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Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer

Tarte

Timeless Smoothing Primer

Item #: 2276063 Size: 0.5 oz

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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.

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  • 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
 
4.2

(based on 212 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (149)
  • Smooth (145)
  • Blends well (114)
  • Long lasting (113)
  • Lightweight (110)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (11)
  • Doesn't stay on (9)
  • Clumpy (7)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Poor coverage (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (119)
  • All skin types (83)
  • Going out (53)
  • Sensitive skin (45)
  • Travel (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (77), Classic style (69), Trendy style (34)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (89), Medium (86), Deep (5)

Reviewed by 212 customers

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5.0

I will definitely purchase again

By Dede

from El Paso,Tx

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      Love love it

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Love it!

      By Amber

      from Illinois

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I have big pores and it erases them!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        2.0

        Tarte

        By Cat

        from Greeley Co

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        May not be for me,it absorbs into my skin. Not sure about it yet, will cont. to use. Will see!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        A must have

        By Ahapatty

        from Norwalk, ca

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

          Smooths out my skin beautifully. Definitely helps my foundation stay on all day.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          3.0

          Returned it

          By Max

          from Colorado

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            Not terrible, just not what I expected.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            1.0

            Flaked off

            By Kavila072610

            from Santa barbara

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            This primer went on smooth however, it flaked off as if it dried out. I tried for two days and it did the same thing.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Best pore and wrinkle blur

            By Azlove

            from Scottsdale

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

              I have used this for several years now . As a product junkie I usually buy a new primer or pore minimizer every few months but always come back to tarte! It just works the best..imho

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              4.0

              A good primer for everyday use

              By Carolyn

              from Cincinnati,OH

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                I was having a difficult time finding a product rhat would keep my makeup drom being shiny during the day and this face primer has been the best of all the ones I've tried.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Deep
                 
                5.0

                A Must

                By Kelly

                from Salt Lake City

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                So I have some pretty obvious pores and scars from acne. No matter what I do, they're still there. I can diminish them but I can't turn back the clock. But this primer does. I have perfectly smooth skin when I use this.

                My one caution is that if you don't get it all off your face at night you're going to regret it. Because it fills pores it can CLOG pores. Use a Clarasonic or something similar. I am currently using my free rotating face brush from Proactive. Works great.

                 
                5.0

                Best Primer for Pores

                By April

                from Wisconsin

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                I got a smaller version of this in a tarte combo box set, and I love it. It makes my big pores much less noticeable, and also helps tone down my acne scars. It feels nice and not clogging or greasy. I'm going to be so sad when this runs out. I haven't tried the Benefit Porefessional so I'm not sure how it compares to that.

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                14 Questions | 14 Answers
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                • Q:

                  How many oz is this product?
                  Asked on 9/19/2016 by Nancy from Aiken, SC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    0.5 oz!

                    Answered on 9/19/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Does this have the blurring ingredient in it?
                  Asked on 9/10/2016 by Roxie from Lancaster, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This antioxidant-rich primer includes vitamins C & E and green bean extract to gently melt into skin & deliver a surge of peptides and other naturally-derived elixirs to help blur imperfections for a smooth, soft look.

                    Answered on 9/15/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Do I need to use Foundation over it or can I just use powder
                  Asked on 7/21/2016 by Mary

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This primer doesn't offer any coverage so a foundation or tinted powder are recommended if you're looking to cover imperfections or even out skin tone. If you're looking for a primer with medium coverage, you could try our BB tinted treatment primer SPF 30 since it offers the benefits of both a primer and a medium coverage foundation in one multi-tasking formula.

                    Answered on 7/25/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  does this product take the place of a serum & moisturizer, as I use both. could I put this on top of my moisturizer?
                  Asked on 2/13/2016 by Terry from Katy, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thanks for reaching out, Terry! This product can be used in conjunction with your existing skincare regimen to help blur skin imperfections like large pores, fine lines and wrinkles. You can apply it on top of your moisturizer for a smooth, soft focus prior to makeup applications.

                    Answered on 2/17/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I have very dry skin, and I've just started using a BB primer for sun protection/moisture, but I love how this fills in my fine lines. I've decided to wear both--should I put this or my BB primer on first?
                  Asked on 1/25/2016 by Gigi

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    When using with a BB cream, apply Smoothing Primer first! :-)

                    Answered on 1/26/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this vegan?
                  Asked on 10/1/2015 by Carly from Appleton,wi

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    No, Timeless Smoothing Primer is not vegan. Please note that ALL Tarte products are cruelty-free and never tested on animals.

                    Answered on 10/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have oily skin well. This product works for oily skin? It is oil free? It is matt?
                  Asked on 6/1/2015 by Yinamar from Puerto Rico

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is not oil-free. It is dermatologist-tested and formulated for all skin types including oily skin. It features a natural, soft-focus finish. If you prefer a matte finish, you may wish to try the Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer, which is a great option for those whose primary concern is mattifying the skin, absorbing excess oil, and minimizing the appearance of pores:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4380103

                    Answered on 6/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can you tell me what the difference are between this and the 12 hour poreless primer?
                  Asked on 4/11/2015 by Macy from Kentucky

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer is a great option for those whose primary concern is mattifying the skin, absorbing excess oil, and minimizing the appearance of pores, while Timeless Smoothing Primer is a great option for those whose primary concern is blurring the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores, and repairing and preventing the visible signs of aging. Both are indicated for all skin types and work wonderfully to create a flawless canvas for makeup application. We hope this info helps! :-)

                    Answered on 4/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Would this product be just as effective using a tinted moisturizer over it instead of foundation?
                  Asked on 3/22/2015 by MFHawaii from Honolulu, HI

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can certainly apply Timeless Smoothing Primer under tinted moisturizer, BB/CC cream, or foundation for the perfect smooth base.

                    Answered on 3/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  What do I use to apply this product?
                  Asked on 1/2/2015 by Taylor from Marlton, NJ

                  1 answer

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