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 66,710 Reviews 66,710 Reviews
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Loved on cheeks, not on lips
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Left a good color on my cheeks, showed lines on lips

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Good stain
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It's a good stain. Long lasting but just a bit too sticky and heavy. It is fine but not necessarily for me

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Awesome!!
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I really, really liked this lipstain. Usually you get a stain that is fairly thin in consistency and it tends to bleed or feather on the lips of you don't apply it carefully. This formulation is more gel like so it goes EXACTLY where you put it with no bleeding or feathering. It looks phenomenal layered with a gloss, either colored to make a richer red color or a clear gloss for a bit of shine. Lasts a LONG LONG time.

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Fabulous
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this is just subtle enough were your lips just look naturally flush ! loved this stain and bought the full size ! can not live with out it :)

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nope
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Okay, so i'm not a huge fan of tints usually and this one just furthered that. Bad staying power, I feel like it came off my lips after 1 drink. It's okay on my cheeks but did give me a few pimples.... NOT COOL.

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kinda loud color
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really bright. a little too dramatic for my taste, honestly

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Fantastic product!
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I love this stain! I typical use it for my lips, but it works well on the cheeks too. I am definitely going to but this full size!

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Awesome
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Love this product so much as a lip stain. Cannot wait to purchase the full size item.

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Not my thing
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Bright lip colors are not really my thing and I'm not a huge fan of lip stain. I also don't know how I feel about using the same thing for my lips and cheeks just seems weird to me.

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Sticky and don't notice much
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Didn't like it at all. From texture to effect. Way too sticky and sheer with little red mostly purple.

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