Diana Crisan Oct 10, 2015

Dolling up with a classic cat eye and red lippie is almost always on our beauty agenda, but sometimes, a gal’s gotta go bare … kind of. Of course, we’re referring to nude makeup, because you can never really go wrong with neutral shades. Whether it’s on your dainty fingers, lids, lips or cheeks, nude tones looks good on anyone! We love you oxblood, but take a breather (for now) … here’s what you need to start going nude.

Nude Makeup

Nude Nails

Yes, now is the time for berry, wines and burgundys, but nude has the ability to elongate your fingers — and it won’t clash with your comfy, fall-colored knits!

Product Recommendations: essie in all eyes on nudes, Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer in 102 Second Skin

RELATED: The Best Nude Nail Polishes for Your Skin Tone

Nude Lips

What a classic. Picture a high pony and a chunky infinity scarf paired with your nude lippie. Or, you can dress up the lip shade with your LBD and fall booties. Whatever the occasion, nude will deliver that perfectly plump pout.

Product Recommendations: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Kiss & Love Collection in Le Nu, NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Cairo

Nude Cheeks

Who says blush has to be rosy pink? We don’t! With contouring and strobing taking over the “flushed” look, a neutral-toned blush, with a few swipes of highlighter, are the new power players of the season.

Product Recommendations: Urban Decay Naked Illuminated in Luminous, Urban Decay Afterglow in Indecent

RELATED: The Right Nude Makeup Shades for Every Skin Tone

Nude Lids

Hey, we love a maroon smoky eye, but nothing beats the powers of a neutral palette. Keep it light for daytime or load on deeper shades for some added drama!

Product Recommendations: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche La Palette Nude, Maybelline The Nudes Palette in the Nudes

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About the Author:Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.

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