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. It comes in three shades that complement all skin tones: Beauty Queen is a magenta-toned pink.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 30,254 Reviews 30,254 Reviews
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I wasn't familiar with lip stains before this arrived so I was excited to try it out. The excitement was short lived. It's too thin and oily, causing it not to stick to the lips. There is a slight change of color but that change is dramatized by the dark line it creates as it begins to dry. Tried twice and threw it away. I will never use this product again.

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Good Color, Doesnt Last
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Maybe Im just not a fan of stains but this product wasn't what I expected. even the way it made my lips feel was all wrong.

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Does tint mean no color?
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I am very disappointed in this tint. Leaves no trace of color on my lips. Only way I have used it if I am wearing no makeup and put it on my cheeks. Not a fan.

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Eh
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Not impressed with this at all. Color stayed on my lips for more than 30 minutes tops. I have used other stains before and they last for hours. Didn't even bother to put in my cheeks.

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Not satisfied
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I was not fully satisfied with this product at all. The first time I put it on my lips it totally dried them up. Its consistency was something I did not like.
I understand these are just samples, but hopefully I do not get it in my box again.

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Good Idea, Bad Formula
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When I first put it on it was fantastic but after an hour or so it absorbed and look like cracked lips ...

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What color?
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I did not like this sample at all, it made my lips sticky but not like a lip gloss, and the color was barely there and made my lips an awful color.

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No for me
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While I really love this lip stain when I first put it on, it tends to fade away quickly. Using it for cheeks seemed like a waste of time, if faded as fast as I put it on.

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Light, uneven lip color
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I was intrigued by this product, but not impressed after trying it. I very rarely wear blush, so have not tried in on my cheeks, and in that way I am biased. For a lip stain, I found the gel formula to be watery, and the stain didn't go on evenly or make much of an impression - it is definitely a very, very sheer tint. I suppose I was expecting something a little more noticeable.

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Doesn't Last
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I loved the color of this stain but was very disappointed that it didn't last. The gel formula went on smoothly and I really liked the sheer color. However, the color was gone within an hour of applying. Additionally, the stain dried out my lips.

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