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 30,867 Reviews 30,867 Reviews
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I love the versatility of this product, and the big impact it gives in such a small application. I use it in combination with my favorite clear gloss, or alone when I just need to add some color to my pale lips/face!

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Cool product

I like how this product goes on easily and stays on nicely. It doesn't provide all the color and gloss that I want/need, however, it is great underneath my lipstick!

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Great Color
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I was worried about trying out a lip stain because usually they usually dry out my lips. This stain did not. I purchased Beauty Queen and it had great color and didn't rub off on anything.

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Stainaic is a lip maniac!

This is one of my favorite items I have ever received from BirchBox. It's a go to if I am on the move or if I have a little extra time to get ready. I'm buying the full version because I use it so much and I don't want to run out.
The Balm has made some of my favorite items from the B-Box.

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very cute

i dont normally like stains but this one actually looked nice and didnt dry out my lips, the color turned out nice as well, it wasnt to brite and the color lasted a long time, it worked well with some clear gloss i had as well to make it a little more shiny

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Loved this item. Great stain for my cheeks.
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The sample size was a bit small, but the gel itself is great. Gave my cheeks a great flush of color.

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Perfect Hint of Color

I usually shy away from lip color and stick with very neutral glosses - however this lip stain is fantastic! It's the perfect pop of color without being too heavy. New obsession for sure.

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Eh...just okay

I'm honestly kind of surprised there are sooo many great reviews! I thought this stain was a little bit chunky in the tube. It didn't apply that evenly for me. The color was nice but I didn't like the texture or application. I also don't think the stain lasted that long on my lips.

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Great!

I loved this color and the gel like formula. I love lip stains, but this one had a different consistency that I really enjoyed. The color was beautiful and dried to a point where it wouldn't wipe off.

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Love this product
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You know how much I love this? I received it in my box, then LOST IT.... and missed it so much i bought one to replace it. I love how the color is buildable, the scent is nice, it lasts, and it's not tacky (ie sticky). It's an unusual product in that it is a stain. I tend to wear it more on weekends when i want my lips to have a pop of color but not full-on lipstick. I really like it!

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