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 31,249 Reviews 31,249 Reviews
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Like most lipstains, I found this one to be very drying. The depth of color was OK, but I found myself needing to reply every hour.

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Light and fresh
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I was surprised how light feeling it was and that it didn't look too dark. The downside is definitely the lack of moisture and that it doesn't last as long as other lip stains.

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LOVE
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I used this on my lips and on my cheeks especially when I need a pop of color. its the best

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My New Favorite!
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I absolutely loved this stain! I'm still getting used to using bolder and brighter colors but most lipsticks and stains are a little too much. This was perfect! While it was still bright, It seemed more natural and you can always use more coats for a bolder color. The only downside is it doesn't last very long.

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Really like the balm products
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Used to buy the balm lip products in the past and they would peel my lips after a couple weeks.

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Great Stuff
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Love the stain! Works great on my skin and leaves a nice natural color on my fair skin

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Natural Blush
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Great stain, love it on my cheeks! Like it on my lips too, no stickiness at all, and doesn't dry out your skin. Blends seamlessly.

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light coverage!
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this stain was a pretty shade of pink! I'm not much a stain person I usually only use lipstick so I didn't have much to compare it to. it was a little dry and light coverage but overall it was a nice color!

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Balm Lipstain
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I was pleasantly surprised!! It looked wonderful on my lips, and worked well on my cheeks! It takes a second to apply and lasts quite a while!

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Great lip stain
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I had never heard of this brand before getting this sample in my Birchbox. I was very pleased with this product. The color in the bottle is much darker than what the stain actually is. I really liked the color it was perfect with my ivory complexion.

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