Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Affordable High Street Nudes

affordable nudes

I never used to be a nude girl, I didn't think they suited me at all and always stuck to bright colours. Recently I've realised brown-toned nudes suit me, rather than those that are more pinky or cool toned, and now I've fallen in love! So here are a few of my favourite, affordable nude lipsticks from the high street

high street nude

Going left to right - first up we have the Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream (£6) in the shade Stockholm. This is a classic, every man and his dog has a soft matte lip cream in their collection. This is one of the few more cool toned nudes I own but I still like how it looks.

Next is the Rimmel The One Lipstick (£6.99) in the shade 610 High Flyer, which you can see is quite pink compared to the others. I tend to wear this lipstick to work and find the neutral pink brightens up my face.

In the most gorgeous rose gold packaging is the Revolution Renaissance Lipstick (£4) in the shade Greatest. Now in the pictures this looks rose toned and in the bullet it looks brown but on the lips it is actually quite a neutral nude shade, which is nothing like the shade on the Tam Beauty website. Definitely check out swatches online to get an idea of the true colour! If I have a panic and don't know what lipstick to wear this is usually the one I reach for.

nude lipsticks

Again in pretty packaging, the Rimmel Kate Moss lipstick (£6.49) in the shade 56 Boho Nude. This is the most brown toned in this selection which really shows up on my lips. The formula is light weight and glossy but not super pigmented, which is why I can imagine on some people this shade might not show up, but on me I love it!

Lastly, the Tanya Burr Lipstick (£6.99) in Pink Cococa. Again, this looks different in the pictures and in the bullet than it does on the lips. In these pictures this lipstick looks quite deep and rosy and in the bullet looks like a lovely warm brown, however, when swatched this colour is warm pink with a hint of brown. As I said I prefer warm browns (which I thought this would be when I bought it!) I still ended up loving this colour! The pink is not really bright or pale so therefore looks nice on the lips. The formula of this is similar to the Rimmel Kate Moss lipstick, light weight and glossy.

I would love your suggestions of some affordable nude lipsticks, I can't get enough of them!

Harriet x
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