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. 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, lasting tint on lips and cheeks. It has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, so it won’t leave unsightly streaks after you blend.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,473 Reviews 67,473 Reviews
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I thought this product was going to be messy and complicated to use, but the texture was easy to use. I really liked the color choice I received.

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Not bad
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Lipsticks, tints, glosses are not really my thing. The simple task of reapplying is not something I always have the patience to do. This is nice for just a tint of color as I only use a small amount and seems to last a while.

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Good product
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Very subtle and natural looking product. Blending on the checks took a bit to figure out (I find that fingers work best) but other than, I've quite liked it.

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Lip StainManiac
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Stainiac was amazing. I like to only use chapstick, but this stain made it look as if I was wearing lipstick. WHICH I LOVED.I do not like the texture of lipstick, so this was a perfect match for me. It made low maintenance me, look like I was trying.

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Interesting
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I like they product overall. The gel consistency isn't bad. The color is nice but takes a lot to get a solid color. It lasts a decent amount of time. Most importantly it's not sticky, goopy, or unpleasant feeling on the lips. The color stays even if the shine diminishes.

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Not my cup of tea
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There just wasn't anything special about it. It cute and looks appealing but when I used it, it just didn't do much.

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Beauty Queen
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I was excited to see a product from the Balm in my box! I like the pink color and find it to be flattering on my light skin and fairly pigmented lips. I did have some difficulty achieving the rich and even product distribution I wanted, but I was pleasantly surprised to see that my lips still had a pink tint at the end of the day after putting them through the test (eating and a lil smooching!).

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Nice dual stain
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I really like how this stain is light enough to not be over powering and work for both lips and cheeks. It is certainly not dark, but when I want to have just tint of color, this is perfect. It does feel a little sticky at first, but after it dries, it is not noticeable and stays on.

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Not very effective as lip stain but sufficient as blush
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I don't use lip stain often, but when I tried it, even I could tell there wasn't much of a difference in color between before and after I applied. Just slightly pinker? It feels very hydrating though, I'll say that. Because I don't like highly pigmented blush products, this did its job as a blush stain, but, honestly, my personal preference is still just using powdered blushes.

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Like it!
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Stains lips well, but isn't super pigmented and dark. More like a lip gloss with staying power. Berry shade was great for me. I like it!

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