After a killer bold-and-bright crimson red lipstick, a nude lipstick has to be the #2 must-have shade in every makeup lover’s lipstick stash. On the days when you want to keep things toned down with your makeup look, a nude lipstick comes to your rescue and gives a soft, natural looking tint to your pout!
I know I know.. Finding the right MLBB (my lips but better) kind of nude lipstick shade that suits your skintone is not an easy task. Some nude lipsticks end up looking extremely ashy and jaded against certain skintones while the rest appear too stark.
The good news is, everyone’s favourite professional makeup brand, MAC, has a shade of nude lipstick for all skintones out there. As far as I know, they probably have over 40 shades of nudes! So all you have do is just explore their collection – until you find the perfect nude lipstick for yourself.
I am making your hunt for that perfect nude lip shade a bit easier for you by compiling this list of 15 nude lipsticks from MAC and their affordable dupes from the drugstore. So in case you are a broke makeup junkie like me and you want to own a nude lipstick shade that is similar to the MAC nude lipstick you have got your eyes on, you will have your affordable options sorted out with this post!
Keep on scrolling to check out the top 15 MAC nude lipsticks and their affordable drugstore dupes.
15 Nude Lipsticks From MAC & Their Affordable Dupes
Top 3 Editor Picked MAC Nude Lipsticks From The List
1. MAC Matte Lipstick Velvet Teddy
Velvet Teddy is one of the most popular MAC lipstick shades, Hmm - probably as popular as the iconic Ruby Woo lipstick from the brand! It is a warm brown toned shade which is suitable for fair, light and medium skintones. MAC defines it as a deeptone beige shade. The brand has a whole MAC in Monochrome collection after the Velvet Teddy shade that you might want to take a look at if this shade has won your heart!
MAC Velvet Teddy Dupes
Rimmel London The Only 1 Matte Lipstick Trendsetter
NYX Matte Lipstick Euro Trash
2. MAC Matte Lipstick Yash
Yash is a coral nude lipstick from MAC that would look great on fair and light skinned beauties, Especially if you have cool or neutral undertones! It has a semi-matte finish that glides on your pout easily and stays put for hours.
MAC Yash Dupes
ColourPop Lux Lipstick Butter
Sephora Lipstories Lipstick Brunch Date
NYX Simply Nude Lip Cream Exposed
3. MAC Matte Lipstick Whirl
MAC has some of the best natural looking lipstick colors in the market, whirl being one of them. Whirl by MAC is an elegant pink brown lipstick shade with a creamy matte finish. It is well suited for medium to deeper complexion.
MAC Whirl Dupes
ColourPop Lippie Stix Girl Gang
e.l.f. Matte Lip Color Praline
Rimmel Lasting Finish Lip by Kate Nude Collection 48
4. MAC Matte Lipstick Honeylove
A nude beige shade with warm undertones, the MAC Honeylove lipstick would be an ideal pick for those who have a pale or a fair skintone.
MAC Honeylove Dupes
Maybelline Color Sensational Inti-Matte Nudes Lipstick Beige Babe
Milani Color Statement Lipstick Nude Creme
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Taupe is a kind of interesting shade that translates differently on different skintones. It is a medium reddish-brown shade and has the classic MAC matte lipstick finish. This one is truly an awesome nude lipstick for dark skintone.
MAC Taupe Dupes
Wet 'n Wild Megalast Matte Lip Color 913C Sand Storm
L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick 202 Maple Mocha
MAC Makeup Artist Mickey Contractor, the man behind this stunning nude lipstick shade, has created Mehr (named after his wife!) while keeping the olive-Indian/desi skintones in mind. The shade is described as a dirty blue-pink and it is suitable for those with fair, light and medium skintones as well as olive/golden or yellow undertones which most Indian women have.
MAC Mehr Dupes
NYX Velvet Matte Lipstick Soft Femme
Revlon Colorburst Matte Lip Balm Sultry
7. MAC Satin Lipstick Snob
All the pink lipstick lovers, this beautiful powder pink nude lipstick shade was created just for you! The shade Snob from MAC is from their Satin finish collection that has a comfortable to wear formula. It is a cool pink shade suitable for pale skintone. This kind of shade gives you that effortless fresh-faced makeup look instantly!
MAC Snob Dupes
Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte Lipstick 62 Matte Blissful
Wet 'n Wild Silk Finish Lipstick Will You Be With Me
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Pink Pout
8. MAC Satin Lipstick Mocha
Mocha is a luscious peachy-brown shade. It looks lovely on medium to dusky complexions. Beauties with olive-Indian undertones can surely rock this unique nude lipstick shade.
MAC Mocha Dupes
Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick Nude Nuance
Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Speed Dial
ColourPop Lippie Stix Ink Blot
9. MAC Satin Lipstick Twig
Twig from MAC's satin range is a warm pinkish-mauve shade which would work as a subtle, everyday nude lipstick shade for beauties with dusky to deep skintones. This mac nude pink lipstick is a cult pick for sure. In other words, I would say that it is actually an universally flattering shade!
MAC Twig Dupes
Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick Touch Of Spice
Milani Color Statement Lipstick Rose Femme
10. MAC Satin Lipstick Verve
Verve is a lesser-known shade from the brand which certainly deserves more love! It is a deep-toned brown shade, however, it would come off as a perfect nude lipstick shade for dark skin.
MAC Verve Dupes
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Color Untainted Spice
Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color Mocha-licious
If you like out-of-the-box kind of lip shades then you may want to take a look at: 6 Best Dupes For MAC Metallic Lipsticks Collection
11. MAC Amplified Creme Lipstick Cosmo
Rose-pink would be the best term to describe the Cosmo lipstick from MAC. It can be rocked by women with fair to medium complexions. This shade looks lovely on Indian skintones, you can surely go for it if you are a fan of rosy lipstick shades!
MAC Cosmo Dupes
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss 008
NYX Round Lipstick Milan
12. MAC Amplified Creme Lipstick Kinda S*xy
The name of this lipstick should not be Kinda S*xy, it is a sure shot s*xy shade from MAC! It has neutral undertones with pinkish hues, making it an apt nude lipstick shade for an array of skintones. The shade may appear ashy on dusky-deep complexions, but it would look beautiful on those with lighter skintones.
MAC Kinda S*xy Dupes
ColourPop Lippie Stix Parker
NYX Soft Matte Lipstick Stockholm
The powder kiss range from MAC has an all-new non-drying powder matte formula that is currently the hottest lipstick trend throughout the world. There are a total of 8 lip shades in this range (and we can expect to see a lot of new ones in the near future!).
The shade Impulsive is a warm nude-brown lipstick. It has that light-weight and balmy formula of the powder kiss range which also gives a soft-focus/hazy effect to your pout! This brown shade with a unique powder matte finish is best suited for women with fair to medium complexions.
MAC Impulsive Dupes
Colourpop Lippie Stix Only You
FENTY BEAUTY Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick
14. MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick Mull It Over
Another one from the new MAC Powder Kiss range! Mull it over is a modern nude coral shade with a slight hint of orange hues. It would be an ideal shade for pale to fair skintones with cool or neutral undertones.
MAC Mull It Over Dupes
ColourPop Lippie Stix Sike
ColourPop Matte Lux Lipstick Money Moves
15. MAC Liptensity Lipstick Clouds In My Coffee
Nothing says MLBB more precisely than this shade! Clouds in my coffee is a warm beige lip shade for lighter complexions. It has a creamy finish that gives a slight glossy effect to the lips and also makes the lips appear fuller. The shade looks more like a lip balm and less like a lipstick when worn lightly.
If you are looking for a lipstick in the same shade, but with a flat matte formula, then you can check out the MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick in Influentially It.
MAC Clouds In My Coffee Dupes
ColourPop Lippie Stix Oh Snap
Maybelline Colorsensational Lipcolor Sin-a-mon
Looking for more top lipstick shades from MAC? Check out: 7 Most Sensational MAC Lipstick Shades For 2019
These were the 15 nude MAC lipsticks and their affordable drugstore dupes! I hope this list helps you to find the right nude lipstick shade for yourself. Share your favourite picks from the list in comments below!
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