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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Drying for my lips

I am a super fair girl and while this shade works on my lips as long as I don't go crazy... it sucks moisture right out of my lips. I am way too apprehensive to try it on my cheeks.

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no color.

I don't know what tint they are referring to because there is no color. There was a little gloss. But no color or tint to speak of.

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Meh

I really wanted to like this, but the color just isn't for me. I'm not a red red person. My lips felt really dry too after applying.

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Cheeks -- not lips
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I think this product is OK for a cheek stain. However, I was really more interested in it for my lips and it really isn't ideal for a lip stain. It is very thin and the smell is so strong that I almost felt I shouldn't be putting it near my mouth!

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Doesn't spread well
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I am a huge Benefit junkie but this product just missed the mark for me. I actually had already purchased the full-size so I knew I was not going to like this sample. I've tried using my fingers, a brush, a sponge, and just didn't feel like it smoothed into my cheeks. I looked like I had just smeared lipstick on my face or something. That being said, I know a lot of people who like it....I would prefer a cream blush I think. BUT I will say the color is great--kind of a rose/poppy color.

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Purchased

I had higher hopes for this product. I have been using the ChaCha Tint to give my cheeks/lips a bronzed look and had wanted to go deeper, more wine-tinted. Too bad I had to apply Benetint like 60 times to get even close to a reddish color and it didn't last very long. I liked the rose smell, but when it's on my lips it does not taste good and all I can think about are the chemicals I must be tasting.

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Expected more from a "stain"

Haven't tried this on my cheeks, as I'm always cautious about anything that red. Perhaps based on the lack of longevity on my lips, I should give it a shot. The sample I received seems really watery and even when trying to build the color, it just doesn't seem to have any staying power. Sad. I do love how natural it looks, though.

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disappointed

I typically love Benefit products and had always heard great things about benetint. However, the sample didn't do much for me. The color didn't show up as strong as I would've liked and it didn't last as long as I expected

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Not impressed

I got this as a sample, and first tried it on my cheeks. It took off my concealer, and made a very blotchy patch on my cheek. I also think it is hard to use, because it has a water like consistency that doesn't blend easily. It did however, look nice on my lips.

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Not a fan

I tried this through my box sample and I just don't see what all the fuss is about. I had to apply several times and still couldn't tell the difference on my lips. I wouldn't recommend this.

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