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 64,757 Reviews 64,757 Reviews
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nice and natural
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I'm not normally a fan of stains. This one is different. No colour transfer, fairly durable, very natural. Perfect for me, have worn several times with gloss over it. Feels a little dry without. The colour saturation is enough that i can use it to fill in my slightly uneven upper lip line. I'll buy this.

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Lip stain
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Not much color payoff, ok base to build color on .Was not a fan

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Effective, but odd
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Stain works, it takes a few passes though. It's got a pretty gelatinous/liquid texture, and the taste isn't the most pleasant. I wore it on a night out, forgot to keep reapplying and by the end of the night it was a hot mess - concentrated towards the inside of my lips, faded on the outside and gapping.

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Perfect
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Perfect to throw in your bag and go! Adds just the right amount of color, that won't budge, to give you that effortlessly chic look! This and mascara is all you need for the perfect weekend look!

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Not a fan of color or application
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As reviews have stated, not really much of anything as far as color. It's nice to have two-way products, as I typically don't like to carry a lot on me on nights going out, but seeing as how this didn't really seem like anything on my lips or skin, I'd still need additional product to finalize the look. Not much a continence.

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Lip stain
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Sticky and tasted bitter. I didn't notice a difference in the color of my lips.

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par the course for lip tints
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This is a great color and I love lip tints. I was hoping that it would have more of a gel-like consistency, since it came with a doe foot applicator. However, it is runny like other lip tints, which means the color tends to concentrate on the inner lip for me. Still a great lip tint though! I will keep using it- just wished it stayed on the outer edges of my lips better.

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Fades
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This product is so cute! You can build up the intensity if you would like for a more dramatic look!! The packaging is cute and affective! All though I find myself re-applying this product a lot through out the day! Maybe ever 30 mins or so. For best results I do a lip scrub before and after use! I apply about 3-4 coats for a super pink look!! When applying wipe off extra product and then start in the middle of your lips and work your way out! This product fades really fast! Overall I wouldn't purchase this product!! It was fun to try out a new lip stain. I wouldn't recommend this product for people with dry lips! This product dries way too fast and does not leave a seamless finish!! Not impressed with this product and wouldn't use it again on any of my clients!

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2 in 1?
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I really like this as a light lip product but not a fan of other applications.

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natural color
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natural color for look of a glow without "made up"
I need color on my face but am not good about reapplying lipstick. stains are fantastic. this is a nice, natural shade and consistency is thicker than others on the market

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