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 67,045 Reviews 67,045 Reviews
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I loved this product. It gave my lips just a nice tint of color, so it still looked natural. Color didn't last all day, but for a few hours. Great for work or evening wear. I will definitely purchase this product.

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Pretty color but taste
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Pretty color and horrible taste. It wasn't long lasting as I thought it should be and I couldn't get around the taste.

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Nice
Sampled

Is a nice shade of pink it stays on pretty well and it's has a nice matted look to it

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Stain
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I would use this lip stain over any of the others I've tried. I doesn't leave my lips feeling dried out.

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It's OK
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Didn't have much color, not compared to what it looked like in the tube. If you apply more than one coat for color, it fills sticky.

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Not sure how I feel about this
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I'm not sold on using one product for lips and cheeks because I don't like my cheeks to feel sticky. This sample was a nice color.

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RED
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I didn't think I could ever wear red. But this you can make it light, medium or dark, and for someone with my pale skin and dark hair, I really didn't think I could wear red. But all three looks good on me

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Not impressed
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Didn't like not for lips not for cheeks. Way too sticky for cheeks

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Messy
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I thought I would love this product. Sadly I did not. It did not apply smoothly, like a smudging effect as you applied, then it got messy when you tried to correct the line on your lip. Not a fan of this stain. Sorry, but I do love lippies:)

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Bummer
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I didn't like the color on my lips - its hard to control and if you try to put on layer after layer after layer, you would never achieve the rich tone of the color depicted on the tube - it looks like when you eat a red popsicle - a lot like that....bummer.

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