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BellaSugar’s Top Picks For Nude Lip Glosses

BellaSugar’s Top Picks For Nude Lip Glosses

Nude lip glosses are the end all, be all of makeup because they're so versatile. They can be worn on a bare face, with a dark or metallic smoky eye or with a touch of blush and mascara. They've been one of the top beauty trends among celebrities and It girls for the past few years and it doesn't seem like this pale lip look is going anywhere.

Below, I've listed my all-time top five favorite nude glosses — and let me just say, these were not slim pickings. There are so many to choose from, but I based my decision on color versatility, texture and scent. What's your top pick for nude lip gloss?

  • Besame Cosmetics Enchanted Lip Glaze in Latte ($23) is a thick, creamy and sweet vanilla-scented gloss that leaves lips feeling moisturized and looking off-the-charts shiny.
  • Scott Barnes Lip Slick in Suggestive ($22) is an over-the-top creamy lipsticky-lipgloss. It's a favorite of Jennifer Lopez and Kate Hudson and is available in five nude shades to suit all skin tones.
  • Laura Mercier in Petal ($22) is a rich, opalescent, beigy-pink shade that lasts long and has been recently re-formulated with a hint of vanilla. The shine is brilliant and the neutral color makes it a makeup case staple.
  • Estee Lauder Pure Color Lip Gloss in Quartz ($16) has remained one of my favorite glosses for over a year because of its smooth, non-tacky texture and wearable color. It's by far the palest of the nudes listed, and looks beautiful over a neutral lipstick or worn alone.
  • Dior Addict Ultra Gloss Reflect in Beige Velvet ($24.50) is a shiny, light-reflecting nude-pink lip gloss that blends into the color of your lips. This is my go-to gloss for subtle daytime color.
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Monique2421893 Monique2421893 5 years
hey, i just bought nude lips effect shade no 1 lip gloss from lgns london online shop. also, its cruelty free which means it's not tested on animals which is always a plus. 
reina24 reina24 8 years
Revlon's Super Lustrous Lip Gloss in Nude Lustre is a great drugstore gloss.
Cwinche Cwinche 8 years
I second that bacon!
bacon1 bacon1 8 years
I would really love it if you made a list of the best drugstore nude lipglosses!! I'm on a budget!! :)
Black-Velveteen Black-Velveteen 8 years
juslucky- As a black woman myself, I can understand how frustrating it cab be to find a lipstick/gloss that compliments our skin tone. Most of the nudes I've encountered are just too pink based. Here are a few nude toned lip glosses that I find very flattering on darker skin tones: MAC Lipglass in C-Tru - $14.00 US MAC Lipglass in Oh Baby -$14.00 US Nars- Striptease - $24.00 US Nars- Turkish Delight- $24.00 US L'Oreal Infallible in Dulce de Leche- $8.00 US L'Oreal Colour Riche in soft Brown- $8.00 US and my personal favorite L'Oreal Colur Riche in Soft Nude - $8.00 US I hope this helps you out a bit :)
Black-Velveteen Black-Velveteen 8 years
juslucky- As a black woman myself, I can understand how frustrating it cab be to find a lipstick/gloss that compliments our skin tone. Most of the nudes I've encountered are just too pink based. Here are a few nude toned lip glosses that I find very flattering on darker skin tones:MAC Lipglass in C-Tru - $14.00 USMAC Lipglass in Oh Baby -$14.00 USNars- Striptease - $24.00 USNars- Turkish Delight- $24.00 USL'Oreal Infallible in Dulce de Leche- $8.00 USL'Oreal Colour Riche in soft Brown- $8.00 USand my personal favoriteL'Oreal Colur Riche in Soft Nude - $8.00 USI hope this helps you out a bit :)
juslucky juslucky 8 years
I have nice big lips..but my bottom lip is like a pinkish and my upper lip is like a light brown..any suggestions on what type of lipstick or gloss to use..thats the only part of my face that I dont apply makeup..because am not sure what to use.
Kimmay18 Kimmay18 8 years
a really great drugstore nude lipgloss I swear by is: Revlon Super Lustrous in Nude. The color is a great beige/pink, it's lightweight, super shiny, and best of all really affordable! Under $8. I converted all my friends into using it!
shayela shayela 8 years
I don't know, I've never really found a good nude shade for my skin tone. i like to wear all types of red lipstick, really bright or pale pink lipstick, and sheer or glittery gloss...but nude gloss makes me look like i ate my lips. it's just weird! the closest i get to nude lips is Clinique's gloss in tenderheart.
Black-Velveteen Black-Velveteen 8 years
My favorite drugstore brand is L'Oreal Soft Nude. It is very sheer and flattering on most skintones!
BaileyBooty BaileyBooty 8 years
My favorite nude lip gloss is Cocoa My Coconut by the Balm. It looks, feels, and smells amazing
Angela123 Angela123 8 years
AWESOME!! I love a nude lip!! My faves are MAC's C-Thru and NARS Striptease
Big-Kiss Big-Kiss 8 years
MAC - Florabundance or Underage NARS - Turkish Delight are my favourite pinky nudes =)
Big-Kiss Big-Kiss 8 years
MAC - Florabundance or UnderageNARS - Turkish Delightare my favourite pinky nudes =)
sapperdocsgirl sapperdocsgirl 8 years
My favorite cheap one is Sally Hansen 18 Hour Lip Treatment in clear nude. It feels great (slippery), smells great (just a hint of orange--not overpowering at all!) & looks incredible.
bshowell bshowell 8 years
I am always looking for the perfect nude. I love a strong eye and nude lips. *sigh* Heaven!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
When I wear nude glosses I need to wear tons of bronzer or blush so I don't look washed out. I also recommend wearing lots of mascara to balance out the look. I'm so pale and nudes can easily make me look paler.
Tramrak Tramrak 8 years
hmmm..i love nude gloss so this is a hard one! one of my all-time faves is NARS Chelsea Girls Lip Lacquer, which looks way too mauvey-pink in the pot but looks perfect on lips. i also love MAC C-thru, Underage, Bonus Beat and Oyster Girl (i know it's not exactly "nude" but it really gives you a great nude lip look!) lipglasses and MAC Wildly Lush Plushglass too ;)
MissMimz MissMimz 8 years
Hey I recently found a really good nude lip gloss at the Drugstore! It's Rimmel Vinyl Gloss # 133 Essential Its super affordable and I think its the perfect shade of Nude
sepiaraven sepiaraven 8 years
Benefit Her Glossiness in 'didn't hear it from me'.
tatsauce tatsauce 8 years
There is such a thing as too nude, it will come off as cadaver or corpse lips as I like to call them. My natural lip pigment, is well, none at all and it is not cute in the least. I like nude lips to have a little punch of pink. I like Bourjois Effect 3D lip gloss in Brun Galactic for gloss and Benefit Sugar Rush for lipstick.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
I agree with nals33, I'd love to wear a nude lip but I also look washed out and I've tried many (not the ones mentioned here).
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