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 30,394 Reviews 30,394 Reviews
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Great lip stain!
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left just the perfect hint of color to my lips, and stays for a while. Great product :)

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Stainiac
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Absolutely loved this lip stain, from texture to smell. My lips look awesome! Need more color options.

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Stainiac
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This product worked well but was wayyyy too dramatic for my liking. Because the stain is so strong and effective, I couldn't downplay it at all. If dramatic is what you are going for- this is for you. But for me- it's not something I would use. This is also the second time I've received this product in my box :(

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Nice stain
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I like the versatility of this product. I like to put Vaseline on my lips and this was great because it looks like a nice colored gloss. I also used it on my cheeks - didn't see much of a change there, but maybe I didn't use enough. I think I might try the other colors.

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Lip/cheek stain
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As a lip stain, this product is lacking: the color is too subtle, and you have to wait too long in between coats to reapply and get a darker look. I don't have time for that in the morning, so I'd go with another brand. This product excels, however, as a cheek stain. It gave my cheeks a noticeably rosier hue throughout the day -- I had even forgotten I put it on and was surprised to see it stay hours later at work. The color is natural and gives you a healthy glow. So, purchase this product if you're looking for a cheek stain!

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Lip stain love
Sampled

Never tried lip stain before I got this sample. I'm hooked. Lasts all day while I'm at work. You can build the intensity of the color or keep it more natural. Love it.

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Stainiac is sticking
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I have used the sample twice. I like the color and the "staying" power. I usually use powder on my cheeks but used this product and I liked it.

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great on lips
Sampled

I really liked it on my lips but would not use for blush.

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Just enough!
Sampled

Just enough color! Like that I could use my lipgloss over the top or by itself for a more matte look.

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Precious Pout
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All three of my roommates immediately wanted to use this balm when i put it on! It has a perfect color without to look of lipstick.

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