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Make Up For Ever C601, C602, C603 Artist Rouge Lipsticks

Make Up For Ever C601 Artist Rouge Lipstick
Make Up For Ever C601 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever C601 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium mint green with subtle, warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that went on somewhat evenly, but it did pull into lip lines, and there were a few patchy places. For the type of color it is, the application was still better than usual, but this needs a primer or lip liner underneath to help it apply better. The texture was lightweight, creamy, and felt hydrating over the four and a half hours it lasted. Dior Clover Matte (400) (LE, $35.00) is darker, more muted, lower quality (95% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Whatever (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Charm (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever C602 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, cyan blue with cool undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It was moderately creamy, and I was surprised to find it still applied rather well, as this type of color paired with so much slip is usually a total disaster! That being said, there was a bit of color that sunk into lip lines, which worsened as the lipstick wore on. I would recommend lightly blotting the shine down with a tissue or the back of your hand, which helps to minimize settling over time. On me, this shade wore well for four and a half hours and was hydrating. It did leave a very subtle bluish stain behind. MAC Instant Icon (LE, $17.00) is lighter, less pigmented, lower quality (90% similar). NYX Blue Velvet (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Dreampot (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Mr. Blonde (LE, $6.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Pool Boy (P, $18.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever C603 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, navy blue with subtle, cool undertones and a glossy finish. The texture was moderately creamy but had more slip–it felt wetter and looked that way applied–but went on relatively evenly and with semi-opaque coverage. I think a lip liner underneath this one would help amplify the coverage while minimizing the slip. On me, this shade lasted for four and a half hours but moved around more than ideal, though I did not personally experience feathering/bleeding around the edges, it is something that might be more of a concern for someone who is prone to either. Bite Beauty Squid Ink (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Illamasqua Disciple (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, less glossy (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Vain (P, $18.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Young Attitude (P, $21.00) is warmer, less glossy (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to be long-wearing, “extremely pigmented,” and hydrating. It is available in two finishes–Cream and Matte, indicated by the C or M in the beginning of each shade’s name. The Cream formula is richly pigmented, lightly creamy without being too emollient or slippery, and go on smoothly and feel good while worn (wear ranges from four to eight hours, depending on the shade). The Matte formula is thinner and clings somewhat to lips, though it goes on nicely and doesn’t tug, and it doesn’t always look flattering on as it can emphasize imperfections on my lips but really depends on the shade, as some look great on. I found the Cream formula to be moderately hydrating, while the Matte formula was slightly to moderately drying. All shades had a slight, rosy scent to them, though I didn’t notice any taste.

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C601
C601
C601
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
83%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C602
C602
C602
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C603
C603
C603
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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Make Up For Ever M402, M500, M501 Artist Rouge Lipsticks

Make Up For Ever M402 Artist Rouge Lipstick
Make Up For Ever M402 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever M402 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bold, medium-dark red with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good color payoff that applied evenly and smoothly without emphasizing the texture of my lips too much. The color wore well for over six hours and left a stain behind, while the formula felt lightly drying after four and a half hours of wear. NARS Mysterious Red (P, $27.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop TGIF (LE, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Rouge Indiscret (LE, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Besame Red Velvet 1946 (P, $22.00) is brighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M401 (P, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam I (P, $17.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Studded Kiss (P, $17.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Chanel Experimente (154) (P, $37.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kat Von D Nosferatu (P, $20.00) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Retro Rouge (LE, $18.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Infatuated Red (P, $27.00) is darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Carina's Love (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Hearts Aflame (LE, $17.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Besame Cherry Red 1935 (P, $22.00) is darker, brighter, glossier (90% similar). NARS Consuming Red (P, $27.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Milani Romance (LE, $8.99) is lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Avenue (P, $6.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). Tarte Vibin' (P, $20.00) is more muted (85% similar). Tarte Swamp Family (LE, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tarte XOXO (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever M500 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep burgundy with subtle, cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had mostly opaque coverage with a lightly velvety consistency that glided on without tugging and distributed color evenly. The formula felt somewhat drying after four and a half hours, while the color lasted for nearly seven hours and left behind a strong, reddish stain. Chanel Rouge Audace (59) (LE, $37.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Manbun (P, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Risque (P, $15.00) is cooler (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Anita (P, $18.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). MAC Sin (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Chateau (P, $5.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Illamasqua Growl (P, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Disturbed (P, $18.00) is cooler, less glossy (85% similar). MAC Diva (P, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). Maybelline Burgundy Blush (P, $7.99) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Besame Noir Red 1930 (P, $22.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Saboteur (Right) (LE) is darker, cooler, glossier (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever M501 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a dark berry with pinky undertones and a semi-matte finish. Oddly, the lipstick had an iridescent green sheen to it (in the same way some of Urban Decay’s matte Vice lipsticks had!) but doesn’t actually have shimmer. It’s hard to find true matte berry-hued lipsticks, from my experience, as there aren’t too many dupes for this one. It had a smooth, velvety texture that didn’t tug as it applied, and it laid down color evenly. The consistency wasn’t as flat-matte as it could have been, but I think that helped it be more forgiving when applied. This shade wore nicely for over six hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. MAC Babes and Balls (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Rocker Chick (P, $12.00) is less pigmented, lower quality (95% similar). Smashbox Femme Fatale (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC High Drama (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Oh Lady (P, $21.00) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Fallen Angel (LE, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Smashbox Jam On It (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia #10 (Vol. 1) (P) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Fashion Revival (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Acai (LE, $17.00) is lighter (80% similar). Tarte Acid Wash (P, $20.00) is darker (80% similar). Colour Pop Notion (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to be long-wearing, “extremely pigmented,” and hydrating. It is available in two finishes–Cream and Matte, indicated by the C or M in the beginning of each shade’s name. The Cream formula is richly pigmented, lightly creamy without being too emollient or slippery, and go on smoothly and feel good while worn (wear ranges from four to eight hours, depending on the shade). The Matte formula is thinner and clings somewhat to lips, though it goes on nicely and doesn’t tug, and it doesn’t always look flattering on as it can emphasize imperfections on my lips but really depends on the shade, as some look great on. I found the Cream formula to be moderately hydrating, while the Matte formula was slightly to moderately drying. All shades had a slight, rosy scent to them, though I didn’t notice any taste.

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick M402
M402
M402
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
91%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick M500
M500
M500
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick M501
M501
M501
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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Make Up For Ever C103, C104, C105 Artist Rouge Lipsticks

Make Up For Ever C103 Artist Rouge Lipstick
Make Up For Ever C103 Artist Rouge Lipstick

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to be long-wearing, “extremely pigmented,” and hydrating. It is available in two finishes–Cream and Matte, indicated by the C or M in the beginning of each shade’s name. The Cream formula is richly pigmented, lightly creamy without being too emollient or slippery, and go on smoothly and feel good while worn (wear ranges from four to eight hours, depending on the shade). The Matte formula is thinner and clings somewhat to lips, though it goes on nicely and doesn’t tug, and it doesn’t always look flattering on as it can emphasize imperfections on my lips but really depends on the shade, as some look great on. I found the Cream formula to be moderately hydrating, while the Matte formula was slightly to moderately drying. All shades had a slight, rosy scent to them, though I didn’t notice any taste.

Make Up For Ever C103 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a very light, pink-tinged beige with a creamy, lightly shiny finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff, but the real feat here was how evenly it applied, despite being a very light shade. The consistency was creamy, comfortable, and felt hydrating over the four hours it lasted. I did have a little bit of the color gather in my lip lines over time. MAC Angel's Kiss (LE, $17.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Mud Wrestler (LE, $17.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty A/W '16 (Lip Color) (LE) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Peach Beige (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Bit of Bubbly (LE, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). NYX Mirage (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty A/W '16 (Lip Shaper) (LE) is more shimmery, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Desert Sun (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Fleshpot (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Maybelline Nude Thrill (P, $7.49) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Myth (P, $17.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Addict (DC, $5.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Melted Sugar (P, $21.00) is darker (80% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics John Doe (P, $18.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever C104 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy peach with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly shiny finish. It had great pigmentation that applied with smooth, even coverage and sat well on the lips. The consistency was creamy enough to glide on and fill in lip lines to give the illusion of healthier lips while not being too emollient and sliding around. It wore well for four and a half hours and was nicely hydrating. Marc Jacobs Beauty Fawn Over Me (P, $28.00) is warmer (90% similar). Maybelline Daringly Nude (P, $7.99) is more muted, less glossy (90% similar). bareMinerals Dream Big (LE, $20.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). Chanel Adrienne (402) (P, $37.00) is more shimmery, darker, less pigmented (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Sand (P, $35.00) is brighter (90% similar). Tarte Skinny Dip (P, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). Givenchy Beige Mousseline (101) (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Unicorn (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Bite Beauty Amaretto (P, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). NYX Forbidden (P, $6.00) is lighter (85% similar). Givenchy Beige Plume (102) (P, $36.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Bite Beauty Leche (P, $24.00) is darker, brighter (80% similar). MAC Real Redhead (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, more muted, cooler (80% similar). NYX Spirit (P, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Oxblood (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Button (P, $5.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever C105 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a soft, light-medium rosy pink with warmer undertones and a satin finish. The color coverage was opaque, while the texture was smooth, lightly creamy, and comfortable to wear. It applied evenly and didn’t cling to the lips. This shade wore well for just over four hours on me and was lightly hydrating over time. Bobbi Brown Pale Mauve (P, $35.00) is cooler (95% similar). NYX French Kiss (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Addison (P, $35.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Desirable (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Hype Girl (LE, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pretty Natural (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Naked Dream (LE, $17.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Love Happens (LE, $17.00) is lighter, more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Weirdo (P, $17.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam II (P, $17.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Boca (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Vanessa (P, $32.00) is darker, warmer, glossier (80% similar). MAC Modesty (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C103
C103
C103
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C104
C104
C104
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick C105
C105
C105
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total

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Make Up For Ever Shadows (Vol. 4) Artist Palette for Fall 2016

Make Up For Ever Shadows (Vol. 4) Artist Palette
Make Up For Ever Shadows (Vol. 4) Artist Palette

This Artist Palette Volume 4 – Shadows features MAKE UP FOR EVER’s coveted, easy-to-use Artist Shadow formula for endless eye looks that range from beautifully natural to dramatically smoky. Its advanced gel-powder formula is blended with ultrafine pigments so that each matte shade leaves a smooth, even finish. Lids are left looking ultra-saturated with highly-blendable, lasting color. The shades are organized into trios so you can effortlessly create bewitching to romantic looks. This palette includes illustrated, step-by-step application techniques by MAKE UP FOR EVER’s founder and creative director, Dany Sanz, to help you effortlessly sweep on a number of eye-catching looks.

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The Details

Shadows Artist Palette | $44.00

All shades are from the permanent range, so you can see swatches of these together here.

  • M100 Black
  • M620 Grey Brown
  • M126 Chalk
  • M842 Wine
  • M806 Antique Pink
  • M546 Dark Purple Taupe
  • M240 Prussian Blue
  • M536 Milk Tea
  • M530 Eggshell

Sneak Peek: Make Up For Ever Matte Artist Rouge Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, permanent lipstick range that features 45 shades split into two finishes, Cream and Matte. Here are swatches of all the mattes (reviews to come!).

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks (Matte)

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Sneak Peek: Make Up For Ever Cream Artist Rouge Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks
Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks

Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipsticks ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, permanent lipstick range that features 45 shades split into two finishes, Cream and Matte. Here are swatches of all the creams (reviews to come!).

Make Up For Ever Cream Rouge Lipsticks (Creams)

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