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
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Great product
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Very pleased with this product. Goes on nice and lasts for a very long time. Now you just need a gloss to go along with it!

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It was not good
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I did not like this product. It didn't stay on very well. The color was very strange and it tasted bad. I would not buy it

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Lovely natural stain
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I really like this product as it's a good go-to for light color on my lips without the thickness that you sometimes find with traditional lipstick. It's a little sticky until it dries, but that's to be expected.

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Beautiful stain
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This stain I love for my lips and my cheeks. I love using it for a really natural look on a busy morning or a beach day. It leaves my cheeks with a glowing, pretty rosy pink stain that looks like I just got some sun on my cheeks. It leaves my pale lips with just enough color to brighten up my whole face without over doing it.. but it can also be built into a deeper darker color for more of a POP!

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WASTE
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this was a waste for me because I don't use products like this. I did try it on my lips and didn't like the color it gave me or how it went on. looked like I drank too much kool aid.

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LOVE IT
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I have never really been a fan of lip products, I never really wanted to accentuate my mouth or teeth, but this product is so smooth and bold without being over the top, I LOVE IT. I can't say enough about it really. It is red enough to feel like you are wearing a bold color but because it's a stain, it feels so natural and you don't get pigment everywhere!

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I loved this
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The stain was great for me! I enjoyed it because it seems as if I am not wearing anything. Very light, not sticky and looks like my natural lips but a shade more red. It also tastes great!

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Great product
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This is a great, classic rosy color that goes on easily and smoothly and is long lasting. The color is buildable but natural.

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Sheer color

I was surprised at the consistency of this lip stain. It's so thin! I like that about it because your skin basically absorbs the color instantly leaving your lips feeling natural (not sticky). The color is pretty sheer, but layering creates more vibrancy.

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Must Have!
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I've never been one for lipstick. I drink and eat too much for anything to last and I hate the feel of sticky lipstick. But this product exceeded any and all expectations!!!

One coat is noticeable but I've done as many as three and it looks beautiful but still natural. My lips never feel dry or crusty and it feels very comfortable on. I've had the sample for a month or two and used it probably every other day and still have plenty left so it's a great bang for your buck. But my absolute favorite part about this is how long it lasts throughout the day! After several meals, tons of snacking, sweating, kissing, anything you can think of my lips still have the great color at the end of a long day.

I haven't tried it on my cheeks since they tend to have enough color naturally but I bet I'd like it for that too since it doesn't feel crusty.

My only complaint is there aren't more colors!

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