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 66,739 Reviews 66,739 Reviews
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I don't like color on my lips but was surprised that I could use it to "stain" my cheeks. I've been using it instead of blush and I really like it! It gives me a natural looking glow and I don't have to worry about it rubbing off for the day.

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Amazing!
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I love the consistency. It is not thick and gives me a very subtle lip tint that i enjoy! i can still use my own lip gloss over top of it to make it even shiner

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It would be a great product for someone who enjoys liquid blushes or timid colored lip color.

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Pink stain
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This stain gives the suggestion it would go on dark but it really looks pink once on. Kind of runny too. If I use it with a thick balm, it's useable.

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very cool
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Lip stains are great! It helps the constant need to reapply a lip product throughout the day! I really liked this! Definitly a repurchase!

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Kiki
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Love it! Great application! Subtle color not too overbearing! Natural.

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fuss-free stain
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This product gives a great stain that fades naturally throughout the day. It does last for several hours, though obviously loses intensity with eating/drinking. Great if you prefer no-fuss makeup, like me. Additionally, it's marginally hydrating, and doesn't oversaturate over dry patches on lips if you struggle with dry skin.

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subtle color
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It's the perfect amount of color - just a hint if that's all you want. It's easy to use and lasts a long time.

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Good Hint of Color
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I really like this little stain. It doesn't come on too strong, but it sticks with you. If you're looking for some red that isn't too bold, this might be the product for you. It lets you flirt with color and maybe someday graduate to bigger and better things. A good little guy for those days that you are focusing on making your eyes pop!

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Ok product. Don't
Love the texture it gives off and then gaining of it.

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