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I like my lipsticks to be slightly staining. It seems like it helps them wear away more evenly, on my lips. One formula that I’m on the fence about is the OCC Lip Tars, though. They stain like none other. It’s so easy to get outside of the lip lines while applying the lip tars and then the color instantly stains my skin surrounding my lips and it doesn’t come off with makeup remover.
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If a blush is so vivid/pigmented that thought it could possibly stain entered my mind, it’s not a shade I’dever consider wearing, so it would never be something to consider… That said, even if the soft, subtle shades I gravitate to were to hypothetically stain, I don’t think I’d really care. Most of my blushes are so similar to the “average” person that it wouldn’t really make a difference day to day, and the shades also tend to be quite natural.

I don’t mind, I figure it just extends wear, and most don’t last excessively long. I’m far less amenable to eyeshadows that stain.

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I’m not big on them. The only time I’m fine with make-up product that stains is with lip products, and even though I love them, I want them to be easy to remove when I want them gone!

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With powder blushes I don’t particularly mind as their typically long lasting. But if its a cheek stain that stains it drives me crazy as they seem to apply patchy.

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My cheeks are naturally quite ruddy, especially my right cheek, which has this bright spot of redness right atop my cheekbone (brighter than my left) that I really can’t explain. Anything that sticks around and overstays its welcome isn’t something I’m going to like. Sure, if it’s some serious staining, I could cover it up the next day, but I don’t like the feeling of something stuck on my face. Especially since I can be prone to massive breakouts.

I’ve only tried a couple blush stain and i didnt care for them, i felt that they were hard to work with. lip stains are okay i dont feel that they last very long on me

Idk if it’s just me or the new MUFE HD blushes are really budge proof and they kinda stained my hand! I swatched a few at sephora and it was a pain to remove them with the caudalie cleansing milk! I had to rub really vigorously! Anyone else encountered that?

I’m not a fan of staining products in general.. I’d rather re-apply than have difficulty taking something off.

I like the stain effects of lipstick or blush, I don’t mind that it might linger. To me at least, it ends up looking like that glow from within that tends to look more natural.

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I don’t think I’ve ever used a blush that -truly- stained my cheeks. Naturally I look very washed out without any makeup on so blush is a must-do for me. I flush red naturally but only when I’m exercising & it’s not exact ya flattering look. I want to be able to fully remove all makeup too. Anyway, I’d really like to try NARS Siam even though Christine said it stained slightly! 🙂 I guess I have mixed feelings about it all!

I do not like blushes or lipsticks that stain for a ridiculously long amount of time. It can start to look strange and possibly feel a bit uncomfortable on the skin or lips.

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I feel like…. oh hell no!!! I do not want stained cheeks!!!! I like to control the amount of color on my cheeks since I am VERY fair skinned and have naturally pink cheeks… I use the foundation to tone it down and add just a little blush on occasion.

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