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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Subtle with staying power!
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great product for a subtle lip color when you want to have a natural look! lasts through drinking, but needs re-application after a while

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this product is okay. it is not something i would have ordered for myself. really have no opinion one way or another.

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Great for light makeup days
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I really like using this product on days where I want just a little bit of color. I haven't tried it on my cheeks yet but I like it on my lips. I pair it with chapstick though because I don't really like the way it looks by itself and the tint isn't always even on my lips. It gets especially darker towards the inside of my bottom lip.

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It's not as dark as it looks
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I was worried that the lip stain would be really dark, which is something I'm not in to, but luckily, it just gave a light, natural looking tint. I haven't tried it on my cheeks though.

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Staying power
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This product really works and has the staying power to keep lips and cheeks stained for hours.

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not for me
Sampled

This thing do nothing for my lips , not color , no taste, no mosit.

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Lovely, subtle lip stain
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Although it has dual uses, I will only use this as a lip stain, not a cheek stain. It looks very bold in the tube but is actually pretty subtle, just a tad darker than my natural lip color. I haven't tested its longevity, but I do really like it so far!

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Pleasant surprise
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I don't wear blush at all, but I gave this product a shot and was pleasantly surprised. It doesn't work well as a lip stain at all, but looks incredibly natural as a blush. My boyfriend complimented me when I wore it. Might have to buy full size...

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Nice
Sampled

Nice product to use for a soft stained lip. I prefer Benetint but this is still pretty nice.

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Sampled but won't be buying...
Sampled

The color is really pretty but I had to put a lot on because it goes on pretty thin. Also, after letting the color set for a minute or two, it started to make my lips feel weird (unlike other lip stains I have tried). Plus, it didn't stay on for much longer than ordinary lipstick. So, I wasn't very impressed with this.

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