"This is a great neutral brown with a natural, smooth matte finish. The color is just right-not too pale, and good for day or night, ... more
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Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Canotier
"This is a great neutral brown with a natural, smooth matte finish. The color is just right-not too pale, and good for day or night, especially those times when you're rocking a dramatic eye. Your lips won't steal the show, but they definitely won't be overlooked." - Jeannia Robinette
Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Canotier, $32.50, chanel.com.
A nude lip is the very essence of sexy for bombshells like Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson and Angelina Jolie. But a nude lip is not actually naked. To achieve that perfect natural glow, the right lipstick is a must for balancing your skin tone and avoiding the too pale or tired effect. Here, we asked top makeup artists to open up their kits and share how to wear the most universally flattering neutral lipsticks they've found along with their pro application tips for looking beautiful in the buff.