Top Picks for Budget-Friendly Nude Lip LinersCredit : Melissa Di Rocco / Unsplash

Donning fuller lips is considered the new trend nowadays. Social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok have tons of tutorials showing how to fake a fuller pout using lip liners. 

When used correctly, lip liners can beautifully give the illusion of prominent and defined lips. They could also help lip care products from feathering. 

Celebrity makeup artist and beauty cosmetics founder Patrick Ta previously told the essentials of using lip liners. 

"Think of lip liner as a primer for the lips. It's a barrier to keep lipstick from bleeding onto other areas of the face and ensures that it will last longer," he mentioned. 

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Nude Lip Liners are The New In!

With the 90's trend coming back in potentially full swing, minimalist makeup is also making a scene this 2021; hence the nude lip trend. 

One way to perfectly rock this is by using nude lip liners by starting at the Cupid's bow and filling in the outers of the lips. Also, be careful not to overline the lips. This will be the guideline as you fill in the rest with your favorite lippie. 

Another way to use lip liners is by applying them as the base for your lipstick, as it enhances the shade of your lip product. As mentioned above, this will prevent bleeding and feathering, making it appear smoother and vibrant. 

While some enjoy gliding and the feeling of lipstick onto their skin, others prefer a light hint of color to their lips and use lip liners as a replacement for their lipstick. 

Nude lip liners help to plump up your lips without that heavy feeling you get with the ordinary lipstick; plus it also enhances the natural tone of your lovely pout. 

Unfortunately, as compared to its colored version, there's a struggle to find the perfect nude lip liners that match the natural colors of the lips. 

The good thing is we did some research and list down budget-friendly nude lip liners on the market that match every skin tone. 

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Fair Skin: L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lip Liner, Matte-Ing Call

For $8.99 you can get the Colour Riche Matte Lip Liner in Matte-Ing Call shade from L'Oréal Paris. 

It has a rich, nude matte finish that mimics the color of your skin tone while giving it a subtle plump as it defines the shape of your lips. 

Light Skin: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Shaping Lip Liner, Nude Whisperer

Those who have a light complexion can opt for Maybelline's Shaping Lip Liner in Nude Whisperer shade. For $7.99, this works best with most of the nude lipstick shade since it has a subtle mix of pink and beige, making it perfect for light skin. 

Medium: Votre Vu Drawmatic Lip Liner in Spark

Medium skin girls might want to get their hands in Votre Vu's Drawmatic Lip Liner in Spark shade. It has a pinkish tone that won't overpower the natural tone of your lips. 

This customized-blended lip product has a velvety soft pencil that glides onto the lips without tugging, smearing, sliding, or feathering. Interestingly, it features an antioxidant-rich avocado oil formula, that helps moisturize and hydrates the lips. 

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