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
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I really liked this product smell and color. One the other hand I felt like it does not last very long on you lips once you put it on. Cute accessory to have overall.

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The idea is great! But...
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I love the idea of a lip stain that looks very natural and makes my lips baby pink and soft. This didn't really do the trick. It looked great for the first 10 minutes but did not last beyond that. I'd like something much longer lasting.

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TheBalm Stainiac - Looks like I ate a cherry lollipop
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Definitely not a winner for me. Much nicer texture and more moisturizing than I expected, but color payoff looks about like I just finished eating a cherry Tootsie Pop. If that was the look I was going for, then I would just eat the Tootsie Pop.

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theBalm Stain
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This wasn't my favorite product, it works great and the color is nice. I just don't care much for lip stains, it does last for hours and has a good consistency.

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I didn't particularly care for the color or the texture of this. However my sister does, I gave it to her and she's happy with it!

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Exactly what I wanted
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I've been looking for a stain that is easy to use and the perfect "my lips but better" shade and this is the ONE! I love the consistency of the product! I am definitely buying the full-size.

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This was a great product just not my color choice.

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Exceeds expectations
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I like that this lip gloss gives a faint, light stain rather than something very bold. It's not sticky like some lip glosses and it held pretty well, without being a stain that's impossible to get off hours later.

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Not a bad stain but not for me
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What a surprise I received another red shade stain in my box... I'm very disappointed in the last few boxes I have received. Both of my boxes have had really similar items, I had another lip stain in the exact same red color but a different brand. I do not like red shades I'm into nude lips that look more natural and I keep receiving these bright red colors, birchbox please send me a nude color I'm sick of red (nailpolish I received was also red, ugh lol) anyway back to this product it's not a bad product but the consistency is too watery making application rather difficult. I'd prefer a more creamy consistency. If you're into bright red lips or find another shade you like I recommend this but if you're like me and don't like the watery low pigmented consistency I would try another product.

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Great tint!
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This is my favorite tint because it doesn't add dramatic color instantly. Sometimes like like a slight tint and other times more color. The more color you want, just add more layers. The first layer is barely darker than my natural lip shade. Perfect!

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