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Dianna Mazzone
Nov 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am

I could lie and tell you that as a beauty editor, I've tried hundreds of nude lipsticks. But truth be told, I've only had the heart to personally try out a handful—that's how disappointing it is when yet another nude washes out my fair, pink-toned complexion. (I know, I know, cue a chorus of tiny violins.)

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But last week, at the urging of our editor in chief—who shares my rosy undertones—I drummed up the courage to swipe on Sonia Kashuk Satin Luxe Lipstick in Nude-Pink ($10; target.com). Boy, was she spot-on: The ever-so-slightly brown base of the hue makes it juuust taupe-y enough that it doesn't read as flat against already-pink skin tones.

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The formula itself is balm-like and incredibly easy to wear. It's one of those lipsticks you can just kind of smoosh on your lips in a cab and trust that it looks haphazardly chic, not just haphazard. What more could a girl want?

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