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TarteSmooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder

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Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Finishing Powder is a talc-free, vegan tinted pressed powder formulated with antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E that sets makeup and helps control shine, keeping skin hydrated and matte.

What the product does:
Keeps skin hydrated, matte, and beautifully balanced. Silky, featherlight powder can be worn solo as a sheer complexion corrector or on top of other makeup, and is formulated with Amazonian clay and antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E.

What else you need to know (eg. 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 C: antioxidant free radical fighter that helps prevent premature signs of aging, while brightening skin
  • Vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an emollient and antioxidant
  • Mineral pigments: soothe and soften skin
  • Dermatologist tested
  • Vegan
Can be worn alone for sheer-light coverage, or over your liquid foundation to mattify with enhanced coverage.

Use included sponge for on-the-go touch-ups or the Powder Player Pressed Powder Brush for buildable applications.
Mica, Polyethylene, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tricaprylin, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Magnesium Myristate, Lanolin, Isopropyl Myristate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Silica, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, Kaolin, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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TarteSmooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder
 
4.4

(based on 273 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (194)
  • Easy to apply (160)
  • Blends well (141)
  • Covers well (136)
  • Controls shine (131)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (16)
  • Settles in creases (14)
  • Unnatural color (11)
  • Cakes up (7)
  • Goes on heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (98)
  • All skin types (65)
  • Normal skin (64)
  • Sensitive skin (49)
  • Daily use (47)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (149), Budget shopper (81)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (3)

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5.0

❤️ ❤️❤️

By NancyHTX

from Spring, Texas

Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

This is hands down the best powder. It sets so nicely on top of my dry to oily skin as a foundation by itself w/a dense brush or as a setting powder on top of a tinted moisturizer w/a fluffy brush. One of the best.

 
5.0

I would buy this product again

By Dawni

from Menifee

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Doesn't Settle In Creases
  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Not much product, doesn't last very long

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types

Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

Covers well

 
5.0

I'm 57, moderate wrinkles, oily t-zone.

By Sue

from Maryland

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Doesn't Settle In Creases
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

      Set liquid foundation, add a little bit of extra coverage when rosacia flares up, controls shine--all without making makeup look heavier or cakey.

       
      3.0

      Too cakey for me

      By Texgirl78

      from Austin

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Covers Well
      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

      • Cakes Up

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

      I have oily, acne prone skin. I use the Tarte Amazonian clay foundation and thought the matching powder would be best. It didn't stop the shine on my even temporarily despite applying it with both a brush and the sponge. It was also too cakey on my skin. Returned.

       
      3.0

      I maybe will repurchase

      By Cat

      from Saipan

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Covers Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

      This is great for oily skin and it doesn't cake up at all. That's about it.

       
      4.0

      I love it.

      By Monica

      from Valley, Alabama

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Shine
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

        It works perfectly with my foundation but doesn't look cakey.

         
        5.0

        This is the smoothest pressed powder I ever used.

        By Fun Cat

        from Moorpark, Ca.

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Controls Shine
        • Covers Well
        • Doesn't Settle In Creases
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Silky Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne Prone Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

          I use the powder after I've applied Foundation, concealer, and bronzer. I have it in light and it matches perfectly with light medium sand Full Coverage Foundation also from Tarte.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          BEST for controlling oil/shine

          By FL teacher

          from Southwest FL

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Shine
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

            I LOVE this powder. I have very oily skin and have tried different products to control my shine for years. Everything from MAC setting powder, to NYX sprays, to Urban Decay sprays, to blotting sheets and NOTHING has worked as well as this does! This kept me completely shine free for 8-9 hours! I live in SW Florida and it is hot, humid, and sweaty almost year round. Nothing has kept me shine free like this powder! Will buy again. My only complaint is that I am pretty fair skinned but I decided to buy the "light" shade and it is a little orangey. Might exchange for the fair shade. But otherwise will buy again and again!

             
            5.0

            My Favorite Powder

            By Lea

            from Central California

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Covers Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

              I've been using this powder for a couple of years & I love the coverage & shade. I have sensitive skin & this doesn't irritate my skin.

               
              5.0

              very smooth finish and lightweight on the skin!

              By Siouxsie Monroe

              from Houston tx

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Controls Shine
              • Covers Well
              • Doesn't Settle In Creases
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Silky Finish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder:

                Great final touch

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                • Q:

                  I am currently using the double duty gel foundation in light medium sand and the shape tape in tan to completely conceal my freckles (AMAZING!) would you recommend I use the Amazonian tinted setting powder (if so which shade would work best) OR the double duty creamy powder compact to set everything and mattify ??
                  Asked on 12/15/2017 by Kayla from Michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can use the shade medium in the setting powder! The setting powder or the creamy powder compact would work.

                    Answered on 12/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Is this product the same as the powderful pressed powder? it was my favorite, and I am bummed it had been discontinued.
                  Asked on 12/4/2017 by missjen007 from Twin Falls Idaho

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This is a setting powder! If you're looking for a pressed powder foundation, we suggest the confidence creamy powder foundation.

                    Answered on 12/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  I wear tan honey tarte. What color would you recommend?
                  Asked on 11/22/2017 by Mamba from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can try the shade medium

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

                  what shade is best with the amazonian clay light medium sand?
                  Asked on 10/27/2017 by liz from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can try the shade medium

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

                  I have been having trouble with colored powders oxidizing on my skin and making my face and neck two totally different dolors. Does this powder oxidize? I have been using Estée Lauder double wear foundation for years and I know that it's not the problem
                  Asked on 8/14/2017 by olivia from Maine

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Our Amazonian Clay powder does not oxidize on the skin

                    Answered on 8/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  Does this give you flashback in photographs?
                  Asked on 7/22/2017 by Christina from Lapeer, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thanks for reaching out! This product is a tinted powder to match a range of skin tones and offers light to medium coverage. There's no white translucency to the formula and no flashback. Hope that helps!

                    Answered on 7/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  I saw you guys don't sell the urban decay pressed finishing powder online atm and I was a medium light with that, it was super sheer. What color should I use if I want to try this product. I'm also interested in the tinted bb moisturizer for the summer and what shade I would use for that. I don't want to look orange!
                  Asked on 6/22/2017 by Beachbum from undisclosed

                  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 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  I use bamboo becca foubdation so should i get light r medium press powder
                  Asked on 5/18/2017 by Stace from Parks, Louisiana

                  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 5/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                • Q:

                  How much coverage would this give applied over a BB or CC cream?? If the base is giving you enough coverage but you want to overall even out and get a glow? Maybe gain a little more coverage to completely conceal any imperfections?
                  Asked on 5/11/2017 by Sarah from Boston,ma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this will give you additional light, buildable coverage!

                    Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I wear medium beige Amazonian clay foundation what shade should I get in the tinted pressed powder
                  Asked on 5/9/2017 by Deb from Bowling Green, ky

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You should be a medium!

                    Answered on 5/11/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
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