Monochromatic Makeup

Whether you're not a fan of bright beauty looks or just in the mood for nude, you're sure to love these understated makeup moments.  Be inspired and simplify your life with one warm color for an all over glow.

Nicole Marie Melton Aug, 13, 2013

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A smidgen of smoky shadow added just the right pop of pizazz to this otherwise nude makeup palette on Nichole Galicia.

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Sparkly gold eyeshadow and mauve lipgloss were the perfect choices to give Tatyana Ali a subtle yet standout look.

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While this is not a completely bare makeup look, it sure is understated for the notoriously colorful Minaj. What she omitted in makeup, she made up for with this, um, "dramatic" hand over the head pose.

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Mariah Carey was red carpet ready in a totally nude canvas accented with just dark, dramatic lashes.

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Tamia is living life like it's golden in this shimmery, sunny beauty look!  Metallic eyeshadow in honey-bronze hues paired with rosy cheeks and a soft, nude lip make for a glam style statement.

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Brandy wears bronze shadow and a high shine nude lip for a beauty look that's simple yet eye-catching.

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LeToya Luckett flaunted her flawless skin in this dewy makeup moment topped off with creamy nude lip gloss.

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Starlet KeKe Palmer looked stunning in a creamy, nude lip paired with a subtle smokey eye. A dab of cinnamon blush completes this toned-down look.

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Jordin Sparks kept her beauty look light and fresh with a clean nude lip, clean skin and black mascara.

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Joan Smalls kept her look clean and simple with nude lips, dark eyeliner and contoured cheeks.

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Keyshia Cole sported a clean canvas with long, full lashes and a nude lip.

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Cassie rocks her signature beauty look— a clean canvas with intense, dark eyes and nude, glossy lips.

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Kerry Washington exudes class and grace in a simple smokey eye and creamy, nude lip.

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Halle Berry's shimmery smokey eye and creamy nude lip are a winning pair.

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Ciara glowed on the red carpet in a totally neutral makeup look complete with a touch of shimmery hematite eyeshadow.

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