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. 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, lasting tint on lips and cheeks. It has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, so it won’t leave unsightly streaks after you blend.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,437 Reviews 67,437 Reviews
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Not too red and stays on
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Stains often make me look like I just drank a pitcher of kook-aid. This one is the perfect color and is subtle. Not looking to make a dramatic entrance but want my lips to have some color. Also, it smells great.

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Not my favorite
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Used the product once and did not like the way it went on and looked when it was on. I ended up giving it away.

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Taste is horrible
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I tried this both as a lip stain and as a blush. As a blush, most of the color ended up on my finger instead of my cheeks...silly me for trying to blend with my fingers. As a lip stain, the color was nice, but the taste was absolutely horrible!!!

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No color
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I'm pretty savvy when it comes to makeup and stains and know how this product should work. However, there is absolutely no color payoff at all when I use this. I just feel like I'm applying a gel to my lips. Not a fan. I'm not a fan of a lot of Balm lip products tbh.

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wouldn't buy
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I am very particular about lip stuff. This did not go on evenly. It did stain at first but did not last. The color was a bit unnatural for me and I wear almost all shades of red. Maybe because it was streaky? It was a no-go for this one.

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LOVE IT!
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Does not dry my lips out and stays on a long time. I was able to wear gloss on top of it without it coming off.

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favorite lip product so far
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I wasn't really excited about using this product when I got it in my subscription, but i was actually very happy with the results. The stain was easy to apply, worked quickly and lasted through eating. Will definitely purchase after i run out!

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Works good
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Lovely color. Highly pigminted. Works great for lips and cheeks. Stayed on me all day long and into the night. I would recommend this.

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I love it
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I wasn't sure how i would feel about this, but I actually really really love it. It gives my lips a perfect natural wash of color.

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perfect shade
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Dont let the deep red fool you! this shows up in the most natural shade of pink on both lips and cheeks. I love this! it feels fresh and looks so natural

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