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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 67,541 Reviews 67,541 Reviews
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I don't really care for stains, but I have tried some that are effective, this looks like i just drank kool aid and it stains really patchy.

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A cherry popsicle would accomplish the same thing
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The product went on very thin and didn't build well. It was sticky, but didn't seem very pigmented. The gloss faded pretty quickly and what was left was an uneven cherry stain on my lips that looked like I had sucked on a cherry popsicle. I can't imagine using this product again.

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Looks great - left lips dry
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I loved the color and idea but it dried my lips out. For someone with normally hydrated lips this would b great.

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Not sold on this product
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Maybe it's because I don't have much experience with lip stains but I did not like how this felt going on my lips. Seemed like I would have to apply several layers to have the color show. Did not like the texture/consistency. Haven't tried on my cheeks yet but don't think I'll be using very much of this sample

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Weird and ineffective
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I personally didn't like this at all. I was SO excited to try it and was immediately disappointed. The color was incredibly weak and even then still managed to go on splotchy. Not long lasting either.

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No Pigmentation
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I was assuming it was going to be a bright lip stain, but it was super light - which is great if you want subtle color.

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Didn't like it
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I was looking forward to trying this one. When applied it came on sticky and didn't achieve the color I was looking for. Tried it multiple times to see if it was me. I didn't like it.

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I didn't like it
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I didn't feel like it all stayed on very well. It was like spotty on my lips

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Meh
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This looked like it was going to be a pretty color but it barely showed up at all on my lips and the color didn't last at all. I didn't really like the consistency either.

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This is a mehhh kind of product
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Kinda generic gets really sticky and not super pigmented.

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