The Lipstick Files: Nude Edition


Hello hello all you lovely people. Today I want to do another post on one of my absolute favourite things in the world: Lipstick.

Yep, it may seem a bit crazy, but I feel the same way about lipsticks as other girls do about shoes. They can both transform an outfit, you can pay an insane amount of money for them just because they look “pretty”, and wearing your favourite pair or shade can somehow brighten up your day.

I’ve already taken you through my Top 5 Red Lipsticks, so now I thought it was time to focus on my other go-to shade; a good old fashioned nude. It may not be the most exciting of colours, but it’s definitely one which every girl should have in their collection. So what are my current favourites??

The Beige Nude: MAC Blankety

I mentioned this lipstick in my recent August Favourites and it’s a bit of a classic for me. Of course, we all know MAC lipsticks have that gorgeous vanilla-esque smell to them, and this one from the Amplified Creme collection has such a creamy formula, making it a dream to apply. In terms of colour, this is your classic beige-toned nude and works perfectly with a bold smoky eye. It is quite light so it may not work quite so well on pale skinned girls. Also, because of the light fawn shade, I don’t tend to wear this with very minimal makeup as it can make me look a little washed out! It needs a pop of blush, a sweep of bronzer and some eye makeup to make it work…


The Peachy/Coral Nude: Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Bitch Perfect

I’ve already raved about this lipstick here so I won’t go on too much. But if you’re looking for a gorgeous peachy coloured nude (because who doesn’t love peach?), then this is your man! Not only is the packaging stunning, but I love the matte texture which doesn’t feel too drying or sticky. It’s also a shade which will just suit everyone. I find it helps to brighten up my face after an early morning start!


The Pink Nude: L’Oreal Color Riche Collection Exclusive Lipstick in Barely Peach

So even though this is called “Barely Peach“, I would actually say this falls more into the classic pink/nude category. It doesn’t quite have that orange/coral tone to it which I associate with peach (maybe that’s just me??). Anyway, this is my go-to everyday lipstick. In fact, it pretty much lives in my handbag! It’s a really subtle rosy shade which helps to bring out a nice warm colour in my cheeks and is perfect for a natural makeup look for work. This is also the cheapest of my 3 choices but the quality is amazing!


So what do you guys think of my choices? And are there any nude lipsticks which I should really add to my collection? You guys are my biggest enablers when it comes to buying makeup so please leave me any recommendations below 😉

Check back in on Sunday for another beauty/lifestyle post (not sure which yet!). In the meantime, feel free to follow on Bloglovin’, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest

Thanks for reading! Joanna xxxxx


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Hi, I'm Jo. A marketing girl with a love of bold lips, luxury skincare, delicious food, and travelling to new places. Continuing to blog all my adventures...

40 thoughts on “The Lipstick Files: Nude Edition

  1. I’ve been enjoying the CT Bitch Perfect – you’re right, it does really brighten up the face! I really like peachy nudes as I think they’re most flattering on me – one of my favourites is MAC Peachstock, have you tried that one?

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