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Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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Item #: 2282469 Size: 0.39 oz

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Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Finishing Powder is a talc-free, vegan tinted pressed powder formulated with antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E that sets makeup and helps control shine, keeping skin hydrated and matte.

What the product does:
Keeps skin hydrated, matte, and beautifully balanced. Silky, featherlight powder can be worn solo as a sheer complexion corrector or on top of other makeup, and is formulated with Amazonian clay and antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E.

What else you need to know (eg. skinvigorating ingredients):
  • Amazonian clay: nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear
  • Vitamin A: antioxidant that retains moisture and helps protect against free radical damage
  • Vitamin C: antioxidant free radical fighter that helps prevent premature signs of aging, while brightening skin
  • Vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an emollient and antioxidant
  • Mineral pigments: soothe and soften skin
  • Dermatologist tested
  • Vegan
Can be worn alone for sheer-light coverage, or over your liquid foundation to mattify with enhanced coverage.

Use included sponge for on-the-go touch-ups or the Powder Player Pressed Powder Brush for buildable applications.
Mica, Polyethylene, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tricaprylin, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Magnesium Myristate, Lanolin, Isopropyl Myristate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Silica, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, Kaolin, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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TarteSmooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder
 
4.4

(based on 242 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (175)
  • Easy to apply (136)
  • Blends well (123)
  • Covers well (117)
  • Controls shine (112)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (13)
  • Settles in creases (12)
  • Unnatural color (11)
  • Goes on heavy (6)
  • Cakes up (5)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (89)
  • Normal skin (54)
  • All skin types (52)
  • Daily use (47)
  • Sensitive skin (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (133), Budget shopper (71)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 242 customers

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5.0

Love it!

By Carrie

from Kingsport,TN

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Shine
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne Prone Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

    I wasn't sure what color to buy, but the sales lady fixed me up. This is the first time I bought Tarte and I'm glad I did. It's exactly what I was needing, and it's not heavy. I've been using it for 3 weeks and I'm still blemish free.

     
    5.0

    So smooth!

    By Ky

    from Noblesville indiana

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

      All around good product

       
      4.0

      So far so good!!

      By M, grandma

      from Margaret, Alabama

      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

        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

        I have only been using it for a short time, but I do like it. My daughter introduced me to this product.

         
        5.0

        I love it

        By Simplydmeza

        from Plano, Tx

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Doesn't last long

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

        I use this after I have applied all my makeup.

         
        3.0

        no i will not buy it I'm going to return this.

        By martyna

        from chicago, Illinos

        Pros

          Cons

          • flashbacks
          • Settles In Creases

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

            Flashbacks like crazy

             
            2.0

            I would not this product again

            By Grams

            from Nashua, NH

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

            • Cakes Up
            • Goes On Heavy
            • Settles In Creases

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

            Comments already made! Additional comment :(
            Won't buy again

             
            3.0

            Ok Powder, Cheap Packaging

            By Jadedcat

            from Oregon

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Controls Shine
            • Covers Well

            Cons

            • Settles In Creases
            • Unnatural Color

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

            Tarte Smooth Operator is a sufficient matte finish powder. It covers well & does not cake, but does settle in to fine lines. The color choices are limited - there are no options for fair skin or light, cool complexions. The light option offered is for warm undertones and has a slight yellow/orange cast. The compact is very basic, somewhat cheap in feel. The lid hinge broke off my compact after 2 months of use - just sitting on my vanity, not carrying in a bag. I don't plan to purchase again.

             
            5.0

            Smooth finish

            By ShanoCrutch

            from Orlando Fl

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Silky Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Normal Skin

              Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

              Absolutely love this product even if you're just running out of the house and only have time for a quick powder finish it is just right! I use it all the time and have never dealt with breakouts or looking cakey or over made up!

               
              5.0

              Great for when you want a break from full foundation

              By Becky

              from Charlotte

              About Me Budget 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 Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

                I use this on the weekends and when I don't no feel the need for full coverage. It doesn't have the complete coverage of a liquid foundation, but it is pretty good and lighter than a Liquid. I use Tarte Amazonian clay for full coverage days.

                 
                5.0

                Love this

                By Sam

                from Cleveland, ohio

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin
                  • Normal Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

                  Love this! Best powder I have used. It doesn't settle into lines or cling to dry areas on your face. Also gives great coverage alone.

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                  51 Questions | 51 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    I saw you guys don't sell the urban decay pressed finishing powder online atm and I was a medium light with that, it was super sheer. What color should I use if I want to try this product. I'm also interested in the tinted bb moisturizer for the summer and what shade I would use for that. I don't want to look orange!
                    Asked on 6/22/2017 by Beachbum from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                      Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    I use bamboo becca foubdation so should i get light r medium press powder
                    Asked on 5/18/2017 by Stace from Parks, Louisiana

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                      Answered on 5/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    How much coverage would this give applied over a BB or CC cream?? If the base is giving you enough coverage but you want to overall even out and get a glow? Maybe gain a little more coverage to completely conceal any imperfections?
                    Asked on 5/11/2017 by Sarah from Boston,ma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this will give you additional light, buildable coverage!

                      Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    I wear medium beige Amazonian clay foundation what shade should I get in the tinted pressed powder
                    Asked on 5/9/2017 by Deb from Bowling Green, ky

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You should be a medium!

                      Answered on 5/11/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Hello! I am currently using Tarte Amazonian Clay 13 hour foundation in Tan Sand, what could would be best? I don't want it to look TOO dark
                    Asked on 4/26/2017 by Erin from Cortland, OH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Tan should be your closest match! Medium is a shade up if you're afraid it will be too dark on you.

                      Answered on 5/5/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    So in tarte, I'm light sand... What shade is best for me with this compact? I am light with a slight yellow undertone. I have NO pink undertones in my skin. Going in person wouldn't matter. What's the best shade for light yellow skin tones?
                    Asked on 4/5/2017 by Yazmira from Lowell, ma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Try light!

                      Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Hello, the tan color is too light?
                    Asked on 3/26/2017 by Yarapr from Carolina

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      That's the darkest shade so if you are needing darker, we recommend trying our Amazonian clay airbrush foundation

                      Answered on 3/29/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    What country is this product made in?
                    Asked on 3/4/2017 by Cheryl from Rochester Hills MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This powder is made in the USA

                      Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    What color should use? A sales associate put me in Amazonian clay 12 hour full coverage foundation (fairly light beige) and the Amazonian 12 hour clay waterproof concealer (light). I'm not sure what color I should use in this compact? I left without looking at this. Can you help?
                    Asked on 1/18/2017 by Katie from Alabama

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It sounds like you are a light but we recommend stopping by your nearest Ulta to test it out on your skin!

                      Answered on 2/17/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    I'm currently using Hello Flawless pressed powder in Honey, which would be best for me, Light or Medium?
                    Asked on 1/3/2017 by Eden from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It's difficult to determine your exact shade since that is from another brand - we recommend stopping by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test the shades on your skin

                      Answered on 2/12/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
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