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 31,252 Reviews 31,252 Reviews
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I put this on my lips but didn't have a chance to loo at it right away. I went back about 5 minutes later and there was no color what so ever on my lips. this was after only 5 minutes! very disappointed.

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Great lip tint
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While I could not manage to make this stain work on my cheeks (maybe that was that a joke?), it looked fantastic on my lips.

I think it should be reiterated that this product is intended as a tint. The color is not shocking.

There is a chance that with repeated use this product stained the area around my lip in a semi-permanent manner (a couple days), but it went away after a couple days of not using it. It is also possible that I am not the neatest applicator.

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It was good
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I really like this product. Super quick and natural looking. I like it a lot for lips, I haven't used it on my cheeks yet.

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Alright
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This lip/cheek stain is alright. I first tried it as a cheek stain, but the color didn't even come up when I applied and tried blending. Just disappeared. As a lip stain, I had to put 3 coats to see a little color. Not worth buying in this shade, beauty queen.

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Love this product!
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Love it - will purchase in the future! Great color and very long lasting - it is not sticky and does not make your lips dry like other stains I have used in the past.

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theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac
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This may nice for someone else but the color was not right for me and it didn't seem to last very long.

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Stainiac
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Does stain a little but very subtle. I liked it inside but when I stepped outside it didn't look as good.

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Really loved this!
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It has been a long time since I used any type of stain and I did not have a good experience previously as it was a two step process--stain then gloss on top. However, I loved this product! It's a very light gel and glides on smoothly. I like the very light wash of color on my lips. I put a little balm on top and I was ready to go.

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Stain
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I like the brand the Balm, however I don't care for stains. I have received several similar products like it before which had a pleasant smell and provided a good color on the lips. The Balm's stain didn't have a scent and didnt seem to have any color pay off

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This lip stain is nice and smooth. I had to layer it quite a few times to get that darker color but it is a nice color once it's dried. I feel that you do still need a lip balm or moisturizer over it so your lips don't feel dry.

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