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 64,833 Reviews 64,833 Reviews
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This stain makes my lips the perfect shade i am fair skinned with blonde hair and this shade conpliments my color so wel . Its a little sticky when i put it on but it dries and lasts a lot longer than other lipstick and still looks natural.

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It's alright
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It's not for me. I don't like the feeling it leaves on my lips but it does stain very well! It also has a weird sent to it.

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Double Duty
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Love love love that this looks as good on my cheeks as it does my lips! Will definitely keep one in my purse!

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Lip stain
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It was okay. I've received this one before. It dried my lips out a little but I liked the color. It looks like it would be dark but it's not.

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Nice Stain
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I really enjoy this product for maintenance free lips. It lasts a very long time.

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holy color batman!!
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i was really impressed with the color and staying power of this product. i'm not a red lipstick person, per se, but that's really only because i have yet to find the right red for me. this however, has been really fun to wear and play with.

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Maniac for Stainiac
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I was excited when I saw this product in my Birchbox. I love to wear lip color but I don't always have time to reapply all day. This is great and the color is subtle so I can add to it with another tinted lip balm or leave as is. I liked it so much I've just ordered a full size for myself.

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Best lip stain I've tried
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I've never been much of a fan of lip stains - I generally find them drying and the colors are too harsh. This product is the best I've ever tried (have not tried it on cheeks). One swipe gives me a very natural matte pink color. Two swipes gives me a brighter pink so I usually stick with only applying a little. The color lasts for hours. There is a slightly sticky feeling that for me doesn't outweigh the benefits of the product, though I can see how it could be offputting. The sample is a generous size.

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Like it but doesn't last
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Loved trying this product because I am a big fan of lip stains. The color is pretty (dried lighter than the color in package) however it does not last long. I find myself reapplying the tint several times a day. If it would last longer than I would have given this product 5 stars

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Bad color, too goopy
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This was SUPER fuchsia on me, looks ridiculous. Makes my warm skin downright green and yellow. Also, no matter how long ago you put it on, and how dry it gets, if you lick or moisten your lips in any way it devolves in to a super gross goop! Also very faint, requires many layers. Just get benetint, okay?

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