It might seem like red lipstick is all the rage this season, and while the show-stopping color is everywhere these days, an opposite trend is also taking shape. Some celebrities are choosing to go totally neutral or downplay their lips while playing up their eyes with lots of lashes and liner. Check out some stars who we recently caught in the nude. Who wears it best?
The Barbados-born pop star went for a colorless lip and an uber-dramatic red eye liner and spiky lashes at the American Music Awards.
: CiCi played down her lips and let her luscious fake lashes do the talking at a recent event in New York City.
: Gone are the days of garish makeup for this singer. She's been all about the neutrals lately. Check out her soft makeup, including her subtle nude lips, at a recent Black Eyed Peas press conference in Mexico City.
: This pretty singer-songwriter paired her nude lipstick with heavy liner and loads of fake lashes at the KIIS FM Jingle Ball in Los Angeles.
: This screen siren, who is currently starring in Broadway's 'Race,' plays down her lips with a neutral color and highlights her eyes with liner and mascara.
Extra Beauty Tip
Ready to go nude? Try these products on for size:
. MAC Lipstick in Freckletone ($14, MACCosmetics.com
) is a nude-peachy lipstick that looks great when topped with a clear glaze-style gloss like MAC Lip Glass.
MAC Lipstick in Fresh Brew ($14, MACCosmetics.com
) is another great pick for creating a nude lip. It works nicely on medium-brown skin. Leave it without gloss for a nude matte look.
Stila Lip Glaze in Kitten ($22, Sephora.com
) is a pink nude for those who want some shimmer. It comes with an easy-to-use click-style pen, which makes application a cinch.
Fresh Sugar Lip Gloss in Sugar Baby ($18, Sephora.com
) is a perfect, shimmering nude-peachy color that looks fabulous on any skin tone.
: Want to add a gorgeous golden glow to your face? Try a highlighter! Read more at Essence.com