theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac

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.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac
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Lovely tint but overpriced
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I find this overpriced as a simple tint and feel like there are better tints for less that are more natural. It did a nice job but the color looked bad with my skin tone.

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I didn't like this product at all!
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I do not normally wear lip stains in general and I did not like this product at all. My sample product color was not flattering at all and I really disliked the feel of the product on my lips. I hope this does not repeat in my samples.

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Way too thin
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I didn't like this product at all. It was way too thin when applying. I would call it a liquid rather than a gel. To be fair, I only tried it on my lips though and not my cheeks.

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Love Trials

This was one of the samples of my very first Birchbox and I was excited to try all the items. I was very impressed with this product. I used it as a base for my powder blush and it worked perfectly. Use just a little, even it out, and it gives my blush a brighter, longer lasting look.

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Weird tint

This doesn't blend nicely at all. It left a weird tint on my face and I didn't enjoy it

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Doesn't work
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I got a sample on my january's box, and i still have it. It doen't work at all. When i put it i can't see it or feel it smooth. Smell really bad.

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Just OK
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when applying goes on evenly and doesn't feel bad, the stickiness doesn't last long, which is good and doesn't over dry, but it doesn't last long at all I drive 30 minutes to work put it on before I leave and by the time I get to work my lips are plain again :(

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Nope
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This was like putting on one of those cheap lipglosses I wore in my teens. Sticky and had to reapply so many times to keep the tint on my lips.

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Not a fan
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I don't like lip stains and this product did not change my mind. It was gooey and heavy feeling on my lips.

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Not all that...
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I felt like this product was kind of clumpy and like it didn't go on as smoothly or evenly as it should have. I also was not wild about the color and felt like it was a little bit much for my personal style. Definitely will not buy.

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