Make Up For Ever C302 is a slightly warm-toned, very light coral with a cream finish. It is a discontinued lipstick that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.12 oz.
Make Up For Ever C302 Artist Rouge LipstickMake Up For Ever C302 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a pop of light-medium, pinky-coral with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. The texture was very creamy, had a moderate amount of slip, but it wasn't too heavy and didn't slide beyond the lip line. It had good color payoff that went on evenly for the most part. This shade wore well for four and a half hours and was moisturizing while worn. Smashbox Nude Mood (P, $21.00) is more muted, cooler (95% similar). NARS Julie (P, $34.00) is warmer (95% similar). YSL Nude Pulse (404) (P, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Flavour (LE, $20.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Rinko (LE, $36.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Givenchy Nude Cachemire (101) (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Birdy (P, $7.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Strong as Helle (27) (P, $13.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS Brigitte (P, $34.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NYX Temptress (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). KVD Beauty Muneca (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Fiesta (LE, $7.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). NYX Hippie Chic (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Cle de Peau Hummingbird (P, $65.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Cle de Peau Dusk (238) (P, $35.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Pat McGrath Nude Venus (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, darker, less pigmented (85% similar). MAC Nicki's Nude (LE, $20.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Kitty (PiP, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). Dior Grege 1947 (169) (P, $35.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Little Darling (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (85% 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.