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. 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® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 66,739 Reviews 66,739 Reviews
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This was a great lip stain I really liked the color and it stayed on all day.

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Great lipstain
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Love the color. It lasts for awhile and makes the lips smooth

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No Mess, but All of the Color
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In the past I haven't been very into wearing lipsticks or gloss because it leaves my lips feeling sticky or coated, but this product left my lips feeling normal but beautifully colored. The slight pop of color without the gooey trace was exactly what I needed. I will be purchasing the full version of Stainiac very soon.

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Great stain.
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I really like that this is a gel, it feels very light on my lips, not a heavy creamy feel. It dried fast and stayed on for a while. After it dried, I couldn't even tell I had put it on.

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Pretty nice
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It's pretty equivalent to benefit's benetint I would say and it doesn't show up very well on the lips, you have to reapply it a few times to really get a nice stain, but that could be because my lips are more pigmented than most, but overall a very good product!

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I was very excited to use this product. I've purchased other products from this company before but never tried this particular product. It goes on smooth but seems to stain only parts of my lips and smudges off pretty quickly. I wish it would stain my lips better and last but it could work on different skin types and tones better than mine.

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Good, not life changing
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You have to make sure you spread the product evenly around your lips, which is a bit hard cause it's kinda a watery consistency, to ensure your lips are stained the same shade all over. When you do though the shade is nice and the color stays on for a while.

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Convenient!
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I took this on the plane on a recent international flight as my blush was too big for my compact cosmetic case. It was perfect for freshening up cheeks and lips with the same product! Worked great.

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Pretty
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Pretty color. Used for lips and cheeks. Consistency was a little sticky.

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Tacky
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The texture was tacky; the blush wouldn't show on my caramel skin tone; and the wand is unhygienic for someone with acne.

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