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 30,698 Reviews 30,698 Reviews
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Not For Me
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This was my very first The Balm product, and sadly I am disappointed in it. I loved the packaging, the product however reminded me of red syrup. This stain did not show up at all on my lips, so it really isn't for me.

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good lip stain
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I like that this lip stain is buildable. The downside to it is that the texture/consistency is like a very watery gel. So when you apply it, it kinda just sits there for sometime. You have to let it dry before applying it again to build the color.

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Great Hydrating Color but Not Long Lasting
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Love the color, hydrates well. I wish it stained a bit more & lasted longer. I think in order to be hydrating you trade off the long wearing quality.

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Not my thing
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This product is pretty effective, not as much staining power as I would like, but it's fine. The thing I can't get over is the texture, it's wayyyy too sticky, it feels gross on my lips. So in conclusion, not my thing.

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Subtle with staying power!
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great product for a subtle lip color when you want to have a natural look! lasts through drinking, but needs re-application after a while

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stainiac
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this product is okay. it is not something i would have ordered for myself. really have no opinion one way or another.

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Great for light makeup days
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I really like using this product on days where I want just a little bit of color. I haven't tried it on my cheeks yet but I like it on my lips. I pair it with chapstick though because I don't really like the way it looks by itself and the tint isn't always even on my lips. It gets especially darker towards the inside of my bottom lip.

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It's not as dark as it looks
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I was worried that the lip stain would be really dark, which is something I'm not in to, but luckily, it just gave a light, natural looking tint. I haven't tried it on my cheeks though.

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Staying power
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This product really works and has the staying power to keep lips and cheeks stained for hours.

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not for me
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This thing do nothing for my lips , not color , no taste, no mosit.

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