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MAC Cult of Cherry Color Story Information

Cult of Cherry (August 21st, 2008) (Promo Photos)

(This image is a promotional image for the launch.)

Cherry on top. Pity poor Eve, there’s a new forbidden fruit. With a smoldering eye and a plush, purple-red mouth, she’s a living, sensual pleasure. The Cult of Cherry is luscious, dramatic, undeniable eroticized. Ripened lips, Spiced Hot Chocolate eyes, or Illegal Purple nails, combine to seduce with a sweet-and-shock, way-to go dark. Separates the bitter from the sweet. This drama just gets more delicious.


  • Creme Cerise Sheer yellow taupe (Lustre)
  • Lightly Ripe Sheer mid-tone pink (Lustre)
  • So Scarlet Grape burgundy (Amplified Creme)
  • “O” Intense purplish red with metallic gold shimmer (Frost)
  • Russian Red Intense bluish red (Matte)

Mattene Lipstick

  • Kirsch Blackened cranberry
  • Bing Blackened eggplant
  • Chock-ful Blackened brown
  • Rapturous Deep berry red


  • Liqueur Neutral brownish mauve with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Cherry Blossom Sheep light pink with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Rich & Ripe Mid-tone pinkish red with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Jampacked Sheer grape with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Cult of Cherry Red with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)

Shadowy Lady Eye Shadow Quad

  • Lightfall Light pink (Satin)
  • Smudged Violet Frosty blackened lavender with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Deep Truth Very dark blue (Frost)
  • Shadowy Lady Darkly veiled plum (Matte)

Spiced chocolate Eye Shadow Quad

  • Nanogold Sheer yellow pink with pink pearlized pigments (Satin)
  • Brash Frosty reddish copper (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Spiced Chocolate Deep reddish brown (Matte)
  • Sweet Chestnut Frosted cranberry (Frost)

Tempting Eye Shadow Quad

  • Next to Nothing Sheer yellow beige with pink pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Sharp Frosty bright yellow green (Satin)
  • Dark Edge Chocolate brown (Satin)
  • Tempting Rich cocoa

Zoom Lash

  • Zoomblack Rich black

Powder Blush

  • Plum du Bois Frosted deep pink bronze with gold pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Blooming Frosted deep peach

Nail Lacquer

  • Illegal Purple Creamy blackened eggplant (Cream)
  • Silverstruck Frosted greyed taupe with multidimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)

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Hi Zsofi,

I am hoping not all of the lip colors are so dark, because I am a bit scared of the super dark, vampy colors!

I am very anxious about the pan I hit on tempting, and stopped myself from buying another cause I thought, just a few months till the tempting quad is out!!

Yup, this collection’s going to be the death of my savings account. What do you think of Mattenes? I’ve never tried them and I’m not the biggest matte fan in the world, but I might try these if the colors are nice…

The Mattenes are really silky & not drying at all. The texture is like a satin just without the sheen. I think you’ll like them!

Hi Elle,

Mattenes are great, because they’re pretty much a matte finish but very silky and smooth, great color.

I’m really bummed that the three new mattenes sound (and look in the promo photos) SOOOO dark. I’m not into goth lips 🙁 But I absolutely love the mattene texture. So that’s a bummer for me. At least they are reproing Rapturous though – I need that one 🙂 Other than that, I’m quite sure I will end up with 2 of the quads, 2 of the l/s, 2 of the l/g, 1 of the blushes and both nail laquers. Yikes!

I think I want the 3 quads, most of the lipglasses and a couple of the lipsticks.

MAC is so evil to release Cult of Cheery & Overrich the same day – I am gonna be +++ broke on Aug 21st!

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