theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain

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® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 66,764 Reviews 66,764 Reviews
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Nice lip stain
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I enjoyed this stain. It has a nice consistency and is not sticky. The color was nice, but not as pigmented as I expected it to be.

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Great color and feel!
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The color is very vibrant but not too out there for a fair skinned person like myself. Goes on easy and lasts for hours! I was very happy with this product.

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Stained with love
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I love how I can stain my lips or even my cheeks with this. You can put this under plain lip balm if your lips dry out. It's akin to the old cheek stain from way way back. But this is even better because of the brush applicator. Perfect ;D

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Not for me.
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With my coloring, the bright red tint did nothing more than make me look like I'd eaten a popsicle.

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Actually Stains
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A lot of lip stain products that I've tried don't actually stain my lips, but this one does!

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love it
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what a great stain color for my pale complexion, and it lasts. a little gloss on top is great! can't wait to try another color!

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very deep color
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The color was a bit too red and deep for me - not for the faint of heart in terms of lip color, but it does stay on well!

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Love it!
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This is a great every day lip gloss wear. Its smooth and not at all sticky. great as a lip gloss and a cheek stain

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Better as a cheek tint
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This didn't do anything for lips but it makes a pretty cheek tint. It didn't cling to my lips and was kind of thick feeling but it worked for blush. Just be careful to put only a small dab on otherwise you'll have the clown effect.

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Not stainiac
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When looking at this product I was so excited to receive it however it was quite a disappointment to my expectations. I expected it to be bright and long lasting and that is not the case. It's a pretty light gloss color that does not stain or stay after about 30 minutes. If you're going for a light rose it'd be cheap to buy a rosy Vaseline lip balm for a more effective look.

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