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Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

Tarte

Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

Item #: 2245666 Size: 1.0 oz

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A skin-perfecting, waterproof mattifying base that not only helps keep your makeup in place for up to 12 hours, but it also refines the appearance of pores and diffuses fine lines and imperfections.

This waterproof formula helps makeup stay in place longer while preventing creasing in fine lines and wrinkles for a healthy, seamless complexion while natural fruit- and plant-derived extracts like avocado oil and rosemary deliver nourishing benefits to your skin. Prime the skin for an overall soft-focus effect as you extend the wear of your makeup and mask imperfections - just one application leaves skin looking instantly smoother, softer and refined.

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  • Avocado oil: Pressed from the fleshy pulp surrounding the pit, this natural oil is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E and protein and has known skin soothing properties

Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. 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.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasilixane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Passiflora Incarnate Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinsensis Flower/Leaf Extract, Mica, Echinacea Angustilfolia Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Phenoxyethanol.

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TarteClean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
 
4.1

(based on 230 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (173)
  • Lightweight (140)
  • Blends well (108)
  • Smooth (90)
  • Goes on smoothly (76)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (17)
  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Too greasy (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Poor coverage (8)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (76)
  • Sensitive skin (73)
  • All skin types (52)
  • Going out (37)
  • Normal skin (34)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (50), Natural style (50), Classic style (42), Budget shopper (36), Trendy style (16)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (106), Fair (94), Deep (6)

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5.0

Best Primer

By Mia Mucho

from San Diego, CA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    The best primer for those who want to help minimize the appearance of pores. It works wonders!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    3.0

    Like don't love it

    By Jae

    from Kerrville Texas

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

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

      It doesn't give the coverage I expected.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      New Favorite

      By Marissa in the Chi

      from Willowbrook, IL

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Oily

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

        Really an amazing product! It is long lasting as it claims, and I'm African American with oily skin so it keeps that under control. It's also clear, which alot of primers are pigmented so I love that. It's also got an awesome, light weight barely there feel. Finally I will say, it looks great on alone as well because it evens and smoothes my skin!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Deep
         
        5.0

        Amazing product

        By Justine

        from Queens NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • I don't look shiny

        Cons

        • Pricy, but worth it

        Best Uses

        • Wear it before makeup it's the perfect primer

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

        Loved the product my skin looks smooth and "poreless" and appears way less shiny.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I would definitely buy it again

        By Paola

        from TX

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lasts all day
        • Smooth finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday wear

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

          I absolutely love this primer. I work in a restaurant where by the end of my shift foundation feels kinda gross on my face. Since I started using this primer I can even work my doubles feeling like my makeup is still on point. I even wear this primer when I don't wear makeup. I love how it has a smooth finish.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Does same as porefessional... Nothing!

          By LilVixenSam

          from Florida

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

          Only perc is smells like roses... highly fragranced roses..

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I'm in LOVE!!!

          By Bre

          from Nebraska

          Verified Buyer

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

          I use this everyday under my foundation! It makes your skin feel so soft and look like porcaline!

           
          5.0

          Just what I wanted!

          By Gwen

          from Florida

          Verified Buyer

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

          I love this product...it is just what I was looking for! It works really well with my skin type...the silicone feel allows my make up to go on smoothly. It prevents my pores from getting clogged with make-up. It also allows an easy removal of my make-up.
          Yes I will buy this product again!

           
          3.0

          Was not what I expected

          By Marthae

          from Tucson, AZ

          Verified Buyer

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

          It did not cover my face like the basic tart primer does. This is a gel that left my face feeling greasy and seemed to enhance my pores instead of minimize them.

           
          5.0

          Totally buy this again!

          By Stephoner

          from Fresno, Ca.

          Verified Buyer

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

          Love love love this product it keeps me from being shiny all day long!!

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          13 Questions | 13 Answers
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          • Q:

            Does this primer make your foundation waterproof?
            Asked on 5/12/2016 by makeup lover from US

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Thanks for reaching out! This product is waterproof but if you want your foundation to be waterproof, we recommend wearing a waterproof foundation as well. Hope that helps!

              Answered on 5/13/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
          • Q:

            Is this primer a good choice for post menopausal skin with some lines, wrinkles and pores, on the dry side?
            Asked on 4/8/2016 by Beauty Buff from Plymouth IN

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              This primer is great for smoothing over the look of fine lines & imperfections for a perfectly poreless, smooth look. If you're looking for enhanced hydration, you could also try our clean slate flawless 12-hour brightening primer. Hope that helps!

              Answered on 4/11/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
          • Q:

            I have large pores, especially on my cheeks (the area closest to either side of my nose but not quite at my cheekbones). Other products I've used don't help much, like Laura Gellar's mattifying primer and Benefit's Porefessional primer. Will this cover my pores? I'm contemplating between this and Tarte's other primers for a poreless look. Thank you!
            Asked on 4/7/2016 by Brianna from Richmond, VA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              If you're looking to minimize pores, this primer is your go-to! It's a mattifying base that seamlessly melts into skin & fades the appearance of pores and fine lines for a smooth, soft look. It also helps your makeup last for 12 hours. You'll look like a walking Instagram filter!

              Answered on 4/8/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
          • Q:

            Will this product work with extremely dry skin?
            Asked on 2/17/2016 by Hannah from wells, US

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Thanks for reaching out Hannah! This product is a skin-perfecting, waterproof mattifying base that can help refine the appearance of pores and diffuse fine lines and imperfections across skin types.

              tarte's clean slate flawless 12-hour brightening primer works as a hydrating base that help brighten and quench dry skin at it primes for makeup application. You can check it out here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4380105

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

            Does this product have any silicone in it?
            Asked on 1/2/2016 by High Maintenance from Ocean Springs, MS

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              All ingredients are listed below as well as within the product description for your easy reference.

              Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasilixane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Passiflora Incarnate Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinsensis Flower/Leaf Extract, Mica, Echinacea Angustilfolia Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Phenoxyethanol.

              Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
          • Q:

            Should I moisturize my face before applying this? I have combination oily and dry skin.
            Asked on 9/12/2015 by Prettypurplexx20 from Denver, CO

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Yes, primer should be applied after moisturizer and prior to foundation. :-)

              Answered on 9/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
          • Q:

            Is this product noncomedogenic?
            Asked on 7/29/2015 by Ashley from MI

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Tarte Cosmetics does not test for or claim that any of their products are noncomedogenic. This product is dermatologist-tested, free of mineral oil and should not cause breakouts. It is formulated for all skin types including combination, acne-prone skin.

              Answered on 7/29/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
          • Q:

            Will this product work under Urban Decay Naked foundation?
            Asked on 7/2/2015 by Tarte Primer

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Yes, you can apply it under foundation of any formula/brand to ensure smooth, flawless application and to help extend your makeup's wear.

              Answered on 7/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
          • Q:

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

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              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 Expert

              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
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