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 31,257 Reviews 31,257 Reviews
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I love the samples rather than purchasing something I would only use once if I didn't like it. This lip stain lasted longer than any others I have used in the past.

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Gives a pretty flush!
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This gives a really pretty flush to the cheeks--very natural-looking.

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Good stain- odd texture
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This is a great color and versatile for all skin tones. I liked that I could build the intensity of the color from super light to bold. My main complaint is the texture is a little off- kind of like jello.

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Great color but awkward application
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This is a gel which comes out kinda clumpy like jello. So you have to pay attention when applying it to make sure it doesn't go everywhere and that the color is evenly distributed. With that said, once on it is a great color and has great texture. I'm on the fence b.c of application weirdness but love everything else about it.

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red lips!
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i do like this product, but i just wish i would have gotten a different shade!

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LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS
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At first when I received this I thought, this is not my color, but when you put it on it is perfect!.. I loved this because I apply it once a day and it stays..

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love the texture
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unlike other stains, this is a little thicker. color goes on nicely. I love that I can try just a little or layer it for a deeper hue.

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Great hint of color
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I needed something with a subtle hint of color. This worked great, it gave my lips just a little kiss of red but nothing that was too much. I use it everyday.

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Nice stain but...
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This stain applied nicely to the lips, but the color I received was terrible with my complexion.

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Wrong shade
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it was difficult to review this product because it is too sheer for my dark skin tone...it didn't really show up once it was applied.

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