.
Details @anastasiabeverlyhills Brow Definer in 'Dark Brown' set with clear brow gel Lancôme 24 hour wear foundation mixed with MAC Pro long wear waterproof Nc45 Nars creamy radiant concealer in 'Caramel' Set with Laura Mercier Translucent Powder MAC Mineralize 'Dark Deep' to bronze @anastasiabeverlyhills That Glow Kit highlighter 'Dripping in gold' and 'golden bronze' mixed Lashes are customized - @lotuslashesofficial #410 cut and stacked with #105 MAC Studio Sculpt mascara for bottom lashes MAC 'Nylon' shadow on the tear duct for highlight Lips MAC 'Cork' liner with @doseofcolors 'Sand' liquid lipstick
Dose of Colors Liquid Lipstick in SandThis vegan friendly lipstick is a light brown, so light it’s almost beige. However, the undertones are neutral making this the ideal nude shade for light to medium dark complexions.
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