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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 67,532 Reviews 67,532 Reviews
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This product definitely stands but it's title... stain. I applied this products and instantly did not like how dry it made my lips look. When I decided to take it off... I couldn't. It took good exfoliating to finally rid me of this stain. Be careful when applying because one mistake... good luck.

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A lip product I will actually wear
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I am not one for lip products (outside of chapstick/burts bee's/carmex). I put this on and can see the color impact and it feels lightweight. The color is noticeable but not overwhelming, which is fantastic. I've used it on my cheeks once, but I love it on my lips. It doesn't dry them out and it doesn't feel goopy. I'm not sure how long it lasts, because I usually just put it on before I leave and never think to check it again, but I definitely feel confident after using it.

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great
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the color and pigmentation of this product is amazing (as i expect with this brand) and i love the format. the product itself feels very lightweight on the lips and lasts for a long time.

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Not for me
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Will appreciate more natural and neutrals for my lip product colors. This was too bright for me

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Hmmmm
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Not too sure if I like this. When I was younger, I thought god if I could just stain my lips the color I use all the time I would never have to buy it again lol this was after my color was altered and I no longer liked it .when I got this I was like yes ! Stain! But your lips feel like you are a popsicle and look like you ate one too. Tight and sticky and hard to get off and looks like I ate a red popsicle . Need chapstick to put over it. Not worth it.

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Strong, Not Understated
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The color went on exactly the way it looked and did stain and stay put. It was a bit intense for my lips, but in a small amount on my cheeks provided a nice bit of color that lasted through the day. I like the idea of a dual purpose product, but would only use this on my cheeks because the bright red isn't a color I usually use on my lips. If you're not as understated as I am, you might be able to pull off using it for both lips and cheeks.

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Great color
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Loved the color - it stays on all day and adds just a bit of pink! Sets super fast so it doesn't smear

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Less exciting than it sounds
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The color and texture didn't work for me in the least. It was overall a less exciting product than I'd anticipated.

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great product
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I love a good lip stain, and this one is a classic!

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Not my favorite
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Sticky and oddly colored, this is not a product I used after the first try. Birchbox has many excellent lipsticks and glosses to choose from, but this is not one of them.

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