Favorite Pink-Toned Neutral Lipsticks


Happy Wednesday, everyone!

Today I wanted to talk about some of my favorite pink-toned nude lipsticks that are in my collection. If you've been following my blog for a while, you likely know that I just started crawling out from under my rock and hopping on the nude lip train. For some reason neutral toned lipsticks scare me more than bold vampy lipsticks. I think that can be traced back to the fact that the first nude lipsticks I tried either washed me out or looked terrible with my complexion. Regardless, my nude lipstick collection is rapidly expanding and I'm finally finding shades that work for me. I noticed that a lot of the nude lipsticks in my current collection have either pink or mauve undertones. Let's take a look at some of my personal favorites!

Swatches top to bottom: Colourpop Tulle, Kat Von D Lovesick, Nars Rikugien, Nyx Soft Spoken, Kat Von D Lovecraft

Swatches top to bottom: Colourpop Tulle, Kat Von D Lovesick, Nars Rikugien, Nyx Soft Spoken, Kat Von D Lovecraft

Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Tulle: Dark burgundy shade with brown undertones and a matte finish. Although it appears as an almost berry shade in my arm swatches, this shows up on my lips as heavily brown toned. Tulle is definitely a bit dark on my pale skin tone so it's questionable whether or not it truly counts as a neutral lipstick on me, but I think this shade would look stunning on darker skin tones. 

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lovesick: This shade is the color that would result from mauve and light pink having a baby. I like that this shade allows a peek of my natural lip color to shine through. This lipstick also has a matte finish.

NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien: Muted frosty/sheer rose shade. I love wearing this when I want just a flush of color on my lips but am not feeling rocking a drying matte lipstick all day. The light bounced off my arm in my swatch photo demonstrating just how sheer it can be, but the part of the swatch that's on the side of my arm gives a good indicator of the color of Rikugien without any glare.

Nyx Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Soft Spoken: Mauvey brown shade with just a hint of pink undertones. Although it looks like a light terra cotta shade in my arm swatch, it pulls more pink on my lips. This is the quintessential nude lipstick shade in my opinion. I really feel like it would be universally flattering on a massive spectrum of skin tones. Like all of the other Nyx Liquid Suede lipsticks, this shade has a creamy, velvet finish.

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Lovecraft: Light mauve/rosy pink shade with a satiny matte finish. This was the first shade that made me fall in love with nude lipsticks. It is my true "my lips but better" shade. I'm not super in love with the formulation as I find that it tugs on my lips upon application, but I will repurchase it over and over again simply due to how flattering it looks on my skin tone. This is another shade that I feel would be flattering on a wide variety of people.

What are some of your favorite pink-toned neutral lipsticks? Leave a comment below so I can check them out!