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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Neat idea, not for me
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This is more of a glossy stain. I like stains because I like lip balm better than gloss...this is more of a gloss with a little color. bleh.

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Lip Stain
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I liked the color and texture of the lip stain. I would love to see if there are any other colors available.

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It's nice
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Nice little tint for my lips no taste kind of looks like jelly in the or jello

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Soft color
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I like that this is not an overpowering color on your lips. I apply a coat leave it for a few minutes and then apply a second coat. It gives my lips some color and lasts longer than some of the other things I have tried.

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Minimalist Daytime Love
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Finding a product that isn't too much for daytime use is difficult for me. I love that this lip stain/ blush isn't overpowering while adding a bit of color. I only use one application, so I am not sure what the result it when applied more than once.

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Fantastic stain
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Usually stains can be hard to work with, however this works really well. It gives time to blend before it sets and leaves a beautiful color.

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Nice Color
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It's a nice color, however I don't really like lip products. And it is also kind of watery

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Hmmm it's ok
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This isn't bad and maybe on a lighter skin tone it's more effective, but I found it sticky and not very great for color payoff

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beautiful, flattering stain
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I was very impressed by this lip stain. it is a very flattering color and long lasting. gives lips a just bitten look. great if you want a lip color a little bolder but also natural looking.

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A MUST HAVE
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As I age, I feel the color of my lips has faded. This color is perfectly the color of my 8 year olds... I love it. The stain does fade through the day, but very easy to reapply.

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