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 67,463 Reviews 67,463 Reviews
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Not a fan

Maybe I'm just not using it right? This has really bad coverage, seems like you'd have to use a lot of layers for it to show up which isn't ideal for a tiny sample. Haven't tried it on my cheeks yet.

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Use for cheeks not lips
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I don't prefer this for the lips but as a gentle blush-love! Ever since I got my first sample a year or so ago, I have order it numerous times and its all I use. Its subtle, lasts, and I don't have any weird stickiness on my cheeks. Its just enough!

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Perfect!

I don't like wearing lipstick, so this is perfect for me. It gives my lips just a touch of color and looks very natural.

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Oh goodness
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This stuff was weird. Looked like I had an illness. It was a pain to get it off of my lips.

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Love it
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Seriously feels like water when applying but adds a nice mild stain to the lips. Since I'm a waitress I can't always reapply and this is one of my go tos

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Pretty & Soft!

I love the color! At 1st I was off about it, because it was a dark Red/Berry color,but once I applied it it magically turned into a Light Pink color actually. So amazed by that!! It left my lips soft and looks great with my Fair skin tone. Highly satisfied with this product, even It it wasn't a lot, it defiantly convinced me to buy a larger size.

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Great stain!
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The color is rich and the stain lasts for hours. Unfortunately, the product gelled (dried out) prematurely in the tube and I didn't get to use it all. I would recommend this stain for it's color and wear longevity! Perhaps the premature dry out was a result of a faulty seal between the lid and tube.

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First stain
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This was the first lip stain I've ever tried and I've since found I love stains. Love this color but you have to give this dry time and it's a bit tacky to touch.

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Love this lip stain

Very nice, easier and more effective than Benetint, it looks beautiful whether used on its own or layered with a lipstick to give more intensity and sexy color to the lips.

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I was so excited the first time I applied this stain, it is the perfect shade and just the right sheer. Unfortunately, I experienced no stain effect. It disappeared after a few minutes. I am not a reapply continuously while I'm out kinda girl, which is why a stain has such an appeal to me. This was not what I expected from a stain. The color is perfect, the application is simple & quick, but the lasting effect is just not there.

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