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Nude Lips (Peach/Orange based)

Eva since Heidi did her 'Let's Get Naked' post I've been thinking of how I would handle my contribution to the subject. Looking through my collection I realised that I gravitate mostly to one type of "nude lip". As Heidi so rightly said, the key is figuring out what best suits your skin tone.

The tail end of last year saw women of all skin tones embracing the '90s lip' aka brown toned lip products. This trend is sure to continue especially since 'Marsala' was named the Pantone colour for 2015. In that same adventurous spirit I encourage you to give different shades a chance. Hopefully, this series will give you a little insight into how different tones look on our complexion.

I wanted to start the series with my least favourite category. I always shy away from peachy/orangey nudes but even I have to admit that when mixed with a brow lip liner they ain't too bad. None of these lip swatches have been done with a lip liner.

Jordana Matte '42 Terra Cotta'


M.A.C 'Pander Me' LE


Wet n Wild '903C Just Peachy'

If you want to see how this looks with a brown lip liner check out this post.


Nars Audacious 'Jane'


OCC Lip Tar 'Melange'

p.s. Logan is having none of this selfie business.


OCC Lip Tar 'Interlace'

Yes, I only bought it for the name. Yes, you most definitely need a lip liner with this. A lot of YouTubers actually recommend this one for mixing with other lip tars.


If you don't prefer pigmented lip products but still want to give this type of shade a try:

NYX Butter Gloss 'Apple Strudel'


(L - R): Jordana Matte '42 Terra Cotta', M.A.C 'Pander Me', Wet n Wild '903C Just Peachy', Nars Audacious 'Jane', OCC Lip Tar 'Melange', OCC Lip Tar 'Interlace' and NYX Butter Gloss 'Apple Strudel'

What are your favourite lip products in this shade of nude?

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