Swiping on a bold lipstick is a classic way to make a statement with your look, but sometimes it’s the shades on the other end of the spectrum that are the most eye-catching. Surprisingly, balmy, matte, and glossy shades of nude can be just as impactful as a fiery red can be. Ahead, five gorgeous, neutral shades of lipstick that Instagram beauty bloggers can’t stop featuring right now.
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Jeffree Star Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in Celebrity Skin ($18)
Makeup artist and YouTube persona, Jeffree Star, created his own line of liquid lipsticks that has already garnered quite the cult-following. The product goes on opaque and dries totally matte for a payoff that looks just as good on your lips as it does in the tube.
Jouer Long-Wear Lip Crème Liquid Lipstick in Noisette ($18)
Not only is the packaging of this nude lippie pretty in itself, the shade inside is a gorgeous, warm choclate color that glides onto your lips smoothly without being overly drying or easily washed away.
Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Trendsetter ($20)
Considering beauty blogger Huda Kattan has over 17.1 million followers on Instagram, it’s no surprise her liquid lipstick line tops the charts as one of the most popular brands on social media. Also, this brown neutral shade is packed with antioxidants to ensure lips stay hydrated and comfortable, even after extended wear.
Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick in Nude Kate ($32)
This nude lipstick goes on matte without being too drying—which can be a major issue with other lip products. It’s also the perfect shade to complement a multitude of skin tones, so consider this your fail-proof product for a nude lipstick that can easily transition from day-to-night.
Dose of Colors Lipstick in Bare With Me ($18)
As a liquid lipstick that applies with a shiny finish but dries matte, you’ll get a velvety outcome that won’t wipe off at the touch. As a bonus, the formula is also vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free.
Gerard Cosmetics Lipstick in Buttercup ($19)
Sporting a pink undertone, this nude lipstick brings a bit of a rosy color to your lips. Even better? It smells like vanilla and feels like butter when applied.
Kylie Lip Kit in Candy K ($29)
Considering how quickly the Kylie Lip Kits sell out, it’s no surprise a color from her collection would make this list. Each shade has the staying power of a stain but the intense color of a liquid lipstick, making this formula super long-lasting.
Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Melted Nude ($21)
If you’re looking for a shade with an undertone that errs more towards pale pink, try this liquid lipstick. Even though the formula has the shiny finish of a gloss, the saturated color will still stick to your lips for hours without smudging.
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