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 64,757 Reviews 64,757 Reviews
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While I realize that this brand may have other products that are great, this particular product left my usually soft supple lips dry and cracking- not a good look. Word to the wise- don't use it.

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not my choice of tint
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the texture of this product is weird and the color does not show up on my olive skin. Maybe this is a good product for fair skin or people who are not sensitive to creams on their face.

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Deep color
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Deep luscious color, I loved this lip stain. Liquid-y red goodness made my lips have a luster-y rich hue. So good for a dinner date and with a little black dress. I'd buy this product again.

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Stain not for me
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To be fair, I do not like stains. After trying this, my opinion has not changed. Not effective.

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Sheer
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I thought this was going to be a dark stain but when i used it i found that it was very sheer in color. I was surprised that i actually love it.

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Very Nice
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I love how light this stain is. It makes your lips look more 'alive' without being obnoxiously red. I also didn't find it to be sticky at all like some of the other reviews said. I might actually purchase this once my sample is out.

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Interesting texture, effective coloring
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I don't tend to use tinted lip balm, I just like to go natural, so I'm always hesitant to try lip stains. However, this product is a good inbetweener. It allows you to control the amount of stain you put on your lips, and one layer is definitely good enough for me. One drawback might be the weird jelly like texture it has on your lips when you first apply it, but this could be because I had put it on top of chapstick.

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Great way to add natural color on busy days!!!
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I really love this product! The ease of 2 in 1 factor works great for my small makeup bag, and its also great for a brightened natural look!!

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Pretty
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I thought the color would be too bright from the look of it in the package, but it went on sheer and was very pretty. It complimented my deep skin tone perfectly. I will definitely buy this in the future.

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The balm never disappoints
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This left just a subtle tint on my lips but it's easily buildable. Didn't dry them out either like normal lip tints do.

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