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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Decent lip stain

The color was a lovely sheer pink on the first coat- at two coats more of a magenta color. It was a bit uneven at first application and stained my bottom lip darker than my top lip. I haven't tried it on my cheeks yet...

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Versatile and long lasting!

I used the sample on my lips and cheeks. It gives my lips a very natural, fresh, look. It is a bit sticky at first, but evens out over time.

I put three dots on the apple of my cheeks and get the same, very natural and fresh look.

Easy to use.

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Eh
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This item was not really my color. Way too dark. But def good for anyone to prefers this shade

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Great stain for under lipstick or just on the go
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I really like using this lip stain as a base for other lip color. It is very easy to apply and dries quickly. To use on its own, I simply apply 2-3 layers, allowing each one to dry in between. You can control the deepness of the shade that way. I have very sheer colored lips, and I also like using it as a base, because if my top coat wears off, it still looks like my lips are brighter and plumper.

The only downsides to this product are 1) it is very drying and if I use it alone, I MUST use a balm on top. Other products similar to this often have a gloss to put on top, and 2) I cannot locate any other colors for this product.

Overall, pleased with Stain'd

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Impressive
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I was very hesitant when I first got this. The color was berry bright red, or at least it appears to be. That color threw me off, because I can't wear red. It came out all red and goopy, but I thought I would give it a try. I was impressed as it went on light and dried immediately. No residue, no real taste, or even any funny film left. It just lightly stained my lips.

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OKAY
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Not really long lasting. It seemed to pool on the edges of my lips and left the middle bare. I wear foundation so it wasn't really applicable for my cheeks.

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just okay...
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I don't really find anything particularly special about this product. I have tried it on my lips and my cheeks, but I tend to prefer it on my lips. The color is nice, but it seems to fade away fast. I will not purchase full size product.

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Disappointing
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Not a fan of this stain. It only stains the outer edge of my lips leaving me looking like all I have on is lip liner. Definitely disappointing as I really liked the color...

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this lipgloxx is pretty

I love the color and the gloss of it. its very shinny and stains good. I just really would love to try this product in the color print or other colors.

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Great for every day use...
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This lip stain is perfect for a light splash of color through the day. It would be even better if it held up to multiple applications for a darker shade but it doesn't sadly.

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