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Friday, August 15th, 2008

MAC Haul: Cult of Cherry, Overrich Collection

MAC Cosmetics Cult of Cherry

Happy Friday Everyone!  It's about 80 degrees, sunny and just a beautiful start to the weekend.   Although, I don't look forward to weekends anymore like the good ole days.  Ahh, my younger days - fearless, fun and crazy.  Hopefully you guys aren't sick of all my cult of cherry posts - it's just a great collection!

So, the launch party was crazy packed when I was checking out and the MA screwed up my order and didn't catch it until the morning after.  There's some items missing and others unexpected.  Check out all my haulin pictures below.

MAC Tempting and Spiced Chocolate Quad

Spiced Chocolate and Tempting Eyeshadow Quad's.  The only quad I planned on getting was Tempting - so, what does that tell ya!

MAC So Scarlet and Creme Cerise

The two stars of the lipsticks: So Scarlet - deep red wine and Creme Cerise - a yellow taupe that may have the appeal of a peachy neutral on some skintones.

MAC Cult of Cherry Lipstick Pictures

Bing is a deep purple shade that's quite dark but spiced up with Cult of Cherry lipglass looks smashing.  I'll be posting some lip looks in the next day.  Rapturous was a shade I didn't order initially, but, ended up liking anyway.  It's more of a cherry red shade compared to So Scarlet.

MAC Cosmetics So Scarlet Lipstick

So Scarlet is my favorite lip product out of the collection - the pink, purple and gold glitter makes this fab.

MAC Cult of Cherry Lipglass

My favorite color and definitley a must have product from the lipglass collection.  This baby spices up all the mattenes from dark and vampy to va-va volumptous!  A bold red shade means: sexy, confident, powerful - that's exactly what this collection is.  Jampacked is another great color following Rich & Ripe.  Those are the two shades my MA didn't include.  I plan on picking up two back-ups of Cult of Cherry - it's such an universal color. 

MAC Plum De Bois Blush

 Plum De Bois is the must lust from the blushes.  A gorgeous plum with gold flecks that has buildable color - it's not as dark as it looks.

MAC Overrich Pigment Pictures

All the Overrich pigments are excellent.  Antique Green and Vintage Gold were two stand out colors for me.  Since most of the shades are going to be permnament pro colors - I can stock up one by one.

 MAC Overrich Pigments

Want more creme of the crop?  Check out the photo swatches, review, lip looks using cult of cherry lipstick colors and nail polish swatches.

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Naz said on Aug 16th, 2008 12:26 pm
They all look so gorgeous! Can't wait till they come out here in the UK. You mentioned that the Overrich pigments will be permanents in the Pro stores - do you know which shades won't be?
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Steph said on Aug 18th, 2008 8:52 am
Hi Naz, Aren't they pretty? The only colors that won't be available at the Pro stores are Mauvement and Mega Rich. :)
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