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This Is Fall's Go-To Lipstick Shade, According to the American Music Awards


There are some beauty products so classic, so timeless, that we don't see them ever going out of style. Inky-black liquid eyeliner is one. Peachy-pink blush is another (there is a reason, after all, NarsВ Orgasm Blush, $30, is so iconic).В Then there are specific shades of lipstick that will always reign supreme. We're talking about classic red and nude shades. The latter is what overtook tonight's 2018 American Music Awards red carpet.

Almost everyone wore varying shades of nude lipstick, and we mean everyone. Celebrities that took part included the likes of Taylor Swift, Ciara, Tracee Ellis Ross, and more. If their collectiveВ choice of nude lipstick is any indication, it has officially outstripped berry colors as autumn's go-to lip shade. Keep scrolling to see our 10 favorite celebrities sportВ the shade on the AMAs red carpet. Plus, see a few of our favorite nude lip products along the way.В

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Taylor Swift's heavy eye makeup is balanced out by her perfectly plump nude pout. This cool-toned color is the perfect match for her skin tone, no?

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Ciara paired her bold highlight, gorgeous long coils, and big lashes with a subtle nude lip color. Side note: That inner eye highlight is everything.В Click here to learn more about the other biggest AMAs red carpet beauty trend.В

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To us, J. Lo and nude lipstick go together like peanut butter and jelly. She stuck with her classic sultry eyes and nude lip look for the AMAs, adding only a hint of gloss atop her lip color. If it's not broke, don't fix it, right?В

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Tracee Ellis Ross's pinky-nude lip draws attention up to her icy inner eye highlight (although those bold lashes and glittery jewelry are also hard to miss).В

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Camila Cabello's fresh-faced beauty is another example of "no-makeup makeup" fit for a red carpet event. Her peachy lipstick is the perfect shade for her olive skin tone.

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Bebe Rexha's look immediately reminded us of Marilyn Monroe, thanks to her wavy bob, sultry eyes, and vintage-inspired dress. Her pillowy nude lips keep her from looking too old school or overdone.В

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Amandla Stenberg's refined smoky cat eye couldn't have paired any better with her rosy-nude lip color (or her super-chic tuxedo jacket). We're thoroughly obsessed.

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More fresh-faced beauty! We love Ella Mai's entire look, from her springy curls to her rosy cheeks and glossy nude lip. To us, this looks like Marc JacobsВ New Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick in Spiced Ginger ($30).В

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Busy Philipps wore a dramatic smoky eye that was balanced out with a subtle nude lip gloss. We love how her hair and makeup act as a subtle nod to '70s style.В

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Like Busy Philipps, Amber HeardВ wore dramaticВ eye makeup, yet she made sure the overall look was kept fresh by pairing it with a peach lip. Somehow, it's equal parts edgy and refined (we know that sounds like an oxymoron, but just look at her makeup).В

Keep scrolling to see five of our all-time favorite nude lipsticks.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillowtalk $34Shop

Charlotte Tilbury's Matte Revolution Lipsticks are some of the most iconic nude lipsticks of all time, and for good reason, too. They keep lips hydrated and smooth, not dry and chapped like some other matte formulas do.В

BareMinerals Gen Nude Radiant Lipstick Sexpot $20Shop

The same goes for this BareMinerals nude lipsticks. Natural oils and butters keep lips feeling soft and full. They also keep lipstick looking smooth and even after hours of wear.В

Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Teddy Bare $5Shop

Milani is one of the most underrated drugstore brands of all-time (at least in my humble opinion). I've been wearing the brand's nude lipsticks for years, and I'm obsessed. They're soft, smooth, hydrating, and so pretty.В

Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Lip Color $8Shop

If it's liquid lipstick you prefer, look no further than Maybelline's Super Stay line, which supposedly lasts up to 16 hours (although, in our experience, it's more like eight hours).В

Marc Jacobs New Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick $30Shop

This nude lipstick from Marc Jacobs is sheer and lightweight, thanks to a nontraditional gel formula. The shade range is also pretty awesome.В

Don't miss a singleВ jaw-dropping beauty look from the AMAs. Here are our 22 favorites.В