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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This is a great lip stain!!! Not drying, buildable.... I'm re purchasing!!!

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I'm not a women who wears lipstick or gloss or anything but when I tried this I was shocked not only did it look good I loved it!! I could build it up for more drama or go for a more toned down look! Just wow pleasantly surprised 

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Really convenient!
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I really enjoyed this because of it's subtle hues. It worked really well on my cheeks and added that natural little bit of color I needed.

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Not my style
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I found this to be gloopy, tacky and a terrible color bleeder. Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but this went into the pass over bin without a second attempt. :(

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Kind of too red for me
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I used it on my cheeks mostly but I did also try it out in my lips and actually I'm not too crazy about it. It stained my cheeks in subtle way which I liked but when it was used as a lip stain, it kind of was spotty and didn't stain the way I wanted it to. It was more blotchy. I think I'll continue to use just for cheeks only.

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Didn't really like it
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This does have great color but I hated applying it to my face. It felt very think and sticky

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Way too dry
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I dod not like this product at all. It was very drying.

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I love this stain very subtle and natural looking. Feels great

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It has grown on me
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At first I felt that it really didn't make much of a difference on my lip color, but I have decided I like the slight red tint it gives them. It makes it seem almost as if my lips are that red naturally. I like it now. Because it is only a stain, its texture doesn't bother me or anything.

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Drying Effect
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I wasn't a huge fan of this lip stain. It had a drying effect on my lips, I won't be trying this again.

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