Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick
Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick

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Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a dusty pink with a matte finish. It’s opaque in color, and it wears really long and well (over five hours). It’s actually described as a “matte antique pink,” and I can kind of see where they get that, but there’s just this peeking of coral through the pink that I can’t ignore.

my thoughts on the formula: The Rouge Artist Intense formula is typically opaque, and while it’s not a moisturizing lipstick, it’s not a drying one either, though it does not feel creamy against the lips (it may take a little more pressure to apply than your average lipstick). With lighter shades, I see four hours of wear, but with darker shades, I get around five to six hours of wear.

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  • Product: 27/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

final thoughts: This is a flattering shade on a variety of skin tones, from light to dark, cool to warm. The color coverage is excellent, so it should work well on those with more pigmented lips, too. It is also one of the less clingy shades from the Rouge Artist Intense range.

where to buy: Sephora

Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick
Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick

Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick
Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick

Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick
Make Up For Ever #4 Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick

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What a pretty color! I’ve recently discovered that I love matte l/s (and pink!) so I’ll have to check this out at Sephora tomorrow. πŸ™‚

OMG. This is a color that I would have overlooked in the tube but is GORGEOUS in a MLBB way. Definitely checking it out next time I get to Sephora.

What a coincidence. I JUST put this lipstick on my very long list of make-up buys yesterday but I was still hesitant because I never buy lighter-coloured lipsticks and I couldn’t find an adequate swatch out there. It was on a bunch of blogs but every photo showed a different colour. Thanks so much for reviewing this!

I’ve had this one for a couple months now! At first I wasn’t sure it was the same lipstick though, it looks more like a very dusty rose on me with out any noticeable coral. The texture is soooo thick and perfectly matte, which I love but others might not like the drying aspect. Wonderful wear time; a great lipstick!

Christine, that is absolutely gorgeous on you! This formula always gives me problems though .. it’s too bad because the colors are phenomenal!

Beautiful! Is this the same as “Poise” from the discontinued MAC mattene collection? That is my all time favorite shade, its a matte yellow pink. Looks very similar!

Yay, just purchased this thanks to your amazing swatches and review! Your blog is always helpful when I’m looking for info. on a product<3 Makeup brands definitley owe you for a good majority of their profits. I can't tell you how many items I have purchased because of your awesome reviews! Keep it up!

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