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
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I love stains but this in particular didn't deliver the intensity of color expected. It didn't last long as other brands. My lips felt very dry after the application.

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Glad to have this back
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I ran out of this a while ago and never got to buying it. Now I keep this in my purse, very versatile product!

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Lip Stain
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I really liked this lip stain. I have very fair skin so anything real bright makes me look like a vampire, but this was the perfect color and it didn't run or leave marks on coffee mugs. I just wish it lasted longer. The color seems to fade faster than you'd think a stain should. But other than that it's pretty great.

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Great if you like stains
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I'm not much for lip colors especially stains. If you like them this might be a great choice for you.

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Pretty color
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It was a retry color, but I had to apply quite a few coats before it was the color shade I liked. Also, it didn't stay on my lips very long. Could be just me though since I have yet to find a lipstick or stain that stays on. Other people I know use the same products and their color stays all day. I guess the quest continues...

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LOVE it!
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I really like this product, at first I didnt enjoy show sticky it made my lips feel. However, it made my lips feeling AMAZING afterwards. I really enjoy this product and would recommend it to everyone!

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It was ok
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I'm not a huge fan of lip stains. Not saying this is bad for someone that likes it but for me personally I'm not planning on buying it and it also made my lips chapped which I wasn't a fan of

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2 in 1
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I'm a working gal on the go and I love anything to make my morning routine quicker. This two in one lip and cheek color is perfect for this busy week days

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Not too stainarific
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Most staining lip stuff I've tried stays awfully put. So when you put it on, and perhaps mess up a little, you have to really scrub and cover up to hide your mistake. Not this stuff. It's got a nice consistency and gives a hint of color. I like it. It gives just a little rose tint to your lips. Didn't bleed either. Good stuff. I liked to put it on and then apply chapstick and call it good!

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A great alternative to lipstick

It is refreshing to use this lip stain, it does not seem heavy like some lipsticks. With the applicator it goes on smoothly and looks natural.

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