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 30,664 Reviews 30,664 Reviews
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The stain did not stay on with even coverage...
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The stain did not stay on with even coverage on my lips. I don't use blush, so perhaps it is a better product for the cheeks.

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Not that exciting
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I did not try this on my cheeks as I have really sensitive skin and didn't want to risk a breakout. As for my lips, I'm not sure that it really added enough color. It sort of made it look as though I had lipstick on and it faded off.

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Not really for me. Fairly "sticky" feeling and it...
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Not really for me. Fairly "sticky" feeling and it just wasn't my color.

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This was fine. The stain doesn't last that long...
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This was fine. The stain doesn't last that long on the lips at all. And it did nothing for my cheeks, but I don't wear blush, anyway. Like the name, though!

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Product Fine, But Not For Me
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This product is only good for my cheeks. It gives a light wash of color. The stain doesn't sit well on my lips though. After a few minutes, there are some parts of my lips where the color fades (so I;m left with patches of darker spots). I also wish the stain smelled good.

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Took a while to dry - not a product...
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Took a while to dry - not a product I would use in my quick get ready morning routine. I did like the sheer factor, which I would use in a daily routine, but not with the time it took. Plus it irritated my lips, only can use it for cheeks.

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Not for me
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I was pretty excited to get this in my box, but after I tried it on my lips, I'm not very impressed. Maybe I have darked lips, the color didn't really show up. Then I tried to put it on my cheek, it seems alright, not the greatest color. I guess it's just convenient to have two products in one little tube. I probably won't re-purchase.

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This is a cool idea - I just am...
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This is a cool idea - I just am not that into the feel of the product on my lips. the tint is so faint that I do not see the value.

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not impressed
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It was long lasting on the lips, looked flushed on my cheeks and had no shine at all. I would not wear this without gloss.

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Good for cheeks, not for lips
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It's a great color and looks good on both lips and cheeks, but the color on my lips barely made it through my first couple/few hours of the day. Not worth it, but I'll continue to use the sample on my cheeks for sure.

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