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TarteCheek Stain

Tarte

Cheek Stain

0.5 oz Item 2291160

Color:Glisten (shimmering peachy pink)

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Tarte's original award-winning cheek stain for a natural-looking flush in one brush-free application - just smile, dot & blend!

The stain that started it all! This iconic cheek stain first put Tarte on the map for its innovative, straight-to-cheek applicator and lightweight, skin-loving formula that dries down quickly and lasts for 12 hours. Available in a range of shades and finishes, it imparts a natural-looking tint to brighten and flatter any complexion for a fresh and glowing appearance. Powered by Tarte's proprietary t5 super fruit complex, this skinvigorating best-seller delivers a surge of moisture and five of the most active antioxidant-rich super fruits so you'll get nourishing, skin-restorative benefits with each brush-free application. Just smile, dot, blend along the apples of your cheeks & go!

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  • T5 super fruit complex: A proprietary blend of the five most active antioxidant-rich super fruits - maracuja, goji, acai, acerola and pomegranate - to deliver nourishing and replenishing benefits to skin

Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates or gluten.
Wear alone or over foundation for a natural-looking flush. Just smile, dot onto the apples of your cheeks and blend with your fingers. The brush-free, straight-to-cheek applicator makes it perfectly portable and great for adding a hint of complexion-enhancing color, even on-the-glow!

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TarteCheek Stain
 
4.5

(based on 185 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (148)
  • Good pigmentation (117)
  • Blends easily (87)
  • Looks natural (86)
  • Doesn't appear cakey (66)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Doesn't blend well (6)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Difficult to apply (3)
  • Doesn't apply smoothly (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (79)
  • Everyday (51)
  • Hint of color (49)
  • Daytime (25)
  • Travel (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (102), Classic style (60), Trendy style (10)

Reviewed by 185 customers

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5.0

Love it!

By Nicole

from Rapid City, SD

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Pigmentation
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out

    Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

    Looks natural! I like this over powder blush. Good, flattering color as well.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Long-lasting and amazing!

    By Michy T

    from Dayton, NJ

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

        I received a sample of this and this is my favorite cheek stain product!!!! Flush is especially beautiful and a great universal shade. I like to swipe this on the back of my hand and apply with a damp sponge or my finger. It gives such a naturally "flushed" look and lasts ALL DAY. Even better is that it smells great and contains a bunch of fruity ingredients!! LOVE THIS. Highly recommend!

         
        4.0

        Great blush

        By Packertai

        from Chula Vista

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • It is not long lasting , you need to reapply
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

        I use 5his when I travel , excellent tube does not open

         
        5.0

        I love it.

        By Ruth

        from Indianapolis

        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

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

          I have bought it for many years, but now I hear Tarte will stop making it. Please let me know if I will be able to purchase somewhere besides my usual place--Ulta.

           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By Becca83

          from Austin, TX

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

            You don't need a lot to get a nice color. It's a fresh color, easy to blend out, nice for a natural flush. I really wanted a dewy look and I got it! Powder blushes often sink into my pores and ages me, so I'm really happy to find this. I wish they made this in a travel size cause I probably won't be able to use the whole thing before it expires- that's my one complaint.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            'Fearless'!

            By ChrissyCat77

            from Santa Cruz ca

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Perfect under powder blush
            • Smells like fruit
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Travel

              Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

              Great investment in your beauty routine. I have had the same cheekstain for over 2 yrs & still have 1/3 left. I use Fearless under my KVD pdr blush 'Mickey &Mallory', but wear it alone often. Beautiful, easy to blend using a RT's blush brush. I take product from the stick using my brush then apply. Easily builds. Goof proof. Smells devine. Great for younger girls/beginners as well. Does not disturb makeup underneath if you use a light hand & build. Highly recommend.

               
              5.0

              Long-wearing & natural looking blush

              By Megan

              from NJ

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                  Love this blush so much! I was looking for a deeper color for fall. It's easy to apply, blends well, looks super natural even on my fair skin and lasts forever! No need to retouch. I'll definitely buy this again and will probably try some other shades

                   
                  2.0

                  Not for me

                  By Jax

                  from Chandler Arizona

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to Apply
                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Going Out

                  Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                  Might be right got some but it made me look like a clown. It was very difficult to blend even over Tarte foundation.

                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy product again plus I like the Tipsy color too

                  By Lainie

                  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
                    • Going Out
                    • Sensitive Skin
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                    On my cheeks

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it

                    By Lainie

                    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

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

                      Comments about Tarte Cheek Stain:

                      Very good coverage and no allergens near my eyes or skin, for that matter

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                      • Q:

                        what happened to all the other shades?
                        Asked on 1/21/2018 by molls from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We do apologize as they're currently out of stock at this time!

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

                        Will it clog my pores? Also how do I remove it?
                        Asked on 11/22/2017 by Kay from Los Angeles, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          No this product doesn't clog pores and it's removed like all makeup, with a makeup remover or face wash!

                          Answered on 11/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                      • Q:

                        What is the best way to apply this product??
                        Asked on 6/4/2017 by Saraxo from Nc

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You can rub this item on the area you'r applying it to and then blend it out with a brush.

                          Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                      • Q:

                        Is this product 100% oil free?
                        Asked on 10/14/2016 by Karen from Houston

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product is not claimed to be oil-free, but it is:

                          Dermatologist tested. Vegan friendly. Formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates or gluten.

                          Answered on 11/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Even though this has maybe two high level acne ingredient, would you recommend this to use this on oily/combo skin? I have oily/combo skin.
                        I don't wear much makeup so I won't breakout but I only wear makeup when I'm attending my classes in college.
                        Asked on 9/27/2016 by RagePuppy from Providence, RI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This product is dermatologist tested and great for all skin types. A little goes a long way and you can simple dab it on your cheeks to warm up your look for school.

                          Answered on 10/3/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        The amazon clay foundation (loose powder) in medium tan-sand is a perfect match for me. If I want a natural looking blush and NO sparkle - which cheek stain should I try?
                        Asked on 8/3/2016 by Newby

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Flush sounds like a great shade for you - it's a natural-looking berry. Hope you enjoy!

                          Answered on 8/10/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        This looks great. What shade shows up best on dark skin?
                        Asked on 4/2/2016 by Mwa from Conyers, GA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thanks for reaching out! We recommend trying blushing bride. It's a beautiful rosy pink that looks gorgeous across skin tones!

                          Answered on 4/5/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        How many oz is a full sized one
                        Asked on 10/2/2015 by Meg from wi

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          0.5 oz.

                          Answered on 10/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How long do these stains last after opening? And what about ones that have not been opened, do those expire after a certain amount of time?
                        Asked on 6/22/2015 by tarte lover

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You should use Tarte Cheek Stain within 6 months after opening it for optimal product performance. Unopened and stored in normal conditions, it can last up to 3 years.

                          Answered on 6/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this as a lip stain as well??
                        Asked on 5/12/2015 by Em

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely! Using your fingers, you could easily dab onto the apples of your cheeks or lips for a healthy dose of color.

                          Answered on 5/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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