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 30,988 Reviews 30,988 Reviews
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 Star
10327
4 Star
10154
3 Star
6168
2 Star
2681
1 Star
1658
my profile
people who
purchased
sampled
Skin type
Normal
Dry
Oily
Combination
Skin tone
Fair
Light
Light-Medium
Medium
Medium-Dark
Dark
Age
17 & under
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 & over
Apply
Nice color. Not too bright
Sampled

I was nervous at first because it seemed very red, but it leaves the perfect amount of color on my lips, without being overwhelming or too bright.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
loved it
Sampled

I really like this product. I think it has just the right amount of color and consistency to it. I use it on my lips and checks.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Stainiac
Sampled

This product is a fun way to add subtle color to cheeks and lips!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
really LOVE it*
Sampled

I really LOVE this product! The color is pretty and long lasting. I can't wait to the purchase full size product.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Loved the feel
Sampled

Loved the way this product felt on my lips . Felt moist without giving an overly shinny effect.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
My new obsession
Sampled

I've always wanted a lip stain that wasn't too bright. One that looked almost natural and I've found it thanks to Birchbox! The Stainiac lip balm is fantastic! I can't wait to make this purchase!!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
I love the stain.
Sampled

This is great for me. I don't like wearing lipstick all the time so this is a nice alternative.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Fantastic
Sampled

This is in my pocket right now. Love this stuff. I've never been a fan of lip gloss or lip stick because of the greasy or sticky feeling. This stuff give subtle color without any of that. A little chap stick over it, and I'm set.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
The balm stainiac lip stain
Sampled

This product rocks!! A little bit goes a long, long way. I only used this on my lips (don't really use blush/blush like products much). I wore it for a date night with the hubby. A few dabs to both lips, rubbed them together and than applied a random clear gloss I had and WOW! The color was subtle and beautiful but, definitely could be more dramatic if I had applied more than a few dabs to both lips before applying the gloss. Then I was amazed that even though we went to dinner and out for drinks before ending our night, I never I do mean never had to apply more color to my lips. It was there for the entirety of my night! All I had to do was apply more gloss here and there the few times I freshened up. Even crazier was the next morning when I woke up and the color was still on my lips and looked soo nice. After eating, drinking, kissing, ect it was still there all those hours later and all I used on my lips was a few small dabs. A full size tube would last till I'm old and gray lol :-) a definite great sample and great buy!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
loved the color
Sampled

I loved this sample and would consider purchasing the full size product. If you prefer a natural look, it goes on light or it can be layered for a brighter color. Overall a great lip stain.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No