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How To: The Perfect Nude Lip with NYX Professional Makeup

Beloved for her straight-talking, easy-going character and insane make up skills, vlogger and make up artist {Jamie Genevieve} has used {NYX Professional Makeup} to create this incredible nude lipped-and-smoky eyed look.

Everything starts with the perfect canvas – achieve Jamie’s demi-matte skin finish with {Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation}, applied with a dense buffing brush to ensure an ‘HD’ skin finish. To help your base remain immaculate for longer, spritz your bristles with {Setting Spray (Long Lasting) – Matte} – and polish your base using circular motions, to keep things crease-free and pristine until bedtime.

Define your features with the {Highlight & Contour Pro Palette} – using the deeper contour shades to enhance hollows, and your choice of highlight shade to help your cheek and brow bones ‘pop’ – then get set to mimic that smoky smoulder…

Use a soft shadow brush to blend {Jumbo Eye Pencil} in ‘Rust’ to achieve Jamie’s soft wash of crimson, then line the lashline and define waterline with ‘Black Bean’ – softening to create a beguiling, ‘lived in’ look.

For a ‘pop’ of colour, apply {Slide On Pencil} in the shade ‘Golden Bronze’ to the upper eyelid – it grants a high-impact metallic flash – then create lustrous lashes with 2-3 coats of {Doll Eye Mascara Volume} for formidable flutter.

Finally, cloak lips with {Soft Matte Lip Cream} in shade ‘London’ – a beautiful peachy-beige nude – before spritzing your skin with the Matte Setting Spray to ‘fix’ your face in place for hours.

Will you be trying Jamie’s ‘nude-lipped’ look? Let us know in the comments below…

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Verity Ann Douglas

Verity Ann Douglas

Content Editor

Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…