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Tarte Cheek Stain

Tarte

Cheek Stain

Flush (sheer berry)

Item #: 2268207 Size: 0.5 oz

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Tarte's original award-winning cheek stain for a natural-looking flush in one brush-free application - just smile, dot & blend!

The stain that started it all! This iconic cheek stain first put Tarte on the map for its innovative, straight-to-cheek applicator and lightweight, skin-loving formula that dries down quickly and lasts for 12 hours. Available in a range of shades and finishes, it imparts a natural-looking tint to brighten and flatter any complexion for a fresh and glowing appearance. Powered by Tarte's proprietary t5 super fruit complex, this skinvigorating best-seller delivers a surge of moisture and five of the most active antioxidant-rich super fruits so you'll get nourishing, skin-restorative benefits with each brush-free application. Just smile, dot, blend along the apples of your cheeks & go!

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  • T5 super fruit complex: A proprietary blend of the five most active antioxidant-rich super fruits - maracuja, goji, acai, acerola and pomegranate - to deliver nourishing and replenishing benefits to skin

Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates or gluten.
Wear alone or over foundation for a natural-looking flush. Just smile, dot onto the apples of your cheeks and blend with your fingers. The brush-free, straight-to-cheek applicator makes it perfectly portable and great for adding a hint of complexion-enhancing color, even on-the-glow!

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TarteCheek Stain
 
4.5

(based on 138 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (109)
  • Blends easily (87)
  • Looks natural (86)
  • Good pigmentation (81)
  • Doesn't appear cakey (66)

Cons

  • Doesn't blend well (5)
  • Causes breakouts (3)
  • Doesn't apply smoothly (3)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (79)
  • Hint of color (49)
  • Daytime (25)
  • Everyday (17)
  • Contouring & highlighting (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (75), Classic style (42), Trendy style (10)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (64), Medium (61), Deep (3)

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5.0

Yes, definitely!

By Bea

from Stillwater, ok

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

    Great for quick color and glow

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Best Blush I've Ever Owned

    By chrissycat77

    from Santa Cruz CA

    About Me Classic Style

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Buildable
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Great for Draping
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smells Delicious
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Travel

      Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

      I didn't use blush very often until I tried cream blushes, and until I found Tarte's Cheek Stain (in Fearless), I was using DU Wawp's (not spelled like that but the system won't allow me to spell it correctly. Cheek Venom in 'Diamondback' (which is awesome and smells divine). I still love Du Wawp's (sp), but there's just something about the creaminess of Tarte's Cheek Stain, how it applies so smoothly, blends seamlessly, is 100% buildable, and lasts all day w/o any touch-up's. It is not difficult to apply at all; I use either: my Real Techniques Blush Brush, or damp Beauty Blender/RT's Miracle Beauty Sponge with ZERO problems. I put blush on after I lightly contour the hollows of my cheeks, and before highlighting the tops of my cheekbones, then I blend all of that together w/my RT's face brush.. Set with a tad translucent (NOT HD) setting powder, and BAM! Done. ;)

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      very natural-looking

      By margaret

      from san tan valley az

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

          Gives a nice natural blush color

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          I'm a believer - lasts all day

          By Mika03

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Noncomedogenic

          Cons

          • Sticky till dry

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Travel

          Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

          I bought this blush looking for a little more natural color. I was skeptical as most make up doesn't stay on my skin for very long. Just a few dabs and I have the natural blush look I was looking for. The blush lasts all day which surprised me. It is a little sticky initially but eventually dries...for the most part. I just need to apply once in the morning for all day color. I also liked that the product is sealed with plastic wrap so you don't have any doubts that it's new!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Fantastic Blush

          By Sher

          from Springdale, ar

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Travel

            Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

            I travel with this and it is very durable and reliable. I had worried about it melting or leaking. It is very easy to use and blendstore very well. No mess in contrast to powder.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Great way to give your cheeks a nice natural color.

            By Mommy on the go

            from Moorpark

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Natural Looking

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

              Love

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I love this stuff

              By kkb

              from Texas

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Travel

                Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                I really love this blush. It is so natural looking! I have the True Love color, and unfortunately it looks like this is not made anymore. You really need to try this in a store because it looks SOOOO dark, but it's very translucent. I'm sad to see they don't have True Love anymore.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Great for summer

                By Bossmom

                from Colorado

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                    This is great to dab on before I have a long sweaty day of summer ahead of me! Moms this is an easy stain for summer no-fuss makeup!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    4.0

                    Love it!

                    By Na

                    from Flemington,NJ

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off
                    • Good Pigmentation
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Natural Looking
                    • Noncomedogenic
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                      Easy to use and lasts all day.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      Love it!!

                      By Patti

                      from Texas

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Easy To Take-off
                      • Good Pigmentation
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long Lasting
                      • Natural Looking
                      • Noncomedogenic
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                        It stays on and looks natural!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair

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                        • Q:

                          This looks great. What shade shows up best on dark skin?
                          Asked on 4/2/2016 by Mwa from Conyers, GA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Thanks for reaching out! We recommend trying blushing bride. It's a beautiful rosy pink that looks gorgeous across skin tones!

                            Answered on 4/5/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          How many oz is a full sized one
                          Asked on 10/2/2015 by Meg from wi

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            0.5 oz.

                            Answered on 10/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          How long do these stains last after opening? And what about ones that have not been opened, do those expire after a certain amount of time?
                          Asked on 6/22/2015 by tarte lover

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            You should use Tarte Cheek Stain within 6 months after opening it for optimal product performance. Unopened and stored in normal conditions, it can last up to 3 years.

                            Answered on 6/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this as a lip stain as well??
                          Asked on 5/12/2015 by Em

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Absolutely! Using your fingers, you could easily dab onto the apples of your cheeks or lips for a healthy dose of color.

                            Answered on 5/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Hi can you tell me which one would be best for a base for my powder blushes? The one that would hardly show yet once I put my powder blush it will last even longer ? Thank you
                          Asked on 2/18/2015 by Hilda

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We recommend Exposed, a sheer nude pink shade.

                            Answered on 2/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Hi, Can anyone please tell me which of these colors is NOT sparkly/glittery looking? I'm in my mid 60's, and just want a stain that looks natural and lasts all day. Thanks!
                          Asked on 2/6/2015 by quentinsgrandma from nj

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We suggest trying the best selling shade, Flush. Flush is Tarte’s original sheer berry shade that will give you the long lasting glow you are looking for, without the extra shimmer. Dab onto the apples of your cheeks directly from the container and blend the edges for that fresh, “just pinched” look!

                            Answered on 2/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Hi, I have yellow undertones dark brown hair, dark brown eyes. I have a round face. I'm not a dark tan. I'm just begging high school and I'm wondering, what colour should I get?
                          Asked on 2/1/2015 by Rachel from New York

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            All shades apply so sheerly that any would look lovely on you to enhance your complexion! Please reference the shade descriptions below:

                            Flush (the original sheer berry)
                            True Love (a romantic sheer watermelon)
                            Exposed - formerly Awakening (a fresh nude pink)
                            Tipsy (a playful sheer coral)
                            Natural Beauty (a classic rosy red)
                            Blissful (a flirty warm peach)
                            Blushing Bride (an elegant rosy pink)
                            Fearless (a powerful pink coral)

                            We especially love coral and peachy tones on those with yellow undertones! All shades can be tested at your nearest ULTA store:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                            Answered on 2/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Have heard many great things about this product. Is it easy to blend and what do you apply it with?????
                          Asked on 12/11/2014 by Kalli

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Use fingers, sponge, or direct application: Smile and dab cheek stain on the apples of your cheeks, blending as you go from your cheekbones up to your temple. It features a super blendable, buildable formula!

                            Answered on 12/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Hello! Does this come boxed or just sealed in plastic? I'm wondering for shipping and wrapping planning.
                          Asked on 12/8/2014 by Ann

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is packaged in a box.

                            Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I Have Been Using The Tarte Cheek Stains For Years And Most Recently , The Color "Awakening" Which Is Now Apparently Name Changed To "Exposed" (Better Name For The Color As It Is Very Natural, Good Call On The Change) Anyhow...I Am Curious As To The New Size. My Current Short, Chunky Tube (The Old Style) Says That It Is 0.5Oz On The Container. I See Here In The Product Description That The Size Is Still Listed As .5Oz So I Am Confused As To Why People Are Saying The New Packaging Has Reduced The Size. Can You Please Clarify The Amount Of Product In The New Style Of Packaging? And, As A Quick Sidenote, This Product Lasts So Long For Me That A Thinner, More Purse Friendly Shaped Packaging Is Fine With Me, Even If It Does Hold Less Product. I Have Had My Current Container Of "Awakening/Exposed" For 18 Months Now And I Am Not Exaggerating WhenIaSay That It Still Appears New Even After Nearly Daily Use!
                          Asked on 8/24/2014 by MonsterMash from Las Vegas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            There has been no change to the amount of product included in the tube; it is still 0.5 oz.!

                            Answered on 8/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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