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. 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® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,055 Reviews 67,055 Reviews
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I actually really like lip stains.
Took me awhile to warm up to them but I like them now, however I do not like this one at all.
You have to apply quite a bit for there to be even a hint of color, the texture is off, it takes awhile to dry and then it's sticky... No good for me.

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Soft color
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Lip stain can be fading at times. And too messy. Not this one from the Balm! Color does not 'slide' off. Stays in place with a 'soft' effect. Great for daytime and added an extra layer at night! Moisturizing without a glossy look! Like this stain!

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This product is for kids
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I have no idea why this product was included. It would be great for 5 year old, but not adults. Very disappointing.

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Sheer but impressive
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I was intrigued by this product because the color looks so red in the tube, but it goes on really sheer and natural looking. I used it as the cheek tint and the lip tint and it lasted really well throughout the day.

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I felt this was just so so, I didn't think the texture blended well on the cheeks, and I found that after adding it, regular blush looked more natural.

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Not for me
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I am not much of a fan of lip stains. In 3 months, two of the boxes have had them.

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Amazing!
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I absolutely LOVED this stain. It looks natural but adds a little color and it really lasts. The best part is that it does not bleed, as many other lip products I have used tend to do. You can add just a hint of color or build it by adding more. Definitely something I intend to purchase in the future!

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Nothing special
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Didn't feel this was anything special. Very light color and almost made your lips feel dry.

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Cute gloss for light
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I'm an African American woman with dark lips and the tint

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Just Okay
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The stain leaves a light color. The texture is a little sticky. Didn't love it.

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