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We’re Obsessed With TikTok’s Cherry Cola Makeup Trend

This Y2K throwback is the "It" shade for fall 2023.

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What’s the buzz in the beauty world? Imagine the rich, deep reds and bubbly browns of your favorite soda pop, mixed into a makeup palette. That’s Cherry Cola makeup for you. This trend is a playful homage to those fizzy drink hues, bringing a splash of daring to your beauty routine. It’s the perfect blend of sultry and fun, and TikTokers are absolutely drinking it up. From eyes to nails to lips, it’s the perfect “it” shade for fall and even into the winter months. Works perfect for eye, lips, cheeks, and nails…


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Why Cherry Cola?

This trend is more than just a shade; it’s a mood. It’s that perfect mix of nostalgia and modern edginess, combining retro vibes with contemporary boldness. The Cherry Cola shade is deep, it’s rich, and it’s oh-so-glamorous.

The Perfect Blend of Red and Brown

What makes Cherry Cola so special? It’s the way this trend marries the intensity of cherry red with the earthiness of brown. It’s a color that flatters every skin tone, offering warmth and depth that’s hard to find in more traditional shades. In a world of nudes and pinks, Cherry Cola stands out as a bold, yet surprisingly versatile choice.

@ruskibxby dark cherry cola 🍷🍒🍂🐈‍⬛ taken in my work bathroom cause the lighting’s amazing #nails #darkcherry #cherrycola #kikomilano #autumn ♬ Water (Nightcore) - Tyla

Ahead are some of our favorite ways to get the Cherry Cola look…

IMPRESS PREMIUM GLAZED DONUT ‘Maple Glazed’ ($11.99, impressbeauty.com)

imPRESS is getting in on the obsession with all things glazed. Glazed donut nails are totally on trend, and these sweet beauties are shiny, delicate, and dare we say delicious?!  Now you can DIY your own glossy, icing-inspired mani in minutes. Just peel, press and go.

OLEHENRIKSEN Pout Preserve Peptide Lip Treatment – Lingonberry Jam ($22, Sephora)

This lip treatment goes beyond hydration: It visibly counteracts volume loss and restores bounce with lip-specific peptides and nourishing butters and oils. The active formula is clinically tested to give you softer, bouncier, fuller-looking lips in just one week. Indulge in the limited-edition holiday shade, a freshly-picked lingonberry scent and luscious magenta tint.

YENSA Vibrant Silk Lipstick in the shade “Captivate” ($29, available on YENSA.com)

A super bold, luxe, semi-glossy lipstick that glides on to provide vibrant, high pigment color in one swipe. Infused with YENSA’s exclusive 8 SuperOils Blend to provide moisture and comfort to the lips. Available in 15 shades, but the shades “Captivate”, “Noble” and “Passion” will without a doubt help you achieve the cherry cola look.

Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Permanent Hair Color Cream, 1.8 Ruby Noir ($11.97, available on Walmart.com)

Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Permanent Hair Color Cream in the shade “1.8 Ruby Noir” is the perfect match for the Cherry Cola trend. This combination of the shades dark brown base with hints of cherry is the perfect recipe to create cherry cola. Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Permanent Hair Color Cream boasts up to 100% gray coverage and K·bond-plex technology for up to 80% less breakage (vs. untreated hair). Schwarzkopf® Keratin Color provides long-lasting permanent color with pre-color serum for strong and healthy looking hair and even color results from root to tip.


KVD Beauty Dazzle Eyeshadow Stick – Heat Burst ($24, ULTA)

The cult-favorite, long-wear eyeshadow stick that’s loaded with flecks of multidimensional pearls for prismatic eyeshadow in one swipe. This bold ruby shade glides on fast and locks in place for a next-dimension sparkly finish.


Makeup Revolution Balm Glow – Cherry ($8, ULTA)

This multi-use Makeup Revolution Glow Balm is the all-in-one makeup essential. The balm can be used on your lips, cheeks and eyelids for a natural looking dewy finish. The creamy formula blends perfectly into your skin and shades are buildable to get your desired depth of color.

KISS Gel Fantasy in Black Cherry ($8.99, kissusa.com)

These trendsetting fake nails have the look of salon-sculpted acrylic false nails, but take only minutes to apply.  They’re durable, flexible, and comfortable in the latest fashionable colors and shapes.

Haus Labs by Lady Gaga Atomic Shake Lip Lacquer Duo ($39, HausLabs.com) Experience a true innovation in lip color: pure pigment plus mirror-like shine in one transfer-proof step. This ultra-fluid, polish-like formula swipes on evenly coating lips with water-resistant, full coverage color and a glossy finish that stays put.


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Janene Mascarella