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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. 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, lasting tint on lips and cheeks. It has a longer setting time than most quick-dry stains, so it won’t leave unsightly streaks after you blend.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac® Lip and Cheek Stain
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 67,493 Reviews 67,493 Reviews
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Decent Lip stain
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This is a pretty decent lip stain, I really like the color as well. However, only problem I have with it is how much you have to use to achieve evenly stained lips. I don't feel like it would last long at all unfortunately.

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Texture
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Nice pigmentation however it feels just flat out weird when you first put it on. Not quite sticky but just....wet (if that makes any sense).

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Love it!
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Just the right amount of color for everyday. I will definitely purchase this product.

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Not Again...
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I did not like this product. I tried it with a chapstick base and another time without, both times, it did not stay on whatsoever. Instead the product balled and peeled in clumps off as soon as it "dried." Would NOT recommend again nor want again.

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Didn't show up unless I slathered it on
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I have a medium, yellow-olive complexion. The colour in the sample tube seemed like it would work for me. When I applied (with fingertips), I saw nothing. Reapplied- nothing. Applied a bunch more. Nothing. Poured it on my face. It was a lovely shade of barely-there-didnt-hang-around.

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Great for cheeks, weird on the lips
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The stain looks great on my fair skin, but you have to heavily exfoliate for the stain to look cohesive. It looks patchy even when I do exfoliate my lips most of the time. The smell is sort of fruit, but very light. It also doesn't taste very good, so don't lick your lips. Again, I highly recommend as a cheek stain-- just be sure to rub it in right away!

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Subtle and pretty
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the color goes on lightly but noticably. its nice for creating rosy but natural lips without drying them out

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good
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nice product but the color didn't suit me. love this brand though

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Smooth application
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Pleasantly surprised by how easily and smoothly this went on. Color does look dark in the bottle, but is a great shade when worn.

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Nice
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The color was a little bright for me but I liked the product.

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