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Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer

Tarte

Timeless Smoothing Primer

0.5 oz Item 2276063

A melt-in smoothing primer with innovative blurring and filling technology for a youthful appearance perfectly primed for makeup application.

Turn back the hands of time with Tarte's timeless smoothing and filling primer formulated to fade out your biggest beauty boundaries such as large pores, fine lines and wrinkles. The antioxidant-rich formula infused with vitamins C & E and green bean extract gently melts into the skin delivering a surge of moisture, peptides and other naturally-derived elixirs for a firmer, smoother appearance. You'll love the lightweight texture and fresh powder scent as it provides the perfect blank canvas to enhance the look and wear time of makeup. It can also be worn alone as part of your skincare regimen, blurring out skin imperfections and signs of aging for a flawless, soft-focus finish.

Powered by:
  • Vitamin E: Natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and antioxidant
  • Vitamin C: Antioxidant that fights free radical damage and premature signs of aging while brightening skin
  • Green bean extract: Known for anti-wrinkle and pore minimizing properties
  • Mineral pigments: Soothe and soften skin

Smooth a pearl size amount over skin before applying makeup or wear alone as a treatment to minimize the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Mica, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, PPG-25-Laureth-25, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hydrolyzed Elastin, Rutin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Phaseolus Lunatus (Green Bean) Seed Extract, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Citric Acid, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Parfum/Fragrance, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Carmine (CI 75470).

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TarteTimeless Smoothing Primer
 
4.3

(based on 393 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (284)
  • Smooth (282)
  • Lightweight (224)
  • Long lasting (217)
  • Blends well (194)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (26)
  • Difficult to apply (24)
  • Clumpy (22)
  • Heavy (18)
  • Doesn't stay on (16)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (226)
  • All skin types (164)
  • Going out (105)
  • Sensitive skin (73)
  • Travel (50)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (153), Classic style (130), Trendy style (65)

Reviewed by 393 customers

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5.0

I absolutely LOVE this primer!!!!

By Pat

from Pasadena, TX

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    I have tried dozens of primers both high end and drug store and although some are good they do not compare to this one!! A little goes a long way and it's long wearing as well. I have combo skin with texture and this smooths it out perfectly. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT.

     
    5.0

    Will buy again.

    By Amy

    from KC

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      This primer goes on smoothly, holds my foundation in place and doesn't dry out my skin. I put a pretty heavy moisturizer under this and if I don't use this primer my face shines like crazy. I know it's the thing now, but I'm not crazy about it. Like another reviewer, I only use this where needed. For me, that's the T-zone.

       
      5.0

      Yes! Will purchase again!

      By Helga

      from North Carolina

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Natural Looking
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        Really blurs imperfections & hides pores.

         
        5.0

        The best smoothing primer!

        By Beth

        from Louisiana

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Clumpy

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        This is by far the best primer I've ever used. All of my pores disappear and remain unseen for the day. You kind of have to warm the primer up in your hands before application to have it go on smoother, but it is worth the effort.

         
        5.0

        Best primer!

        By BonBon1220

        from Deerfield Beach, FL

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I love this primer. It keeps my foundation where it belongs even in high heat and humidity (Florida). It really does hide pores and fine lines.

         
        5.0

        Best primer!

        By BonBon1220

        from Deerfield Beach, FL

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I love this primer. It keeps my foundation where it belongs even in high heat and humidity (Florida). It really does hide pores and fine lines.

         
        3.0

        It was just ok.

        By Kes

        from Oklahoma

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Clumpy
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

          Too pricey.

           
          5.0

          Was dubious at first, but now am a believer

          By Ravanne

          from Levittown, NY

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            I've always had large pores on my nose and forehead, along with oily skin that will defeat even the most mattifying foundations in just a few hours. This primer was recommended to me and I at first balked at the nearly $40 price tag. But I figured that I'd give it a try and if I didn't like it I could always return it. I used just a tiny amount and it went on smoothly and created a nice, satiny base for my foundation. My foundation went on clearly was amazed at how it improved the wear time of my makeup. I didn't need to touch up once during the day, which really amazed me (as I'm usually blotting and dusting on powder at least a few times as the day progresses. Was really impressed and have to admit that while this primer is on the pricey side, it's worth the money

             
            3.0

            Of all it's cracked up to be.

            By Midwayusa

            from KS

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Take-off
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Clumpy
            • Difficult to Apply
            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Efore you apply foundation

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            This is fair if you use a small amount before your foundation. Even then, your makeup my want to clump and smear. The secret is to use a tiny amount only where you have issues like enlarged pores, scars, roughness etc. then allow to dry and apply your foundation without undue rubbing. I like it in the areas mentioned above and my T zone. I won't buy it again, but it's not a complete loss either.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            already in love not even 24 hours of using

            By shanaloraine89

            from Cambridge, OH

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            I just purchased this today, I have large pores on my nose, one in particularly is from a previous nose piercing I let grow over, this is the first primer I have used that fills it in and all my other pores completely, I recommended only using this in areas you need filled, a little goes a long way but since this is only a .5 ounce jar it won't last long all over the face as it would using in target areas, also be sure to close jar tightly so it last even longer.

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            • Q:

              Can I use this with the BB tinted treatment primer?
              Asked on 10/18/2017 by Christina from ID

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                You can however, we suggest using the BB tinted primer on it's own!

                Answered on 10/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
            • Q:

              Can this be used with your tarte water based foundation or will it cause it to break down?
              Asked on 8/27/2017 by Dana from Florida

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This can be used with any or our foundations

                Answered on 8/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
            • Q:

              What's the best way to apply this primer ?
              Asked on 7/30/2017 by Key from Chicago IL

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                You can use your hands.

                Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
            • Q:

              Is this a silicone primer like the Smashbox photo finish?
              Asked on 6/11/2017 by Bethany from Lexington, KY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                No, this is a cream primer.

                Answered on 6/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
            • Q:

              After opening how long does the container last before expiration. And what if you use it after expiration?
              Asked on 5/19/2017 by Rose from Alpharetta Georgia

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This item has a 12 month expiration date from the open date!

                Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
            • Q:

              Can this be used as an eye primer also?
              Asked on 4/26/2017 by alaAvril from Huntsville

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, it works great on the undereyes too.

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

              Does this product cause flashback?
              Asked on 3/21/2017 by Anissa Cavazos from Terra Bella, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                No, there is no sunscreen

                Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
            • Q:

              I have terribly dry skin, is this product recommended for dry skin. Does it have moisture ?
              Asked on 3/13/2017 by Jaz from Tx

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This product is great for all skin types but if you have dry skin, we recommend pairing it with a moisturizer

                Answered on 3/13/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
            • Q:

              this product was advertised to be powered by hyalauronic acid but it is not listed in the ingredients, is this a possible mistake in the list for this product
              Asked on 2/11/2017 by kassy from shelby, n.c.

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Thanks for your question! Where do you see hyaluronic acid listed?

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

              Hi I have very dry skin, will I have any dry patches when make up is applied?
              Asked on 1/1/2017 by LALI from California

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                No, you shouldn't get dry patches - just make sure you moisturize skin before applying!

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