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 30,398 Reviews 30,398 Reviews
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Great Product!
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I wear lipstick and lip stain a lot and use this one most because it last longer than just lipstick or lipgloss. Instead I use this product then apply lipstick or lipgloss for a longer wear.

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I'm in
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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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Ok, but....
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I enjoy the other stains I have tried before. It was clumpy when it came out and I wanted to love it, but couldn't...

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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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Great for lips
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The Stainiac is great on my lips. I like that it's a gel, so it's not sticky! Not sure I'll use it on my cheeks though.

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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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Color doesn't last

I liked the idea of a dual use of blush and lip gloss but it wasn't great as either. It felt very wet and the color didn't last.

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Two in one - love it
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I loved the stain. I would definitely keep it in my purse. The color is very settle, so its perfect for everyday. The color does wear off nicely though. I would tell & recommend it to my friends.

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not worth it
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comes off easily, color is very light, does not last. I think you have better change finding something else. it feels like apply gel on you lips

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