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
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,055 Reviews 67,055 Reviews
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I like this product. I don't use red super often so it is okay.. I don't LOVE it but I works alright

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It's Okay
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I am not a big fan of stains but to someone who likes this it is great

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Good stain!
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Nice gel formula goes on easily, blends nicely. The stain pigment is flattering super easy to add a nice color to my lips!

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Not so Stained
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While I appreciate the sample and would use it on the go now and then it didn't work out to well for me. My lips didn't take to the stain and it felt like a gel-like substance that didn't settle. I wouldn't say don't try the brand but a sample size is a good way to start!

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Perfect color for me....
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I absolutely love this on my lips. I haven't tried it has a blush yet, but I'm certainly happy with it as a lip product. It provides just the right amount of stain and it doesn't make my lips look insane...it fades gradually over the course of several hours. Doesn't bleed, stays put where you apply. I am not a lipstick gal (no matter how hard I try) so stains and glosses are a better option for me. This one gets a huge thumbs up. I've worn this alone and with gloss over top...it looks lovely both way. For reference, I'm pretty fair and brunette, my lips have a natural pink hue and his enhanced them to a lovely light berry color. Great sample!!!!

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Not the stainiest...
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It was pretty sticky but the color didn't really really seem to "stain" it hardly showed up.

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Many uses
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This is a pretty great product. I use it for lip color, blush, and a tiny bit to help with color correction around my eyes. It lasts pretty well but can come off onto other things.

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Love a good lipstain
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I love The Balm and this lip stain lives up to their great products. It reminds me of Benetint from Benefit. This leaves a perfect rose tint on lips and cheeks and it lasts all day. Love it.

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Okay
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the product was okay, I found it to be a little too sticky for my liking.

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Not for me.
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I don't like it. The texture doesn't blend well with my makeup.

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