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Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

Tarte

Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

Item #: 2245666 Size: 1.0 oz

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A skin-perfecting, waterproof mattifying base that not only helps keep your makeup in place for up to 12 hours, but it also refines the appearance of pores and diffuses fine lines and imperfections.

This waterproof formula helps makeup stay in place longer while preventing creasing in fine lines and wrinkles for a healthy, seamless complexion while natural fruit- and plant-derived extracts like avocado oil and rosemary deliver nourishing benefits to your skin. Prime the skin for an overall soft-focus effect as you extend the wear of your makeup and mask imperfections - just one application leaves skin looking instantly smoother, softer and refined.

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  • Avocado oil: Pressed from the fleshy pulp surrounding the pit, this natural oil is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E and protein and has known skin soothing properties

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.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasilixane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Passiflora Incarnate Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinsensis Flower/Leaf Extract, Mica, Echinacea Angustilfolia Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Phenoxyethanol.

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TarteClean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
 
4.1

(based on 243 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (185)
  • Lightweight (149)
  • Blends well (115)
  • Smooth (100)
  • Long lasting (83)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (17)
  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Too greasy (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Causes breakouts (8)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (81)
  • Sensitive skin (77)
  • All skin types (58)
  • Going out (43)
  • Normal skin (34)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (56), Brand buyer (50), Classic style (45), Budget shopper (36), Trendy style (18)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (113), Fair (99), Deep (6)

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5.0

Works great!

By Alyse

from New Jersey

Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

A lot of primers that I have purchased in the past pile-up once they are applied. This one does not at all. I also have oily skin and besides the occasional use of blotting paper, my skin really does not shine as much throughout the day!

 
4.0

Would buy again.

By Catdo

from Batesville

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Minimize pores but not poreless

Best Uses

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

Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

Easy to apply. Tarte hybrid gel foundation goes on more evenly using this primer.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
5.0

Luv it!!!

By BobbieV

from Rio Rancho, NM

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

    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

    This primer is amazing! I have oily and sensitive skin with redness and large pores in certain areas of my face. With it, my face looks even colored and healthy. It does not wear off and my makeup looks rather fresh all day long even after I run outside in the heat every day for lunch. I am totally happy with this and know it's a good product because of the compliments I received the first day I used it. Luv it!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Perfect Primer

    By Cleobuggg

    from Sacramento, CA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Going Out
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

      This is the perfect primer for anyone with oily skin who wants their foundation to stay on all day. It's lightweight and a little bit goes a long way. You could wear this primer everyday, if you choose to do so.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Love this product!!!

      By Sarah

      from Bel Air MD

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

        Use on areas with large pores to keep makeup application smooth.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        So far so good

        By Jess

        from Reno nv

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Going Out

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

        So far so good used it once.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Buy this!

        By Steph S

        from Orlando, Fl

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

          I can't say enough positive things. It deserves 6 Stars. I've tried a bunch of primers. This stuff rocks.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          LOVE LOVE LOVE

          By Janeth

          from Pasadena, Tx

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

            I use it has a primer especially on my t zone. Love it

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            great product

            By AT

            from Miami FL

            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
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

              This has to be the best primer I've tried!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              2.0

              Works but made acne worse!

              By Tara

              from Lewisville,NC

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Causes Breakouts
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                This product would be great for anyone who has normal skin....It made my acne 10 times worse! I regret trying this.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                13 Questions | 13 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Does this primer make your foundation waterproof?
                  Asked on 5/12/2016 by makeup lover from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thanks for reaching out! This product is waterproof but if you want your foundation to be waterproof, we recommend wearing a waterproof foundation as well. Hope that helps!

                    Answered on 5/13/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this primer a good choice for post menopausal skin with some lines, wrinkles and pores, on the dry side?
                  Asked on 4/8/2016 by Beauty Buff from Plymouth IN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This primer is great for smoothing over the look of fine lines & imperfections for a perfectly poreless, smooth look. If you're looking for enhanced hydration, you could also try our clean slate flawless 12-hour brightening primer. Hope that helps!

                    Answered on 4/11/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I have large pores, especially on my cheeks (the area closest to either side of my nose but not quite at my cheekbones). Other products I've used don't help much, like Laura Gellar's mattifying primer and Benefit's Porefessional primer. Will this cover my pores? I'm contemplating between this and Tarte's other primers for a poreless look. Thank you!
                  Asked on 4/7/2016 by Brianna from Richmond, VA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    If you're looking to minimize pores, this primer is your go-to! It's a mattifying base that seamlessly melts into skin & fades the appearance of pores and fine lines for a smooth, soft look. It also helps your makeup last for 12 hours. You'll look like a walking Instagram filter!

                    Answered on 4/8/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Will this product work with extremely dry skin?
                  Asked on 2/17/2016 by Hannah from wells, US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thanks for reaching out Hannah! This product is a skin-perfecting, waterproof mattifying base that can help refine the appearance of pores and diffuse fine lines and imperfections across skin types.

                    tarte's clean slate flawless 12-hour brightening primer works as a hydrating base that help brighten and quench dry skin at it primes for makeup application. You can check it out here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4380105

                    Answered on 2/17/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Does this product have any silicone in it?
                  Asked on 1/2/2016 by High Maintenance from Ocean Springs, MS

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    All ingredients are listed below as well as within the product description for your easy reference.

                    Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasilixane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Passiflora Incarnate Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinsensis Flower/Leaf Extract, Mica, Echinacea Angustilfolia Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Phenoxyethanol.

                    Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Should I moisturize my face before applying this? I have combination oily and dry skin.
                  Asked on 9/12/2015 by Prettypurplexx20 from Denver, CO

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, primer should be applied after moisturizer and prior to foundation. :-)

                    Answered on 9/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this product noncomedogenic?
                  Asked on 7/29/2015 by Ashley from MI

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Tarte Cosmetics does not test for or claim that any of their products are noncomedogenic. This product is dermatologist-tested, free of mineral oil and should not cause breakouts. It is formulated for all skin types including combination, acne-prone skin.

                    Answered on 7/29/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Will this product work under Urban Decay Naked foundation?
                  Asked on 7/2/2015 by Tarte Primer

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can apply it under foundation of any formula/brand to ensure smooth, flawless application and to help extend your makeup's wear.

                    Answered on 7/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have very sensitive skin, can i use this product
                  Asked on 3/6/2015 by erika from connecticut

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    All Tarte products are formulated for all skin types and formulated without common irritants like parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates, and gluten. However, if you have super sensitive skin, a condition such as rosacea, or an allergy, we always advise to first consult your physician prior to use.

                    Answered on 3/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Can you use it under a mineral foundation or does the foundation need to be liquid?
                  Asked on 10/20/2014 by Sharon from Richland

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Clean Slate can be used to prep and prime prior to application of any formula of foundation including loose or pressed minerals!

                    Answered on 10/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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