Guys, there is a holiday for everything these days. Don鈥檛 get us wrong 鈥 we totally see the value in celebrating National Tequila Day, but at this point, our calendar is a little packed with random holidays. All that being said, our beauty-loving hearts skipped a beat when we spotted National Lipstick Day on the horizon (July 29). We are all about the power of a pretty pout, whether we鈥檙e searching聽for a聽lipstick to match our zodiac sign or a聽liquid lipstick we can鈥檛 live without. To mark the occasion, we decided to spotlight this summer鈥檚 most wearable shade聽鈥 nude.聽A well-chosen nude lip gives you a聽charming, refined look without drawing too much attention, making it the perfect choice for聽the office, a picnic or a late summer rooftop聽party.聽We know it can be聽a tricky process finding the nude lipstick that works for you, so we鈥檝e come up with聽nine聽of our favorites聽to start you off on your journey.

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1. Too Faced Melted Chocolate Liquified Lipstick in Chocolate Cherries ($21): This rich, dramatic shade of dark chocolate is actually made out of cocoa powder and designed to perk up your day. We love its聽sugary sweet aroma and easy application. Prepare yourself: Compliments聽are definitely headed your way when you rock this neutral lip.

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2. Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Vice ($6): This shade聽of light peach works great with fair聽skin tones because of its pale yet聽warm finish. Apply along with a nude lip pencil for precision, but be sure to exfoliate your lips before you start.

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3. BareMinerals GEN NUDE Matte Liquid Lipcolor in Cookie ($18):聽bareMineral鈥檚 Matte Liquid Lipcolor comes in 20 gorgeous colors, but we鈥檙e especially into this soft hue.聽The full-coverage, cream-to-matte formula offers almost every shade imaginable in the nude family. Hit this one up if you鈥檙e in the market for an extra moisturizing formula.

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4.聽L鈥橭real Paris Colour Riche Lipstick in Fairest Nude ($6): This darker tone of pinkish beige looks great on a variety of skin tones, but it particularly suits those with olive or reddish undertones. This understated option brings a much-needed dose of hydration to your lips for a bare look without the chapping.

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5. Tom Ford Lip Color in Sweet Mystery ($53): Leave it to Tom Ford to make聽the most luxurious, rich shade of coffee that will make your lips look like a million bucks. At $53, this lipstick is at the highest price point on the聽list, but we always trust聽the house of Tom Ford to make聽a product that鈥檚 worth the splurge.

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6.聽wet n wild Megalast Lip Color in Bare It All ($4): Here鈥檚 a creamy, nude color that can be your everyday hue on its own or as a base to build a bolder lip. At this price, feel free to stock up and pop a stick in your beauty bag聽and purse.

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7. Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in R锚veuse聽($37):聽If you鈥檙e going for a classic French-girl look, then you can鈥檛 go wrong with this聽lipstick by Chanel. The brownish pink color is ideal for a subtle beauty look when you hit the town with your ladies. Pair with a charcoal smokey eye to make your lips pop with ease.

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8.聽Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid in Nude Thrill ($8): This liquid聽lipstick is聽a more vibrant nude that features an intense pigment. Apply one layer for a matte look or add聽multiple聽layers for a creamier finish.

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9. fresh Sugar Nude Tinted Lip Sunscreen聽($24):聽This nude lipstick is made from natural ingredients like sugar, meadow foam and black currant seed oils. Unlike most shades on this list, this stick leaves a slight shimmery finish that is just the right amount of shine for an evening affair or night on the town.

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