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 31,253 Reviews 31,253 Reviews
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True Lip Stain
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I absolutely hate wearing lipstick. Its messy, it never stays in place. This is the holy grail! A true lip stain. I love that you can layer it to be as dark as you like. Just two coats and is like you have wine stained lips.

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Great color
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I love this. You have to apply thin coats and let it dry but in 2-3 coats I have a nice, saturated lip tint that lasts for hours in a very complimentary tone. Once dry, I made the mistake of licking my lips and the taste was pretty bad so I'd suggest the manufacturer look into that but as far as color and wear, awesome. Buying it.

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Love this
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I love lip products! Never leave home without something on my lip and this the best one I have tired can't wait to get a new one when this one is gone!

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Perfect for everyone!
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I was a little skeptical about trying out this product since the color seemed much too dark for my taste. But it really does look awesome on absolutely anyone. I had a friend try it as well and she has a completely different skintone and it looked fantastic on her as well. The color even looked a little different to fit her

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This stuff is awesome!
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I really liked this sample. When I first looked at it I thought it would be way too bright. I was wrong. It was very subtle and it left a really nice looking, natural color. I love that it is a stain because I can't keep lipstick, or lip gloss on for the life of me. I will purchase this in the future.

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Love Stains!
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I love a good stain! I like this product and wish I had first learned how to use a stain with this one since you really need to layer it to have a good pout! It's a great buildable stain!

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Love it!
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I'm not usually a lip stain person, but this is fantastic. It's super sheer, so you can layer it. It also has a wonderful texture. I haven't used it as blush yet, but I'm going to give it a try!

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Stainiac
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I love that this product can be used for both lips and cheeks. It went on smooth and felt great on my skin.

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Love This Product!
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I am horrible at remembering to wear lip color however, this products is a 2 in 1...lips and cheeks. So, I use it daily as a blush and love it. It is a simple application, goes on smoothly and gives a great color without looking "painted."

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great, versatile product
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This lip stain lasted over 4 hours, through 2 cups of coffee and lunch. The color is subtle enough that my lips look naturally pink. It's nice to mix it up by adding a shear gloss or balm over it. I look forward to trying out more colors.

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