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 31,252 Reviews 31,252 Reviews
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I'm looking for a new blush option and thought this would be great to try out. I loved it for what it was, but I prefer powder blush. Not for my needs but perfect for someone else.

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Doesn't work
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For me, this product simply doesn't work. It does not work as a blush, lending very little time to blend it. The color payoff isn't great either, for lips or cheeks. Over all, I wasn't impressed.

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Nice!
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I hate lipstick, lip gloss and anything else that goes on feeling way and thick. This stain is perfect! Great lip color. Long lasting. And I don't feel waxy. Was pretty nice to swipe it on my cheeks as well.

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Nice color
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This stain looks great, just a dash and gives subtle color. I apply along with balm though as it tends to dry out though.

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Good, not great.
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I really like the thickness of this lip stain, however the applicator makes it hard to trace your lip line. I like that it doesn't have a strong scent or flavor. It dries quickly, doesn't dry out your lips and it stay all day. I just wish it was a little darker. It's very sheer.

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New and Awesome!
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theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac is a new type of product that I've never tried before. I absolutely love it! It goes on soothe and stays on all day!

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Disappointed
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I'm going to have to try this a few more times. When I put it on this morning I felt like it didn't take on parts of my lips. Maybe my lips need to be moisturized more before I put this on. It took quite a few swipes to get some on my lips. Otherwise it was fine. I don't think I will need to own this one though.

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Stain/Tint
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It's not really a stain; doesn't last THAT long, but it lasts for a good hour and a half...

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Solved my problems
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I was literally just thinking today, "Man, I wish I didn't have to keep reapplying my lipstick a hundred times a day." Its so frustrating! With this stain, once in the morning, and maybe once in the afternoon is all I need. Plus, since it's a stain, there's no greasy, squishy lip feel. I can stain and apply chapstick if I want. I want this in all the colors ever!

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Love!!!
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Obsessed. Beauty queen is a beautiful pink with one or two layers. Add more for a darker red. Stay on so well. Love it!

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