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Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer

Tarte

Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer

Item #: 2245667 Size: 1.0 oz

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A waterproof, 12-hour primer helps makeup stay in place longer while brightening skin for a healthy, glowing complexion.

This hydrating base not only helps keep your makeup in place for up to 12 hours of perfect wear time, it's also a quick fix for tired or sallow skin - just one application gives the appearance of a healthy, youthful complexion. The lightweight texture is ideal for a base under foundation to wake-up your makeup but can also be worn alone as a treatment to counteract dullness. Whichever application you choose, skin is left smooth, feeling hydrated and looking flawless.

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  • Vitamins A&E: Natural preservatives that also act as anti-inflammatory emollients to fight free radical damage and prevent premature signs of aging while brightening skin.

Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, and gluten.
Smooth a pearl-size amount onto skin (pre-foundation) or dab under eyes and on eyelids for the ultimate clean slate or wear alone as a treatment to counteract dullness.
Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicaprylyl Ether, Cetearyl Alcohol, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Benzyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Polyisopentadiene, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Silica, Mica, Tin Oxide, Lecithin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Arbutin, Glutathione, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Alcohol, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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TarteClean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer
 
4.2

(based on 71 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (63)
  • Lightweight (59)
  • Smooth (45)
  • Blends well (39)
  • Natural looking (36)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Poor coverage (6)
  • Doesn't stay on (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (45)
  • All skin types (29)
  • Sensitive skin (28)
  • Going out (21)
  • Travel (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (33), Classic style (25), Trendy style (11)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (40), Medium (24), Deep (5)

Reviewed by 71 customers

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4.0

Actually Works Really Well

By Luz

from Renton

Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

I was pleasantly surprised by this primer. Honestly, I've never had the best of luck with Tarte products, even though they are a more natural brand and have a good rep. I expected this to just make me look greasy after a few hours and I planned for the worst. Luckily, that was unnecessary. This primer left a light-from-within look to my face and actually made my makeup last ALL DAY. And I'm talking a full 14-hour day. I notice that there's less transfer with this primer. I was so happy, but the only thing that bummed me out is that I do need to use a mortifying primer as well for my t-zone, even though I'm not that oily at all. it left those parts of my face looking really greasy, but nothing powder wouldn't fix. Other than that, it's a great product. I recommend this, especially for those with dry skin.

 
4.0

Smells soooo good!

By lexcorn

from wisconsin

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

    smells so good. goes on so smooth. i use it with the clay foundation and love the combo.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    3.0

    Not for oily skin

    By Darian

    from Indiana

    Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

    This primer would be good for dry skin, but I feel like it makes my combo skin a little more oily than usual.

     
    5.0

    I love love love this product

    By Heather

    from Missoula, MT

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

      This is the best thing i have purchased in a while. I used it on a friend for her wedding this and setting spray made her makeup last all night it was beautiful.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Yes

      By Da

      from Sf

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

        Under foundation

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        My future is NOT much brighter!

        By Jackie

        from Brea, CA

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Poor brightening power

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

        It worked well as a primer. Did as described except that I didn't notice any brightening.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        LOVE IT!

        By Hannah

        from AL

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

            It lasts all day

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Perfect base for foundation

            By Ulta lover

            from Morehead City, NC

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

              I love this product. It provides a smooth base before I apply my foundation. The finish is always perfect and long lasting!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Deep
               
              4.0

              Good Primer

              By carlyproblemz

              from NY

              About Me Trendy Style

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

                I try to use moisturizing primers because I have combination skin and other primers can get too cakey for me. This one did the trick! My makeup didn't get cakey or rub off at all. I just wish it reduced redness because then it would be perfect!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Love this, would buy again!

                By AJ

                from Branson, MO

                About Me Trendy 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

                  Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

                  I love the lightweight feeling of this primer, and it feels like it moisturizes without feeling heavy. It def helps my make-up last longer and def brightens my skin. I love it, it was a nice change from my usual heavier primer.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

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                  6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Does this product hold up well as waterproof?
                    Asked on 6/29/2016 by Kellye from San marcos CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this primer is waterproof - hope you enjoy!

                      Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Can you layer this under a BB Cream or is that redundant?
                    Asked on 1/2/2016 by Mack from Denver

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Is this a silicon primer? Like the consistency of the clean slate poreless.
                    Asked on 7/22/2015 by Jennifer from ocean city, md

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer features a silicone-free formula.

                      Answered on 7/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    would this be good for someone with dry skin?
                    Asked on 5/22/2015 by jazzy from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This primer is formulated for all skin types including dry skin. It features waterproof 12-hour wear and helps to smooth skin texture and minimize the appearance of enlarged pores. For best results on dry skin, moisturize prior to application.

                      Answered on 5/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this primer have specs of glitter/shimmer in it? I really enjoy the Loreal brightening primer because it gives a satin glow without sparkle. Is this comparable or different on its own?
                    Also, I am sensitive to smells. Does this contain a scent?
                    Thank you!
                    Asked on 5/17/2015 by G

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer does not have glitter or shimmer in it, and the skinvigorating ingredients allow for 12-hours of waterproof wear time delivering a luminous, hydrated and smooth complexion. It features a very light citrus fragrance that is naturally-derived.

                      Answered on 5/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is This A Good primer for someone who has large pores and is very oily?
                    Asked on 4/18/2015 by Alma from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This primer is formulated for all skin types including oily skin. It features waterproof 12-hour wear and helps to smooth skin texture and minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.

                      Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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