Where to Find Nude Makeup That Actually Matches Your Skin

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Singer Solange Knowles attends The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Where to Find Nude Makeup That Actually Matches Your Skin

It ain't easy being brown.

Published February 15, 2017

Solange rocked the hell out of a neutral beauty look at the Grammys. But many brands seem to think that "nude" equals "white." Here’s where you can turn for makeup that matches your specific shade of nude.

  1. Anastasia Beverly Hills
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    This brand has a massive line of creamy foundation in colors that are sure to match your shade exactly.

  2. Black Up
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    This company makes beauty products specifically for women of color. Their double-ended contouring sticks make it easy to sculpt your features with just one products.

  3. Cover FX
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    Fond of pressed powder? This brand has you covered with 40 shades.

  4. koyVoca
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    (Photo: koyvoca.com)


    Find just the right touch of color with this company’s Nude Lip Perfection Lipstick.

  5. IMAN Cosmetics
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    (Photo: target.com/IMAN)

    Looking for a BB cream that actual works on your skin? IMAN has shades for every incarnation of brown.

  6. Christian Louboutin
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    (Photo: christianlouboutin.com)

    Red bottoms are nice, but Louboutin has your nails covered, too. These nude polishes are everything.

  7. Zoya
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    This brand’s neutrals line is full of nude shades in every finish from matte to satin to glitter.

  8. Urban Decay
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    (Photo: urbandecay.com)

    The Naked3 eyeshadow palette contains 12 nude shades that won’t make you look ashy.

Written by BET Staff

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