7 Best Pinky Nude Lipsticks for a Natural Look

As a working makeup artist in the midwest, who works heavily in bridal, the term pinky nude is on my lips…sometimes literally, several times a week.

Essentially, a pinky nude is a color that is part nude/brown and part pink. For light to medium skin tones, it is often similar to one’s natural lip color, turned up a notch or two.

Here are several of my favorite pinky nudes, tested on myself and my bridal clients.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Pillowtalk

This looks good on everyone I put it on. It just works. I love the finish and the YLBB (your lips but better) shade. When in doubt, Pillowtalk!
I would say it’s a pretty even balance of nude and pink.
I included Pillowtalk in this favorites post.

Aveda Feed My Lips Honey Ginger

Aveda’s relaunched Feed My Lips lipstick line is really nice. The color Honey Ginger definitely leans more nude than pink so it’s great for someone who doesn’t want anything too pinky.

Milk Makeup Lip Color C.R.E.A.M.

This particular pink nude brings life to the face. It’s a tad on the lighter side so best for fair to light skin tones. I just used it on a bride and it was the perfect her lip color but turned up a notch. I touched on this lip color a bit in this Milk Makeup review post.

Glo Beauty Longwear Lipstick Rose Petal

This leans more pink. On very fair skin, it could be more of a medium pink. You might try Organza if this looks too dark for your skin tone.

Drugstore Pinky Nudes

Pixi Beauty Shea Balm Natural Rose

Here’s your drugstore, balmy dupe of Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillowtalk. It’s a bit more sheer of course but the color is quite similar. I usually keep this in my car for an easy, always flattering shade I can apply while driving.

Burt’s Bee’s Moisturizing Lipstick Blush Basin

For those who are afraid of a pinky nude looking too brown, this leans more pink. It’s such a pretty, feminine bridal shade. I included Blush Basin back in this favorites post.

Covergirl Exhibitionist Lipstick Sultry Sienna

I bought this for a cruelty free dupe of MAC’s Modesty. While this leans more nude than Modesty, I still really like it.

More Pinky Nude Shades

Smashbox Be Legendary-Primrose
bareMinerals Gen Nude Radiant-Kitty
Hourglass Ultra Slim High Intensity-One Day

There’s a pinky nude out there just waiting for you. I hope this post has been helpful in narrowing it down.

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