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Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer

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TarteClean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
 
4.2

(based on 150 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (119)
  • Lightweight (100)
  • Smooth (88)
  • Blends well (79)
  • 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 (48)
  • Going out (37)
  • Travel (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (49), Classic style (41), Brand buyer (16), Trendy style (15), Budget shopper (10)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (67), Medium (67), Deep (3)

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5.0

Exceeded expectations

By Nicole

from San Leandro, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY
  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Matte Finish

Cons

  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
  • Full Coverage
  • Normal Skin

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

Typically I apply the primer after I've used a good moisturizer. Squirting just a little primer on my ring finger, I blot a little on the forehead then cheeks and chin. Proceeding to rub it in across the face, it leaves a silky finish (reminds me of how smashbox photofinish primers apply. Overall, I'm a very satisfied customer. Usually a MAC girl, but was always ending the day with incredibly oily skin. Started using this poreless primer, followed by a matte powder, and I'm definitely seeing the results at the end of the day. I am not a fan of the price just because the bottle is pretty small. I would say another con is that it feels like the tube is filled with a little more air than I would suspect. Overall, I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to try something new.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wonderful product to use to stay beautiful. Flawless face !

By sherry

from HOLLYWOOD, FL

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mature Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    i just love this primer for my face. My foundation applied wonderfully and I did not have to redo my makeup through out the day.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Deep

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Skin smoothing!

    By Bassoonist

    from Longview, TX

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

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

      I use this over a moisturizer and an acne prevention product. It goes on very smoothly. On a good day, I could wear this without additional foundation.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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

              Pros

                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

                      (1 of 2 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

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          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

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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

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                                    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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