The 15 Best Nude Lipstick Colors

Meet the "unicorn of nudes" that Sephora shoppers are obsessed with (because it looks good on everyone).


From barely-there and sheer to super bold and matte, these nude shades work on a mega variety of skin tones, all throughout the year.

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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick in Whip


This creamy liquid lipstick is incredibly comfortable to wear while giving off a "your lips but better" satin finish.

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MAC Nudes Lipstick in Derrière


This warm, deeper shade from Nicki Minaj's collaboration with MAC reads as a tawny nude on darker skin tones and a rich, flattering brown on lighter ones.

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Milani Amore Matte Metallic Lip Crème in Chromattic Addict


Nude shades don't have to be flat or matte. This metallic take on nude injects a bit of shimmery copper into the typically rosy beige, giving your lips lots of dimension.

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Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in Fenty Glow


Touted as "the unicorn of nudes that looks good on everyone," this product is more lip gloss than lipstick. Even if you prefer the latter, give it a shot — it comes in only one color,  but have given it a 5-star review.

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ColourPop Lippie Stix in Aquarius


This deep nude features a satiny finish, an easy-to-use applicator, and a wallet-friendly price.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills
Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Pure Hollywood


Beloved by beauty bloggers and makeup fans alike, this chic, almost-mauve matte option is the high-fashion way to wear a delicate shade of nude pink.

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Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Apricot Fantasy


Not all nude shades have to be serious and solid. This carefree pinky-peach nude brightens up your complexion while giving your lips moisture and shine.

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Clinique Long Last Soft Shine Lipstick in Creamy Nude


For fans of moisturizing formulas that fall somewhere between matte and glossy — and provide a just-applied look for hours — this Clinique pick strikes the perfect balance.

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MAKE Matte Lipstick in Nude


If you have yellow undertones in your skin and you're not a fan of pinky nude lip hues, try this beautiful soft tan shade instead.

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Dolce


For a nude color that just won't budge, try this easy-to-apply liquid lipstick that goes on silky and dries matte with a hint of shimmer.

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Laura Mercier
Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Peche


This medium-to-high coverage lipstick sits somewhere between peachy and nude tones for a universally flattering shade.

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Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Sugar Honey


Not only does this lightly tinted moisturizing lip treatment promise to give you delightfully soft lips, it also protects them with SPF 15.

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Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lip Color in Nude Embrace


In spite of its creamy texture, this tan-nude color delivers a matte finish for a chic lip look.

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Buxom Full-On Lipstick in Marrakech


With its precise crayon-style applicator and velvety texture, this nude shade is perfect for pairing with a sexy smokey eye — or even a reverse smokey eye, if you're feeling adventurous.

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Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Pensive


A creamy full-cover lip color with a satin finish, this luxurious lipstick is a gorgeous shade of nude pink.

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