The Ultimate Guide to Picking the Best Nude Lipstick for Your Complexion

Finding the perfect nude lipstick is harder than it sounds. Too dark and you look like you’re trying to make brown lipstick happen (and not in a cool ’90s way). Too light and you start to resemble the living dead. See, it really is a science trying to figure out the shade that best matches your skin tone. But the best nude lipstick for you is out there—you just need to know what to look for.

To help you avoid any beauty faux pas and to get the right shade, we tapped celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles for her wide-ranging knowledge about finding the best nude lipstick for your unique skin tone. Click through the slideshow to see what she said.