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 64,634 Reviews 64,634 Reviews
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not a fan
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This product is really drying on my lips. It makes my lips look unflattering. I think I will stick to chapstick, gloss or lipstick products.

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lip stain
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This is a nice red lip stain. It dried my lips and left feathering, but that is common in stains. A nice stain for folks who like this type of product.

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Just ok
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This is just an ok product it has very little lasting power which kinda stinks

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Not bad
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Not crazy about the color. Quick application. Long lasting

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Not a huge fan
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I really want to like stains but I feel like they always have either weird textures or don't actually have staying power. Would also love to know how birchbox chooses colors b/c I always get bright pink or red colors which is not my preference at alll...

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Staniac- Hint of Tint for Cheeks and Lips
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I love this tint! It is very refreshing when i put it on my lips! I do not use this tint on my cheeks because the February BirchBox had the cheek tint. 5/5! ??

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Not really stained
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It stays on a little longer but when I hear stain I want it to last at least half day and through sipping drinks.. it doesnt

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nice and natural
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I'm not normally a fan of stains. This one is different. No colour transfer, fairly durable, very natural. Perfect for me, have worn several times with gloss over it. Feels a little dry without. The colour saturation is enough that i can use it to fill in my slightly uneven upper lip line. I'll buy this.

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Lip stain
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Not much color payoff, ok base to build color on .Was not a fan

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Effective, but odd
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Stain works, it takes a few passes though. It's got a pretty gelatinous/liquid texture, and the taste isn't the most pleasant. I wore it on a night out, forgot to keep reapplying and by the end of the night it was a hot mess - concentrated towards the inside of my lips, faded on the outside and gapping.

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