Editor's TipEditor's Tip

Apply Benetint to your cheeks and then blend Benefit’s High Beam onto your cheekbones for a luminous glow.

Benefit Cosmetics

Birchbox Breakdown

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.

How it Works

This lightweight stain goes on sheer for buildable rosy coverage. The long-lasting formula is made with carmine rose petals and lasts for hours. Not surprisingly, it’s a staple with celebrities, makeup artists, and models (not to mention Birchbox staffers).

How to Use

Smile and dab three small strokes on the apples of your cheeks. Blend immediately, as the formula does dry quickly. Next, dot on your lips and blend with clean fingertips. Apply another layer if you want a deeper crimson hue.

WATER (AQUA), POLYSORBATE 20, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CARMINE (CI 75470), METHYLPARABEN, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), TETRASODIUM EDTA, GERANIOL, LINALOOL, HEXYL CINNAMAL, CITRONELLOL, MALTODEXTRIN, BENZYL SALICYLATE, BHT. N° 00N12802

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Perfect color
Purchased

I love this stain if there was anything to fix it would be that it can be drying without a balm over it or something. Also the brush is very ticklish on my lips.

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One of my favorite products EVER

I love, love, love Benetint. The color makes for a very natural rosy glow, and you can easily intensify the color. I have fair skin, so on most days my routine is just tinted moisturizer, Benetint, and lip balm and I am ready to go.

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Perfect lip stain

I love Benetint! I haven't used it on my cheeks, but it's great as a lip stain. You can wear it solo or to intensify a lipstick or gloss color. It's very long lasting.

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Fantastic Product
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Looks great, wears for hours! I am really excited to use my Birchbox points on this item! Highly recommend giving this product a shot.

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Favorite thing in my makeup box
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I LOVE my Benetint. I use it every day, it never brakes me out, it stays all day, and I don't have to worry about getting makeup on my clothes. You can add more or less depending on how dark you would like it to show. I have tried lots of cheek tints, this is by far the best. My first bottle lasted almost a year with every day use! That makes it less expensive than some of the cheaper items that you buy a few times a year. It also looks so natural.

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Works well! but smaller than anticipated!
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I was really excited to buy this tint after reading good reviews and having a few bloggers post about it. I love the color on my skin and lips! a nice rosy blush and adds some colors to my lips when i want to feel more natural and effortless but still feminine.
The only downsides were that the actual size surprised me and seemed small for the price point. granted, it will probably last me a while considering I only used a few swipes at a time. the other is that your finger is left stained after blending in the product and it takes some effort to wash or wipe it off. BUT I would totally recommend!

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Love this stain!
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Long lasting and a gorgeous color. Looks extremely natural and is that great stain that I've been searching for. Definitely recommend.

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Obsessed

Goes on smooth, this product also works well on my lips and cheeks

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Good, but not as potent as I expected
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I was really hoping the color of this stain would be deeper and last longer. I love it for my cheeks, it gives me a nice glow that lasts all day-ish (as long as I need it to last at least, I have reapplied once or twice). I love the way it looks on my lips when I first put it on, but find that it does not last. I usually have to reapply it every two hours or so to my lips. It is a good stain, and I like that it isn't creamy. It smells amazing, like a bouquet of roses, which I love. There are stains that are easier to use though, it's tricky to use on your cheeks. As soon as you get the hang of it though it's a very nice cheek color.

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Cheeks, lips, so easy!

I have been loving this product for over 10 years. I use it on my cheeks, making x's at the apples and massaging it up my cheek bones. I also use it on my lips for all day stain. So light and easy especially in warmer weather. Benefit. Benetint is a staple in my cosmetics to box.

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