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. 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
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 65,690 Reviews 65,690 Reviews
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Didn't care for the sticky feeling on my cheeks. It didn't show up very well on my cheeks or lips

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Not my style
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It was an interesting product- but it's just not one I'd probably use again. Not really my color or texture for lip color.

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Liked this ...
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I really liked this lip stain. I thought it was tinted just enough and it didn't feel weird. I could casually wear it or dress my make up routine up a bit too. I accidentally washed it in the washing machine which was a huge bummer. :(

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Love it!
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Never had tried a lip stain before! This was an excellent one to start with! I have tan brown skin and the stain looked great! I also loved that you could apply it to the cheeks as well! Gave cheeks a nice Rosie glow!

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One of the best lip stains I've tried
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I really liked this stain and product all around, very good ingredients and was long lasting formula. Stayed on all night!

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Interwting
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I have never used a product like this. It was fun to use and easy to apply. I am not sure if I will continue to use it though.

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Stainiac
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I rarely use stains so I was slightly intimidate by how exactly to use this sample. Hardly noticeable as a lip color, not even as a tint. I liked the slight blush tint when applied on my cheeks, but nothing that would persuade me to purchase the full-size version. This might be a great product for others who use stains and tints more often, but more me is was kind of meh.

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Eh
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This is a super strange lip product. It's very thin and requires many layers to create the look you want.

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Glad I got to try
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I don't really use stains but i really liked the color and will continue to use the sample as a blush.

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not a fan of lip tint
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Got this as a sample and there's nothing special about it. The brand is good and I wanted to like it but even after several layers, the color barely shows up on the lips and I hate the sticky feeling.

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