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 30,394 Reviews 30,394 Reviews
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Not for me.
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I really didn't like the color this left on my lips. Too pink and weird looking. I definitely would not purchase this product.

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Not so great!
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Make me look like I had just had a couple of red Popsicles

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Sticky and barely any color
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Maybe it's because I'm not afraid of a bold red lip, but this did nothing for me. It was sticky and barely showed at all. Again, I prefer lipstick to lip gloss anyway, I just didn't like this at all.

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Not for me
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I am a lip gloss girl but this gel formula doesn't do it for me. Did't really think there was much color to the gel at all and the product didn't last long.

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Just weird
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This stain has a weird jelly consistency and when I put it on my lips it dried them out. Plus, after about an hour it rubbed into weird beads on my lips (didn't stain evenly).
I should say I really love (most) Balm products. Just not this one.

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Not my thing
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I am really not into these stains. I didn't like the color and didn't feel it worked well. I think it might have been better in a lighter shade.

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So wanted to love this!
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I totally thought I was going to love this but it was SO tricky to apply. Every time I used it I had to work so hard to get it to not look streaky.

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REALLY DOES "STAIN"
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When I first got this product I was excited to try it. But when I put it on directly, the three dots would not go away, THEY STAINED MY FACE. And the three pink dot were there till the rest of the day. I threw it away after that

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Not A Stain
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The name of the product, " Stainiac", describes the product as a "stain" for the lips and/or cheeks. It did not last AT ALL on my lips. I use powders on my face so I would never use this product on my cheeks.

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This item works fine on lips, but the consistency, texture and color do not seem quite right as a blusher/cheek stain. It is a very bright reddish pink and somewhat tricky to blend in on cheeks. I like the idea of a two-in-one item, but this does not quite fit the bills.

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