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Twinkle Apothecary

The Stain

$ 5.00

An herbal liquid lip & cheek tint.

Alkanet root infused sunflower oil leaves your lips and cheeks with a natural-yet-buildable berry flush.

organic sunflower oil, wildcrafted alkanet root, non-gmo tocopherol oil (vitamin E,) lavender essential oil, cinnamon essential oil 

Roll onto lips and cheeks, blending with fingertips or a sponge. Add more for a darker color or keep it light. It's beautiful alone or layered with other lip products. 

Layer it over your favorite red lip liner for a bold, juicy flush - or over/under your favorite shimmer balm for a boost of color.

Will this stain my skin?

Actually, no. The stain is sheer, buildable, and easy to blend. (It's just a fun name.) However, it can stain certain countertop surfaces and clothing, so proceed with caution. 

Can you make this is in another color? 

No. In fact, the color of the Alkanet root changes slightly from lot to lot (nature... how dare she?!) so you may receive a bottle that's more or less bright than what's pictured. That said, these are always crafted in small batches to achieve the brightest color payoff possible.  

Can you make it without the cinnamon essential oil?

No, these are made by the batch, not by the bottle. There is one drop of cinnamon in each bottle, which creates a very subtle warming sensation (and fantastic scent) that should be safe for most people. Try the shimmer balm in Ruby for a similar but cinnamon free tint.

I have another question... 

Scroll down and click on "Ask a Question." You'll receive a response here ASAP.  

We're letting go of basic branded product labels. Your bottle will come with a one-of-a-kind sticker so you can find it in your makeup drawer. (Although, if you have more than one blood-red vial in there, we... have some questions about your beauty routine.)  

Artisan Made

Is it science, is it art, or is it magic? A little bit from columns a, b, and c. All crafted in-house by one very picky witch.

Go Forth

AND CONQUER. Give 0 effs about beauty? US TOO. Let us simplify your routine so you can get back to your smart girl sh*t.

Plants Are It

No, really. That's it. Everything here is 100% botanical based with no artificial fragrances or irritating preservatives.

We're not really into labels.

Learn about our eco-approach to packaging and how we're making indie beauty fun again.

The Stain

$ 5.00


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    All sales are final. Start with a sample to find out how this product will work for you.

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  • Contact

    For questions about this product: Scroll down and click on the button that says "Ask a question." I will respond here ASAP.

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    Socially: Join the Twinkle Apothecary Patreon community for a weekly chat and Q&A session.

    In-person: come say hello when the Twinkle studio is open to the public for shopping each month during the Make Ready Market.

    I do not message through social media apps and I do not provide free skincare consultations or medical advice.

    Contact your doctor if you have questions about using essential oils, or any of my natural products, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a compromised immune system.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Kelsie A.
Magic in a Bottle

For someone who doesn't wear makeup, this stain gives the perfect blush color. It is part of my everyday morning routine. It gives me the perfect amount of color to make me look like I'm fully awake and ready to tackle the day!

Bekah D.
Wonderful Color

I love this stuff! It makes a gorgeous blush in a color that I just couldn't find in the other brand I usually order. It lasts on my cheeks and look snatural nad lovey.

Nicolette F.
Looooove it! Easy on and

Looooove it! Easy on and a fantastic color!

Becky C.
Easy Glam

This is the easiest way to wake up my face for the work day! Rolls on really easy and absorbs quickly to add a slight buildable red tone to my lips. It has a fun tingly feel and smells really good. The tint adds a warm, natural look!

Mayra F.
Love the color and tint.

Love the color and tint. Such a nice stain