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 67,244 Reviews 67,244 Reviews
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I like a nice tint, but this doesn't last long on the lips. When I put it on my cheeks the application dots were left begging despite the fact that I blended immediately, not my favorite.

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Great stain - goes on smooth; but not too heavy!
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Really enjoyed this sample product. Unlike some lip stains that just go on way too heavy and way too dark on the first swipe - this goes on really light and allows you to kind of build in color intensity to an extent. It felt a little thin but I found that I really liked that.

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More of a tint than a stain
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When I think of the word stain, I think about a deep color that's hard to get rid of. This product is not it. It gives a nice flush of color to the lips and a slight pink to the cheeks, but by no means is it strongly pigmented enough to wear alone. I have medium light skin, but it's still too dark for the tint to show up!

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Great Stain
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Amazing color, feel, product! I love this stain and I use it every day that I want a pop of color! I'm very busy so I don't have time to reapply lip colors but I love having a bright color like this! This product is perfect for busy people like me!

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Awesome for cheeks
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I liked this stain for my cheeks tried on lips but mostly used for cheeks. Got two weeks worth out of the sample so far (almost out now, scrapping the edges), the tube became tough towards the end to get the product out. I liked the way it didn't dry instantly, giving me time to blend. The color looks dramatic at first but once rubbed in gave my cheeks a nice flush all day long. I like the consistency because I have a hairy face...(a lot of long peach fuzz covering my entire face...) making most blushes just stick to my hair making it look worse. This used as blush soaks into skin and doesn't leave a residue at all. I will be buying the full size of this product when I finish the sample.

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More of a lip tint
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This product is better used as a lip tint, hard to apply for cheeks because it creates a splotchy look. Is not a long lasting product.

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I love this!
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Versatile product! This can be used for cheek color or lip color. I LOVE it for giving my cheeks a hint of healthy glow!

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Stainiac
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Not sure I like this product that well.. I don't really have a great reason for it because it did the job just fine just don't think "stains" are for me..

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Love It!!!
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The perfect touch for everyday use. The tint gives just a bit of color and shine. This is now my go to lip gloss

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Love!!
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Great lip stain. Remained on my lips for some time without having the need to reapply. A little hesitant to try this product as a "blush". However overall it is an amazing lip product.

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