The Best Nude Lipsticks For Your Skin Tone

Posted on 07 February 2017

From the lack of options for a variety of complexions, to the lack of organised information to point you in the right direction, searching for the perfect nude lipstick can be quite a challenge. 

With this in mind, we have put together a short list of different nude lipsticks and lip glosses that are suitable for different skin tones. 

 So whether you have a porcelain skin tone or a deep mocha hue, there's something for you in this list!  


Pale/Fair Skin Tones

For the porcelain skin tones, this list of nude lipsticks with pink undertones will help you find your perfect match. 


  1. NYX Lip Lingerie Cheekies 

  2. NYX Butter Lipstick – West Coats 

  3. NARS Audacious Lipstick - Anita 4.2g/0.14oz

  4. NARS ~ Audacious Lipstick ~ Raquel

  5. Nars Audacious – Brigitte

  6. Dior Addict Lip Glow 001 Pink Color Awakening Lip Balm

    Pale/Medium Skin Tones


    If you're skin tone is fair to olive, these nude lipsticks should be a good match for your skin tone. 

    1. Mac - Fresh Brew 

    2. Sephora Rouge Shine Lipstick - Honeymoon 

    3. NARS ~ Audacious Lipstick ~ Raquel  

    4. Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color Bare Pink

    5. MDM Flow - New Nude 

    6. NYX Lip Lingerie - Bedtime Flirt


    Dark Skin Tones 

    Cafe au Lait Shades



    For those golden brown medium tone beauties, these nude lipsticks will be sure to provide you with that sleek nude lip. 

    1. Bobbi Brown Lip Color - Brownie .12 oz
    2. MAC Matte Lipstick - Kinda Sexy
    3. Sephora Lipstick - Honeymoon 
    4. NYX Lip Lingerie Satin Ribbon - Nude Beige 
    5. MDM Flow - The New Nude 
    6. NYX Lip Lingerie Corset - Toffee Nude


      Chestnut Shades



      For those of you who have a beautiful chestnut skin tone, try some of the following for that perfect nude lip. 

      1. Bobbi Brown Brownie Pink Lip Colour 
      2. Anastasia Beverly Hills – Sepia
      3. Bobbi Brown - Nude 
      4. Bobbi Brown Nourishing Lip Color - Beige Gold 
      5. Iman Lip Shimmer - Brownie 


        Cocoa Shades



        1. NYX Matte Lipstick - Maison
        2. Covergirl Queen Collection – Mocha 
        3. MDM Flow – The New Nude
        4. Tom Ford Lip Colour Shine – Abandon
        5. Super Lustrous Lipstick by Revlon 671 Mink
        6. Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer - Chocolate Diamond


          Mocha Shades

          1. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Pearl - Coffee Bean 300
          2. Tom Ford Lip Colour Shine – Abandon
          3. Anastasia Beverly Hills Lipgloss Sepia
          4. Lancome Rouge in Love Lipstick – Sultry Simplicity
          5. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Mink
          6. Kylie Cosmetics Matte Lip Kit - Brown Sugar
          7. Kylie Cosmetics Lipstick Metal - Reign 
          8. Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer - Chocolate Diamond

          What are your favourite nude lipsticks and lip glosses? 

          Let us know in the comments section below! 


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