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 66,933 Reviews 66,933 Reviews
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I felt like this did not serve its purpose. The color was very faint and I applied it several times. I think it was like a poor quality teenage lipgloss. I would not recommend purchasing this and that makes me sad to say.

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Not my favorite
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I found this product to be ok for a little cheek tint, but as a lip stain it just looked like I had been eating a popsicle.

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it was ok
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it really didnt last as long as i thought it would.

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Ok product
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Thought it was ok but just not for me. Didn't really like how it applied or looked on me

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I'm a big fan of lip and cheek stains, but had weird application issues...I tried it several times, with a balm without a balm, after exfoliating and just couldn't get the application situation to work out evenly. Maybe I'm doing something wrong. Nice color, doesn't smell weird, so that's a plus.

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Great lip stain
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I didn't try this product for my cheeks but i did use it for my lips. It gives a nice subtle stain. It has a nice texture too.

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Strange
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This stain makes my lips look strange and blotchy according to my boyfriend. I hate that so I discarded it right away.

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Didn't work for me
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I really wanted this lip stain to work, but it didn't show up very well. Also I was not too fond of the sticky consistency.

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Some stains are too intense. This one is not. I need to use several coats which I like. My only complaint is that it leaves clumps (which can be easily blended). Overall, I'd use this as an every day stain.

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Very, Very Subtle
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I do not like lip stains, but gave this a fair try. It is a very, very, subtle color. For me it almost didn't look like I had anything on. It did have a sweet scent and almost a sweet taste, but this is a product that I will not be purchasing in the future.

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