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 64,833 Reviews 64,833 Reviews
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Didn't like it
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I was looking forward to trying this one. When applied it came on sticky and didn't achieve the color I was looking for. Tried it multiple times to see if it was me. I didn't like it.

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Don't really use type of product
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Unfortunately I do not use lip/cheek stains, so I can't give a full review.

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Nice, but not for me
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This is a really nice, quality product, but it's just not the right thing for me, especially on my cheeks. I have fair skin and fairly large lips, and this stain was too much color in both cases. It also seemed to wear off my lips fairly quickly.

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I didn't like it
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I didn't feel like it all stayed on very well. It was like spotty on my lips

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too dry
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sure, this product leaves lips well stained. but it also causes dryness. great color, but lacks hydration

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Great Cheek Stain
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It may just be that my lips tend to be dry, but when I used the stain on my lips it left them feeling dry and cracked. I loved this color on my cheeks, however, and would recommend it for anyone looking for a cheek stain.

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Great lip stain
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This stain has such a nice color and has good staying power. It felt a little tingly when first applied which got me worried, but no reactions or irritation after application. This stuff doesn't dry out your lips like other stains either.

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Favorite!
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This product has just enough color to wear throughout the day. I will definitely purchase it once the sample runs out.

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Lip stain
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I love a good stain, and the fact that you don't have to worry about reapplying all day long, even when your lips feel bare after eating and drinking. This product lasts, and the color is really flattering. I love wearing a stain and then using a moisturizing balm or Chapstick throughout the day, but still having some color on my lips. My only complaint is that the stain does feel a little sticky once it dries. Other than that, it's great.

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Not enough color payoff
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Seems like a waste of time and money because it did nothing for my lips. Not moisturizing or any hint of color. Was very disappointed.

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