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 31,248 Reviews 31,248 Reviews
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I received this as a sample but then purchased the full size. I love the slightly juicy color it gives. It is slightly drying as with most stains I have tried but I wear it with a lip balm as well and it works perfect! The color lasts and it is the perfect inhancement without being attention grabbing. I tend towards more natural colors and looks.

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Good stuff
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I only use this as a lip stain and it works amazingly. ONe coat give a nice light red tint but you can build up the intensity with more layers.

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Love this stain

This stain is amazing. It lasts a long time on the lips and cheeks! Beautiful colors and I love how versatile it is.

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Great Stain
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I ordered this intending to use it solely as a lip stain. I do use it for that, but I mostly use it as a cheek stain which was something I swore I would never do because I'm old-fashioned and I always figured blush needed to be a powder. This stuff is great. It stains just enough and looks like my natural flush. I'd totally recommend it if you're looking for a blush or lip stain that looks natural. If you're into a heavier look, this probably isn't what you're after.

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BEST LIP STAIN EVER.

I love this stuff. I use it every day, and I don't have to use a lot for it to be effective. The only downfall is that it is $17 for a measly .3 fl oz... but honestly I think it is worth it. I believe it is a lip stain that is very subtle pretty.

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Not a fan
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Was messy, got everywhere and didn't really stay in place. Not the best.

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Dried!

I had gotten this in one of the limited edition boxes, and I went to use it! It was all dried up! I don't think that I would buy this product!

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A must have!
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I use this everyday. It goes with me in my cosmetic bag and is easy to apply. The product blends well, before it dries. You can not tell you are wearing makeup...completely natural looking.

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Meh
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I wasn't a huge fan of this gloss. It didn't really stain the way I wanted it too..but maybe that's more my problem than the gloss'. If you're looking for a barely barely there stain, this is the gloss for you!

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I'm surprised at how much I love this.
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I use this for cheek color only, since I don't wear lipstick. It does look really dark in the tube, so I was very pleased to discover that it looked lighter and more natural on my fair skin. I have found that liquid blush blends in better and more quickly. Will buy again.

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