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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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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 166 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (122)
  • Easy to apply (78)
  • Blends well (70)
  • Controls shine (70)
  • Covers well (68)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (56)
  • Daily use (47)
  • Normal skin (32)
  • All skin types (31)
  • On-the-go (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (85), Budget shopper (54)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 166 customers

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5.0

Loved how smooth it is

By Gracem

from Low angeles,ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin
    • Oily Skin

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

    I feel that it's a great product no problems

     
    5.0

    i plan to keep buying this product!

    By Amanda

    from Shenandoah, VA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        I use it over top of my tarte foundations for a smooth, long lasting, settled finish.

         
        5.0

        My favorite powder, EVER!

        By EmWatkins

        from Chattanooga, TN

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

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

          So lightweight and smooth. I have been using it for a couple of years now.

           
          4.0

          I would buy this again!!

          By Miabia

          from Hendersonville, TN

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              I love to tap this on my face after applying my foundation!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Finally found an amazing powder!

              By Beach Girl

              from Huntington Beach, CA

              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
                • Dry Skin

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

                I have dry skin and thought I would never be able to use a powder BUT I finally found this little gem of a powder and it is amazing! It makes my skin look flawless and does not settle into my fine lines!

                 
                5.0

                would buy this again l ok ve the way it looks

                By nana

                from Fontana ca

                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

                  • Acne Prone Skin
                  • Dry Skin
                  • Oily Skin

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

                  Love it over the clay foundation

                   
                  5.0

                  Goo d even coverage

                  By Natural as can be

                  from 95020

                  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:

                      ...

                       
                      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.

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                              38 Questions | 38 Answers
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                              • Q:

                                What is the tarte color equivalency to Bobbi brown pressed powder in soft honey ?
                                Asked on 8/14/2016 by Britborn2 from Los Angeles ca

                                1 answer

                                • Brand Expert

                                  A:

                                  It sounds like you would be a tan or perhaps a medium but we recommend stopping by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test the shades on your skin!

                                  Answered on 8/16/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                              • 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
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