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 65,710 Reviews 65,710 Reviews
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This product dried my lips out and didn't look good as a blush

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Makes my lips look like they're peeling
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This stuff goes on really splotchy and inconsistent. Maybe it's better on cheeks, but right now it's my least favorite Birchbox product.

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Color that builds!
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I just keep adding til I get the perfect color I want! Dries nice, not sticky

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Love it
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Awesome , use a single coat or add sevral, just add a tiny bit of balm to prevent lips from feeling dry first. I will be buying this over and over. I've done day look and, evening/ night look and it is so workable. Looks dark red but one coat was enough for day look, needed to use 4 coats for night look

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love
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love this product. usually don't like lipstick or lip stains but this is a great product def. considering purchasing this product

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Natural look- lasted
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I liked the consistency of the balm and how it gave my lips what looked like a natural blush of color. This shade works perfectly with my lip skin tone - was not too bright which is an issue I have had in the past. Did not use on my cheeks but it lasted well on my lips.

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pretty good
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i loved the color on my lips and cheeks but it is hard to spread on your cheeks. i think this product is pretty good.

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simple and interesting
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I personally wouldnt buy this product just cause, but i will use the sample while it lasts. Im not a fan of how the application feels when applied. but overall it does give you a tint of the color. its not a very solid bold color

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great product
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Love this! I wear it everyday. Stays on great and easy to apply. Color is perfect for daytime, and you can layer for a more dramatic evening look.

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Where's the stain?
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It smelled nice, but it did not leave q stain or color at all.

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