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TarteAmazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15

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Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15

1.7 oz Item 2241934

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Color:Fair Sand (fair w/ yellow undertones)

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Provides a natural matte finish & oil control for flawless longwear without clogging pores or sinking into lines in a cake-free & comfortable formula. It covers redness, acne, & hyperpigmentation without hiding your complexion. This vitamin- & Amazonian clay-rich foundation formula restores balance to help improve your skin even when you're not wearing it, and SPF 15 provides broad spectrum protection.

Skinvigorating ingredients:
  • Amazonian clay: Nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear
  • Vitamin A: Antioxidant that retains moisture and helps protect against free radical damage
  • Vitamin E: Natural preservative that also acts as an emollient and antioxidant
  • Mineral pigments: Soothe and soften skin

Benefits:
  • Vegan.
  • Hypoallergenic.
  • Oil free.
  • Tarte 12-hour makeup.
  • Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Sunscreen (non-chemical ingredients: titanium dioxide & zinc oxide)
  • Dermatologist tested.

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Dispense a dime size amount of foundation onto the back of your hand. Pick up a small amount using the Buffer Airbrush Finish Foundation Brush . Sweep onto skin in light, circular motions, starting at the center of the face and blending outward.

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TarteAmazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15
 
4.3

(based on 5492 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Blends well (4058)
  • Easy to apply (4036)
  • Goes on smoothly (3989)
  • Long-lasting (3626)
  • Good pigmentation (3270)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (710)
  • Heavy (450)
  • Doesn't stay on (419)
  • Poor coverage (329)
  • Causes breakouts (182)

Best Uses

  • Full coverage (3276)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (1978)
  • Light to medium coverage (1571)
  • Sensitive skin (1488)
  • Normal skin (1386)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (2623), Budget shopper (1910)

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4.0

Very long lasting!

By Breanne A

from Reading, PA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Full Coverage

Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

I liked this foundation. It is very full coverage, and leaves your skin looking very pretty. I did have to blot excess oil throughout the day (my skin type is normal), and it did feel a bit heavy on the skin, but overall, I was happy with look and the staying power!

 
5.0

Perfect match and coverage

By Briana

from NY

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full Coverage

    Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

    The coverage is perfect, it's easy to apply and super easy to blend.

     
    5.0

    it's simply the best!

    By stac

    from mo

    Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

    this was my first purchase of a high end foundation about 2 years ago! I thought there was no way I found my holy grail the first try. so then I tried many including YSL, UD, Estee Lauder, too faced born this way, IT cosmetics, and several other higher end brands. In conclusion this foundation has beat them all!! for my combination skin. doesn't break apart, doesn't settle into my pores or fine lines. Also coverage is fantastic! silly me will never spend an unmentionable amount of money in search for something better. I already have it! :)

     
    5.0

    Freaking full coverage I love it

    By Ziri

    from Mcallen Texas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Long-Lasting
    • Matte Finish
    • Oil control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Full Coverage

      Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

      I blend this with my real techniques blender but it will go on smoother with a brush since it is full coverage over all it is probably the best investment I have made this year definitely worth the price

       
      5.0

      Favorite foundation

      By Morgan

      from Missouri

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

        This has become my holy grail foundation. It stays on for however long i need it to and provides a matte finish that doesn't look life-sucking. I would say this product will work best for people with normal and non-acne prone and non textured skin.

         
        3.0

        It's okay, I guess.

        By Kay

        from Michigan

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Heavy
        • Too Greasy

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

        This goes on very easily, and I work very early so that's a bonus as it saves me time. It does last for an 8 hour day and doesn't break me out. The reason why I don't give it 5 stars is because it doesn't look natural on my skin and rubs off on my nose.

         
        5.0

        Great for those with oily skin: medium to full coverage

        By Lisa B.

        from Monterey,Ca

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Full Coverage

          Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

          This foundation stays put all day on my oily 50+ skin! What a find and at a great price!

           
          5.0

          Love!

          By Beli10

          from Perry Fl

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Full Coverage

            Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

            All I have to say is that I love love love it! My friend uses it and I tried hers. After that 1st use, I had to buy my own.

             
            3.0

            Wouldn't buy again

            By Cbeauty

            from Hobbs, NM

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Matte Finish

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On

            Best Uses

            • Full Coverage

            Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

            It dries matte but in some areas, it stays kinda wet. on the sides of my nose and mouth were there are creases the foundation wears off. I even set my foundation with translucent powder then also put a powder foundation over for a more matte finish and it didnt help. Other than that, it has great coverage.

             
            5.0

            I Love It!

            By Nat

            from Texas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15:

              Usually I've been keeping myself from buying luxury high end makeup because I can't really afford it but I've tried this foundation once and I love it, so I bought it and I've used it a few times and I love it. It doesn't move doesn't break apart like with other foundations I've tried, and I will be buying it again.

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              • Q:

                Hi, I am fair-light skin.. but have neutral leaning yellow undertones.
                I have tried fairly light neutral and light neutral.
                I feel as though they have a bit different undertones. Which one would you suggest for my skin tone? Thanks!
                Asked on 2/21/2018 by Becca from New York

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend the shade Fair Sand if you tend to have more golden undertones! However it's always best if you can pop into your local Ulta Beauty to get professionally shade matched!

                  Answered on 2/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                If I'm shade 110 in Fit Me Matte which shade would be best for me in this?
                Asked on 2/20/2018 by rdav14 from Abilene TX

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                  Answered on 2/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                I was matched as a medium neutral in this foundation, however now I have been getting some sun and it's too light for me. There is no "medium-tan neutral", so what color would you suggest I go with next? I don't really want to make another trip back to the store to be matched again.
                Asked on 2/16/2018 by ShellyLoo from FL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend the shade Medium Tan Honey however it is always best if you can pop into your local Ulta Beauty to get professionally shade matched!

                  Answered on 2/18/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                if I'm shade 250 in lancome what shade would I be?
                Asked on 2/15/2018 by tsam from california

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                  Answered on 2/16/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                I currently use estate lauder ecru in color and tried Amazonian clay light neutral and it is too dark? What shade would you recommend ?
                Asked on 2/14/2018 by Amanda from Lebanon VA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Since that shade is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions -- they'll tell you the ideal shade for each unique skintone & undertone or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test them out on your skin. A Beauty Associate can help you find your perfect match!

                  Answered on 2/14/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                Does this foundation oxidize?
                Asked on 2/13/2018 by Mbomb from Wisco

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  No it shouldn't

                  Answered on 2/13/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                I'm very pale, and I use the shape tape in the lightest shade "fair". What shade in the 12 hour amazon clay foundation would fit my skin tone?
                Asked on 2/9/2018 by halelover from IA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend the shade Ivory however it is always best if you can pop into your local Ulta Beauty to get professionally shade matched!

                  Answered on 2/11/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                I use fair sand Amazonian clay foundation, so what color would best match me for this shape tape?
                Asked on 2/6/2018 by amber from Clarksville, tn

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend the shade Light Sand in our Shape Tape Concealer however it is always best if you can pop into your local Ulta Beauty to get professionally shade matched!

                  Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                I have the shape tape concealer and I'm shade light-medium honey, what shade would I be in this foundation?
                Also if this super full coverage?
                Asked on 2/5/2018 by Steph from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend Fair Light Honey! However it's always best if you can pop into your local Ulta Beauty to get professionally shade matched!

                  Answered on 2/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
              • Q:

                Is it me or does this foundation have a heavy scent that is bothersome?
                Asked on 2/4/2018 by Blonde Gal from mobile AL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Our Amazonian Clay Foundation definitely shouldn't have a strong smell! We would recommend returning it for a refund or a replacement!

                  Answered on 2/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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