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Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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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 150 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (106)
  • Easy to apply (63)
  • Blends well (58)
  • Controls shine (57)
  • Covers well (55)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (6)
  • Settles in creases (5)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Unnatural color (4)
  • Goes on heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (49)
  • Daily use (47)
  • On-the-go (30)
  • Women (28)
  • All skin types (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (76), Budget shopper (50)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

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5.0

LOVE

By Ivy

from Des Moines , Ia

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily Skin

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

    I love this pressed powder, it is great for touch ups ! Will always be a staple in my collection.

     
    5.0

    love

    By savage

    from Houston

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

    Easy to apply, great coverage

     
    5.0

    New Staple

    By Fluttermama

    from Ventura ca

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

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

      Use this product on top of Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer adds just a little more coverage and eliminates shine. Use with a large powder brush and lightly dust on face

       
      5.0

      I love this!

      By Dana

      from St Louis Park MN

      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
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Oily Skin

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

        I love Tarte and this is another great product from them.

         
        5.0

        Nice

        By Muma

        from Maryland

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Controls Shine
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Silky Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

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

          Gives you a natural finish. You don't look white

           
          5.0

          Love it :)

          By Terry

          from Hesperia Ca

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin

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

            Got this for the hot summer days just for a light coverage but with some actual coverage. I use it on top of my sunblock for the everyday look and over my foundation and concealer when Im wearing full face. It sets really well and dosnt cake. It's my first time using this product and I love it.

             
            4.0

            Too yellow

            By Kat

            from Albuquerque, NM

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Shine
            • Doesn't Settle In Creases
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

            • Too yellow

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin
            • Oily Skin

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

            The coverage was great it really made sure my makeup stayed on. I ride a motorcycle to work and I would not have to do any touch ups after getting to work and taking off my full face helmet which normally rubs off foundation from my forehead and cheeks. Only complaint, and reason I returned it was because even with the lightest color it was still too yellow on me.

             
            5.0

            Finally the right color for me!

            By AMMP

            from Columbia, SC

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Controls Shine
            • Covers Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Normal Skin
              • Oily Skin

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

              I like how this blends nicely into my skin and can be built up a little if needed. Also blends well with blush and bronzer. The texture is nice and smooth.

               
              5.0

              Holy Grail setting powder

              By Sandra D

              from Austin, Tx

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne Prone Skin
                • Normal Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

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

                I apply with a powder brush if I want a more natural look. If I need more coverage I use the sponge applicator that is provided. I have oily acne-prone skin and I love that this product helps control shine and doesn't clog my pores.

                 
                5.0

                Great product

                By SW

                from Mississippi

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

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

                  Very happy with this product.

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                  Get answers from in-house experts.

                  37 Questions | 37 Answers
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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    I use tart deep tan tinted moisturizer BB cream for foundation. Can I use this on my forehead and chin to combat oiliness?
                    Asked on 1/27/2016 by SVDW from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, absolutely! We suggest the Tan shade for you.

                      Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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