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 64,634 Reviews 64,634 Reviews
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love the brand but it was a miss for me. it felt like I was rubbing jelly on my lips

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It's Okay does the job .
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It's not a bad product I just don't think it suits me and the look I'm going for .

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It's okay
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This stain works okay, but I wasn't blown away by this particular color. The size of the sample is good!

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not for me
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This product is not something that I would ever use. that being said, it doesn't have a weird smell so if this is someting you would like I say give it a try

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not my color and its kinda sticky
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not my color and its kinda sticky but will try it on again later today or the next time im going out

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great product
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I was a little scared of this one because the color looks so bright...but this actually just adds a subtle color and is really pretty. my only complaint is that it is pretty drying, but the color does last. I recommend using a clear gloss or even just Chapstick over it to keep your lips from being too dry with this

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Not ideal for mature lips
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Made my lips dry. The color was just "eh". The product could use more hydrating ingredients and maybe a brighter, pinkie shade might be more universal. This color actually made my lips look a little "purple-ish"

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so blotchy
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Either I'm doing it wrong or it just doesn't work. I get blotchy-ness. Every time I try to this, I find it too light or too dark and it doesn't spread evenly.

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Love it!!
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I am a fan of lip stains, just like the idea of not reapplying. I love this one! It is lightweight, because I have darker lips, I apply a few coats. I love the flexibility of very sheer with one coat to very visible with multiple coats.

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Great Stain!
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Stainiac is a great stain. I did not find it as drying as other stains, if you moisturize your lips first, you will have much better luck with it! If you have dry lips, it will stain the cracks in your lips more than the rest, but this would happen with any stain. Overall, I like that the color is not super strong, its a nice tint. If you want it stronger, just do another layer. I am very happy with it and will try it again!

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