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
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I'm not that crazy about lip stains since I've never really found one that works very well. With this one I thought it took a lot of layers of the stain to really be able to tell a difference color wise. Even then I didn't really think it applied very smoothly or evenly.

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Great!
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This product is great for sensitive lips. I liked the color and had no negative reactions.

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Nice shade, weird texture
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I love lip stains. Definitely my preferred lip product. I like this color, doesn't have any weird smells or taste. The only thing I would say that I don't like is the texture. It has kind of a jelly like so distance. Not a problem once it's applied, but putting it on kind of puts me off, just personally.

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now a tint fan
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Never tried a lip tint before, more a fan of this on my lips than on my cheeks however. With a little gloss, the stain stays on. Really like this!!

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Subtle Color
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I liked this stain, it was easy to apply and it was just enough color.

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Love
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I love a good red on my lips. This stain allows you to have a nice tint that doesnt look too over done

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The Balm
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I love products by the Balm. They are consistently great quality.

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Great multi use product
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Color is great, I love lip stains...can use on lips as well as cheeks. Definitely recommend.

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love
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i loved it i would buy it it did an amazing job and it is now my new favorite

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Mediocre
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Although the stain was very pigmented, it was too watery and hard to apply. Also, if there was another shade besides red, I might've considered giving their product a try

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