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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Wrong color
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The color was too rosy and didn't offer enough staying power( wasn't any different from a lower priced gloss.

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ok lip stain...
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i like the color and sheerness of this lip stain, but didn't quite like how it felt on my lips... sticky, and then dry.

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Great idea
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I like the product but not the shade. it's hard to review on product alone because it's way to light for me too use alone. I had to use an additional product over it to deepen the shade....please.send colors based on profile info.

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Lip Stain = Dry Lips!
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As I had been afraid it would, this product left my lips dry and irritated. They actually peeled - like I had put a exfoliant on them. The stain was splotchy - this might have been good with a balm like base, but it was too liquid-ish. Did not care for it at all.

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Lovely color
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this color was really pretty a little dark for my every day look though over all a good sample.

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I really like it
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This was a great stain and I love lip stains. The texture is strange, like a jelly, but other than that I really like it. It's build-able, which is perfect. I'm really happy with the color too!

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I use this almost every day
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I love quick, long lasting things that don't feel like you're wearing anything at all. The trick with this product is to do light, fast layers. One layer for a blush effect on lips or cheeks. Add another layer or two for more color on lips. Apply carefully and you're golden. Lasts a while. A natural stain. Love it. This is my third tube actually.

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Nothing Special
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This was far too lightly pigmented to show up well on my lips and I didn't like the texture much anyway, so I won't be seeking this out in a different color.

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Perfect
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It applied the perfect amount of color to my lips so that I had a natural red/pink color. I'm a minimalist when it comes to makeup and this was perfect for me. I applied some on top of a lip balm and had awesome color for hours. Love it!

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Subtle, Long-lasting color
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Perfect for that barely-there, subtle color on lips.

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