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 67,063 Reviews 67,063 Reviews
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This is actually a neat product because it stains your lips and so they look naturally red, however, they also left them feeling a little dry. I didn't try adding a clear lip balm but that may be something worth a try next time.

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Pretty color not longlasting
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I love the color, smell, cool feel, and size. However it doesnt last as long as some stains. The size is perfect for your pocket or wallet.

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Not my thing
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I've tried this product before and it just doesn't work out for me. It is a gel consistency, rather than liquid, but I find it a bit drying and it is not comfortable or even on the lip. As a blush it is ok but messy to apply and I prefer a lighter shade. If you're into stain type products it might be just what you need.

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Nice color
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This stain gives a nice, understated color. It's not too red, but I'm sure it's buildable.

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Good Lip Stain
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Recieved this product in my birchbox, it was okay, color doesn't last very long, probably wouldn't buy an actual bottle of the stuff

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Cute color
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The color is not to deep of a red which I like. It gives you a hint of color on your lip without being extreme which I really like!

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Really good!
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I've been wanting a lip stain for work and I really like this one. Only complaint would be it's not super pigmented so you have to put a few layers

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Not my fave
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Sticky feel to this product. Doesn't give off a lot of color. Not pleased at all. Would not purchase.

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Another stain..
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Just another lip/cheek stain. Nothing special about it. I did like the bright color though!

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Lip stain?
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This stain left my lips feeling sticky and didn't show up very well. I assumed it would show up a lot darker as the content looked red. It was not an awful color but I was hoping it would be a tad darker.

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