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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
 
4.3

(based on 188 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (128)
  • Smooth (126)
  • Long lasting (103)
  • Blends well (97)
  • Lightweight (96)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Clumpy (7)
  • Doesn't stay on (6)
  • Poor coverage (6)
  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (101)
  • All skin types (72)
  • Going out (46)
  • Sensitive skin (40)
  • Travel (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (70), Classic style (59), Trendy style (30)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (81), Medium (74), Deep (4)

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4.0

LOVE IT

By FLOWER LADY

from AMARILLO, TX

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    IT IS EXPENSIVE

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Very happy with this primer.

    By Suzi

    from Idaho

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      I'm reviewing this product because it's the first primer I've tried that actually works! I apply on top of foundation. Super happy with how it helps pores disappear.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Will buy this product again

      By Nursenorma

      from Twin Falls, Idaho

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I was iffy when purchasing this product because it felt thick but I've tried it with liquid and powder foundation and it is awesome! I will continue to use this product.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Best Primer I've had

        By Mari

        from Phoenix, Az

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            I love this primer! It helps my foundation last longer when it is hot outside, and it leaves my skin looking flawless.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            In love!

            By Melimels

            from Coral Springs, FL

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

              This actually is like applying a blur filter on your face. It minimizes appearance of pores. So smooth and silky. Great primer.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Fills in pores, but feels like a mask

              By Amanda

              from Nashville, TN

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Clumpy
              • Heavy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                I typically use Benefit's The Porefessional primer, but decided to pick this up on a whim. I will say that it does fill in my pores and provide a smooth canvas for my makeup, but unless I lather my face in moistuizer before using it, my makeup will look cakey. If you have oily skin, I might recommend this, but if you're on the more normal to combination side, I would advise you to invest in a decent moisturizer before you use it. It is easy to blend into the skin, but it feels heavy. Overall, it's decent, but I prefer other primers over this one.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Love this product! My new go to!!!

                By 37 and aging

                from West Virginia

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                Fills in fine lines and wrinkles. Long lasting. Great product!!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                1.0

                Not Tartes best

                By Brettgirl

                from Prairieville, LA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Not as described
                  • Oily

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                    I love tarte. I tried this in the store and it seemed to work. I bought it which tarte is not cheap. I used it 4 or 5 times. It looked good for about a hour. Then my large pores started showing through and then my skin in those areas got oily, which my skin is not normally oily. I went back to using nyx pore filler

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Wow I love this

                    By Nina

                    from Chicago

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                    Blur is the word, no pores!

                     
                    5.0

                    Smooth as sil

                    By mama n

                    from Tuscaloosa, AL

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                    Makes your facial palate smooth for amazing application and all day makeup bliss

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                    • 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

                    • Q:

                      Is this product oil-free and/or is it known whether it is non-comedogenic?
                      Asked on 12/24/2014 by lynn from United States

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product is not oil-free and is not tested for and claimed to be noncomedogenic. It is dermatologist-tested and formulated for all skin types.

                        Answered on 1/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      what is the difference in this Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer and the other Tarte Smooth Operator Primer in the purple tube?
                      Asked on 12/22/2014 by Lori from Athens, GA

                      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 12/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How many ounces are in this jar?

                      What are the benefits of this product other than "blurring"?
                      Asked on 9/2/2014 by Debbie from Lees Summit, MO

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        0.5 fl. oz.

                        Turn back the hands of time with tarte’s new 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.

                        Answered on 9/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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