Finding your perfect nude lip liner) is a lot like looking for the perfect little black dress or a classic white button-down shirt you can wear with everything in your wardrobe. In other words, it has to check all the boxes: Does it feel comfortable on the lips? Does it complement most makeup looks? Does it suit your skin and natural lip tone? Does it make you feel like the best version of yourself?
If you answered “no” to any of the aforementioned questions, then it sounds like you’ve yet to find the one. When you finally do, though, you’ll be amazed at the multitude of ways you can use a neutral liner to enhance and highlight your lips. For instance, accentuating your cupid’s bow and overdrawing your lip line slightly for a fuller appearance are just two examples of techniques you’d need a nude lip liner in your kit in order to execute.
This is where the pros come in, as they’re the ones who work with lip liner on clients every day and have a wellspring of knowledge when it comes to what neutral shades work best on each skin tone. Most of you are probably already makeup-savvy enough to know that someone with fair or light skin wouldn’t want to wear the same shades as someone with a tan or dark complexion, but even still, it can be super-helpful to hear from experts because you can count on their recommendations being some of the best out there. So, whether you’re due for another neutral liner in your collection or you’re still searching for one that will convert you to the nude lip life, check out the makeup artist-approved picks ahead to help you find your new favorite.
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