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 31,006 Reviews 31,006 Reviews
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I like the product, just not a fan of the color. I normally go for something a little more noticeable, but it is nice if you just want to add a little bit of color. I also only tired it on my lips - kind of freaks me out that it can go on your cheeks as blush too..

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Best lipstick/blush combination
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I loved how it was a lipstick and a blush! I also loved the color

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Maniac for Stainiac
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I appreaciate how versatile this product is. I can use for lips or cheeks which is great for an on the go Mom.

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Great product!
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I was nervous to use this at first but I was so wrong to be concerned. It is a great product. Adds just enough color to your lips. It stays on for awhile too. Will definitely get this again!

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interesting
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I've used other stains before, but I've never used one with this consistency. I wasn't a fan of the texture; it felt a little like jello and wasn't very easy to apply. It's a good thing it takes a couple times of application to really see the stain come out, otherwise I would've had stain not on my lips. I do like the color that it stains, and it seems to last a bit longer than a typical gloss. I like to put a clear or semi-glitter gloss on top to add a little shine. Cool product overall.

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Effective lip stain
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This stain is fairly long-lasting and I like how I can choose to apply more or less to adjust the intensity of the color on my lips.

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obsessed!
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I am so obsessed with this little lip/face color. It is perfectly lightweight but packs a big punch when it comes to color!

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Great color
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I'm not a big lipstick person, so I really like that this stain is on the lighter side. Doesn't feel heavy and lasts a long time. Great product!

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Okay
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I thought this sample was a good color on my lips and was very subtle under a lip gloss but didn't last very long!

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Pointless
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It felt like I was applying water to my lips. Really the most pointless lip product I've ever tried. My 5-year-old might like it though!

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