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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 67,528 Reviews 67,528 Reviews
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I love this product! Isn't too harsh for the cheeks, doesn't make you break out. All around good product. Will be purchasing again!

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Not my style
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I don't usually use lip products other than Chapstick. The color was more subtle than I expected, which I liked. Made my lips feel dry though, and I ended up taking it off not long afterwards.

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Great Lip Stain
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I really enjoy the lip stain. Gives a little color but doesnt leave lips sticky or dry. I like it when I need just a hint of color.

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Stainiac
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I love the color and I love the scent. Its a cute little tube that doesn't take up too much space, perfect! unfortunately the stain was very short lived and I did my best to help it stay on the there but I didn't get the results I was expecting.

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This stuff is great! Looks and feels like natural color on your cheeks or lips, like you just worked out or something. I use it every single day and is one of my favorite items from BirchBox.

5
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Natural
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Smooth application and nice subtle color. I wish it lasted longer or was slightly more opaque. It also feels natural and not sticky.

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Great!
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I love this subtle color for a lip tint. It goes on very smooth and makes me look a little more awake in the morning!

4
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Not For Me
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Don't care for this lip stain at all. It's too thick, doesn't feel smooth on my lips and didn't last long. I have other products from this brand and like them, but not this one!

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Pretty
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I have wanted to try this product for a while now, so I was excited when this arrived in my box. It leaves a subtle hue on your cheeks that lasts all day.

The lips is a slightly different story, though. When first applied, and for a few hours after, it looks really great. However, it begins to fade on the edges of your lips, so that it's just the inner part of your lips that has the stain on it. You definitely are going to need to reapply after a few hours. On the plus side, the color is pretty, and it doesn't dry out your lips.

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Just okay
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This lip\cheek stain is just okay. Neither love it or hate it. Not sure how often I will use. Will probably end up re-gifting this to someone!

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