10 Best Nude Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone (Yup, Even Yours)

'Cause no one wants to look like a corpse.
10 Best Nude Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone (Yup, Even Yours)

Finding the perfect nude lipstick for your skin tone is like trying to find your perfect match on a dating app: really freaking difficult. You're constantly swiping, judging, and, more often than not, you're left unsatisfied. Luckily, your search has come to an end, because I combed the depths of the internet to find the best nude lipsticks for *your* skin tone. And that, TBH, is even better than true love.

1. Milani Colour Statement Matte Lipstick in Matte Naked

Best nude lipstick for fair skin

For a truly nude look, opt for this matte lipstick from Milani, which leaves lips with soft and subtle coverage peach coverage. If you're going for a no-makeup-makeup look, this nude lipstick is pretty much your calling card.

Shop now on amazon.com for Dhs40

2. Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick in I Wish 

Best nude lipstick for light skin

The perfect nude lipstick for lighter skin tones is a balanced mix of beige and pink, like this shade from Hourglass, which gives lips a soft wash of color without looking chalky.

Shop now at sephora.ae for Dhs182

3. Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin Lipstick in Secret Nude

Best nude lipstick for light skin

Don't be fooled by the orange-y hue of this bullet lipstick from Givenchy. It's a surprisingly perfect shade of nude on lighter skin tones, and the subtle peach undertones offer just a touch of warmth.

Shop now at sephora.ae for Dhs158.

4. Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Lip Color in Loyalist

Best nude lipstick for light-to-medium skin

A rose-pink lipstick will give your light-to-medium skin a hint of color that doesn't wash you out. A word to the wise, though: Stay away from shades that are lighter than your skin tone, and opt for a color that's just a tiny bit darker than your lips to give them (and your face) dimension.

Show now at lifestyleshops.com for Dhs58

5. Sephora Collection Lipstories in Love Love

Best nude lipstick for light-to-medium skin

Aside from the fact that it's a total steal, this nude formula looks ridiculously pretty on light-to-medium skin. Expect it to brighten your natural lip color just a tad.

Show now at sephora.ae for Dhs65

6. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Luminous Modern-Matte Lipstick in Pillow Talk

Best nude lipstick for medium skin

For medium skin tones, you'll want to choose a blush-pink lipstick that complements your natural warm-brown undertones—like this cult-favorite matte formula, which makes your skin look glowy as all hell.

Shop now at charlottetilbury.com for Dhs145

7. Bobbi Brown Luxe Lipstick in Almost Bare

Best nude lipstick for medium skin

This nude formula is kinda the best of both worlds—you get the color payoff of a super-rich lipstick with the shiny finish of a lipgloss. The warm peachy-beige shade looks ridiculously flattering against medium skin tones.

Shop now at sephora.ae for Dhs180

8. M.A.C. Nude Lipstick in Velvet Teddy

Best nude lipstick for olive skin

The trick to pulling off nude lipstick on olive skin? Pick a warm-peach or muted-coral shade, which will complement your natural yellow undertones. Anything cool or ashy will wash you out, which definitely isn't ideal.

Shop now at maccosmetics.ae for Dhs95

9. Tarte Color Splash Lipstick Sea Collection in Colada

Best nude lipstick for olive skin

This long-lasting nude lipstick has a delightfully creamy texture that feels super comfy on your lips. Pro tip: The warm, peachy undertones look really pretty with a shimmery-yellow highlight on your cheeks.

Shop now at tartecosmetics.com for Dhs100

10. Lime Crime Velvetine Lipstick in Cindy

Best nude lipstick for dark skin

If you're on the hunt for a liquid lipstick that stays on without totally destroying your lips, consider this nude formula your new staple. The texture is soft and velvety (never dry or scratchy), and all you need is one coat for a warm-brown wash.

Shop now at limecrime.com for Dhs77

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