theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac

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. It comes in three shades that complement all skin tones: Beauty Queen is a magenta-toned pink.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac
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The color is a very nice shade of red. I'm not big into stains, but this one is pretty average.

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Stainiac
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This lip stain was great to try. I would have thought it came out really red, but it was very subtle and classy.

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The Balm: Staniac
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This is a great way to get color that is long lasting. It does fill just a little sticky but that can be fixed by adding a little chap stick over the lip stain. Over all, this is a good purchase for someone who does not like to constantly reapply their lipstick.

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Love this!!!
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I use stains everyday. And I have wanted to try this one. Its great! I will purchase in the future! Great color and very long lasting. A+

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Not my color
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I like the texture, consistency, but not the color. I always seem to get bright red lip products-love nudes and sheers

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Dries your lips out
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This stain is a nice color (a lot more muted on than it is in the bottle), but it really dries your lips out. It also doesn't seem to last very long. Probably would not purchase this product over lipstick or gloss.

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Love it!
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I am such a fan of joint lip/cheek stains and this was one of the absolute best. The product felt light, the color was great on cheeks and lips, and it looked totally natural

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it's actually dual purpose
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I have tried other products that are marketed to work on your cheeks and lips and that has never really worked out. Maybe it's me - my lips and cheeks don't like the same textures and colors. Until now! This stuff actually looks good both places. It's a super natural look - so don't think it's going to look like lipstick and blush, it doesn't. It makes you look awake and alive with a natural pinkness to your cheeks and lips (don't let the dark red in the tube scare you, it goes on sort of thin and transparent - in a good way). I also like that it isn't oily, it feels water based. It stays on the cheeks better than the lips. I will be buying this to add to my regular routine. It's perfect for the quick low maintenance person who still likes to look somewhat presentable and awake.

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Just bitten!
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This lip stain is perfect for getting that "I've just been kissed" lip glow. Goes on smoothly and leaves a light hint of pink. I'll be using it daily.

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Nice but not loving the color
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I know this is supposed to be a lip stain, however, I would have liked a bit more potency to the color. When I put it on, it didn't feel like I really but anything on more than gloss.

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