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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15

Tarte

Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15

Fair Sand (fair w/ yellow undertones)

Item #: 2241934 Size: 1.7 oz

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Provides a natural matte finish & oil control for flawless longwear without clogging pores or sinking into lines in a cake-free & comfortable formula. It covers redness, acne, & hyperpigmentation without hiding your complexion. This vitamin- & Amazonian clay-rich foundation formula restores balance to help improve your skin even when you're not wearing it, and SPF 15 provides broad spectrum protection.

Skinvigorating ingredients:
  • Amazonian clay: Nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear
  • Vitamin A: Antioxidant that retains moisture and helps protect against free radical damage
  • Vitamin E: Natural preservative that also acts as an emollient and antioxidant
  • Mineral pigments: Soothe and soften skin

Benefits:
  • Vegan.
  • Hypoallergenic.
  • Oil free.
  • Tarte 12-hour makeup.
  • Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Sunscreen (non-chemical ingredients: titanium dioxide & zinc oxide)
  • Dermatologist tested.

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Dispense a dime size amount of foundation onto the back of your hand. Pick up a small amount using the Buffer Airbrush Finish Foundation Brush . Sweep onto skin in light, circular motions, starting at the center of the face and blending outward.

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TarteAmazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15
 
4.4

(based on 4994 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Blends well (3716)
  • Easy to apply (3689)
  • Goes on smoothly (3643)
  • Long-lasting (3318)
  • Good pigmentation (2995)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (658)
  • Heavy (394)
  • Doesn't stay on (363)
  • Poor coverage (286)
  • Causes breakouts (154)

Best Uses

  • Full coverage (3008)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (1810)
  • Light to medium coverage (1416)
  • Sensitive skin (1369)
  • Normal skin (1276)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (2393), Budget shopper (1748)

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5.0

Great product!!

By Lfrey

from Corvallis, OR

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Matte Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

    Love this! It provides buildable coverage so that I can use more or less as needed. It has a matte finish, which I love because I hate when my face is shiny! As long as I don't sweat too much, it will last all day. They have enough shades to find one that works with your skin tone. I have acne prone, sensitive skin, and since I've switched to this foundation, I have had less breakouts!

     
    5.0

    The best foundation

    By MrsTillis

    from Andalusia,Al

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Matte Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Full Coverage

      Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

      I love the feel and coverage of this foudation!!!! I don't like to look like I have a pile of makeup on but I also have redness on my checks so for this not to look cakey and still cover my redness and feel so light means so much to be!!!

       
      5.0

      Excellent ingredients & flawless coverage

      By Jenn, nature girl

      from Atlanta

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long-Lasting
      • Matte Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage

        Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

        I love that Tarte offers organic ingredients and doesn't test on animals. Being a sun worshipper a little SPF in my foundation is not a bad idea. However, testing it in ULTA with wide windows I thought it would be easier for me to color match. I got the wrong color and need to hopefully return this one :(. I bought my correct color at another store. Because it has SPF it seems lighter on you in the store. Maybe test it and then go outside.

         
        5.0

        Love tarte!!!

        By Ker

        from PA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage

          Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

          Love!

           
          5.0

          Love the coverage this provides!

          By Tosha

          from South Carolina

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Long-Lasting
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

          • Makes skin dry so apply moisturizer!

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

          Love this!!

           
          2.0

          Okay foundation

          By Oshi

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

          • Not much of a variety for deep skin tone
          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

            I really wish there was more of a variety. I feel as though the foundation is mostly catered to light and medium tones. It really sucks because I really liked the foundation, however, it was either too light or too dark for my complexion.

             
            5.0

            I'm in love.

            By Mimi

            from Tampa, FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Matte Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
              • Dry Skin
              • Full Coverage
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

              Honestly I can't say enough good things about thisfoundation. I was in search of a new one and an associate at Ulta matched me with this one and it's definitely my favorite buy.

               
              5.0

              Best foundation so far

              By Ashley

              from Phoenix, AZ

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Long-Lasting
              • Matte Finish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination skin
                • Full Coverage

                Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

                Super easy to apply blends in great and actually matchesy skin tone (redness with yellow tone) and it doesn't cause your skin to get oily

                 
                5.0

                Want flawless? Here is is!

                By Tina

                from Centreville, VA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Matte Finish
                • Noncomodegenic

                Cons

                • Pricey

                Best Uses

                • Full Coverage
                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

                Never use foundation but this acts like full coverage and I have been happy with it and I look flawless all day! I have oily skin and this doesn't seem to get greasy/oily after wearing it all day.

                 
                4.0

                I would by this again and I have already referred a friend.

                By Ang

                from Albany, OR

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Pricey / Poor Value

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

                This product has good coverage but it is not heavy

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                • Q:

                  I'm shade Ivory in Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer, would Ivory in this be comparable?
                  Asked on 6/25/2017 by CRaeC from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The shades might defer. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                    Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  What is a good primer to use with the Amazonian Clay?
                  Asked on 6/22/2017 by Kim from West Jordan, UT

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can use both of our primers with this foundation. The poreless mattifying primer and the timeless smoothing primer can be used.

                    Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Hi,
                  I was wondering what my best fit for this foundation would be if I was the shade 2.1 in smashbox
                  Asked on 6/17/2017 by Kenna from Chicago

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                    Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Will this foundation work for dry skin? I have a really hard time finding clean ingredient, full coverage foundations that don't look caky or accentuate dry patches.
                  Asked on 6/17/2017 by Ash from Nevada, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it has Amazonian clay which is a total skin balancing ingredient that works across skin types. If you have dry skin, it helps hydrate & if you have oily skin, it helps absorb excess oil. Enjoy!

                    Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  I am currently using the Tarte Double Duty Beauty Confidence foundation and I am a medium honey shade, would I still be a medium honey shade in the Tarte Full Coverage foundation?
                  Asked on 6/16/2017 by Kate from Shelbina, MO

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You would be medium sand, medium honey, medium beige, or medium neutral. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                    Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Can I put this foundation in my fridge to make it last longer? Or in the freezer if I know I won't use it for a few months?
                  Asked on 6/14/2017 by girlgirlgirl from Hawthorne CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We suggest keeping all of our products in a room temperate location.

                    Answered on 6/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  How long does this foundation last after opening? I'm thinking of buying a dark shade to mix into my lighter shades for the summer, but i don't think I'll use a whole bottle in one summer. Will it expire if I try to use the same bottle for 2 years in a row?
                  Asked on 6/14/2017 by girlgirlgirl from Hawthorne CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This foundation as a life span of 12 months after it's open date.

                    Answered on 6/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  i use Matte Foundation from Clinique, Shade: Linen - which shade would match that?
                  Asked on 6/13/2017 by Stephanie from Ontario, Ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                    Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Is this foundation good for covering acne scars and skin pigmentation without making you look cakey?
                  Asked on 6/12/2017 by ashley from Salem, OR

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this is a full coverage foundation and when applied correctly it hides marks without looking caked on.

                    Answered on 6/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Is this product good for dry skin? Or is it too matte?
                  Asked on 6/8/2017 by Marissa from Texas, US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it has Amazonian clay which is a total skin balancing ingredient that works across skin types. If you have dry skin, it helps hydrate & if you have oily skin, it helps absorb excess oil. Enjoy!

                    Answered on 6/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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