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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Liked it more than I thought I would

I don't wear lipstick ever so I was t sure about this product. It is a subtle hint of color and I was surprised how much I liked it. Will def use this sample

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Good product
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I enjoyed my sample of this project and it gave my cheeks a nice natural looking blush/color. It spread easily, was not streaky, and was easy to blend.

I think the tip of the wand applicator could maybe be a little larger, but then maybe that is to ensure you don't but too much on at once. I would dot my cheeks in a triangle on the apples and then blend it in.

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Bought the Full Size It's So Good!
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Love this little number. It is sooo handy for that "just pinched" cheeks look and also works as a nice base (or sometimes just by itself) on your lips. Gives a healthy, rosy look. Dries quickly and lasts a long time. Not messy at all. Has no scent and just feels good on your lips and cheeks.

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Not a fan

This product didn't really do anything for me. I wouldn't buy it.

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Liked
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I really really liked this product and would recommend it to others. Pretty color and easy to use. nice sample size as well.

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Sticky

I'm not a fan of this product. While the color was nice, I just found it too sticky and couldn't wear it.

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Mixed feelings
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I found that the stain lasted a long long time. I also found it made my lips feel really dry and I had trouble controlling the intensity of the color. If you are looking for very bold, long-lasting color then you will love this product. If you like a more natural and moisturized look, then you may not.

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Loved it!!!
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I loved it so much that it was the first full size product I purchased!!!! Works great by itself or as a base so your normal lipstick doesn't fade!

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Hate lipstick, love this

I can't stand the feel of lipsticks. So it was nice to have a product that added color but didn't feel like lipstick.

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MY FAVORITE EVER

This product is quite possibly the coolest and nicest lip color I've ever used. When applied, it gives the richest color without being overpowering, and I love how it works as both a lip and cheek color! However, my favorite feature is that you do not have to reapply it as often as you would with a lipstick.

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