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 67,058 Reviews 67,058 Reviews
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I prefer a low-maintenance makeup routine, so this stain was perfect for me! Some other stains scare me a little because if you don't blend them quickly you end up looking splotchy, but this stain was very subtle. I used 3 layers on my cheeks for a slight flush. Overall, I'm very happy with this product!

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Lip and Cheek Stain
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I don't love this shade on my lips, but it adds a very nice flush of color to my cheeks.

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Trouble applying
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I am not accustomed to applying this type of products to my cheeks and had difficulty doing so without it looking unnatural. If I had a bigger product and practiced more, perhaps I could have acclimated to the product, but at this time, I'd rather use powder.

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Love it!
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I love the color!
Looks dark then appears light and not natural

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Lip Stain
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I received this in my March box. Was excited to give it a try. The color barely showed up and it took awhile for it to dry. Was disappointed.

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Nice Stain
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If you want a nice color that is going to last all day, this is a great choice.

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Pretty good.
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Pretty color, and easy to apply. Not as dark as it seems. Was it my favorite? No. But still a good product!

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perfect for my skin
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i have super light, im gonna sunburn!, type of skin. so finding makeup to go with my face is a hassle. this was perfect for blush and my lips. it wasnt too dark to use on just one or the other. it worked for both. just a small dab on my cheeks gave me a natural blushed look and i love that! i hate having to apply so much blush or apply so little to my face because i cant get it right. now i can! yay!!

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Pretty color
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Pretty color but I don't like the consistency. It's too sticky.

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I had heard of this product prior to receiving a sample. I'm sorry to say I was not impressed. It didn't leave any kind of noticeable color on my lips or face.

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