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 67,234 Reviews 67,234 Reviews
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So-so product
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I may not be the best to judge, since I don't wear lip color very often. However, this product was just so-so. The color wasn't very vibrant. The quality is fine, but I wouldn't purchase it.

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Sheer
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This lip stain is sheer and a little watery when applying. If you apply a few thin layers and let dry it works best. Although sheer the stain seems to last a few hours. Like the ability to add just a little color but can be a bit messy to put on

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Not good
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The consistency is not that great and very hard to spread across the lips. I was hesitant to use it as a cheek stain because the color payoff was minimal.

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Sweet and subtle
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I wear red lipstick almost every day, but haven't lately due to family hospitalization. This came at the right time. I can just dab it on really quickly and look a bit fresher and not too madeup.

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Nice lip stain
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I like the color of the stain. I wish it were just a little bit brighter, and lasted just a bit longer. However, it looks nice. I give it a 4 out of 5.

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Great Stain
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I really love this stain. I especially like to use it on my cheeks as a blush. Woks great!

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great staying power...for a stain
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I love lip stains. usually I just buy super cheap ones because they all work about the same. this one might make me spend a few more bucks next time. the color is great, and it actually stays longer than most I've tried. also, it doesn't dry out your lips and collect in the inner rim like so many others.

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So excited to try but not in love
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I was so excited to try this! Ive been wanting lip stain forever. I was just not very impressed. It didn't seem to last or stain my lips much at all and I did not like the taste at all. Could just be me but I don't think this is the lip stain I was looking for.

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Live it!!
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I love this as a lip stain! It gives you that perfect hint of color on your lips without overdoing it so it looks natural and beautiful! I've tried it as a cheek tint a couple of time but I can't really see it as well. I'll stick to regular blush. But I love it as a lip stain! :)

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Intense Stain
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The stain color was bold, but I thought it went on my lips rather unevenly. I had to blot a lot off as it was too runny in some places and didn't absorb in my lips.

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