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Layer on theBalm® cosmetics Read My Lips™ Lip Gloss to create a bespoke shade while nourishing and hydrating your lips.

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  • 3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 30,993 Reviews 30,993 Reviews Write a Review
  • $17.00 includes Free Shipping
  • .3 fl oz   
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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.

How to Use

The handy wand makes applying this stain a breeze. Swipe onto your lips as you would a regular lip gloss. To use as a cheek stain, smile and dab two or three dots onto the apples of your cheeks. Gently blend the pigment into your cheeks using small circular motions.

Water ((aqua) Eau), Glycerin, Triethanolamine, Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract. May Contain / Peut Contenir [+/- Blue 1 (ci 42090), Green 3 (ci 42053), Yellow 5 (ci 19140), Yellow 6 (ci 15985), Red 22 (ci 45380), Red 33 (ci 17200), Red 27 (ci 45410), Yellow 10 (ci 47005), Green 5 (ci 61570)]

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Loved it!
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I really liked the texture of it, very different than most lip stains. It didn't seem to stain for quite as long as a traditional stain does, though.

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Got this as a sample and there's nothing special about it. The brand is great and I wanted to like it but even after several layers, the color barely shows up on the lips and I hate the sticky feeling of applying it to my cheeks.

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Perfect Lip Stain
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Great color and consistency. Perfect stain for lip.

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Love, love, love this!
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I adore this product! A couple of swipes on my cheeks and lips and I am instantly polished, put together, and glow-y.

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Beautiful crimson stain
Sampled

This lip stain is very sheer and looked so pretty on my lips, it stayed on all day, and I always got compliments because it looked natural. The best lip stain i have ever tried.

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Perfect touch of color

Whether I want a lot of color or minimal color on my lips, I'm able to achieve the perfect shade! It's easy to use, lasts a while, and comes off easily if you accidentally apply too much. I'll be purchasing!

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Must have
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This lip stain is awesome, and I don't have to worry about it rubbing off ; when your drinking from a glass or sipping on a straw. It goes on smooth and drys quickly. Its a must have.

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I absolutely love this stain! It is a great color and it lasts. I can kiss my man all day long while my lips stay nice and pink

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Dry lips
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It made my lips feel quite dry. I didn't like the color it left on my lips either. It wasn't made for my skin tone.

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Liked it more than I thought I would

I don't wear lipstick ever so I was t sure about this product. It is a subtle hint of color and I was surprised how much I liked it. Will def use this sample

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