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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 134 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (109)
  • Lightweight (94)
  • Smooth (88)
  • Blends well (71)
  • Long lasting (70)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (75)
  • All skin types (52)
  • Sensitive skin (45)
  • Going out (37)
  • Travel (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (49), Classic style (41), Trendy style (15), Brand buyer (12)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (61), Fair (59)

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5.0

Love this Primer!

By Liz

from las vegas , nv

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      Absolutely love this Product! It applies on very smoothly and sure does last all day. Definately Recommend it!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Love Clean Slate Poreless - Yeah Tarte!

      By marsha the ED of Wootston Living

      from Brunswick, GA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Lightweight
      • So Silky 3

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Mature Skin

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

      silky, smooth, easy to apply, little goes a long way - great coverage for smoother look with my powder foundation!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By Highly satisfied brown girl

      from Hampton Roads, VA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

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

        This primer feels like silk on your skin.
        It gives you a great clean slate for your foundation.
        You won't be disappointed.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        N/A

        By No nickname

        from Phoenix, AZ

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish
        • Noncomodegenic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

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

          N/A

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          2.0

          Not impressed

          By Renea

          from Alabama

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

          I bought this to try out instead of my benefit porefessional. I must say, I'm going right back after I use this bottle up. It doesn't do anything for me, my makeup comes off so easily and I even set it with powder and a setting spray. let down.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Separated after a few hours

          By CNK

          from OR

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                I don't seem to do well with primers but this one seemed different when I tried it in the store. That said, it separated and fell into every crease and fine line about half way through the day. It goes on much thinner than most other primers and has a pearly-iridescent undertone. Looks very nice at first, and could just be reacting with my sunscreen, but I can't give that up just to make a primer work... BOTTOM LINE: I recommend trying this if you are in the market for thin primer as this is lighter than Smashbox, Clinique, Hourglass, and MAC. For me, primers settle and separate around 4 hours, accentuating the lines they are supposed to hide. So, if you can relate to this, skip it; this is no different than the others. If however, you are looking for a lighter primer, this is a very nice product with highlighting qualities and of the aforementioned, I liked it the best.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                4.0

                Great Addition for any Tarte Lover

                By Lakelady

                from Salt Lake, UT

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

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

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

                This primer has been my favorite in a long line of primers. It goes on very smooth and is easy to blend. It really does help minimize the look of pores... enough my close friend mentioned how great my skin was looking. The only thing I'd changed in my skin-care regimen was adding this product. I am currently not using this with any other Tarte product aside from the Maracuja oil. I'd like to try adding Tarte foundation to see if this helps keep my makeup on during the day.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                4.0

                Natural Product with Great Results

                By Tarte Cosmetics User

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

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

                  I love Tarte and everything it stands for! I've been using Tarte's Clean Slate primer for about a year now and I love it. I pair it with their Amazonian Clay Foundation and have noticed my foundation stays in place all day. The primer feels light, goes on smoothly and feels similar to a moisturizer. After application, my skin always feels soft to the touch. If you're looking for a primer that does the job, is good for your skin, and relatively inexpensive, I highly recommend trying this product.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  poreless primer

                  By not a makeup connoisseur

                  from Houston,TX

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Lightweight
                  • Matte Finish
                  • Noncomodegenic

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Stay On

                  Best Uses

                  • Mature Skin
                  • Normal Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

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

                  This is the third poor minimizer I have tried. I like this one the only drawback is it does not really last. I find when I get home at the end of the day it has pretty much gone. It is excellent for sensitive skin, not heavy and vary natural looking.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  1.0

                  Not Clean 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

                  By Inspired

                  from Alington Heights, IL

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Pricey / Poor Value

                  Best Uses

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

                    Product was applied by Ulta consultant. After 2 hrs. skin felt tight and became shiny even though I have dry skin.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

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                    • 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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