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. 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® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 66,726 Reviews 66,726 Reviews
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Birchbox sent me a sample of Benefit Benetint lip tint forever ago and I loved it. However, at some point I lost the sample and when I went to buy the full size product, it was awful. A year or so had gone by in between and they must have changed the formula. I hated it. This product is the closest I have gotten to finding the same quality lip tint that I loved so much.

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I'm a big fan of lip stains and before birchbox just used samples or benefits lip tints. I like that this one didn't dry my lips out and color was super nice.

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Wonderful for Work Days
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When you're a waitress like me, you want to look your best but don't have time for touch-ups. This stuff gives a wash of color that withstands your lips always moving from talking, as well as sips of soda and even eating pizza on break. Only complaint is when I apply it, it has a strange numbing tingly sensation for a bit. It doesn't seem to make my lips chapped though, so I'm not too bothered.

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Ok
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This tune was almost gone when I received the sample like is evaporated or something.

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LOVE THIS!
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Such an awesome cheek tint! Literally a drop on your cheeks and you are set. Long lasting as well!

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Awesome!
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Such lovely colors and not too drying. Very subtle which I like because I'm prefer more understated looks. Would recommend!

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Alright
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This was an OK stain it didn't really Steen all of my lip and it didn't stay stand for very long . I have used many other stains that have worked better than this one but it's not like this was terrible in any means

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Great color
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Goes on nicely, tint is very natural and pretty. Small size but I spread out how much I used it because it was such a great color. Definitely will purchase in the future

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Weird
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I'm guessing I really don't know how to use this product properly. Ill have to research it some more. But, the color doesn't really adhere to my lips or my cheeks. I'll give it a few more tries.

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Nice Hint of Color!!
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I love this color!! It was not greasy and easy to apply.

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