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
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Splotchy!
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I couldn't get this to spread evenly on my cheeks. It's too dark to use as a lip stain.

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Love on my lips
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Haven't tried on my cheeks as I think color may be too much. But I love it on my lips - stays on too

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Stainiac
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I use lipstick every day, and I usually have to reapply it a lot throughout the day. I did not have to reapply it all which I loved! Great color too!

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Took a few tries to get it right
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I'm not a big fan of stains and this one, if you don't move the product around fast enough, it looks slotchy. Suggest use on cream foundation and not powder so the product spreads easier. But it also doubles as a nice lip stain, too.

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Nice tint but not very pigmented
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I like that there is no small or taste and I like the color. I wish there was more pigment.

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Lip stain
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I thought that this was very thin...not enough pigment.

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Nice
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I never heard of this brand until I received this in my Birchbox. I LOVE lip stains and blush ... so the combination of the two makes me very happy :) I may consider a different color than the color I received.

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Nice Color but not consistency
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I liked that the tint was not bold but rather a natural red. However, I did not like that it was not easy to blend in!

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Love this product
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I love how it gives you a hint of color without feeling like you are putting on heavy makeup!

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Pretty color for cheeks
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I tried this sample as both a blush and lip stain. The color is pretty but I didn't like it on my lips.

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