Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

The point between love and lust is this succulent, tender, and eat-me as all bon-bon-tinted lip balm. Six new, four popular bring-backs. All of them sheer, satiny, sun-protective and moisturizing. Some richly tinted to provide summer’s deepest sexiest stain. Others deliciously and lightly cotton candy. Delicately strawberry-kiwi-flavoured.

Tendertones Lip Balm SPF12

  • Tread Gently Soft lime green with yellow pearl
  • E-Z Baby Sheer milky pink
  • Honey Bare Rosy blue pink with white and gold pearl
  • Hot n’ Saucy Soft cherry red
  • Sweet & Nice Sheer red grape with red pearl
  • Take A Hint Sheer peach with white pearl
  • Hush, Hush Sheer gold with yellow gold pearl
  • Sweet Tooth Sheer coral with white pearl
  • Pucker Sheer berry with red pearl
  • Deep Sigh Sheer grape brown with red pearl

Suggested Retail Price: $14.50 US/$17.50 CDN.  Available June 2008 at all MAC locations, 1.800.387.6707 and

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46 thoughts on “MAC Cosmetics – Tendertones Color Collection and Promo Product Photos (Official)

  1. Tanya

    I am sooooo excited about the tendertones release!! I own two and I LOVE them for summer wear :) I want one of nearly every color LOL

  2. ledisxo

    omg e-z baby looks so pretty

    • I hope they have some pigmented ones, that’s what I want to see!

      • Christine,
        I have a question for you, how do you create a lip stain? Would this product help? I am curious to see if you could create stains in different colors? Thanks.


        • Hey Teresa,

          You can create one usually by taking a very pigmented lipstick and blotting several times. For example, red lipsticks usually leave a stain behind.

  3. grace

    yep. i will def be picking up some. i can wear them when i work as lifeguard this summer.

  4. Peri

    Man I soooo hope these at least give a sheer version of their pot colour – there is nothing worse than a tinted balm that looks about as “wow” as a swipe of Vaseline……

    • Shefali

      Peri – I’m so with you on that. That’s exactly what happened when I got excited about the Strobe collection…none of the colors showed up or did ANYTHING for me. I hope this collection is better. I didn’t buy any last year…but if they stain and the colors pop enough, I’m on it!

  5. Sandy

    I’m on the fence about these. i don’t like to stick my finger in products and I hear that these are kinda heavy for carrying in your purse. We’ll wait and see…

  6. I think the Honey Bare and Take a Hint descriptions are mixed up. I’m getting 4 of these.. I love them so much!!

  7. Sharonda

    I never tried Tendertones, but the colors are pretty!I think I might try.

  8. Nicole

    These all look gorgeous!!! I have one from last year’s collection and love to use it at night before bed! My lips feel great in the morning. I definitely will be getting a few of these!!!!!!!!

  9. Ashley

    I think I’ll pass on this collection, with so many new items coming, my MAC buying won’t be leaning towards another lipbalm to add to the 100s I own. Plus $17.50 CAD for one is a bit much. I’ll stick with my Burt’s Bees.

  10. What a beautiful palette. Soft…

  11. OMG! LOVE the colors! So fresh!

  12. Carrie

    I have Purring and Warm Smile and use them every day, so I’ll definitely be re-stocking my supply with a couple of these (maybe Hot n Saucy & Deep Sigh?). I carry Purring in my purse (I don’t find it that heavy) and use a retractable lip brush with it so that I don’t have to stick my finger in the pot.

  13. Nell

    I picked up Sweet&Nice at the PRO store last week. I´m really happy with that, pigmented enough for me. Quite heavy to carry arond though…

  14. natasha

    are these flavoured by any chance?

  15. denise

    i bought ‘sweet tooth’, ‘pucker’, and ‘honey bare’ they feel so amazing on the lips… i love love love them. I’ll be using a brush with them because i don’t like sticking my fingers in them… but i fell in love as soon as i opened the first little pot. <3

  16. Thalia

    The MAC website recently switched the descriptions of Take a Hint and Honey Bare. I thought there was something funny about those two descriptions.

  17. Kate

    I bought Pucker last year and just ordered E-Z Baby.