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TartePoreless Mattifying Primer

Tarte

Poreless Mattifying Primer

1.0 oz Item 2507360

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Your skin's answer to makeup meltdown, this waterproof mattifying & retexturizing face primer features an optical matte-blur technology to filter out imperfections & create a shine-free matte canvas for your foundation to last 12 hours. The silky, invisible gel is ideal for oily or combination skin & helps to erase pores & resurface uneven skin texture from fine lines, dry patches or acne scars. The nutrient-rich formula infuses antioxidant botanical extracts into skin that help neutralize free radicals so you see an immediate skin-boost, even before makeup.

Skinvigorating ingredients:
  • Avocado: Natural oil rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E & known for its skin-soothing properties
  • T5 super fruit complex: Proprietary blend of the five most active antioxidant-rich superfruits (maracuja, goji, açaí, acerola & pomegranate) to deliver nourishing & replenishing benefits to skin
  • Echinacea root, hibiscus flower & rosemary leaf extracts: Rich in antioxidants to help neutralize free radicals & improve skin tone & elasticity, while diffusing imperfections
  • Safflower seed: Emollient with beneficial fatty acids to help hydrate dry skin

Vegan. Waterproof. Tarte 12-hour power. Dermatologist tested.
Prior to foundation, apply a thin layer onto clean, hydrated skin, focusing on the oily T-zone or other pore-prone areas. You can also dab it under the eyes or on the eyelids for a smooth, even surface or wear it alone as a shine control treatment.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Mica, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Phenoxyethanol.

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TartePoreless Mattifying Primer
 
4.0

(based on 144 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (108)
  • Smooth (97)
  • Lightweight (81)
  • Long lasting (66)
  • Blends well (54)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Doesn't stay on (11)
  • Causes breakouts (10)
  • Heavy (10)
  • Poor coverage (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (72)
  • All skin types (54)
  • Going out (34)
  • Sensitive skin (26)
  • Travel (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (50), Classic style (44), Trendy style (25)

Reviewed by 144 customers

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5.0

Phenomenal Primer

By aliveandlaffin

from Fayetteville, NC

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

    I have finally found a primer that works for me! I use this under Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 and Colored Clay CC Undereye Corrector. It is not greasy and blends really well into the skin. It provides a beautiful smoothness to the skin. It is worth the few minutes of the application process. Wrinkles might not completely disappear, but they are minimized and makeup goes on more seamlessly.

     
    5.0

    I have never loved my skin more!

    By Astrid Spikes

    from New Philadelphia, OH

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

      This product is everything it claims to be! You truly look completely poreless! It makes my skin so soft and moisturized!

       
      5.0

      Great for oily skin

      By Laine

      from Michigan

      Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

      The smell isn't pleasant but you get over it. I've always had a hard time trying to find a primer that will help to keep my makeup from caking on top of my oily skin but this seems to do the trick. I've gone through my fair share of primers and I'm happy that I've finally found one that's perfect for me.

       
      1.0

      Didn't stay matte

      By Stat matte

      from Las cruces, nm

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

          As I was applying the product it seemed to soak into my skin and my skin was instantly oily again. Did not work for my skin.

           
          4.0

          I love this product! It is light and airy!! Would recommend.

          By Docster

          from Georgia

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Going Out

            Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

            I use the product when I'm going out. No use wasting a good thing for every day use. Even though it would be light enough to wear daily.

             
            4.0

            Great primer in hot weather

            By Faintly

            from GA

            Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

            So I have dry, sensitive skin. I used to use TooFace hangover primer, but i hate how oily I get by the end of the day, probably best as a winter primer. I actually love this tarte primer. Makes my face soft and smooth and mattifies my foundation. I get some flakes if I use it on windy cold days, so it works best for summer. I also use a hydrating serum every night, so that helps with this primer and I also use the Urban Decay hydrate finish spray with the primer.

             
            5.0

            I was missing out!

            By Brendabikes

            from Escanaba, Michigan

            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 Poreless Mattifying Primer:

              I've never used a primer until this purchase. Wow- I've been missing out! Just a little bit of this clear primer spreads a long way. My skin feels so soft. My foundation is much easier to apply now and goes on more evenly. Love this product. The salesclerk recommended this one. Good choice!

               
              3.0

              Not wowed.

              By Mama Llama

              from San Jose, CA

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

              For all the hype, I did not feel as if it did anything more than my usual smashbox primer. Did not feel as if it concealed pores at all. I like the Smashbox better and it is a better price for the amount. Will be switching back.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My face has never looked better!

              By Sam

              from Lafayette, La

              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

                Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

                I was skeptical because many of the reviews said it made people break out and I have very sensitive skin. This product has not made me break out once and my face looks smoother and more clear than ever.

                 
                5.0

                Saving oily noses everywhere

                By Skylar wolf

                from Ohio

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Tarte Poreless Mattifying Primer:

                  I have searched for a product to make that oily spot on my nose go away. This is the best I have found. It instantly goes matte when I apply it. It lasts all day, well worth the money and you need a scant amount for it to be effective.

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                  19 Questions | 19 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Can you use the tarte poreless matte primer under the tarte tinted bb primer?
                    Asked on 12/13/2017 by Jamie from Peoria, Az

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We wouldn't recommend it as these products both deliver the same amazing smoothing and priming formulas! We recommend using one at a time!

                      Answered on 12/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    What color is the product - is it white or tinted a color. Trying to assess if it would work under medium colored skin or would it leave a chalky look to it (if it were white). Thanks.
                    Asked on 11/21/2017 by L from New York

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a clear primer!

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

                    Is this safe during pregnancy? Are there any retinods in this product?
                    Asked on 10/28/2017 by LibraryLady from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can use this item during pregnancy however, we highly suggest checking with a doctor!

                      Answered on 11/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    Will this product make your acene get better or worse?
                    Asked on 10/27/2017 by Lindsay from Raleigh, nc

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This isn't an acne treatment! This product helps with concealing acne scars.

                      Answered on 11/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    Does this primer help shrink the appearance of deep acne scars ?
                    Asked on 10/17/2017 by deeanaaaaa from California,US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This primer is for large pores as it helps mask the appearance of pores. For scars, we suggest our limited-edition color your world color-correcting palette and one of our full coverage concealers!

                      Answered on 10/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    How does this compare to the (discontinued) Clean slate poreless brightening primer?
                    Asked on 8/28/2017 by LH from IN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It's the same primer with different packaging!

                      Answered on 8/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    how long does a bottle last you before you need to buy a new one?
                    Asked on 8/3/2017 by rose vu from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Depends on the amount of used!

                      Answered on 8/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between this and the timeless primer by Tarte?
                    Asked on 8/3/2017 by Heather from Wilmington, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a mattifying primer and works to keep shine minimal

                      Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    Is this good for oily skin? And or combination skin?
                    Asked on 7/26/2017 by prettygirlk from Detroit, MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This works for all skin types!

                      Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                  • Q:

                    can this be worn alone (without foundation)? does a finishing powder still need to be used?
                    Asked on 7/25/2017 by Val from Scottsbluff, NE

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It can be used without foundation. We suggest always finishing your look with a powder or spray.

                      Answered on 7/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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