Nude lipstick is the easiest way to fake effortless beauty, but finding one is so tricky. It doesn't matter if you prefer it matches your skin tone or natural lip color; the search for a perfect match is daunting.
The upside of perusing is that there are a plethora of finishes to try out; matte, velvet and gloss included. The downside is that with the gargantuan amount of options out there, your search may never end.
In an effort to bring you one step closer to a fall-ready shade, we've tasked ourselves with finding the best shades for a variety of skin tones. See which brands are the most black girl-friendly, according to ESSENCE staffers.