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Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder

Tarte

Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder

Item #: 2272084 Size: 0.25 oz

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This convenient compact and included brush applicator deliver Tarte's best-selling Smooth Operator Amazonian clay setting powder in a pressed format for an effortless application that never looks heavy or chalky. Set your makeup in place all day with this easy-to-apply formula infused with Amazonian clay to help mattify skin, minimize the appearance of pores and reduce excess oil, for a soft focus finish even when you're on-the-go.

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  • Amazonian clay: Nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear


Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, and gluten.

Using the included brush, gently dust the pressed finishing powder along the forehead, down the nose and along any other areas as needed to reduce shine and set your makeup in place.
Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Silica, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Glycerin, Kaolin, Carrageenan, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.

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TarteSmooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder
 
4.2

(based on 105 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (75)
  • Controls shine (69)
  • Easy to apply (68)
  • Doesn't settle in creases (55)
  • Blends well (52)

Cons

  • Messy (13)
  • Unnatural color (8)
  • Poor coverage (6)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (49)
  • Normal skin (27)
  • All skin types (25)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
  • Acne prone skin (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (56), Budget shopper (25)

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5.0

Love it!

By Kristin

from Colorado

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Doesn't Settle In Creases
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Silky Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

    This powder is amazing! It makes my faces silky smooth and leaves a beautiful/flawless finish!

     
    5.0

    Great alternative to traditional powder

    By Bama girl

    from Rockford, il

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Doesn't Settle In Creases
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

      Daily to set my foundation and eyeshadow

       
      2.0

      "blah"

      By Maysee

      from Bloomington MN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Doesn't Settle In Creases
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Messy
      • Poor Coverage
      • Unnatural Color

      Best Uses

      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

      Not a fan of this product and brand at all.. I also have the foundation and surprise Ulta didn't send me a review for the foundation as well.

       
      5.0

      Probably the best product for setting foundation for me.

      By Heidi

      from Pewaukee, WI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Covers Well
      • Doesn't Settle In Creases
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

        Use it to set foundation, and this has worked very well. Best I've tried so far.

         
        5.0

        Awesome!

        By tess

        from Everett, Wa

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Shine
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

          Finishing powder s
          after applying my makeup. Keeps it set beautifully.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again

          By Mary

          from St. Louis mo

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Controls Shine
          • Covers Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Silky Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

            Love it

             
            5.0

            Love,Love,Love

            By Ninalovestoshop

            from Pa

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Controls Shine
            • Doesn't Settle In Creases
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Silky Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

                This is the best powder. I can not live without this powder. It's a little more on the expensive side but it's well worth it.

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By The fake nail salon

                from Chicago Il

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Controls Shine
                • Covers Well
                • Doesn't Settle In Creases
                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Silky Finish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

                  Love it

                   
                  4.0

                  Works well at taking oil away

                  By Reebz

                  from Shamokin

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Oily Skin

                      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

                      Carry in my purse and apply when necessary

                       
                      2.0

                      Not worth it

                      By Kp

                      from Ok

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • It's vegan

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't cost face well at all
                      • Expensive
                      • Poor Coverage

                      Best Uses

                      • It sucked

                      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Setting Powder:

                      This stuff sucked - I love the tarte brand and was really disappointed - didn't take shine away, was very pricy, didn't go on smooth, didn't collect on brush well to apply - disappointed ! I returned it n went back to neutragena clear powder -

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                      • Q:

                        How much powder do u get in this?
                        Asked on 7/11/2016 by Sarah from Ohio,Us

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thanks for reaching out! This product is 0.25 ounces.

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

                        I get really oily around my nose and mouth area, and I have tried many foundations, and everyone I use, they attend to come off. I use different primers too. I am looking for a translucent Pressed powder to control my oil. Which one would you recommend? Also, which setting spray would you recommend
                        Asked on 7/8/2016 by Amber from Corpus Christi, Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This is our best-selling setting powder that offers no additional coverage, just great mattifying and skin-perfecting benefits. It absorbs excess oil like a pro and is also offered in translucent and tinted pressed versions. For a great setting spray, we recommend trying our Miraculous Maracuja Makeup Setting Spray. It helps improve the wear of makeup for 16 hours. Hope you enjoy!

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

                        Why does this turn my face white? Am I applying it wrong?
                        Asked on 6/3/2016 by Heather

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thanks for reaching out, Heather! This product should not turn your face white. Use a powder brush to lightly blend it over the face to set your makeup in place.

                          Answered on 6/6/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What about for dry skin? I've been using Laura Mercier.
                        Asked on 2/7/2016 by greenfig28 from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thanks for reaching out! This product is infused with Amazonian clay which acts as a total skin balancer and is great for all skin types. For drier skin, it helps soothe and hydrate with a whisperlight powder formula that never looks heavy or chalky. Hope that helps!

                          Answered on 2/9/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What brush would you suggest I use with this product. The reviews say the brush that comes with it does not get enough product on it.
                        Asked on 6/26/2014 by Suzanne from Chester, PA

                        1 answer

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