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
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 30,403 Reviews 30,403 Reviews
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This is the perfect lip color for anyone! You can put it on for a very sheer tint or build it up for a bolder lip! Definitely recommend!

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Stainiac vs Benefit
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So I will sometimes use the benefit stain. I own multiple colors for the Benefit stain. I have to say that I really liked that this was a gel so that there wasn't a lot of bleeding. The sample color that was sent to me wasn't my favorite but the texture and the lasting color was actually, surprisingly, better than Benefit. I'd like to try more colors before getting a full sized on. I also really enjoyed the applicator rather.

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Definitely stained my lips
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It is a great stain, if you like stains. I don't. And the color looked pretty horrible on me. I won't buy it because its not my kind of makeup, but if you're into stains, you'll like it!

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Decent Stain
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This stain is is just okay. I have tried one other that was better in the past. But overall I am not a fan of stains. I do not like the texture or the way they feel on your lips. I do love this brand of products though and am glad to see Birchbox bringing more to my box.

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Very nice
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The color suited me very nicely and I like the fact that it is just a tint. I do not like a lot of color because I do not want people to see just makeup. I would definitely buy this product in the future.

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Good stuff!
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Stains tend to be drying and not last in some cases. I applied this, let it set for about ten mins, then dabbed a little Nipple Balm on top. So surprised! Looked gorgeous and stayed put for hours. Will be purchasing!

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OK
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Use of this product takes a few applications to attain desired color as shown. This if ok if you are patient.

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I liked it
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This was a good product and did everything it was supposed to do. Sample size was good and I have nothing bad to say about it!

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Love this! Use it everyday.
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The subtle tint of red this little tube of wonder leaves on your lips is pure perfection. The beautiful faded red of your lips after a fabulous party where you danced all night and still look good. I use this everyday for work as it gives your lips a perfect pop of red without being too heavy. The tint doesn't last all day - but that's OK. Re-apply after meals and your set.

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Good

I think this should be a pretty good product. The color looks a little vibrant but I am sure it is sheer.

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