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. It comes in three shades that complement all skin tones: Beauty Queen is a magenta-toned pink.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac
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I keep getting lip stains from birchbox which is a little annoying because I don't care for the bold lip look, this stain was really runny and did not stain my lips well but it actually makes an amazing cheek stain, I love the shade it creates on my skin.

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Great lip stain
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The color is nice and the consistency is also good. I didn't feel like there was anything too special about this lip stain. It's a good standard lip stain. I like that it can be used as a cheek stain for a dewy look.

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Love the brand, not so keen on the transparency
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I love the idea of stain, but I like a little more coverage from my lip stains, and this simply looked and felt like a clear gloss. The sample was tiny and honestly hard to get the stain out of.

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Nice Color
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I was really excited about this as a lip stain. The color didnt last very long, but it was a nice light pink color.

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Effective but drying for lips
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Overall I really liked this product. It's a nice, pretty color without being too bold or bright. I found it was better as a cheek stain than a lip stain. As a cheek stain it left my cheeks looking glowy and dewy all day, but as a lip stain it was very drying and I ended up with patches of stained lip at the end of the day and quite a few dry, chapped spots.

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Love Love Love for the lips!!
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For a lip stain, I love this. It stays all day and with a little gloss you are good to go. A little hard to work with for the cheeks.

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Not my fav
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I already had a sample of this from a bonus pack when I got it in my box. I really like the Benefit Benetint and this just isn't as good in my mind. The shade is too harsh red for my light complexion. It is a thicker consistency than the liquid benetint. Just not for me.

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Long lasting
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I loved that it lasted all day, however I think it was a little to red for my skin tone. Otherwise it a great product.

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Good
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This is a beautiful lip stain. I love the color. It is great for date night or even work. Greatly recommended

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Good product, not for me
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This product works for a short amount of time. It gives a rosy stain but doesn't stay for very long. I still prefer a more bold lip color.

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