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Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Bold and the Beautifully Nude.

I want to start a little series of posts called "The Bold and the Beautifully Nude" because since the spring, I have been wearing bright, bold lips and creamy, glossy nude lipsticks equally as much. I will be doing a post like this, showing two opposite lip colors, once a week. I love all of these lip colors, from both ends of the spectrum! Whether it's a true orange...fiery red...red/orange...bright pink... or somewhere in between, I LOVE bright colored lips! I'd have to say they are my favorite! For the times when I do a smokey/dramatic eye though, you can't beat a beautiful nude shade of lipstick.  Because of that, I want to share them all with you -  in hopes it will inspire you to go bold....or go nude ;)

Just a disclaimer... most of these pictures are taken with my iPhone, in the car. I want to be sure I remember to take them, so it's usually after I've gotten in the car and am running (late) somewhere. Also, I am a smiler. Always. However, when you are trying to show off a lipstick color, smiling just isn't the best way to do that. Unless you have Angelina Jolie lips, and alas - I do not. Enjoy! xx

BOLD: One of my all-time faves: "Orange Flip" by Revlon. 
I wear MAC's "Redd" liner with this.

NUDE: This is everything I wore on my wedding day, so I really love this whole lip!
Everything by MAC.
Lipstick: Brave
Liner: Stripdown
Gloss: Cremesheen Glass in "Partial to Pink"


What are some of the bold and nude lipsticks that you swear by? Would love to hear your faves!

15 comments:

  1. I love the red lipstick a lot! I may just go out and purchase it.

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  2. Both of these colors look great on you!!!

    I was always a nude lip girl (Revlon's Soft Nude, MAC Cream de Nude, Wet n Wild 902C) all with a soft pink lip gloss over-top (like NARS turkish delight)

    I've just started wearing bold, bright lip colors this year, but I have to remember to 'tone down' my eye makeup if I have a bold lip!

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  3. I see some diana warner earrings that looks just like mine! Love the bright lips! I sometimes get scared to wear such a bright color (but I'd LOVE to)... I usually just stick to my pail pink. Both look great! XO!

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  4. OBSESSED with that nude shade -- it's absolutely stunning! Honestly, I rarely wear lipcolor... I think I need to start immediately.
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  5. Love this post and I'm really looking forward to this series of posts!! I'm super scared of bold lipcolor. And I've been on the hunt for a "perfect nude" for years! Yes, years. Can't wait to see yours. (and...I may find a good recommendation!)

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  6. Try out some of Tom Ford's lipsticks...they are AMAZING! True Coral is a gorgeous shade for summer!

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  7. cool!



    xoxo from rome
    K.
    http://kcomekarolina.blogspot.com/

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  8. You can totally pull off both of those looks - I love how you are so bold and daring with your color choices :)

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  9. beautiful....love the look....really looks good on u


    http://www.etsy.com/shop/Rosabellebyvasu

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  10. I like Neutrogena gloss in Angel and Revlon gloss in Peach Petal for nudes. My lips are naturally red, and I don't look good in red lipstick so these tone them down.

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  11. Actually, the Neutrogena color may be Whisper.

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  12. Hey Lindsay!
    Thanks for dropping by at my blog and leaving love! :)
    Absolutely love both looks on you. I havent been brave enough to try bold lipstick yet. Maybe one day!

    xx

    http://aprilialove.com

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  13. LOVE both these looks - natural is so fabulous, but nothing beats a bold lip! My current fav for a red lip is Covergirl LipPefection Lipcolor in 300 Flame. GORG:)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your lovely comments :)
    Tasia
    http://rufflesandsequins.blogspot.com

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  14. Okay your lipstick comparisons are seriously helpful - love this!

    xox Lexi
    Glitter & Pearls

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