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. 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, lasting tint on lips and cheeks. It has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, so it won’t leave unsightly streaks after you blend.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain
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I used this as the lip stain it stayed on and didn't make my lips feel dry

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Surprisingly great
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The color is flattering on a variety of complexions and with a variety of facial makeup styles. Also, the stain layers very well.

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light weight and fun

This is the first stain I've ever tried and I am pleasantly surprised. It's light weight, not too dark, and makes my lips look fuller. I like the minimalist, I just drank fruit punch look. It does take a few minutes to dry.

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I LOVE THIS!!!
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I was weary about his product because I thought the coverage would be off. BOY WAS I WRONG! It dries in seconds and lasts a LOT longer than I anticipated.

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Better as a lip stain
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I like most of the Balm's products, but this is better as a lip stain than a cheek stain. The color is a very pretty berry wash on my lips and it seems to last.

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new to lip stains

got this as a sample in my get one free birch box. I love it. just enough color to look natural. if you put it on, let it dry and do another layer it will darken slightly. this stain is meant to be natural looking so it will not look like lipstick. once dry it isn't very tacky or sticky at all. it has a matte finish. my skin tone is medium with warm undertones and it looks great on me. perfect... I love it and didn't think I would.

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Color me impressed

Unlike other stains, this does not leave my lips dry or flakey. I can't get enough of it; I will be needing the full size! I love the minamilist look of the product. Leaves just enough pigment to enhance my natural lip color but it's buildable. Especially, when you wear it with a neutral makeup look it adds that extra pop. Just effortless.

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Love

I loved this! Super easy and I like that it dries and my hair doesn't get all stuck in it. Really pretty shade.

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Patchy and awful.

I've tried a lot of products from The Balm between my Bortch box and Ipsy subscriptions, and thi is by far the worst. I tried applying it a few different times hoping that if I tried it a different way I'd have better results. I didn't. It comes off patchy at best, no matter what I could not get even color distribution. Then once it dries down I had trouble with it balling up and flakingnoff my lips. I don't like anything about this, the formula, the color, the texture it left on my mouth... I would never purchase this.

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sticky
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I love the color of this gloss, but it is a little sticky feeling to me. So I tend to blot it off so I don't get to enjoy the color.

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