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TarteClean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
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Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

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TarteClean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
 
4.1

(based on 147 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (116)
  • Lightweight (97)
  • Smooth (88)
  • Blends well (76)
  • Long lasting (70)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Heavy (5)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Difficult to apply (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (75)
  • All skin types (52)
  • Sensitive skin (47)
  • Going out (37)
  • Travel (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (49), Classic style (41), Trendy style (15), Brand buyer (14), Budget shopper (10)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (66), Medium (66)

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5.0

Gives skin glow like quality

By Gods favorite

from Campobello, SC

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Dry Skin
    • Mature Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

    This product is a must have for anyone who wears make-up. It is light, feels nice, and has no scent. Make-up has gone further since I started using this product. LOVE IT!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Flawless

    By BELL

    from CENTRAL VALLEY CA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

        Ive never used a primer before and always thought it was a hype and not needed until I bought this! It literally leaves my face flawless and makes it last so much longer! On my cheek my foundation and bronzer never stays on a scar.. like an inch long line and when I use this it covers and don't come off!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Best primer I've found for sensitive sk

        By Jazzy B

        from Oakland, CA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Noncomodegenic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

          I apply this primer right after washing my face and putting on moisturizer, and right before applying foundation. It works very well and is the only primer I've found so far that works well on sensitive, acne-prone skin while ALSO being an effective primer. I've used other products made for sensitive, acne-prone skin and although they would not cause breakouts or irritations, they wouldn't work well at all for keeping foundation on or smoothing it out. This primer does both pretty well. The only time I noticed it would break me out is if I use it for long periods of time throughout the day and forget to wash it off at night. Just remember to use a good cleanser and toner to completely get it out of your pores/face.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          1.0

          Not impressed

          By Jamie

          from Lima, OH

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

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            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                I really don't see what's great about this product. I ought it because of all the great reviews. It works just as well as any other primer I've used. That includes drug store brand and high end. I don't plan on buying this again. The search continues for a great primer!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                This product is great!

                By Michelle

                from Cranberry Twp. Pa.

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage

                  Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                  How to use it

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great primer without being too oily.

                  By Miss Riss

                  from Fenton,MI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                      Best primer I've ever used. Face still feels oily at the end of the day but gives off move of a glow at that point. I buy one every 2-3 months!! Love Tarte!!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      tarte primer vs. benefit professional

                      By ana

                      from Arizona

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                            I have used and liked both products a lot. I have texted skin, and found that tartes worked much better. Helping my skin look a lot smoother. Also, I notice a giant difference in using this primer under my foundation, rather than no primer at all.

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Fair
                             
                            4.0

                            its ok

                            By Debbie

                            from New York, Ny

                            About Me Budget Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Blends Well
                            • Easy To Apply
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                            • Too Greasy

                            Best Uses

                            • Dry Skin
                            • Full Coverage
                            • Light To Medium Coverage
                            • Normal Skin

                            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                            This product goes on easy it helps make the make up last a long time, but I don't like the fact that after 2 hours of wearing it my face looks beyond greasy. It's a awesome product besides the greasy look I mean you can always use blotting paper to get rid of the oils. Another good thing about it is that it helps moisturize my face, only flaw is that your make up looks greasy.

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Medium

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Great primer for oily skin and longevity

                            By MakeupJunky

                            from Bakersfield, CA

                            About Me Budget Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Blends Well
                            • Easy To Apply
                            • Goes On Smoothly
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Matte Finish
                            • Sets Fast

                            Cons

                            • Heavy
                            • Thick

                            Best Uses

                            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                            • Full Coverage

                            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                            I've used this product for about 3 years now. And throughout all the other primers i've used this one has to be by far the best for my EXTREMELY oily skin. It's really helps keep my oil under control. If you want something to help with your oily skin or just the longevity of your foundation this product is for you. It is a more thicker primer but blends out beautiful and really sinks into the skin.

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Medium

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            this is life

                            By Adrean_MUA

                            from Aurora, IL

                            About Me Brand Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Smooth Powdered Finish

                            Cons

                            • I Have Nothing

                            Best Uses

                            • I Use It Daily

                            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer:

                            It doesn't leave your face oily, it leaves a clean smooth finish and I apply my foundation over this tarts primer and when my face sets it literally looks airbrushed!! I get a lot of compliments when I got out

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Medium

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                            • Q:

                              I have very sensitive skin, can i use this product
                              Asked on 3/6/2015 by erika from connecticut

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                All Tarte products are formulated for all skin types and formulated without common irritants like parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates, and gluten. However, if you have super sensitive skin, a condition such as rosacea, or an allergy, we always advise to first consult your physician prior to use.

                                Answered on 3/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Can you use it under a mineral foundation or does the foundation need to be liquid?
                              Asked on 10/20/2014 by Sharon from Richland

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Clean Slate can be used to prep and prime prior to application of any formula of foundation including loose or pressed minerals!

                                Answered on 10/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Is this product good for acne prone/ combination skin?
                              Asked on 8/10/2014 by Grace Beauty

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This product is free of mineral oil and should not cause breakouts. It is formulated for all skin types including combination, acne-prone skin.

                                Answered on 8/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Does this primer help control oil ?
                              Asked on 8/2/2014 by Ash from Barstow,CA

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Yes, this primer provides a lasting mattifying effect. It is mineral oil-free and formulated for all skin types including oily skin.

                                Answered on 8/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              How much product do you get in this tube? How many mL, and fluid ounces?
                              Asked on 3/15/2014 by ZoeS

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This product's size is 1 oz./29.6 mL.

                                Answered on 3/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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