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 64,872 Reviews 64,872 Reviews
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Exactly what I wanted
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I've been looking for a stain that is easy to use and the perfect "my lips but better" shade and this is the ONE! I love the consistency of the product! I am definitely buying the full-size.

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lips
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This was a great product just not my color choice.

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Exceeds expectations
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I like that this lip gloss gives a faint, light stain rather than something very bold. It's not sticky like some lip glosses and it held pretty well, without being a stain that's impossible to get off hours later.

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Not a bad stain but not for me
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What a surprise I received another red shade stain in my box... I'm very disappointed in the last few boxes I have received. Both of my boxes have had really similar items, I had another lip stain in the exact same red color but a different brand. I do not like red shades I'm into nude lips that look more natural and I keep receiving these bright red colors, birchbox please send me a nude color I'm sick of red (nailpolish I received was also red, ugh lol) anyway back to this product it's not a bad product but the consistency is too watery making application rather difficult. I'd prefer a more creamy consistency. If you're into bright red lips or find another shade you like I recommend this but if you're like me and don't like the watery low pigmented consistency I would try another product.

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Great tint!
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This is my favorite tint because it doesn't add dramatic color instantly. Sometimes like like a slight tint and other times more color. The more color you want, just add more layers. The first layer is barely darker than my natural lip shade. Perfect!

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weak
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maybe i'm spoiled by chanel, but this lip stain is a joke. it didn't stay on longer than a single glass of wine and it rubbed off on my husband's lips.

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Great lips
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Loved how it looked and went on! It does what it says it will do.

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Cute but not pigmented
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The product looks so dark in the package, but hardly shows when on lips.

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Berry tint
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This tint reminds me of the red stain you get after eating a berries. It's very light and natural. Not as drying as many tints are. Very buildable color.

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awesome stain.
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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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