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The perfect nude lipstick?

Hi guys! I'm here looking for the perfect nude lipstick Smiley Happy Nothing that will wash me out/look weird or overly drying. Show me your faves and what you think will work for me. Fairly light skin tone, yellow undertones, Asian. Thank you all so much! <3

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Another pic of me Smiley Happy I'm planning to wear it to cheer camp in 10 days so any quick replies are appreciated Smiley Happy thanks! 

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Hi! I'm also Asian with almost the same type of complexion as yours...and my favorite nude lipstick right now is actually a drugstore kind: its the Loreal Color Privee Collection in Jennifer's (JLo's) Nude. It's a collection made in collaboration with some celebrities and actually includes a lipstick matching Chinese actress Fan BingBing's coloring, but unfortunately they are not releasing that shade in North America! Grrrr...

 

But anyway, Jennifer's Nude (based on Jennifer Lopez) is a really flattering nude on me. Not too light and not leaning too yellow-pink or blue-pink, so it's the perfect neutral nude for fair-medium skintones. Plus it's just $5.99 at Target, lol! I think it would look really great on you!

 

Below are swatches of the colors in the Color Privee collection (nudes for different skintones) via Musings of a Muse blog:

 

Left to Right: Frieda's Nude (nice, but leaning a little too mauvy on me), Jennifer's Nude (perfect nude on me), Doutzen's Nude (too light on me)

Left to Right: Eva's Nude (too warm on me), Julianne's Nude (pretty, but not really a nude...it's very pink), Liya's Nude (too dark on me) 

 

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I'm Asian with yellow undertones too and my lips are a similar colour to yours.

Here are some of my favourite nudes that I love to wear without looking washed out:

(Pictures are not my own, they are from various blogs)

 

Tom Ford Sable Smoke:

Tom ford Pink Dusk:

Tom Ford Spanish Pink:

 

Nars Sex Machine (matte)

YSL glossy stain # 27 peche cerra cola

Tom Ford Pink Dune Lip Colour Sheer:

 

Tom Ford In the Buff Lip Colour Sheer:

 YSL Rouge Volupte Shine #8, 9, 11

YSL Volupte Gloss 202 (no shimmer )

YSL Volupte Gloss 203, 204.(no shimmer in either of these)

YSL Sheer Candy #2 Dewy Papaya:

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Re: The perfect nude lipstick?

As a general recommendation (and while it may not work for every individual), I highly recommend Josie Maran's Argan Love Your Lips lipstick in Happy Honey, sheer-ish rosy mauve.  I've found this to be a slightly adjusting lip tone that is nude looking.

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