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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Lip Stain
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Not a fan of lip stains and I was not a fan of this one as well. I did not like the color and it was drying on the lips.

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Love it!
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I love this product because it adds a subtle hint of color to your lips, and it doubles as blush if you need it!

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theBalm cosmetics Stainiac
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I normally don't use lip stain but I really like this one. The color is nice and I like that you can put gloss over it to dress it up a little more.

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Staniac
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Not a fan of this. Requires too much to stain my lips to a decent "pink red" and if you wear powder at all it isn't going to work on your cheeks.

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Pretty good
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It works well as a lip stain. To be honest I didn't even try it on my cheeks though as I already have a natural blush. It's a nice touch of color that gives a very minimal look.

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Great Little Cheek Stain
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It's interesting to see that most thought this product was more effective as a lip stain--I'm using it primarily on my cheeks and love it. The key is to swirl it on! Wears well and looks similar to a natural flush.

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LIPGLOSS STAIN!
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This lip stain goes on so well and stays on for hours. The best! The only thing is that I would like for it to be in a different shade of red or pink.

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Lip & Cheek Stain
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I love this brand but this color was too much for my fair skin. I looked like a clown, too red, to dark and it looked horrible with my skin tone

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Unnecessary
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The product did not have a lasting finish. Definitely not something I would purchase just because.

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The Balm Stainiac

The Stainiac works well on my face but is not moist enough for the lips unless I use something under it. I like that is so sheer but would have chosen a more pink oriented color. It is a convenient way to add color but would work a little better with some moisture or a natural oil.

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