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TarteClean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer

Tarte

Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer

Item #: 2245667 Size: 1.0 oz

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A waterproof, 12-hour primer helps makeup stay in place longer while brightening skin for a healthy, glowing complexion.

This hydrating base not only helps keep your makeup in place for up to 12 hours of perfect wear time, it's also a quick fix for tired or sallow skin - just one application gives the appearance of a healthy, youthful complexion. The lightweight texture is ideal for a base under foundation to wake-up your makeup but can also be worn alone as a treatment to counteract dullness. Whichever application you choose, skin is left smooth, feeling hydrated and looking flawless.

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  • Vitamins A&E: Natural preservatives that also act as anti-inflammatory emollients to fight free radical damage and prevent premature signs of aging while brightening skin.

Dermatologist tested. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, and gluten.
Smooth a pearl-size amount onto skin (pre-foundation) or dab under eyes and on eyelids for the ultimate clean slate or wear alone as a treatment to counteract dullness.
Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicaprylyl Ether, Cetearyl Alcohol, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Benzyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Polyisopentadiene, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Silica, Mica, Tin Oxide, Lecithin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Arbutin, Glutathione, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Alcohol, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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TarteClean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer
 
4.2

(based on 53 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (47)
  • Lightweight (45)
  • Smooth (36)
  • Blends well (30)
  • Natural looking (28)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Poor coverage (6)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (35)
  • Sensitive skin (23)
  • All skin types (22)
  • Going out (20)
  • Travel (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (24), Classic style (23), Trendy style (6)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (29), Medium (20), Deep (4)

Reviewed by 53 customers

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4.0

Nice product

By Julie

from Pewaukee, WI

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smells Great
  • Smooth

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types
  • Everyday
  • Going Out
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Travel

Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

Kind of pricey but still a great product

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
4.0

Repeat product

By MKSWBL

from Gainesville, GA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Flaw Coverage
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Not All Natural Product

Best Uses

  • Under foundation

Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

I purchase this because I love how it works, and cannot find a totally safe product on the market. Tarte uses mostly safe ingredients in their products, so it's the best I can find.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
4.0

Excellent base for a natural look

By C

from Gainesville, FL

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

    I use this primer almost daily. It's a perfect base for an everyday natural look.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great

    By Joy to the World

    from Flowood, MS

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

      I have tried the primers that are supposed to correct color imbalances, and was not satisfied. The young lady in Ulta suggested this product, and I have been very happy with the results.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      so awesome!

      By Amy in her mid forties

      from Napa, CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Travel

        Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

        After buying a whole bunch of products at once, I had a little bit of buyer's remorse and began questioning each item's value. One day I skipped using this primer, and boy was I sorry. This stuff is amazing at making the foundation do its job best. Never will I skip it again!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        2.0

        Ehhhh

        By Caitie

        from New York

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Ineffective
        • Poor Coverage

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

          It wasn't what I was expecting. Didn't do much.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          2.0

          Didn't work for me...

          By jewels04

          from Riveside, CA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

            I didn't notice any difference. Maybe I expected too much, but this product didn't seem to work at all on my skin.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Primer without silicone

            By Ulta addict

            from Higginsville, MO

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

              I needed a no silicone primer because the silicone ones break me out. This one did not break me out.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              4.0

              This is my second repurchase

              By A-Girl

              from Savannah, Ga

              About Me Natural 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
                • Travel

                Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

                When I first bought this I was trying to find my HG primer. I thought it was okay at first and set it aside to try some other primers. I eventually came back to this and ended up really liking it. I repurchased as it's the only primer that I like. I prefer water based primers. I hate the way silicone feels on my face.

                It makes my makeup go on smoother and it sinks in quickly. My makeup stays looking pretty good through my 8hr work day but much not much longer than that, which I'm okay with.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Amazing!

                By Alissa

                from Va

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer:

                Smells great and works great!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                5 Questions | 5 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Can you layer this under a BB Cream or is that redundant?
                  Asked on 1/2/2016 by Mack from Denver

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is this a silicon primer? Like the consistency of the clean slate poreless.
                  Asked on 7/22/2015 by Jennifer from ocean city, md

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer features a silicone-free formula.

                    Answered on 7/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  would this be good for someone with dry skin?
                  Asked on 5/22/2015 by jazzy from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This primer is formulated for all skin types including dry skin. It features waterproof 12-hour wear and helps to smooth skin texture and minimize the appearance of enlarged pores. For best results on dry skin, moisturize prior to application.

                    Answered on 5/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Does this primer have specs of glitter/shimmer in it? I really enjoy the Loreal brightening primer because it gives a satin glow without sparkle. Is this comparable or different on its own?
                  Also, I am sensitive to smells. Does this contain a scent?
                  Thank you!
                  Asked on 5/17/2015 by G

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Tarte Clean Slate Flawless 12-Hour Brightening Primer does not have glitter or shimmer in it, and the skinvigorating ingredients allow for 12-hours of waterproof wear time delivering a luminous, hydrated and smooth complexion. It features a very light citrus fragrance that is naturally-derived.

                    Answered on 5/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is This A Good primer for someone who has large pores and is very oily?
                  Asked on 4/18/2015 by Alma from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This primer is formulated for all skin types including oily skin. It features waterproof 12-hour wear and helps to smooth skin texture and minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.

                    Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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