The 7 Best Nude Lip Liner and Lipstick Combos!

Nude lips are a girl’s best friend. Nude lips will never go out of style! The your-lips-but-better look can be used for intense glam or natural makeup. It works alongside the sheer, skin-focused trends we’ve been seeing, but they also can be a great way to play up a great smoky eye. A nude lip can be used for so many things and everyone has their idea of what a perfect nude is.

The truth is, there are so many types of nude lip combos you can use. There are pinky nudes and neutral nudes, peach nudes, and brown-based nudes. You can mix and match to find a nude for every occasion.

That being said, what are some of the best nude combos we’ve come across? We’ve got seven versatile nude lips for you to try.

These include our favorite formulas and brands for lip liners, lipsticks, and glosses to give you the best quality and best-looking lips.
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Our top 3 picks

NYX Mechanical Lip Pencil
Lip combo #1 is a true nude. It’s light, beige-toned, and perfect for a barely-there lip. The NYX Mechanical Lip Pencil is one of our favorite affordable liners.
ColourPop Lippie Pencil in BFF
Peachy nudes can be a very pretty variation to a traditional nude. They usually have some orange undertones that can be either warm or cool.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk lipstick and Liner
This last lip combo is truly one of the most classic out there. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk lipstick and liner is a cult favorite and probably one of the most talked-about shades in lipstick history.
NYX Professional Makeup Slim Lip Pencil Creamy Long-Lasting Lip Liner
If you’re looking for a mid-tone, pinky nude, this combo is going to be your best friend.
L.A. Girl Ultimate Lip Intense Wear Auto Lipliner in Nonstop Nude
This matte, nude combo has some brown and mauve pigments to it, giving it a cooler, neutral feel.
Milani Color Statement Lipliner in Nude
This next combo has notes of pink throughout, giving your lips a subtle flush while keeping a neutral tone.
Milani Color Fetish Matte Tease
If you want something more natural, sometimes you should opt-out of a lip liner to get that soft-focus look.

Top 10 Picks

1. Combo #1

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NYX Mechanical Lip Pencil
L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour in Fairest Nude
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Lip combo #1 is a true nude. It’s light, beige-toned, and perfect for a barely-there lip. The NYX Mechanical Lip Pencil is one of our favorite affordable liners.

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It has a super creamy, easy to blend formula. The color Sand Beige is going to be used for this combo.

In addition, we’re going to use the L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour in Fairest Nude overtop. This lipstick is hydrating, featuring nourishing ingredients like Vitamin E and Argan Oil. It’s a pigmented, creamy formula that will give you the perfect one-swipe coverage.

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2. Combo #2

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ColourPop Lippie Pencil in BFF
Mac Matte Lipstick in Down To An Art
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Peachy nudes can be a very pretty variation to a traditional nude. They usually have some orange undertones that can be either warm or cool.

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ColourPop Lippie Pencil in BFF is a warm nude that is versatile enough to be worn underneath virtually any lipstick.

We’re going to fill in our lips with Mac Matte Lipstick in Down To An Art which is described as a peachy nude. It’s a warm, slightly orange nude that can work on a multitude of skin tones. This combo is great for olive-toned skin or anyone with yellow undertones.

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3. Combo #3

This last lip combo is truly one of the most classic out there. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk lipstick and liner is a cult favorite and probably one of the most talked-about shades in lipstick history.

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And for good reason. It’s truly the perfect nude. They have the traditional Pillow Talk which is a nude pink, Pillow Talk Medium for medium skin tones which is a warm berry pink, and Pillow Talk Intense for deeper skin in a berry rose.

The matching lipstick and lip liner set ensures a perfect lip every time. The formulas as creamy and pigmented, giving you one-swipe full coverage. Hop on the pillow talk trend with us, you won’t regret it!

4. Combo #4

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NYX Professional Makeup Slim Lip Pencil Creamy Long-Lasting Lip Liner
Flower Beauty Petal Pout Lip Color in Naked Blush
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If you’re looking for a mid-tone, pinky nude, this combo is going to be your best friend.

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The NYX Lip Pencil Creamy Long-Lasting Lip Liner is ultra-smooth and easy to apply. The shade Nude Pink is a neutral, mid-tone color with a pink base.

Paired with the Flower Beauty Petal Pout Lip Color in Naked Blush, this combo is the perfect addition to any makeup look. The shade Naked Blush is a pink nude with a matte finish. It applies creamy but gives you a soft, blurred look.

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5. Combo #5

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L.A. Girl Ultimate Lip Intense Wear Auto Lipliner in Nonstop Nude
Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon in Reach High
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This matte, nude combo has some brown and mauve pigments to it, giving it a cooler, neutral feel.

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The L.A. Girl Ultimate Lip Intense Wear Auto Lipliner in Nonstop Nude is only $5 and gives you a great cool-toned, brown-based pigment. It’s a long-wear, smudge-proof, matte formula.

We’re going to pair that with the Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon in Reach High. This long-wear, matte lipstick has a built-in sharpener for convenient and easy application. It also has an eight-hour wear time so you can keep your nude lip looking fresh all day.

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6. Combo #6

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Milani Color Statement Lipliner in Nude
Nyx Butter Gloss in Tiramisu
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This next combo has notes of pink throughout, giving your lips a subtle flush while keeping a neutral tone.

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Milani Color Statement Lipliner in Nude is a gorgeous mid-tone shade that borders between brown and pink. This pigmented lip liner gives you a fuss-free application and long-wearing color.

We’re going to pair this nude lip liner with a cult-favorite; Nyx Butter Gloss! Nyx Butter Gloss in Tiramisu is vital, adding a non-sticky shine and much-needed burst of hydration to this combo.

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7. Combo #7

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Milani Color Fetish Matte Tease
NYX Butter Gloss Praline
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If you want something more natural, sometimes you should opt-out of a lip liner to get that soft-focus look.

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Milani Color Fetish Matte – The Nudes Collection is one of our current favorite formulas! The shade Tease is a mid-tone true neutral nude. It’s a beautiful, creamy formula with a high-impact color payoff.

To add some extra pigment and a great shine, we’re going to pair this with a NYX Butter Gloss, specifically the shade Praline. Praline is a deep nude that reads neither warm nor cool. It adds to this true neutral, deepening the overall lip color without changing the undertones of the Milani lipstick.

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