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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
 
4.2

(based on 251 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (192)
  • Lightweight (152)
  • Blends well (118)
  • Smooth (105)
  • Long lasting (89)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (85)
  • Sensitive skin (79)
  • All skin types (62)
  • Going out (46)
  • Normal skin (34)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (59), Brand buyer (50), Classic style (48), Budget shopper (36), Trendy style (19)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (116), Fair (102), Deep (7)

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5.0

I will buy this product for the rest of my life

By Aimee M

from El Mirage, Az

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • 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 product is the perfect primer, it makes myou skin look pore less. Sometimes I even just go out with the primer on my face.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Makes foundation stay all day

    By Heatherie

    from Los Angeles, ca

    About Me Classic Style

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out

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

      I bought this because I have noticed lately that when I wear foundation, it ends up breaking up in my T-zone. I use the Nars sheer glow foundation and I love it but lately with the heat, it hasn't been wearing well. I tried this product and it works amazing. My foundation still looks great at the end of the night when I'm about to wash it off. I wouldn't say it minimizes my pores but it does help my pore minimizer stay on longer. It goes a long way so one tube should last a while if you're only using it on your t-zone. I have sensitive skin and it doesn't make me react at all or break me out.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Love it. Greta to cover large pores

      By Lisa

      from NY

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          Great to use under foundation

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          2.0

          not as good as I expected

          By Heather

          from Birmingham

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

          I use it under my Amazonian clay foundation, it makes the foundation look like it sunk into my pores 2 hours after application. Does not keep my make up on and has made my black heads worse than they've ever been. I also have dry skin and it makes me look oily half way through the day. Not impressed at all

           
          5.0

          I love this product

          By Scully67

          from Oakton VA

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin

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

            I use this daily under the tarte powder. It helps my skin look smooth & it last 12 hours!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Deep
             
            5.0

            loved it. Gave me a flawless finish!

            By Dee

            from California

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

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

              Loved it. Gave me a flawless finish and made my makeup look fresh all day.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Kept my foundation looking matte and smooth all day

              By Momo

              from Chula vista

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

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

                Amazing

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Love Love Love!

                By Heather

                from Reno, NV

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal to oily skin

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

                  Long wearing, doesn't sink into pores, and makes my makeup last and look flawless. I love it!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  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

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                  • Q:

                    Will this help smooth my acne scars?
                    Asked on 8/13/2016 by lena from Palm Springs, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This primer helps smooth over and refine the look of imperfections so I would give it a try!

                      Answered on 8/22/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • 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
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