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 64,947 Reviews 64,947 Reviews
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I don't really like the color very much. I know that it's just a stain but I prefer lipsticks and balms more. I also do not like putting it on my cheeks as I have rosacea and I tend to not want to accentuate the redness :)

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Excellent Stain for a Light Lip Product
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I don't often put anything on my lips so this was nice for someone who doesn't wear lipstick. The color lasts a good while, feels good when applied, and smells fine. I don't think I'd put it on my cheeks but I like it for a lip product.

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Lip gloss
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Not as dark as I was scared it would be just a small hint of color love it !!! Makes lips shiny and sweet looking

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It's ok
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It just doesn't work on my skin. When I apply it, it doesn't show up or just looks streaky. It's an ok color but I wouldn't buy it.

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This is a light lip stain so you can get more color by reapplying more layers. It wore off pretty quickly and it was hard to tell I was wearing much of anything because of the light shade. It's a pretty color, might work better for others.

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very natural
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I liked how easy this was to apply and how natural it looked on my skin, like I just left the gym :) a healthy flush of color

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Natural looking lip color
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I have not tried it on my cheeks, but it looks natural on my lips. It reminds me of popsicle stained lips, which is cute. It helps me look alive and it goes on in 2 seconds. It lasts for about an hour and is pretty sheer. I think it fulfills its mission and I will try it on my cheeks too.

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The Balm: Great lip enhancer
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I wear it daily under a lip gloss. It gives just enough color to look natural & not too bold. Love this product!

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I never wear lip color so I am always disappointed when I get it in my box. Needless to say I didn't use this product.

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I LOVE THIS
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I typically don't love stains, but this one is actually very good. Most of it is finding the right color and I absolutely love it. Although, I would like to see future products like this one in a bigger size.

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