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. 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® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 66,747 Reviews 66,747 Reviews
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Maybe it was because my skin is a bit more tan, but it didn't show up at all, on my lips or cheeks. It was just sticky and glossy.

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I was so excited to try this sample out, but the product consistency was so sticky on my lips that I had to wipe it off after half an hour and it remained tacky on my skin even after couple hours of wear. Sadly, the sample color wasn't very flattering on my skin tone either. Perhaps this wasn't a good pick for me and works better for non-oily skin types. Glad it was a sample and not a full sized product I'd have to go through a hassle to return.

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Not for me
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I am in my early 50s and lip stain is just not for me. It is very drying to my lips and if you add a gloss it rubs off quickly.

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Goes on really uneven. Fades after a while. Totally not worth it

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Sticky
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I like the color but not the way it drys, the want was also not the beat

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Not for me
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I thought that this would have more color to it but I could barely tell I had put anything on my lips.

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A little intense
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I'm not a fan of this product but I don't love the idea of "stains" in general ... it's very rosy so if it's your shade then go for it but be prepared for a little intensity. It does last, so I'll give it a star for it being long-lasting.

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Too dark for me
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I like the idea of a stain like this but the color wasn't right for me.

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ehhh
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This stain made my lips dry and this strange hue of pinkish red i couldnt get rid of.

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Please do not send me something like this again!! It is very pointless.

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