Make Up For Ever C306 is a slightly warm-toned, dark pink with a cream finish. It is a discontinued lipstick that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.12 oz.
Make Up For Ever C306 Artist Rouge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a glossy, creamy finish. The pigmentation was insane! It had totally opaque color coverage in one pass, which applied beautifully: smooth, even color that sat well on the lips. It was still going strong after six hours of wear, and it was hydrating while worn. Givenchy Rose Flanelle (202) (P, $37.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Possession (Right) (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Tahiti Pink (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC You're So Vain (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Checkmate (DC, $18.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Shiseido Pink Flash (214) (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Shiseido Neon Buzz (213) (P, $26.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Love at First Bite (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Rose Ultimate (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Impassioned (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Fougueuse (138) (P, $38.00) is more muted (90% similar). Tarte Bikini (P, $22.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). ColourPop Bling Ring (LE, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Milani Lingerie (P, $8.99) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). MAC Saucy Little Darling (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Party Parrot (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Dior Darling (775) (P, $35.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Guerlain #77 (P, $33.00) is lighter (85% similar). ColourPop Maui Wowie (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Giorgio Armani Dress Code (515) (LE, $38.00) is lighter (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.