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 31,259 Reviews 31,259 Reviews
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How wonderful! I hate reapplying my lipstick or gloss and this is wonderful. I use it and apply gloss over and even when the gloss is gone the color is still there. It gives your lips a wonderful delicate color

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Totally different texture; love it
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I get sick of shiny lip gloss stains, but this goes on like a gloss yet looks like a lipstick. More subtle than you'd think, as it looks dramatically red when you open it up! At first I didn't love the packaging, but then I realized that I love being able to see how much is left and that the color sort of sells itself--no false advertising, like you get with some lipsticks. I've been wearing it most days since I got it, and I'll likely purchase it once I run out--pretty affordable!

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Perfect Shade of Cheeks
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I love this product so much and it quickly became a must in my makeup bag. You can easily decide the intensity of the cheek stain. Whether it be a light pink or darker.

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pretty color
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it is a very nice color but you gave to keep applying it untill you get the color you want which in my opinion is a waste of money

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pretty!
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the shade i got was so pretty and i got so many compliments on it from people. it is noticeable but not too bold and i really like that.

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Very nice
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This is a nice lipstain but it doesn't stay on for very long - I have a Revlon lipstain that stays on for longer even after eating meals! But otherwise, not bad.

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Love this!
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I love this product A LOT! I haven't ever had great luck with a stain until now. Most dry out my lips, but not Stainiac! This is the first stain that I can rub on once or multiple layers, and then cover it up with some chapstick for the day. It stays put, doesn't smudge or rub off, and is so light you barely know it's there! LOVE

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Love this lip color!
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Great color, great product! Loved receiving this sample in this months box!

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Underwhelmed
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I had really high hopes for this product, but it didn't quite deliver. Does give a nice, natural, cherry-flushed look. However, product isn't long-lasting and was very drying.

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Great stain
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I only recently discovered stains through birchbox, and I love this one. I have very light, porcelain skin and was afraid that this would be too bright for my complexion. But it's not! It's perfect and I'm able to layer it to make it darker, though I don't really need to. Prefer cheek stains to powdered blush anyday now!

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