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 67,463 Reviews 67,463 Reviews
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I liked it and it stands out form a lot of lip stains and lipsticks. The color doesn't stay for quite as long as a traditional stain does, though.

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Kinda Spotchy
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In order for the product to work correctly, it needs to be applied onto somewhat dry lips. It has a strange radiant feel while you have it on, and kinda sticky. Lasts pretty long though.

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2 for 1 product
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love this as a lip tint and a cheek tint! was hesitant to use it as a cheek tint but once i did i realized it was a great product

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Lovely color, sticky application
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I love stains and love this color. The application is easy, but the finish is a bit sticky. It's tolerable with a quick swipe of chapstick over the top.

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The Perfect Color
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This color is just pure joy. I love the pigmentation and how easily the stain sits on your lips. It is a perfect size to place in your purse and doubles as a cheek stain when you want a quick double-use product on the go. The color stays and looks divine.

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for the lips
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i like the tint on the lips but feel like i have to apply alot to get a good shade

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It's alright
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It's not my favorite for my lips but I do like it better for my cheeks for a little color

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Light, pretty color for lips and cheeks
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I love, love, love this product. I definitely need it in a couple more colors, though the sample color gives me a perfect flushed-cheek, just-kissed look that is light and fun. I immediately put it in my purse for those quick lip and blush touch-ups on-the-go. I was worried about a greasy feel that I get from a lot of gel lip/cheek colors, but the product is extremely light and blends really easily. I can't think of a single negative thing to say!

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Great!
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Natural shade and I loved the feel of the product. It blended well with the rest of my makeup as well. Will be using it again!

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Just enough color
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I like how the tint is just enough color. It's not to much or to little. Enough to be noticed!

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