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Layer on theBalm® cosmetics Read My Lips™ Lip Gloss to create a bespoke shade while nourishing and hydrating your lips.

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  • 3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 30,381 Reviews 30,381 Reviews Write a Review
  • $17.00
  • .3 fl oz   
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    $17.00
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You wouldn’t know it from the state of our makeup drawer, but we’re actually beauty minimalists. Our motto: Why use two products when you can get the same effect with one? This two-in-one lip and cheek stain gives us a natural, understated flush and helps us get out the door faster. The gel formula looks dark in the tube but delivers a sheer tint. The tinted gel leaves a lasting stain on lips and cheeks. Since it’s water-based, it has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, which means it won’t leave any unsightly streaks behind as long as you take care to blend well. Use a single coat for a subtle look or layer it on for a more visible (yet still discreet) hue.

How to Use

The handy wand makes applying this stain a breeze. Swipe onto your lips as you would a regular lip gloss. To use as a cheek stain, smile and dab two or three dots onto the apples of your cheeks. Gently blend the pigment into your cheeks using small circular motions.

Water ((aqua) Eau), Glycerin, Triethanolamine, Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract. May Contain / Peut Contenir [+/- Blue 1 (ci 42090), Green 3 (ci 42053), Yellow 5 (ci 19140), Yellow 6 (ci 15985), Red 22 (ci 45380), Red 33 (ci 17200), Red 27 (ci 45410), Yellow 10 (ci 47005), Green 5 (ci 61570)]

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Perfectly Blends
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I love the way this blended so effortlessly. And with my light/ medium olive complexion it was the PERFECT COLOR.

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Didn't like the color, the texture, the way it felt on my lips, or the way it dried out my lips. Don't get this product

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Love it
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It goes on so smoothly and nice it also makes such a nice blush

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Light and pretty
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Although it doesn't stay on long, this was light and the shade would match most skin types.

3
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Great lip stain
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I am currently using this product every day and I love it. It gives you a Matte finish and the color is the perfect tone to look natural. It lasts around 3 hours for me (after drinking coffee in the morning and talking in meetings) so pretty good for a lip stain. It doesn't dry my lips which is a plus :)

4
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I like the color
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It's easy to use and light enough, but can be made darker. I'm more of a minimalist, but will use to change up lip color from time to time.

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I love this product, I usually used it on my lips I love it because it doesn't leave my lips crazy red or pink it just gives them some color and shine, I haven't used in my cheeks but I will do it soon probably

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LOVE
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I love, love, love this product. It's a perfect red and it is buildable. It does come out sheer and not nearly as dark as the tube. I like to apply it a few times because it becomes such a perfect shade of red and because it's a stain I don't have to worry about it getting all over my teeth or face. Didn't love it as a cheek stain but I usually prefer powders for my cheeks.

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2 for 1
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Great as a lip stain or as a blush. It was a nice light pink color as a lip stain is stayed on for good while. Layered under a B&B cream it has a nice touch ofcolor on the cheeks

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Natural blush and lipstain
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This product is good at giving a natural blush to your cheeks and lips but unfortunately doesn't last very long. Wish it lasted longer and had a better consistency because it actually works for wanting to have a more natural look.

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