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 66,762 Reviews 66,762 Reviews
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Great long lasting color
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I love stains for pre-exercise, the beach or pool when I want to look like I'm not wearing makeup, but I'm also not a zombie. This is a great, long lasting, natural looking stain.

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Pretty shade
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I do not usually wear lip stick or stain so this isn't something I will use often. It is a pretty shade of red though, if only I had the lips tht could wear it

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It does its job.
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I received this as a sample in my box. It's ok. I didn't think there was anything special about it. If you're into stains, you'll like this. I just thought it was kinda meh. I do love products from theBalm. If you're into this kind of thing, check it out.

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Okay
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I liked the color, though it did not appear much on my lips. The texture was sticky.

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best stains
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this is the best lip stain ever..color stays for hours

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Didn't work
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This stuff barely tinted my lips. It looks really bright red in the tube, and it was just a tiny hint and leaves and funny taste on your lips for awhile, definitely don't use before a dinner date.

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Nice stain
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I love that this stain can be used in both lips and cheeks. It really gives a nice stain without being too heavy or sticky.

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It does what it says it will
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I am not a huge lipstick wearer, but it does stain your lips. It tastes funny too. I'll give it to my sister, who was great lips. It'll be perfect for her.

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Natural tint
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I like this a lot but the texture was a bit tacky and greasy. It looked pretty on my cheeks and lips

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Bold
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The color was a bit bold for my style, but the color is very vibrant and fun. It was difficult to apply neatly so I would recommend a lip color brush to keep it neat

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