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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 30,236 Reviews 30,236 Reviews Write a Review
  • $17.00
  • .3 fl oz   
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    $17.00
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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. It comes in three shades that complement all skin tones: Beauty Queen is a magenta-toned pink.

How it Works

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 application a breeze. Start with a coat of lip balm for moisture, then swipe this stain 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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Great lip stain
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Great lip stain with long lasting color! Natural feeling without being tacky or dry. I have only tried on lips, not cheeks. Will be purchasing this product soon

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va va YES
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I normally don't dare wear red... but this stuff looked on me and all of my friends! It dried fairly quick and lasted a longer than the Revlon lip stain, stuff. I don't wear red much, but if I do, it'll be TheBalm cosmetic stainiac :)

5
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Love it!
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Staniac is awesome! I don't use it on lips because I don't like the color as a lipstick but I use it as blush all the time. A tiny dab can really accentuate high cheekbones.

5
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Really love t this!
Sampled

I was very surprised by this tint! At first it the color didn't seem very strong, but i was able to build it up into a very natural, beautiful tint. I have not tried this on my cheeks yet, but love it on the lips! It seems to last a good while on me.

5
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Perfect amount of lip color
Sampled

Lasts and it's not drying or overwhelming color. I use it under my Chapstick

5
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!
Sampled

Best stain product ever, blends nicely and lasts all day! It doesn't mess up your base when applied on top, whether it be liquid, cream or powder.

5
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good
Sampled

i liked this product. it gave a very suttle tint to my lips which i liked because im not big on color to my lips

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Long lasting lip stain
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this lip stain was the perfect gift for my sister, who is forever looking for long lasting color. She loved it ! great stain to wear alone or under another lipstick

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It was okay
Sampled

Tried this product out several times and wasn't too impressed. I didn't feel like the stain actually lasted and looked awkward on my lips compared to the other stains I've tried before. I haven't tried it on my cheeks yet, so I'm hoping that works out better for me!

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Great color
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This product is great as a stain and can double as a more traditional lip color with the addition of a little gloss.

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