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 67,335 Reviews 67,335 Reviews
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Too sticky!!!! The color is slightly obnoxious as well. Not sure if it is something that I would buy. Hopefully I will try again and change my opinion.

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not satisfied
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It wasn't bad as a way to add color to my cheeks, but looked like plain oil on my lips.

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Not rich enough
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I was excited to use this product, as I have very pale lips and am always looking for stains that will last and make my lips more pink, but this stain was almost unnoticeable, even after several applications.

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Couldn't tell a difference
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This product is alright as a cheek stain but I did not feel like it did anything at all for lip stain

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Lack Luster
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Unfortunately this product has very little color payoff. Even with multiple layers, it looked like my lips were their normal color. It had a smoothing effect at first but does not moisturize. For my cheeks it barely showed any tint and felt odd on my skin. Overall I was unimpressed.

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Not much color payoff
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I like the idea of a lip and cheek tint but this one missed the mark. It left my lips feeling dry and my cheeks splotchy. You have to use a bit to achieve any true color payoff. Disappointing.

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Not much color
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This product is a great idea, however I found it just didn't give enough color on my lips. I know it's supposed to be subtle, but it honestly just didn't seem to do much. It made it look like I had just eaten a cherry popsicle instead of used a lip product.

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I didn't see a difference in my lip color with this on at all. It has a very light consistency but I didn't find it effective at all.

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Okay, but not great
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It gives a background of color but a little different texture and the color sample that I had was not my cup of tea for color.

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Just so so
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I was really excited about this but once applied I could barely see it! I tried multiple layers and it's just barely a tint redder than my lips.

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