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 30,400 Reviews 30,400 Reviews
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This stain is wonderful. I've owned it before and unfortunately it was missing from my box (they are replacing it ASAP). I love it. It leaves a subtle tint and is great for days I don't want to wear lipstick.

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Not impressed
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This product works pretty well for me as a lip stain, however I am not a huge fan of it as a cheek color.

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great little stain
Sampled

I have tried another popular "stain" in the past and found it too runny and very messy and hard to apply. This stain with the wand, is great for application, stays where you put it, and it much easier to work with.

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subtle
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I love that it tints your lips without any weight or feel at all. It's noticeable but still natural looking.

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just the right amount of color
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I'm not big on flashy lipstick, and this has the right amount of tint to it to make me feel like I have something on but not self conscious.

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very sutble!
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I wish this product came in a range of shades as it barely showed up on either my tan/olive skin or my pigmented lips :(

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Cute
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At first I was put off by the bright red color because usually that is not for me, But after trying it the color was very light and sheer looks very natural i enjoy . it is easy to put on quickly for a day look

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Too Drying
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Works well as a check stain. As a lip stain, dried my lips out for days....they have yet to recover.

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Loved it!
Sampled

I'm actually using this product as I write this. It looks like it would be super dark but goes on nicely and stays on for hours. Love it!

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Not for me
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I understand how lip stains work, however this one was almost like a jelly and it seemed to dry my lips out. It also stated that it was for cheek use but the color was a very bright red so I wasn't about to give that a try. The color was okay on my lips after a little while, however; I am fair complected and would rather have a lighter color and something with some type of moisturizer in it.

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