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 66,762 Reviews 66,762 Reviews
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I use it all the times and I never have to reapply and the color is great. The only down side is something it makes my lips chapped, but other than that it is amazing and I recommend it.

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Red stain.
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At first I wasn't sure if i need to add more because the color kept disappearing in a way but after a couple minutes I realized that it's just suppose to bring some color to my lips. So i loved how it brings just the right amount of color not to bright but not dull either.

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Nice color
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I really like this for lips, haven't used it on cheeks. Nice natural light look.

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Perfection
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I've tried my fair share of lip stains and this one beats them all! Perfect amount of color for a natural look.

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Blame it on the Stain! 
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I'm diggin' this pretty pouty subtle stain. Great color & soft coverage application.

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gets the job done
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This product is great for someone who just wants a hint of color to their lips. Didn't dry my lips out either.

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Eh
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Did not work like I was expecting :( barely shows up on my lips. Wish it was more visible, don't think I'll use this sample

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Stain
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Okay product. Nice color but feels a little sticky

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good color, not long lasting
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I love lip stains because they last longer and don't get smudgy/leave a weird line. But this stain needs lots of application, leaves an out line and requires multiple coats. not worth it to me...

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Great color - very deep red
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I liked this water-based stain, but it was a DEEP red. Worked well for giving me some color on my cheeks but was very easily overdone on my lips.

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