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Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

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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 238 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (181)
  • Lightweight (145)
  • Blends well (113)
  • Smooth (97)
  • Long lasting (80)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (80)
  • Sensitive skin (75)
  • All skin types (56)
  • Going out (41)
  • Normal skin (34)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (53), Brand buyer (50), Classic style (44), Budget shopper (36), Trendy style (18)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (111), Fair (97), Deep (6)

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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
           
          5.0

          Really great!!

          By Daniela

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              My pores get really bad on my nose and this made look great!!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Blurs my pores

              By Smsagape

              from Rock Hill

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

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

                Blurs my pores around my nose. Great under my foundation. Would purchase again.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Love this

                By J

                from Nj

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

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

                  Love love it

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  Best Primer

                  By Mia Mucho

                  from San Diego, CA

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Natural Looking
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Sensitive Skin

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

                    The best primer for those who want to help minimize the appearance of pores. It works wonders!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    3.0

                    Like don't love it

                    By Jae

                    from Kerrville Texas

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply

                    Cons

                    • Ineffective
                    • Poor Coverage

                    Best Uses

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

                      It doesn't give the coverage I expected.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium

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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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