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 67,055 Reviews 67,055 Reviews
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Very easy to use for a busy mom and didn't leave lip marks on my kiddos cheeks! Great stuff!

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Stain ????
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This worked really good for the first 20 minutes. The color is stunning on lips on cheeks. But don't dream of drinking or eating and it not coming off because it will. No matter the stay time I still love it !

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This lip stain is awesome!!! Perfect shade for my skin tone and not too bright. I don't even have to reapply after the first time!

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Total Convert!
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I dislike lip stains so much that it took me a long time to even bother to open this-boy am I glad I did! This is BY FAR the best lip stain I have ever used. Doesn't get on teeth, doesn't have a weird taste or smell, consistency is clean and it dries almost immediately. I am a huge fan! Way better than the last stain I received from Birchbox. Way to go theBalm!

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Stain that works
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I used this as a lip stain and it worked well. My only wish is that it had a fun smell/taste!

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More like stain gel..
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Great color and pigmentation.. Consistency is more like a gel vs a more liquid base in previous stains I've used. I like this though bc it doesn't set as quickly, but once it does its long lasting..

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Really nice, surprisingly!
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i thought this would turn my lips bright red but surprisingly it only tinted my lips making them look naturally darker. It also stayed on my lips for quite a few hours without reapplying. I'm very happy with this product.

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Neat new product!
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This latest sample from Birchbox is a winner! It is purely a "stain", having a liquid consistency, with no residue. Simple stains my normally pale lips .

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Simple Red Dress...
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Light and flirting for your lips I say. I like the simple look it gives for my lips and then a little gloss gland it right up!

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Better than expected
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I like that I can put multiple layers of this on and it will intesify to my desired color. One layer gave a really natural look for my lips which I loved because I am pretty simple when it comes to lip gloss. Glides on smooth and last hours.

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