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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Really like this one!
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I have wanted to try this forever!!! I was sooo excited to see it in my box this month. Will purchase asap.

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The Perfect Lip Stain for Non Lipstick Wearers
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This is the perfect lip stain for me - a typical non-lipstick wearer. It doesn't feel thick like a typical lip gloss. You can hardly feel it at all, but it has such vibrant color. You can also wear your usual chapstick over the top!

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Very simple gloss
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There's is absolutely nothing wrong with this product, and it is quite neat that it can be used as a lipgloss or cheek rouge. I just didn't find the color or product to be particularly strong. So if you are looking for a very, very subtle coloring then this is a good product; it's just not my personal preference.

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Not relevant to me
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I don't use lip glosses. I did try this one and it seemed to go on very light compared to the coloring of the tube.

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great!!
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when i first saw this product i was very skeptical but after trying it i immediately fell in love with it! its such a great stain color very natural! Even my mom loves it!!

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Nice surprise
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Wasn't sure about this when I opened my box...knew I wasn't going to use it on my cheeks for sure. Tried a light swab on my lips and was pleasantly surprised. A little bit went a long way - good color that lasted quite a while. I did use a moisturizer under it, but not sure it was necessary.

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little bottle of love for your lips!
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love this stuff. says to use as cheek stain too, but have yet to do that because i want to save it all for my lips. nice when you just want some liveliness to your face without over doing it. dries quickly, so get it where you want it quickly!

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Great multi-use product
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This Stainiac sample is a great multi-use product to add just a slight flush. This product has a nice smell too.

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A light color, smooth with finger.
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I've only used this on my lips so far. This color is very light and pretty, it is more pink than red. It is watery, so I would suggest using your finger to smooth it out instead of the applicator. If you're going for pink then this is great, a cute and light color. If you're going for red then I would use this under your lipstick to keep the red on all day, and to make it brighter.

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Just a hint
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I like the sheer color of this product and the ease of application. This color was great for me.

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