Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain

In 1977, Jane and Jean Ford, the twin sisters behind Benefit, met a local dancer who requested a long-lasting red pigment that wouldn’t budge during her shows. They listened, and this beloved rose lip and cheek stain was born. Year after year, it’s a bestseller for good reason: the translucent color leaves us with a natural flush so we look pretty, not made-up.

Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain
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The birchbox sample came in an adorable little box with picture instructions. It works just like it says it does, and I like the hint of color on my cheek. I love the lip wear, I can't feel it on and it doesn't smudge so lip gloss or balm will go right over it. It smells like roses, very nice.

However, for something that goes on your lips it tastes really bitter! It also stains your hands if you use your fingers to blend, which shouldn't be surprising.

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lovely

I really like the color. It seems hard to spread though. The color seems to stay on all day. I havent tried to use it as lip color yet

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Very Pretty
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This product was much easier to use than I expected, and a little goes a long way. I like layering the tint on my lips to create various shades of red.

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I liked it :)

It was super bright on my cheeks but it didn't fade like my normal blush and I love it for stain on my lips! It adds that nice extra pop!

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Easy to use
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This product was super-easy to use on my cheeks. The color might be better when I'm a little more tan, though.

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Nice subtle red tint
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I like this red lip tint. It was fairly subtle and I am excited to wear it out and about. But, it did taste a bit odd.

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A Benefit classic
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I've used this before in my younger days when I could walk out the house with a fresh face and just a touch of tint on my cheeks and lips. sigh. Anyway, those days are gone, but I'll put it to use when I'm running late for school drop off. :)

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really like the sample but not worth buying

i use this mostly to tint my lips. i find the nail polish like applicator quite hard to apply for the cheek. i prefer other lip tint products with marker like applicator over this one. nevertheless, the color is natural and very convenient for that quick natural look. i just apply this then put my lip balm over. i think the sample size is pretty enough to use to a long time. not worth buying the full size bottle for $38 since i prefer spending much less money on a colored lip balm

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Good standard to have
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Benetint has always been a good staple to have. I love it for cheeks, and can also use it in the winter under gloss to give that natural hue. Be careful--too much on your lips can make it look like you overdid the cherry Kool-Aid.

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I've seen Benefit's Benetint around for a while, but had not yet built up the courage to try it and I did not want to spend the money on something I was unsure of. I was excited to see it in my box this month. My first go was not so great; it takes some practice to get the tint where you want it. (One cheek looked like a china doll and the other looked fine) But, once I understood how to apply it, I was very pleased with the results. It lasted a long time and was a great, natural tint. My one big complaint, though, is that it stained my fingers. A different applicator that saved my fingers would have been great!

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