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 67,473 Reviews 67,473 Reviews
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Very disappointed about this product. When apply to the lips, it does not go on smoothly and tends to attach to dry patches and so the color is very accentuated on certain spots. Reapplying the second coat doesn't help with even out the colors because the product is very slippery and does not apply well for multiple layers. Don't think i will repurchase this product at any point or even use up the sample.

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Taste like Bug Spray
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I used this product and it took three to four applications before I achieved the desired stain. After, it tasted like bug spray was leaking into my mouth and had to remove it.

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Typical Stain
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This product did not wow me but it also wasn't terrible. It did not work on my cheeks but I have never found a cheek stain that doesn't look strange and extremely patchy on my cheeks. As a lip stain it worked pretty well, I feel like its a color that most people could wear although it would only be really colorful on paler skin. Stained on my lips for a good amount of time didnt truly stain them though.

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Splotchy!
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This product was a nice color and looked natural on parts of my lips. However, it did not go on evenly and ended up pooling in different parts. It made my lips look patchy and inconsistent.

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Not a fan
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I have used Tarte's lip stain and Origins stain before. This product, however, was very drying. The only thing I liked was the packaging and wand applicator which was effective. Otherwise, I wouldn't recommend.

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It didn't really impress me. The color didn't show up well.

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doesnt stain
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this lip stain didn't do much to change my lip color and it made my lips feel dry.

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Not great lip stain
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This lip stain was not effective. There was no color on my lips after applying. I wouldn't use this again.

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Didn't like too much
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The consistency of this product applies very unevenly. I noticed that you had to apply multiple layers to get even coverage and it was to thick in some areas due to multiple application. I don't think I would purchase a full size in this product.

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It's okay
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The color looks nice on lips but doesn't last long at all. I don't really like the gel consistency either. Didn't bother to try it on my cheeks because I was scared it would cause pimples.

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