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 66,937 Reviews 66,937 Reviews
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Versatile Lip Stain
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I used a very light coat, added a light coat of concealer and topped with glossy clear gloss for the lightest hint of pink nude lip.

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Not a fan
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Not a fan of lip stains in general. They are hard to use and if you make a mistake....then, oh well, you have to wait for it to wear off

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works so well!
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loved this product. it stayed on so long without needing to reapply. I also love the color

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Okay
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This stain was just okay. I feel like it was a lot better for cheeks than it was for lips. On my lips I felt like it barely stayed on or stained anything. Cheeks was a lot better

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Good
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The color is nice. Not as bold as it appears in the tube. But it stays well and has a pleasant smell/taste.

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Love it
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This stain looks really natural and is really easy to apply. I feel like I need to reapply it often, but when I first put it on it is picture perfect! And it doesn't make me look like I painted my lips.

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LOVE
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This lip stain stayed on for my entire work day! Just a light gloss of top made this look complete!

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Pretty
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Pretty color and stays on for a while. Goes on smoothly

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Love it!
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I don't typically use cheek stains but this one is very natural. The color is just perfect for my medium-light skin tone and goes great with my red hair. If you have either of these characteristics I would highly recommend!

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My favorite lip stain
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I where is over my aquaphor on my lips! Looks dark but actually is a beautiful fushia color! I also were it on my cheeks

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