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Timeless Smoothing Primer

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Timeless Smoothing Primer

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A melt-in smoothing primer with innovative blurring and filling technology for a youthful appearance perfectly primed for makeup application.

Turn back the hands of time with Tarte's timeless smoothing and filling primer formulated to fade out your biggest beauty boundaries such as large pores, fine lines and wrinkles. The antioxidant-rich formula infused with vitamins C & E and green bean extract gently melts into the skin delivering a surge of moisture, peptides and other naturally-derived elixirs for a firmer, smoother appearance. You'll love the lightweight texture and fresh powder scent as it provides the perfect blank canvas to enhance the look and wear time of makeup. It can also be worn alone as part of your skincare regimen, blurring out skin imperfections and signs of aging for a flawless, soft-focus finish.

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  • Vitamin E: Natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and antioxidant
  • Vitamin C: Antioxidant that fights free radical damage and premature signs of aging while brightening skin
  • Green bean extract: Known for anti-wrinkle and pore minimizing properties
  • Mineral pigments: Soothe and soften skin

Smooth a pearl size amount over skin before applying makeup or wear alone as a treatment to minimize the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Mica, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, PPG-25-Laureth-25, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hydrolyzed Elastin, Rutin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Phaseolus Lunatus (Green Bean) Seed Extract, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Citric Acid, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Parfum/Fragrance, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Carmine (CI 75470).

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TarteTimeless Smoothing Primer
 
4.3

(based on 495 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (346)
  • Easy to apply (342)
  • Long lasting (265)
  • Lightweight (263)
  • Blends well (238)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (36)
  • Doesn't work (33)
  • Clumpy (31)
  • Heavy (27)
  • Poor coverage (21)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (273)
  • All skin types (199)
  • Going out (134)
  • Sensitive skin (90)
  • Travel (65)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (177), Classic style (167), Trendy style (79)

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5.0

Astounding!

By Seajay

from Carbondale,IL

Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

I am constantly impressed by this primer. It is the only primer that has truly improved the staying power of my makeup! For once in my life I don't feel like my makeup has worn completely off by mid day! My only complaint is that the size is so small. I need this to come in a jumbo jar. It's worth every penny for anyone who wants to lock your look in. I don't notice any blurring or improvement in my skin but I use it when I want my makeup stop stay all day! In love!

 
5.0

It WORKS!

By SaltyMom77

from CA

About Me Classic Style

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 Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    I'm 40+ & started using the Tarte TSP over my Amore Pacific skin care & Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer after watching Tati on YT use it regularly. This stuff WORKS great if applied correctly to disguise: enlarged pores, fine lines & even some deeper set lines.. I take about a pea size- warm it up between my fingers and PRESS it in fairly aggressively into my pores around my cheeks, into my laugh lines around my mouth & into my line that runs across my forehead. Really PRESS IT IN GOOD for a great result. This is great for photos & special occasions.

     
    5.0

    Great, But Expensive

    By Abbi

    from Delaware

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    Fills in Pores really well, but is really expensive!

     
    5.0

    I would highly recommend this for combination skin

    By Beyondbeauty3

    from St. Louis MO

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      I have been on the hunt for a prime that would give me a in between matte and glowy look and I finally found it! This primer makes my makeup last all day without letting my makeup become a oil slick but doesn't dry me out! It's the perfect combination for my combination skin!

       
      5.0

      The only primer I use

      By Kimmie D.

      from Lincoln, Ca

      About Me Natural 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
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I use this product everyday with or without makeup. Without any make up, it gets rid of the shine factor! Under makeup, my skin looks flawless and natural. I have tried numerous primers and this is the one I always go back to.

         
        5.0

        Best Primer on the Marker

        By Mrs Mike

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

          I have rosacea which has caused a lot of texture over the years. I need primer to lock in my foundation so the redness doesn't break through and blur out the texture. I have tried a LOT of primers, from high end to drug store. Some have good hydration, some are good at smoothing, and others do a decent job of making my foundation last, but none of them did it all until this one! Texture is one of my biggest issues and most primers that do a good job with smoothing and filling end up breaking up my foundation in my t-zone. I couldn't believe how good my foundation looks at the end of the day with this primer!! Even on a humid day, my makeup didn't budge. I also liked that a little goes a long way, since this is one of the more expensive primers. That being said, it is worth every penny and I will definitely be a repeat buyer!

           
          5.0

          Never want to use anything ever again

          By Jenna

          from Yuma, AZ

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

            My pores are a little larger and I'm always in a rush in the morning to get my make up on. This primer is incredibly smooth and lightweight. By far my favorite - won't be going back to anything else.

             
            5.0

            Great primer

            By Sissy

            from Georgia

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

              I use this daily under foundation or alone under powder. It creates such a smooth silky looking finish. It diminishes the appearance of fine lines and large pores.

               
              5.0

              I absolutely love this product .... definitely recommend it.

              By Dee

              from Houston Tx

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                Apply it on face before any foundation. It glides on so smooth

                 
                5.0

                Best Primer out there!

                By Suzanne

                from Chandler, AZ

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

                    It's great! Makes skins smooth

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                    • Q:

                      Primers always break me out so bad .so i m affraid to use it But a girl in ulta recomend me today is it going to break out ? Is it Safe for acne prone skin ? Thanks
                      Asked on 6/3/2018 by Shi from Chicago ill

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        It's definitely safe for acne prone skin however we always recommend consulting with your dermatologist before trying any new products!

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

                      Specifically, what method would you recommend to fill large acne scars(commonly referred to as "pock marks")? I have seen some YouTube suggestions of a layering method where you press a little into the scar, wait until the tackiness is gone, press a little more in, and keep repeating this process with thin layers until you achieve the desired results. Is there a method you recommend? I've noticed with large holes I have trouble getting the product even with my skin line or it lifts out (best description I could think of). Thank you!
                      Asked on 5/26/2018 by ASConner from Madville, KY

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        We suggest applying this product on your face with a brush or with your hands. All methods depend on the person and what look they're going for.

                        Answered on 5/27/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      What would be the best primer for fine lines & dry skin?
                      Asked on 5/20/2018 by cblue from US

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Yes! This primer helps smooth out the fine lines in the skin.

                        Answered on 5/21/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      What foundations work well with this primer if you have dry skin?
                      Asked on 5/16/2018 by Shari from NJ

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        We suggest our Shape Tape Hydrating Foundation!

                        Answered on 5/19/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      Is this good with mineral foundation? Aka : BareMinerals
                      Asked on 5/15/2018 by Kara from Arkansas,US

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Yes!

                        Answered on 5/16/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      I use Maracuja Oil , then either the Amazonian clay foundation or the Rainforest of the Sea foundation. I need a primer that won't accentuate my pores & fine lines, but am weary of buying this based on the reviews others are saying about not being able to apply their foundation on top of this primer. Is there a certain foundation to use with this or is there a specific way to apply the primer prior to foundation application?
                      Asked on 4/17/2018 by beachmom19 from dmv

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        This primer works with all of our foundations!

                        Answered on 4/18/2018 by Official Answer from Tarte from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      Where was this product made?
                      Asked on 3/18/2018 by bkasprzyk23 from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This item is made in Italy

                        Answered on 3/19/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                    • Q:

                      Is this ONLY for spot treatment or can I use it over my whole face?
                      Asked on 3/8/2018 by Melissa from Cincinnati,us

                      2 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        You can use this for your whole face!

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

                        A:

                        You can use primer all over your face!

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

                      Is this product good for oily skin? Mattifying?
                      Asked on 3/3/2018 by Kirstyn from Greenwood, South Carolina

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We would recommend our Poreless Mattifying Primer as it is perfect for oily and combo skin and creates a flawless matte finish!

                        Answered on 3/4/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
                    • Q:

                      What's the difference between this and Poreless?
                      Asked on 2/24/2018 by Christina from ID

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer is a great option for those whose primary concern is mattifying the skin, absorbing excess oil, and minimizing the appearance of pores, while Timeless Smoothing Primer is a great option for those whose primary concern is blurring the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores, and repairing and preventing the visible signs of aging. Both are indicated for all skin types and work wonderfully to create a flawless canvas for makeup application. We hope this info helps! :-)

                        Answered on 2/25/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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