Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
How To Create The Perfect Nude Lips 0
in Beauty Makeup

How To Create The Perfect Nude Lips

how to create the perfect nude lips

How to create the perfect nude lips. If you stop by here from time to time, you probably already know that I love a bold lip and especially a red one. The trouble is that I also love a dramatic eye and sometimes it just feels more appropriate for a given situation than a lot of lipstick does. Occasionally I might just swipe on some lipgloss or lip conditioner and go, but there are other times when I want a little more substance.

How to create the perfect nude lips

HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT NUDE LIP

Exfoliate. The key to having a beautiful pout is having smooth, moisturized skin. Since the skin on our lips is so delicate, it can easily get chapped when it’s exposed to adverse weather conditions like heat or cold and wind. While there are some really fantastic lip scrubs on the market (one of my faves is the  sugar lip polish from Fresh), you can easily make your own scrub or even run your toothbrush over your lips when you brush your teeth.

Moisturize. Now that you’ve gotten rid of all those flakes, you want to seal the moisture in. I like to use a lip balm with a waxier texture as it is the base for your next step and will help your concealer adhere to your lips.

Concealer. Since our lips are actually a bit redish or pinkish, we need to give them a  uniform base for the lipstick. Look for a concealer that matches your skin tone and blend, blend, blend it into your lips.

Lip liner. Although we are aiming for a nude lip, we don’t want them to completely disappear so look for a liner that’s one shade darker than your concealer to create some definition. Don’t be afraid to fill in your whole lip.

Lipstick. Whew! We’ve finally arrived at the best step. Not all nude lipsticks are created equal, so take your time finding the shade that’s right for you. It’s tempting to choose the one that’s trending on your Instagram feed (of course, I’ve fallen into that trap), but the best way to pick your ideal shade is to consider your skin tone. A general rule of thumb is that if you have fair or pale skin, look for a pinkish-peach tone and if you have medium or dark skin, a warmer nude or beige-peach tone will probably be best.  Either way, you don’t want to go too light or too dark.  Look for a rich and moisturizing formula. In the spirit of keeping this natural looking and subtly enhancing your look, try dabbing your lipstick on with your fingers.

Gloss. Since we are trying to create some depth, finish off your look with a swipe of gloss

how to create the perfect nude lips
Although a bold red lip screams an exciting night out on the town, sometimes it’s important to let your eyes do the talking.

What are your favourite nude lipsticks?

For more don’t forget to follow me on INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST

IF YOU ENJOYED THIS ARTICLE PLEASE SHARE IT AND SIGN UP FOR REGULAR UPDATES
blogger

caroline

caroline

Caroline has worked with international designers in fashion retail and completed professional makeup courses when working in the beauty industry. Her love of writing, photography and film inspired her to work at the Canadian Film Center and then to earn a BFA in Screenwriting. In addition to her blog, Style On The Side, you can see her work in Huffington Post Canada and other international websites.
caroline

Latest posts by caroline (see all)

 

 

You Might Also Like

Adult Acne And How To Fight It

Beauty Sunday De Bachmakov

Lipsticks for Summer 2014

Your Best Skin In 2016

Classic Lipsticks Every Woman Should Own

Have Soft Younger Looking Hands Now

Shu Uemura Shampoo Review

Beauty Mistakes That Make You Look Older

Skoah: My Skin Care Personal Training

Best Makeup For Luminous Skin

Benefits Of Almond Oil

How To Choose A Foundation

Easy Makeup Looks When You Are Pressed For Time

How To Wear Makeup To The Gym

My Top 5 Must Have Skin Products

How To Look Your Best For The Holidays

Makeup Tips For Your 30s

Summer Skincare Challenge

Best Hand Creams

Summer Health And Beauty

What Is Wrong With Natural Beauty

Best Heat Protection: Beauty in Style

How To Prep Lips For Lipstick

How To Choose A Signature Scent

How To Wear Shimmer Powder

Microderm360 Your Path To Beautiful Skin

Your Guide To Makeup Brushes

Drugstore Vs High End Cosmetics

Giorgio Armani Lipstick

How To Wake Up Looking Fabulous

4 Angels Beauty: A Day Of Indulgence

How To Wear Pink Lipstick

Best Lip Balms For Beautiful Lips

How To Be Elegant Every Day

Beauty Tips For Your 40s

How To Update Your Makeup For Fall

Is SPF 15 Enough

Best Summer Beauty Products

How To Choose Your Fall Perfume

How To Prevent Breakouts

Best DIY Masks For Oily Skin

Rules Of Giving Beauty Gifts

Oribe Gold Lust For Frizz: Review

Best Face Mask For Skin Your Type

World Oceans Day 2014

Best Lip Scrubs Beauty

How To Love Perfume When You Don’t

Argan Oil: Liquid Gold

Beauty Party: Powder Puff Evening

How To Wear Gold Makeup

All About Spring In Style

How To Look Your Best Without Makeup

YSL Cosmetics Top Secret Review

Beauty Tips For Your 30s

Laura Mercier In Oleander Review

How To Do An At Home Pedicure

Best Haircuts For Your Face Shape

What Is The Deal With Loving Your Body

Best Eyeshadows: It’s raining colours!

Beauty: Samples Part 1

How To Make Your Hair Look Thicker

Shu Uemura Pore Eraser Review

Holiday Beauty Survival Guide

Gift Guide For The Beauty Lover

Truth About Style: Stacy London

How To Prevent Wrinkles

Best Florist In Vancouver

Gatsby Lipstick: Beauty

Brushes VS Fingers Makeup Application

Best Dry Shampoo And How To Use It

Drugstore Vs High End Mascara

What Your Lipstick Colour Says About You

Best Cream For Dry Hands

How To Find A New Hair Stylist

Beauty Mark Holiday Event

How To Use Facial Oil

How Much SPF You Actually Need

Summer Hair Care Tips

Guest Post: Latte Art Cappuccino Cream-in-Scrub

How To Pick The Best Nude Lipstick

Belmondo: Organic Skin Care

How To Get Flawless Summer Legs

La Parfumerie: My Perfumes

Make Up Forever Foundation in HD

How To Wear Metallic Eye Shadow

Beauty Benefits Of Tumeric

Best Spring Perfumes

Secrets To Beautiful Skin

Best Pedicure Products

Top Summer Essentials 2014

Beauty Icon Inspiration

Importance of Makeup Removal

DIY Face Masks For Dry Skin

How Do I know If My Skincare Is Working

Flowers in Winter Style

Best Eyeshadow For Green Eyes

How To Avoid Hat Hair

L’Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick Review

Alterna Caviar Shampoo Product Review

Beauty Travel Survival Guide

What To Pack For A Flight

Beauty Benefits Of Roses

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Last Minute Beauty Holiday Tricks

Drugstore Vs High End Foundation

Oliveda Olive Tree Pharmacy Review

Lilac Nail Polish

Best Hairstyles For Your 40s

How To Keep Curls Frizz Free

Nars Makeup Counter

Best Hairstyling Products 2013

Cosmetologist The One Stop Shop

Winter Skincare Tips

How To Become A Makeup Artist

How To Prep Your Skin For Makeup

Top Reasons For Drinking Water

How To Wear Coloured Eyeshadow

How To Choose The Best Lipstick Colour

Importance of Exfoliating: Beauty

Your Best Hair For Spring

Everyday Makeup Staples

From Long Hair To A Short Cut

The Best Eyeliner A Review From The Experts

Eyebrows Before and After

Fall Skincare Guide

Revlon Nail Art Moon Candy

How to take your makeup from winter to spring

How To Prep Your Skin For Summer

Best Face And Body Foundation

Drugstore Vs High End Lipstick

How To Grow Longer And Thicker Hair

How To Properly Wash Your Face

How To Look Great In Photos

How To Age Gracefully

How To Wear Red Lipstick In The Summer

At Home Sunburn Cures

How To Easily Relieve Holiday Stress

How To Choose Hair Color

How To Let Your Natural Beauty Shine Through

Premium Hydration Hyaluronic Acid Serum Review

Best Face Masks For Spa Sundays

Fall Makeup Guide

How To Update Your Makeup For Summer

How To Wear Perfume In Summer

How To Deal With Dry Winter Hair

How To Choose The Best Makeup Brushes

Beauty Blunders And How To Fix Them

How To Fight Frizz

Beauty Makeover At MAC

European Vs American Beauty

Exercise And Your Skin

Rosehip Oil A Beauty Must

Best Eyeshadow For Brown Eyes

How To Clean Your Pores

Canadian Beauty Products

Best Hydrating Mists For Summer

Bridal Beauty Style

Statement Lips For Spring 2015

Your Fragrance Personality

Post Flight Skincare

Easy Makeup For Summer

Best Eyeshadow For Blue Eyes

Organic Skincare Spiezia Made For Life

How To Make Beauty Products Last

How To Always Love Your Hair

Post Workout Beauty Hacks

MAC Paint Pots Review

Look Younger In A Few Easy Steps

How To Create Beachy Waves

How To Make Your Eyes Look Brighter

Best Beauty Products For The Beach

How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles

How To Wear Dark Nail Polish

Beauty Sunday Anti Aging Night Butter

Hand Cream in Brown Sugar

Skin Care Tips For Your 20s

How To Look Awake Without Makeup

How To Wear Pink Eye Shadow

Best Beauty Boutique Curlique

Beauty Benefits Of Honey

Summer 2017 Skincare And Makeup

Best Haircuts For Fine Hair

How To Get Beautiful Nails

How To Update Your Makeup

30 Day Ultimate Skincare Challenge

Perfect Makeup For Every Event

How To Choose The Perfect Mascara

Best Beauty Products For Fall

Best Makeup For An Even Complexion

Adore Organic Vitamin C Kit Review

Benefits Of Vitamin C

How To Wear Green Eyeshadow

Links A La Mode

Shiseido Sun Protection Stick

Best Canadian Organic Skincare

Dior Color And Shine Jelly Balm

Why Is Beauty Sleep A Real Thing

Armani CC Lipstick in Attitude: Review

Beauty Mark Craving Beauty Products

Best Pink Lipsticks For Summer

How To Find The Perfect Foundation

Find Your Perfect Scent (or two, or three)

Best Plum Lipsticks

Best Gifts For The Beauty Lover

Beauty Tips To Look Younger

How To Repair Damaged Hair

Tips On Staying Healthy During The Holidays

How To Get Shiny Hair

How To Wear High Heels Without Pain

Hydration For Skin Beauty

Powder Puff Event: Best Skincare Products

How To Choose A Summer Fragrance

Best Foundation For Travel

Beauty Sunday Push Up Liner Review

Best Blush For Your Skin Tone

How To Feel Beautiful

Travel Beauty Tips

Top 5 Beauty Posts Of 2015

A smear, a smudge and a stain

How To Choose The Right Shampoo

Do I Need SPF For My Hair

Treats for a Rainy Day

How To Get Beachy Waves

Beauty Products To Bring You Calm

Tory Burch Sunglasses

How To Wear Plum Lipstick

How To Wear Face Lace Guest Post

Cargo Cosmetics Eye Shadow: Review

Do I Really Need To Use A Serum

Everything You Wanted To Know About Brows

Best Beauty Products 2013

Summer Beauty Must Haves 2014

6 Comments

  1. Great post! Must try this. Gemma xx
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    1. Oooh, let me know how it goes!
      xo

  2. Great tips ! I love MAC lipsticks to bits.. They have so many different type of nude shades, perfect for any occasion…

    Keep in touch ya. 🙂
    http://www.smallnhot.com

    1. Yes! Love MAC too, you’re right their nude palette is huge!
      xo

  3. I love nude lips, great tips Caroline!!!!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

    My Facebook

    1. Thank you so much!
      xo

Comments are closed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close