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Move Over Red Lipstick, It’s All About The Nudes

Move Over Red Lipstick, It’s All About The Nudes
SkinStore Editors
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Images of bright, bold, iconic red lips. The look of confidence? We thought so too.

Surprisingly, women have stepped forward and claimed that in actual fact, it's nude colored lipsticks that make them feel better about themselves. When quizzed about their self-confidence and their natural beauty for SkinStore's survey, three quarters of ladies got lippy about their choice.

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When asked which lipstick shade gave them more self-confidence, nude shades were voted thenumber 1, making women feel more attractive and 'prettier'.

The question is: bright pillar-box lipstick, where art thou? It scrapes in at number 5. In second place was pink shades, followed by deep berry red.

With the 'no make-up make-up' look becoming much more popular throughout 2016, this natural, stripped back and muted color palette suggests women feel much more confident when wearing neutral shades. Even bareMinerals have used this whole nude, matte trend to develop their latest lip color lines, GEN NUDE.

In case you don't currently sit within the three quarters of women who feel this way, we've shared a few thoughts as to why we agree with the statement. Don't get us wrong - we still bow down to the red lip - but there are so many more benefits to nude shades than you think, especially when it comes to self-confidence:

  • Nude lipsticks can be re-applied to build up intensity, but it will never look 'too much' or 'too dramatic'
  • The range of nude lip products available look just as 'wow' with a gloss finish as they do all matte and shine-free.
  • Nude shades actually give the illusion of more surface area, making lips look bigger. Winner!
  • Of all the shades, nude colors stand out more with lip liner, meaning you can play with plumping, shading and enlarging as you please!



For more lipstick inspiration, check out the full collection here.

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