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Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

Tarte

Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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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 257 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (185)
  • Easy to apply (149)
  • Blends well (135)
  • Covers well (127)
  • Controls shine (121)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (15)
  • Settles in creases (14)
  • Unnatural color (11)
  • Cakes up (6)
  • Goes on heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (93)
  • All skin types (58)
  • Normal skin (58)
  • Daily use (47)
  • Sensitive skin (43)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (142), Budget shopper (75)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 257 customers

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2.0

Average setting powder

By Sandra

from Denver, CO

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Poor Coverage
  • Settles In Creases

Best Uses

  • Normal Skin

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

I really wanted to love this product but honestly it's just like an average $5 drugstore powder. It's not worth the money at all. It looks good initially but does not keep you mate whatsoever. After ~hour you look like you forgot to apply powder on. The color is great but that's really about it. This would be good for someone who doesn't get oily throughout the day but just wants to set their foundation.

 
5.0

Good to have easy to apply

By Barbieworld1993

from Port Charlotte

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      Long lasting and good to have

       
      5.0

      Works great

      By Clg

      from Ohio

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

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

        None

         
        5.0

        Only thing I can use

        By Theresa

        from San Antonio

        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

          • Sensitive Skin

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

          Going this while looking for something to use with my many allergies....it works!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          I would never buy this product again

          By Jaime

          from Houma la

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Causes Breakouts

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin

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

            I had to return because i informed the sales girl i break out easy and also i told her it was the wrong color for me. She insisted it was the perfect tint.. it looked horrible on me and cause a terrible rash on my face.

             
            5.0

            Love it!!

            By Kailey

            from Massachusetts

            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

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

              I wanted to try a new phone powder so I'm trying this and I love it, it's a great quality powder that is great in so many ways!

               
              4.0

              Tarte

              By Naima

              from San leandro

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Poor Coverage

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin

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

              Good product

               
              5.0

              Like

              By Gabby

              from Pine grove wv

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Normal Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

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

                Compact over foundation

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                A good last minute purchase

                By Norcal gal

                from Gilroy

                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

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

                  This works well with a powder brush to swirl and blend for even coverage.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  11/10 would purchase a lifetime supply

                  By BabyD0ll

                  from Tucson AZ

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Covers Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                      This is something you need in your makeup drawer ASAP. It's so smooth and makes your foundation look flawless without being super heavy/cakey. I'm never going back to a life without this setting powder.

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                      • Q:

                        I have been having trouble with colored powders oxidizing on my skin and making my face and neck two totally different dolors. Does this powder oxidize? I have been using Estée Lauder double wear foundation for years and I know that it's not the problem
                        Asked on 8/14/2017 by olivia from Maine

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Our Amazonian Clay powder does not oxidize on the skin

                          Answered on 8/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                      • Q:

                        Does this give you flashback in photographs?
                        Asked on 7/22/2017 by Christina from Lapeer, MI

                        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 7/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                      • 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
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