I loooove Mac matte lipsticks ... My fave being viva glam III. I wanted something similar yet deeper and bought this sight unseen off the web while purchasing my summer shade of NW30 pro longwear concealer. I searched the mattes, and picked this one and I LOVE IT! It's much darker in the tube but wears similarly to vgIII, but definitely noticeably deeper to the trained eye. Like a brick/ raisiny color. I could see this working on a multitude of skin tones. I am nw20/30 summer and love, and my nc40 colleague looks smashing in it. Lasts forever on the lip but make sure well moisturized or can dry the lip out and cause patchiness. I don't care that summer is here, bring on the deep lip!
I got this for my birthday and my god... you guys, this is THE perfect vampy lipstick for me. It looks something like dark red velvet from a distance, not like the finish but the colour (if you get what I mean). I have Dark Side as well, and I have to say that they are similar, but Dark Side is slightly more purple and dark where Sin is more red-pinky-ish and a tiny bit more light (still purty dark though). Also, Dark Side is amplified (if I'm correct) and Sin is matte, which I personally prefer. It lasts quite a good while so I don't have anything to complain about that. I don't find it drying, either. The price and the fact that MAC does test on animals is why I took one lippie off, but for the rest: If you like dark vampy matte lips.. go get 'em, girl.
Love this color! It is a little darker than sin. Perfect matte, creamy dark red. It is not as dark as Media.
Sin is a great looking, great quality lipstick and color but because it is so cool-toned and blue-based I picked up Charred Red from the MAC Pro shop instead. Charred Red and Red Pepper are much warmer and have more of a brown base.
I recently bought this lipstick after seeing it on MAC's Valentine's Day website. I had hoped for an intense blackened red lipstick. I've been looking for one forever. This is a nice matte red lipstick. It's more burgundy then red on my lips. The matte makes it nice, but it can be quite drying at times. Make sure to use a lip moisturizer underneath to keep your lips from drying. Not a bad shade. Not my favorite. A definite keeper for when I feel a little naughty. ;-)
Just ordered a back up of this colour- so perfect for the deepest red mouth. I used to have cyber (black-purple) but i really don't suit purples but was looking for something just as dark in red- and this is it. Highly recomended.