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BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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BB Tinted Treatment 12-hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 is a 5-in-1 longwear, vegan primer that helps smooth fine lines, correct dullness and enlarged pores, and protect with SPF 30 while providing lightweight coverage.

What the product does:
Hydrates, helps smooth fine lines, works to correct dullness and enlarged pores, and protects your complexion with SPF 30, all while providing lightweight coverage. It contains a triple B complex to help brighten, smooth, and soften your skin.

What else you need to know (eg. skinvigorating ingredients):
  • Triple-B complex: proprietary blend of natural diamond powder, plants and lipoamino acids that helps to diffuse light and minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and pores while improving the appearance of skin luminosity
  • Mineral pigments: soothe and soften skin
  • Dermatologist tested
  • Tarte 12-hour power
  • Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen

Immediately:
  • *100% of women saw an improvement in surface texture of skin for a smoother makeup application
  • *97% of women saw and felt smoother, softer skin

After 4 weeks:
  • *94% of women said pores appeared less visible
  • *91% of women said fine lines appeared minimized

*Results based on a consumer use study.
Can be worn alone or under foundation for smoother makeup application and enhanced coverage. Dispense a small amount to the back of your hand, then using a foundation brush or your fingertips, lightly dab onto face and gently blend.

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TarteBB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
 
4.5

(based on 1332 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1134)
  • Lightweight (1073)
  • Smooth (1026)
  • Natural looking (992)
  • Blends well (962)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (61)
  • Doesn't stay on (54)
  • Heavy (34)
  • Doesn't work (32)
  • Causes breakouts (27)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (986)
  • All skin types (519)
  • Sensitive skin (483)
  • Going out (350)
  • Travel (342)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (711), Classic style (395), Trendy style (102)

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5.0

Smooth Application - Light Coverage - All-in-One Product

By Michele the Cat Lady

from SC

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Cruelty-Free
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Light Coverage
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Not Enough Shades

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types
  • Everyday
  • Light, Natural Coverage

Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

Glides on like a serum. Provides good light, natural-looking coverage. I don't need a whole lot of foundation, just a little blurring here and there to even things out. This is perfect for that kind of natural, no-makeup look. Wears very well. It's perfect for summer. Not too heavy and doesn't look mask-y. This is a great everyday look makeup. My only complaint is that it comes in such a limited number of shades. The light is working for me now, when I have a bit of summer color, but the fair will likely be too light / too pinky for me in the winter.

 
4.0

My Favorite, But Expensive

By HMc.

from Las Vegas, NV

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

    I absolutely love this stuff. I use it as a primer when I want full coverage, but most days when I'm lazy I just use this as light coverage. I rarely have an issue with this clinging to any dry spots on my face, and it truly lasts all day. Doesn't break out my sensitive skin. 4 stars because the price is ridiculous for what you get. I'll pay it, but not without a few grumbles.

     
    5.0

    My go to for the HOT Florida summers!

    By Regan

    from Florida

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

      This feels so great to apply and it looks super natural while still giving good coverage. This is the only thing I wear during the summer because it feels like nothing. I'm in Florida and most foundations feel like they are sliding off in our crazy humid weather.

       
      5.0

      The best ever

      By Jellybean

      from Noblesville, Indiana

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

        I use this in place of foundation, spf, and primer. Its light weight but covers great. I use fingers for a lighter coverage when I just want a little something and a brush for a fuller more perfect coverage. I have not used anything else since I started using this product. I worked at Ulta so I tried it when it hit the store and I was in love. I do wish there were more colors available though.

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Ruthbunny

        from Kansas City, MO

        Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

        I always used a long wearing foundation, but menopause changed my skin and I needed something different. This gives nice coverage and I like that it doesn't dry my skin out and I can wear it with or without powder. This is my daily go to. Love love love it. Doesn't settle in wrinkles or pores and doesn't turn greasy like the amazonian clay foundation.

         
        5.0

        Best primer

        By Zumba gal

        from Fl.

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Gives a flawless look.Hudes redness
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

          I have been using this product for over 2 years every single day I have to have it on my face it just gives me such a Flawless look I don't even need Foundation sometimes I just said it with the powder and in Florida I need something light like this. Plus it's organic.

           
          5.0

          Love, Love, Love this. I've been using it for years now

          By Moe

          from Wall

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

            Great product

             
            5.0

            My daily essential!

            By TY

            from Cincinnati, OH

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

              I use this every day as my foundation (no other products used besides moisturizer) and it gives a great natural finish that other people have commented makes my skin look very smooth and glowing.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My Absolute Favorite BB Cream

              By Miss_Baconator

              from Berkeley, CA

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking
              • Noncomedogenic
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Normal Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                I've gone back and forth on a few different BB creams and I honestly love this one the best, for a few reasons.
                1) It's available in my shade. I'm relatively pale, even in the summer, and few brands carry a shade lighter than "Light/Medium". The shade Fair blends beautifully onto my skin.
                2) SPF! I use a moisturizer with SPF, but having the extra boost makes me feel safer. Also, the minerals in it make this the softest skin product I've ever tried. My cheeks and face feel so silky and nice, I can't help but stroke it.
                3) Coverage. I am, as a general rule, not a full coverage gal. I don't like heavyweight foundations that wipe my face blank and feel gross. This is feather light and light coverage, more like a skin enhancer than a foundation, which is perfect for me. Also, it's so light that I would absolutely uses it as a primer - plus it's mattifying (for my oily t-zone) but keeps my cheeks looking natural. If you need full full coverage, try the IT cosmetics CC cream, which is surprisingly full coverage and also a great product.
                Overall, this is my perfect product, especially for summer. I find that if you have dry patches this will cling to them unless you use a strong moisturizer underneath, so chronically dry skin might have to look elsewhere (in the winter, I like that CC cream, since it's more hydrating). But for normal-to-oily skin girls & guys who are looking for a no fuss, lightweight cream, it doesn't get better than this!

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                LOVE

                By Margaret

                from Illinois

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Noncomedogenic
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                  I got this to use as a primer (because it is a primer- ha!), but I ended up using it as a foundation! It gives me the coverage I need, looks great, and lasts throughout the day!

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                  • Q:

                    Hi if I use the shade medium sand in the Rainforest of the sea foundation which will be my match?
                    Asked on 6/7/2018 by Bren from US

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      We suggest medium

                      Answered on 6/9/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Is the B.B. Tarte tinted treatment also a moisturizer or lotion? Also is it true it has 30 spf? Waterproof?
                    Asked on 5/23/2018 by Virginia from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      This isn't a moisturizer or a lotion. This is a makeup primer for your face. It does have SPF 30 however, it is not waterproof.

                      Answered on 5/26/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Do you wear primer before applying and if so what do you recommend?
                    Asked on 4/28/2018 by CR from CA

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      You can if you wish however this product is already a primer so you should be okay without it! If you want to double up we would recommend the Poreless Mattifying Primer!

                      Answered on 4/30/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    What is the biggest difference between this product and the tinted moisturizer? I'm looking to purchase one of the two products, as all Tarte products are great quality in my opinion. I have not had the ability to sample them both. Of the two, which would be better for redness correction and smoothing pores ?
                    Asked on 3/8/2018 by Ashley from Pennsylvania

                    2 answers

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      This is a 2 in 1 product! It's a primer so it helps hide pores and smooth fine lines while adding a hint of color for an even skin tone without being too much. The Tinted Moisturizer is just a light moisturizer with a bit of color for a smoothing tone. The moisturizer is very light coverage, it's almost sheer. The primer is a bit thicker and gives more coverage.

                      Answered on 3/24/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a 2 in 1 product! It's a primer so it helps hide pores and smooth fine lines while adding a hint of color for an even skin tone without being too much. The Tinted Moisturizer is just a light moisturizer with a bit of color for a smoothing tone. The moisturizer is very light coverage, it's almost sheer. The primer is a bit thicker and gives more coverage.

                      Answered on 3/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    I have fair skin with pink undertones and I'm trying to find a product that I can wear outside and on the water. I'm a fitness instructor and a paddleboarder and I spend a lot of time outside from spring to summer. My body has no problem turning into a tan with sun exposure but my face does, I'm wondering if the medium color in this primer would work with my skin to give me an all over tan look without looking orange and without having to apply other stuff like a bronzer or contouring products. Or is there a better tarte product I could use for that glow with an spf in it?
                    Asked on 3/6/2018 by Outdoor Fitness from Friendsville, MD

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      That's actually a perfect choice for you!

                      Answered on 3/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    Is this water based or oil based or silicone based?
                    Asked on 2/20/2018 by Stephanie from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a silicone based item

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

                    I have oily skin, so transfer is always a problem for me. Does this have staying power?
                    Asked on 2/8/2018 by Shannon from NY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes!

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

                    Hello. I wear MAC NC 42 in the winter and NC 44 in the summer. Lately, slight darkness has emerged under the eyes. What types of concealers are recommended for my normal to combination skin in the summer? My undertone is yellow. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
                    Asked on 1/20/2018 by Mita from Elizabeth City, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We suggest trying out Amazonian clay concealer or our Shape Tape concealer!

                      Answered on 1/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    Due to the SPF in this, will it have flash back or leave a white cast in pictures taken with flash?
                    Asked on 1/14/2018 by Ssesy from Massachusetts

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      BB Tinted Treatment performs beautifully with flash photography, so you shouldn't experience any "flashback" effect.

                      Answered on 1/15/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    I have been using the "your skin but better" cc cream from it cosmetics in medium. I love this product but am now looking for a product that is truly cruelty free.

                    What shade will I be?
                    Does this cover as well as the one from it cosmetics?
                    Asked on 11/25/2017 by Casey from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Since that item is from another brand, it's difficult to determine your exact match. Check out the online shade descriptions or stop by your nearest Ulta Beauty to test the shades on your skin!

                      Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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