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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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Love Tarte's whisperlight, clay-infused setting powders? Say hello to the revamped packaging of this iconic skin-perfector that delivers lightweight, buildable coverage while keeping skin looking fresh all day. Available in skin-matching shades, the same great formula you love comes perfectly packaged in a sleek new compact with a full size mirror and touch-up sponge for seamless, mess-free applications. Harness the power of skin-balancing Amazonian clay to improve overall skin clarity and texture while the best-selling, buildable formula blurs over the appearance of large pores and other skin imperfections, while reducing excess oil and for seamless, soft focus finish.

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  • 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 anti-inflammatory emollient and antioxidant
  • Mineral pigments: Soothe and soften skin


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

 

Can be worn alone for light coverage, or over foundation to mattify and set your perfect soft-focus finish. Use the included sponge for targeted applications and on-the-go touch-ups or Tarte's all-new powder player Bamboo Pressed Powder Brush (sold separately) for an all-over seamless complexion. Pick up the powder formula using the large, plush bristles and gently buff all over the face in gentle, circular motions. Start at the center where fuller coverage is needed and work your way outward. For the perfect, soft focus finish, dust the whisperlight powder formula across your forehead, down the bridge of the nose and along the chin to absorb excess oil and set makeup in place.
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
 
4.5

(based on 159 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (115)
  • Easy to apply (72)
  • Blends well (65)
  • Controls shine (64)
  • Covers well (62)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (8)
  • Settles in creases (5)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Unnatural color (4)
  • Goes on heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (53)
  • Daily use (47)
  • Normal skin (31)
  • All skin types (30)
  • On-the-go (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (81), Budget shopper (53)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 159 customers

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5.0

Great combination with Tarte Bb cream

By Kimberjoy

from Darien, Ga

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Silky Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    Very comfortable powder, even for a sensitive skin person.

     
    5.0

    Love!!!

    By Diana

    from Viera, FL

    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

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

        Love Tarte!

         
        5.0

        It would be nice if they had in between light and medium

        By Rollypolly

        from Brownsville, Tx

        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

          • All Skin Types

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

          I'm in between light and medium. Sure wish tarte makes another tinted powder in between light and medium which thats what I think I am since the tan was too dark and the medium was still allotted dark too. But over all I love tarte finishing compact powder it is awesome.

           
          5.0

          Love this prefect pair with my tarte full coverage

          By Georgia

          from Denmark, Wisconsin

          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

            • All Skin Types
            • Normal Skin
            • Oily Skin

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

            Love this perfect with my tarte full coverage foundation.

             
            5.0

            love this product!!

            By Colesgrn

            from Baltimore, MD

            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

              • Normal Skin

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

              I'm a budget buyer but I love this product and will spend the money for the kind of coverage it gives me!!

               
              5.0

              Loved it

              By Cat

              from Burbank

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Poor Coverage

              Best Uses

              • Acne Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types
              • Dry Skin
              • Normal Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

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

              I loved it!!! ive had a recent breakout and it doesn't cover it so well but other then that it's been amazing!

               
              5.0

              Great gluten free product

              By Busy Mom

              from Waco, TX

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

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

                Brand buyer for gluten free products. They are difficult to find. This line of products is one of two that I purchase. I've tried many and love the tarte products.

                 
                5.0

                Amazing!

                By Islandgirl

                from Seattle

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

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

                  Great finishing powder

                   
                  1.0

                  Did nothing for me

                  By HT

                  from Knoxville, TN

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Poor Coverage

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin

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

                  Did not provide any coverage or finishing look

                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE

                  By Ivy

                  from Des Moines , Ia

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Controls Shine
                  • Covers Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Skin

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

                    I love this pressed powder, it is great for touch ups ! Will always be a staple in my collection.

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                    37 Questions | 37 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Does this have SPF in it?
                      Asked on 6/2/2016 by Gracie from Boston, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out! This product has no SPF ingredients. Hope you enjoy!

                        Answered on 6/3/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Is this the same as the translucent Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Setting Powder in loose form? I love this powder but would like it in a pressed form and with color. The descriptions are different for both products but the name is the same, so I am a bit confused.
                      Asked on 5/10/2016 by Kelly

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This is the pressed setting powder but in a tinted formula. Hope that helps!

                        Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      What color would I get if I use light neutral in the amazon clay foundation?
                      Asked on 3/15/2016 by linds from mass

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out! Based on your foundation shade, you should be a match for the light in this product but we recommend stopping by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test the shades out on your skin.

                        Answered on 3/16/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Does this tinted version cause flash back like the white loose powder version?
                      Asked on 3/11/2016 by Le4slie from Charlotte, NC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out! This product is a tinted powder to match a range of skin tones and offers light to medium coverage. There's no white translucency to the formula and no flashback. Hope that helps!

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      How do I know which shade to pick? There isn't many choices. How would I know which one would look natural on my skin tone?
                      Asked on 3/11/2016 by MagentaZamora from Imperial Valley Ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out! The shades work well across a range of skin tones so you should have no problem finding your perfect match, whether your skin is fair, light, medium or tan. You can also stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test the shades out on your skin. Here's a link to the store locator: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp.

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Hi if I use the Amazonian clay foundation in the shade Tan honey what shade should I get in this??
                      Asked on 2/22/2016 by Monica from NM

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out, Monica! Based on your foundation shade, "tan" should work best for your skin tone. We recommend stopping by your nearest Ulta Beauty store to test out all the shades! Here's a link to the store locator: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Hello, I use the Amazonian Clay Medium-Full Coverage Foundation is light neutral, which color should I get in the Smooth Operator?
                      Asked on 1/30/2016 by szotla from Washington, D.C.

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for reaching out! Based on your foundation shade, the "light" shade of our smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder should work best for you. Hope you enjoy it!

                        Answered on 2/3/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      My color is tan deep honey in the liquid foundation, what would be my color in this product?
                      Asked on 1/30/2016 by tarte lover

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi tartelette - thanks for your question and for being a tarte lover! Based on your foundation shade, "tan" should work best for you for our smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder. Hope you enjoy it!

                        Answered on 2/3/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      How long would this product last using it once a day?
                      Asked on 1/27/2016 by bdhdhdjd from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thanks for your question! It depends on how much product you use with each application, and we recommend using within 12 months after opening. Hope that helps!

                        Answered on 2/8/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      I use tart deep tan tinted moisturizer BB cream for foundation. Can I use this on my forehead and chin to combat oiliness?
                      Asked on 1/27/2016 by SVDW from US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, absolutely! We suggest the Tan shade for you.

                        Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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