These Are The Best Nude Lipsticks For Different Skin Tones

February 24, 2017 by Alisha Stacy
shefinds | beauty

As with foundation, there is no "one shade fits all' when it comes to nude lipstick. Choosing the right hue all depends on your skin tone. Not sure which nude lipstick is best for you? We're giving you some guidance with these no-fail picks for different skin tones.


[Photo: Tamira Jarrel]

MAC Nude Lipstick

Fair Skin

MAC Nude Lipstick in Creme D'nude ($17)


If you have a fair skin complexion, this shade  from MAC is perfect for you. It's the perfect noticeable shade that isn't too harsh.

Olive Skin

NARS Lipstick in Rosecliff ($28)


A nude shade with hints of pink works best for olive skintones! This shade from Nars is perfect!

TOM FORD Lip Color

Caramel Skin

TOM FORD Lip Color in Bare Peach ($53)


If your skin is more of a caramel shade, it is best to go with a nude lipstick that has peach undertones such as this Tom Ford shade.

Lancôme 'L'Absolu Rouge' Hydrating Shaping Lip Color

Medium to Dark Skin

Lancôme 'L'Absolu Rouge' Hydrating Shaping Lip Color in 283 Henne ($32)


A shade with brown undertones works best for medium to dark skintones and helps make your lips pop. This Lancome lipstick is the perfect pick.

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Alisha Stacy creates compelling e-commerce content for SheFinds--on behalf of clients as our marketing manager, and as a contributor to the editorial team. She covers fashion, beauty, wellness and travel. You can always find her in an Uber and never too far away from a Chipotle. You can reach her at [email protected]

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