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
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 30,856 Reviews 30,856 Reviews
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I did like this prouduct but it burned my skin and cheeks. I liked that the color lasted a long time but it still burned me.

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It was not good
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I did not like this product. It didn't stay on very well. The color was very strange and it tasted bad. I would not buy it

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My favorite!
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Love love love stainiac! It's my favorite sample I've received so have to buy it!

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Staniac
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Perfect wash of color, not too heavy, love it as a blush.

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clumpy, looks weird on
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This is actually the second time that Birchbox has sent me this sample. It has such a bizarre consistency. Not glossy, and it clumps when I apply it. Certainly not for me.

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Pretty Color
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I liked the way the color applied and stayed on. It did not feel sticky or gooey.

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I don't get it
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I must be doing this wrong. I haven't found the stain to last on my lips at all, and it doesn't seem to blend on my cheeks. I've read so much about this in magazines, so now I'm really disappointed.

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I don't get it!

I really don't. I tried this as a sample in a mystery pack, and I'm not sure how this would be a relevant product for anyone. It left me with fruit-punch lips or like I'd just had Kool-Aid. Not the look for a grown woman. I really wanted to like it. Tried it several times...

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nope

This product is no good, it has an un satisfying smell first off and it's just useless I wouldn't buy this

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uneven color
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I have never used this as a cheek stain but as a lip stain it just didn't work for me. I had difficulty getting an even color across my lips. Some spots were darker and some were lighter. It did not give the clean look I like.

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