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 67,462 Reviews 67,462 Reviews
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I received the Arrow Boost product in a previous Birch Box and it is so much better than this stain. The Staniac product is very drying (ugh) and the color is poor.

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just not my color
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If red is your color, it's worth a try. Long lasting staying power, but I unfortunately looked like a clown!

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Drying!
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I get that it's a stain, but it sucked my lips dry. It looked nice for the first hour I wore it, but then made my lips look crusty. Yuck.

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Not a fan...
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Disclaimer!: I am not generally a user of any kind of lip/cheek stain. I tend to be more a lipstick gal, or just nude gloss on a casual day, but I was excited to try this nonetheless. Overall, I liked the texture, and that it didn't feel goopy on my lips; however, I did not feel that this product was long lasting... AT ALL. It didn't even last through my morning coffee during my 35 minute commute to work. Very disappointing!

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Not impressed
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I've used a few tints before I received this however, I'm not impressed with them. If I used them more often than not I wold probably appreciate thEm nore. I do believe that they break my face out so if you have sensitive skin please be careful with this product.. I do believe I had an allergic reaction.

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LIP STAIN- NOT MY THING
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I think this is probably a good lip stain but I don't think this product is for me. It does in fact stain my lips but it ends up looking like I just ate a popsicle after a few minutes.

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Not something I would use
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I really didn't care for this color. I also don't like to use anything but powder on my face because it is oily. This isn't a product I would ever use except for maybe the lips.

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Not the best
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It wears off easily and leaves a lip liner look. Not the best lipstain if you are going to buy one.

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lip and cheek color
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So I am a fan of anything red especially for lips however this product did not keep the red pigment long enough. I found myself reapplying this shade a couple of times a day. sorry, but not a fan :(

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Just Ok
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I used this lip stain a few times and it just isn't as good as a similar product I use. However, the price is nice. It's really thick and glopy when you put it on and it makes your lips feel sticky. I will not use it again and I won't buy it either. There are better lip stains out there. They may be a little higher priced but I think it is worth it. You get what you pay for.

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