X

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

DON'T MISS A THING.
YOYOKULALA
Top Banner Ad

What Everyone's Talking About

Icon Icon Icon

These Are the Lippies You Need to Achieve the My Lips but Better Look

At some point, you might've thought that finding the perfect nude lipstick was the stuff of an urban legend. Well, we’re here to show you that it’s not.
|

Finding the perfect nude lip is an elusive concept, one that you can liken to finding the perfect pair of denim jeans. It’s a whole arduous journey lined with the ones that almostso very nearly made the cut, the ones that were entirely off, the ones that were passable but still not what you were looking for. And at the end of it, you could still come up empty-handed.

How then does one find that lip shade that is a match made in heaven without having the luxury of creating an entire makeup line to pander to their first world needs ala Kylie Jenner? A good start will be recognising the shade of nude for your skin. An ideal nude lippie is not one that is an exact match to the colour of your lip. It’s also not meant to wash you out – the pasty, dull zombie-esque look is NOT what you’re going for. You want to look like you don’t quite have anything on but still present the world a better version of your lips. Are you still following us at this point? Have we lost you yet? The disclaimer at the front did warn it’s a complicated process.

The my-lip-but-better effect is what you want to achieve with a nude lip. To get there, look for hues that accentuate your natural lip colour. For instance, if you have lips that are on the pink end, what you should be looking for is a shade that sits on the spectrum of pink but if yours lean towards the brown end, you tailor your search accordingly.

Nailing the nude lip effect involves trial-and-error but when you do land on the shade for you, you would never go back. Like that pair of Levi’s you have worn to death. The beauty of nude lips is truly its convenience – a girl does not have to worry about smudged lipstick, touch-ups after every meal or obvious stains on the teeth. If you ask us, it’s every bit worth the effort.

Are you ready to embark on or widen your search for the nude that matches your skin? You can start your endeavour with our painstakingly curated list:


Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro 500


3CE Matte Lip Crayon in Speak Low


Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion 802 Beige Natural


Chanel Le Rouge Crayon De Couleur Mat 257 Discretion 


Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder 974


Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Intense Tenue Gloss 57 Darling Pink


NARS Audacious Lipstick LOU

What To Read Next: Faux Fur Coats on Sale Right Now to Take You Through Next Winter,  5 Date Night Outfit Ideas – Dresses, Not Included and Michael Kors Takes Us All to the Rodeo Where Country Meets City| Cover Image: Qide Sim

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? SHARE IT!
Icon Icon Icon
What to Read Next
Beauty Zero Waste Skincare Is Quite Possible, Here’s How You Can Start For starters, did you know that glitter which counts as a kind of micro-plastic, does no favours for ocean and everything in it?
Beauty There Is More To Lip Care Than Just Your Favourite Lip Balm ...and these are the potent scrubs, serums, oils and masks to get behind. Take it from someone with lips flaky and dry enough to put a croissant to shame.
Beauty Beauty Wars: Korean Blushes to Replicate Summer’s Sun-kissed Glow All Year Round Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which of the lot will make me the most radiant of all?

Talk to Us!

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

DON'T BE A STRANGER.