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 30,664 Reviews 30,664 Reviews
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It was just OK
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It was a very nice color but was very goopy and therefore went on really uneven. If the consistency was better then I would use it all the time as I prefer tinted lip balm to lipstick anyway.

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I love wearing red lips, but this stain wasn't great. The color didn't stay very long, and the stain turned my fingers pink when I rubbed it on my cheeks.

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nice!
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I thought it would be too red but it was perfect. took a little while to dry and was sticky but it eventually worked out

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I tried the stain on my lips before I went to bed, and it was still there when I awoke! This tells me that it works, although I much prefer lipstick. Its not for me.

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Okay
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I was happy to try this lip stain. It was okay. The color was nice, and it did what it advertised to do. However, my lips felt like they were drying with this lip stain. Also, it does not last but a few hours before having to re-apply.

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A little wet and messy
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I enjoyed the color this stain gave. I wish it stayed a little longer and went on a little better but overall I liked the product.

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It was okay
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Application was a little uneven. It seemed to apply easier to the outside of my lips rather than even coverage. A little disappointing.

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Sheer, easy way to add a touch of color.
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This is a product that if you want to look like you have no makeup on but want to highlight your lips or cheeks just a little bit, you can. It applies easily, sinks in after a few seconds which works well when applying to the cheeks. The color payoff can go anywhere from a 'your lips but better' look to a nice pretty pink. As for lasting power, it lasts a few hours which is great.

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did not like
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I usually use a cheek shimmer, this morning i tried one small dab of this on my cheeks, and a little on my lips, I look like a rag doll. I had to wipe it off. even the smallest amount is too much.

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Satisfying Stain
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The last stain I received was great, but this one I felt was even better. It goes on light and while the gel texture feels a little tacky at first it goes away quickly once dried. the stain doesn't come off when I put chapstick over it. I really loved this stain!

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