When it comes to the lipstick colors I rarely deviate from my three go-to shades. I’m most comfortable in natural, neutral lip shades that are comfortable on my lips (aka doesn’t dry them out). I rotate between these shades depending on my outfit. I love how a lipstick shade can pull your overall look together when they coordinate! Here are three of my favorite shades + how to wear them to work.

Naturally Nude


YSL #10: With my fair complexion, I’ve stayed away from nude shades until I recently found YSL #10 through my friend Amanda. It has just enough neutral undertones in it to not pull a peachy/skin tone hue against my complexion. I typically pair it with this liner, which is a must-have in my beauty drawer because it goes with everything. The formula is matte on the lips which perfect for work.

I paired it with this neutral black and camel combo, featuring a soft cashmere sweater (on sale) and these fabulous work pants that are comfortable but chic! I linked a similar leopard pump, which ties in the color combination perfectly.

Sizing details: S in both top and bottom (TTS)

Pretty in Pink


Charlotte Tilbury Liv It Up: It’s no secret I love pink, but when it comes to a wearable pink lipstick shade for work I think this is a perfect balance. I typically dab it along my lips for a light wash of color, but it’s also buildable if you want something a little brighter. I usually use the same neutral liner with it!

Sizing details: Size up in both top and bottom. Top: wearing a medium. Bottoms: wearing a 6 and it fits like a smaller 4.

Your lips but better


Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk: There’s a reason this is the #1 best selling lipstick in the world. The formula changed my opinion on lipsticks! It gives my lips depth while looking very natural. I also usually dab this on my lips for a light wash of color, and my tube has lasted over a year! I like to use Whirl lip liner with this shade.

I reach for these work pants every single week, and I’m honestly sad when they’re in the wash. They’re so comfortable I don’t even take them off after I get home from work! I tucked in this beautiful pink blouse. I adore the ruffles and details throughout! If you are tucking your top into these pants, be sure to pull the fabric over the waistband.

Sizing details: Wearing my normal small in the top, wearing a medium in the pants.

Each item styled in today’s post can be found at Nordstrom. I love that I can pick up both workwear essentials along with my favorite beauty items all in one place. One major perk of shopping for workwear at Nordstrom is their in house alterations. If you’re a Nordy Member (it’s completely free!) you get free alteration credits that you should absolutely be taking advantage of to elevate your professional wardrobe.

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I hope you enjoyed these work looks and my three most worn lip colors! I love how each color compliments the overall look.


Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring today’s post.



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