03/21/2012 07:54 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Nude Makeup: Foundation Shades Take New Form

One nude shade will never suit all, but we're not letting that limit us. We're running with it actually, and wearing hues that are slightly lighter and darker than our natural skin tones. Taking riffs off foundations shades -- mocha, peach, beige, honey, sand, toffee et al -- the effect is actually super flattering. No matter how you wear it -- a tawny, glinty eyeshadow or deep mocha nail polish -- it will only enhance your natural complexion (and even make you look tanner).

Here, our favorite new, not-quite-our-skin-tone-but-gorgeous-nonetheless makeup.

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