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
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This product has gained a lot of hype in the birchbox community and I can see why. I received this sample a few months ago and it's almost empty because I've been using it almost every day! I am a fan of stains now for their multi-purpose abilities and for how I can easily use them for a subtle look or build for more boldness. I will definitely consider purchasing the full size.

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oh my gosh i love it
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i really love this stain. it's quick and you can totally control how dark to make it by amount of applications. love it. bought it in full size.

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LOVE!
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Absolutely love this lip stain! The perfect bright pink color to give a little drama but since it's a stain and matte instead of gloss it still looks natural! Will look even better this summer with a tan.

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Favorite lip product
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I haven't been able to find a lipstick that I like and that I feel natural wearing. Then this lip stain arrived in my box. It applies easily, lasts a long time and won't transfer to teeth or drinking glasses.

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Quick color!
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I love this! I'd never used a lip stain before so I was a little dubious, but I'm hooked. I love how easy and quick it is to have color that will last a while without the heavy feeling of a lipstick. Great!

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Great stain!
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I use this everyday! Much better blending control than a powder and leaves your cheeks looking naturally rosy!

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this is my favorite sample birchbox has sent me and i use it almost everyday and im still not even half way through

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Love it!
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My new go-to lip product! A bright and beautiful shade that lasts about 4-5 hours.

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Like it ALOT
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SO, haven't used this as a cheek tint yet, but I do really like this on the lips. It does take a bit to get used to applying and I can see if people have trouble with it "sticking". Once you get your application down pat, I think it looks really great.

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Good product
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I like this product to take traveling as its uses are versatile. Lip stain nice and just the right amount of color. I was hesitant to try as it looked dark, but it isn't. On the cheeks is ok also for hint of color. Will take with me on a trip. Good idea!

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