By now, you’ve probably heard from a friend of a friend about Skin Genie’s super stains. They are vibrant. They last very long. They are the stuff of lipstick-legend—and they only cost 80 bucks a pop. Basically, they’ve become a huge hit among the beauty-buying population and are a constant fave at the BeautyMNL office.
The Lip and Cheek Stain Alive! Collection is ultra-matte and clings to your lips for hours without drying them out. You can also expect a yummy watermelon scent with every color—something that adds greatly to their irresistible factor. And BTW, they look great on the cheeks, too. Basically, if you haven’t tried these beautiful, budget-friendly stains, you really, really ought to.
Below, we swatched the 13 shades on different skin tones, so you can easily pinpoint which one flatters your complexion most. Happy swiping!


THE COLOR: A fleshy pink that enhances your natural lip color.
THE COLOR: A playful wine that mimics a Shiraz stain.
THE COLOR: A deep burgundy for after-hours.
THE COLOR: A zesty orange to enliven the face.
THE COLOR: A pale and perky apricot.
THE COLOR: A coral with equal parts orange and pink.
THE COLOR: A Snow White-red that evokes romance.
THE COLOR: A festive ruby for all year long.
THE COLOR: A Kool-Aid cherry with reddish undertones.
THE COLOR: A straight-up purple for work and weekend.
THE COLOR: A classic bordeaux that means business.
THE COLOR: A warm, toasty tan.
THE COLOR: A bad-girl black for extra sass.
The Skin Genie Lip and Cheek Stain Alive! is available on BeautyMNL for P80. Shop it right here.

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