Make Up For Ever C108 is a slightly warm-toned, medium brown with a satin finish. It is a discontinued lipstick that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.12 oz.
Make Up For Ever C108 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark, rosy brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. It was richly pigmented, while the texture was smooth, lightly creamy, and easy to apply. The color applied evenly and sat well on the lips without feeling clingy, but it still wore for five hours. ColourPop Frick 'n' Frack (P, $7.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Maybelline Mauve for Me (P, $7.49) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Downtown Plum (P, $37.00) is cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Mosh Pit (LE, $7.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Chai (DC, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Lay Over (P, $7.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Over the Taupe (P, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Spice (P, $18.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). MAC MamaStarrr (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Maybelline Toasted Truffle (P, $7.99) is more muted (90% similar). NARS Sheena (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Pat McGrath Spellbound (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). NARS Tonka (P, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Mrs Kisses (LE, $37.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever Fearless Valentine (110) (P, $23.00) is lighter (90% similar). KVD Beauty Lolita II (DC, $21.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Equus (P, $55.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Spank Me Santa (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Rare Beauty Support (P, $16.00) is glossier (90% similar). ColourPop Candy Paint (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Now saturated with 25 percent more pigment than the original Rouge Artist, Artist Rouge Lipstick brings bold color impact to lips that make a statement. This extremely pigmented formula not only provides intense, opaque color but boasts an ultra-creamy, non-drying formula that hydrates the lips for ultimate comfort. Its unique, precision shaped bullet allows for easy, defined application while the long wear formula will not bleed or feather. Artist Rouge is a bold collection that is professionally curated to include the most flattering shades across all color families—with a perfect match for each and every skintone. It features two finishes: a matte for an ultra-matte yet velvety finish that won't feel dry and a cream for intense color with a natural-looking, creamy finish.