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theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain

You wouldn’t know it from the state of our makeup drawer, but we’re actually beauty minimalists. 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, lasting tint on lips and cheeks. It has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, so it won’t leave unsightly streaks after you blend.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,482 Reviews 67,482 Reviews
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not a go for me did not like the color for texture at all. not in the cards for me

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Impossible to work with
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I was excited about this stain, but I found it really hard to work with. On my lips it tasted chemically, felt dry, and barely added any color. When I used it on my cheeks, it stained before I had a chance to blend, so I looked like I had pimples. I tried it a few times before I had to just give up and pitch it. Pity.

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Patchy and awful.

I've tried a lot of products from The Balm between my Bortch box and Ipsy subscriptions, and thi is by far the worst. I tried applying it a few different times hoping that if I tried it a different way I'd have better results. I didn't. It comes off patchy at best, no matter what I could not get even color distribution. Then once it dries down I had trouble with it balling up and flakingnoff my lips. I don't like anything about this, the formula, the color, the texture it left on my mouth... I would never purchase this.

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I threw it in the trash

Hated this product. Looked like I colored my lips with a magic marker and had a funny taste. No way would I pay $17 for this. Wouldn’t use it again if it was free.

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I don't get the hype

I wanted to like it but it just gives the appearance of having eaten a red popsicle. It's an unflattering red on my lips. Not natural looking at all. And I certainly don't want RED cheeks. I'm going to pass on this one :-/

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didn't like
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i have used this product before and i hated it. i don't like cheek stains at all.

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cheek stain
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i don't like blush at all and this was really red and sticky too.

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Not for me
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The color was too bright for me for my lips or my cheeks. I didn't like the sticky feeling it left behind on either.

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like this brand but
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i like this brand but i hate any red lipsticks or stains, wish i got a nude or pinkish tone instead, never used it

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Don't like this product
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This product feels like a gel but when I go to put it on my lips there is a different color pay off on different parts of my lips. I don't really like the way it looks as a cheek tint either

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