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Timeless Smoothing Primer

0.5 oz Item 2276063

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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 439 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (315)
  • Smooth (314)
  • Lightweight (242)
  • Long lasting (242)
  • Blends well (217)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (29)
  • Doesn't work (28)
  • Clumpy (26)
  • Heavy (21)
  • Doesn't stay on (16)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (250)
  • All skin types (183)
  • Going out (119)
  • Sensitive skin (77)
  • Travel (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (162), Classic style (148), Trendy style (73)

Reviewed by 439 customers

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4.0

Works good/overpriced

By mlb388

from Indianapolis, IN

About Me Classic Style

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Fills Pores
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Difficult to Apply
  • Not Easy to Use

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types

Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

I usually use Dr. Brandt Pores No More or Porefessional and have had good experiences with both. I do have large pores on my nose and some on my cheeks. I have found that this does a good job of filling in my pores and also making my skin look smoother. One downside is the price, you only get about about half as much product as the other brands. The other is the packaging. It is not easy to get the right amount to apply due to the texture. It is thick and doesn't want to stick to your finger. So, it's not easy to just get a bit at a time. I think it would have been better in a tube. Overall, I like it.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love it!

By AWeezy31

from Travis AFB, CA

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    So I feel like I've tried every primer, or most of them. I'm gonna list them so you get a full scope of what I have tried. I have tried smashbox, urban decay, too faced, benefit, hourglass, tartes other primer, milk, dr. Brandt, Nars, and bareminerals. I didn't love any particular one aside from Nars, because of the wear time. But I have tried alot of different brands. Before this one I was using smashbox. I suffer from enlarged pores and lately (due to hormonal issues) my skin has just been all over the place and Smashbox just wasn't cutting it. With this timeless one I feel like you get a decent amount of product for the high price tag, but it freaking works!!!! It makes my foundation look so smooth, it doesn't feel cakey, after 7 hours it still looks good. Other brands have either emphasized my oils skin or just wore off. I feel like with this primer it keeps my face make up in place. It doesn't have an offensive smell. It's just awesome. No creasing for me! This is definitely a product I will definitely buy again. Because it works well for me, I don't mind the price.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Worth the Splurge!

    By Inez

    from California

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    I was hesitant about buying this because I have previously purchased other name brand "holy grail" primers and they didn't work for me. I finally took the plunge and I am so glad I did. The texture threw me off a little bit, but it totally gets the job done. I have an oily T-zone with large pores on my nose and this does a pretty good job of minimizing pores. It doesn't hide them completely, BUT i love it because my foundation sits so well on it, which is the biggest problem i had with previously primers.

     
    2.0

    It's a no from me

    By Caroline

    from Wilmington, Delaware

    About Me Natural Style

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

    After hearing positive reviews of this product through YouTube, I figured I would try it. After a few times of usage, the pores on my nose were very noticeable which does not happen or rarely is an issue for me. Different products work for different people, which is what is great about makeup. I love the texture and consistency of the product, but the results with my noticeable pores and dry skin in the creases of the nose is what I personally found an issue with.

     
    5.0

    Love

    By H

    from Texas

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      Love this stuff for creating a smoother skin appearance. A little goes a long way. Love the light scent too.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I have hit empty for the fifth time, and will re-purchase!

      By NatalieGlams

      from Hemet, Ca

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      I have oily skin and have not had any problems with this product. I absolutely love it!!! i am going for my sixth time purchasing. This product sits well with foundation and helps blur and fill pores. I was sold when i saw it would make my entire make up look so flawless and smooth. Highly recommend this product.

       
      3.0

      didn't work for me

      By al

      from Colorado

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      I wanted to love it. It feels nice on the skin and is smoothing, but it made my makeup look really dry and cakey. I almost exclusively use Tarte foundations and even the hydration gel looked dry. So bummed. I think this is the only Tarte product I've ever returned and I own a lot.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Will be returning

      By Dont have one

      from Prescott Arizona

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Clumpy
      • Difficult to Apply
      • Ineffective
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

      • Not at all

      Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

      Nothing

       
      5.0

      I love this product!!!

      By Lexi

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

        I bought this because Tati loves and recommends this product on her beauty channel. I only use this in my T zone and where I have enlarged pores or fine lines. I have never used it on my entire face but just using it on the problem areas has made all the difference in the world for my foundation routine. My skin looks so smooth! I wouldn't say this product is mattifying or that it makes me more oily. It's neutral. I think this would be a great addition to your makeup routine. It lasts a really long time too if you are only using it in your problem areas

         
        5.0

        Best Primer

        By CAC1

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer:

          The best primer I have ever found - my foundation glides on and stays on

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          • Q:

            Does this compaire to loreals magic base primer
            Asked on 2/17/2018 by Yas from Michigan

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              We can't speak for L'Oreal but Our 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!

              Answered on 2/18/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            I have HUGE pores and cystic acne scarring all over my face and have tried both Smashbox and Nyx pore filling primers. Both help to a degree but my skin looks nowhere near smooth after application. How well does this work on deep scarring/is there any other good option to try?
            Asked on 1/28/2018 by Scarredface from Minnesota

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Our Timeless Smoothing Primer is the perfect choice as it is formulated to fill out large pores, fine lines and wrinkles!

              xo
              tarte

              Answered on 1/29/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            Is this a permanent item for tarte or is it limited edition/ will be discontinued?
            Asked on 1/26/2018 by Lex from Cincinnati, Ohio

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              At this time, this item is permanent

              Answered on 1/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            I am in my 50's and after I use primer, base and then powder my wrinkles and fine lines stand out more. How will this product look on older skin?
            Asked on 1/20/2018 by Jennifer from Holdrege, Ne

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              This product is ideal for fine lines and wrinkles! We suggest trying it out.

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

            Will the Clean Slate primer be available at Ulta? I am not seeing it on the website.
            Asked on 1/19/2018 by Mallorie from Urbana, IL

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              At tarte, we're constantly working on our product development to come out with new products and ingredient innovations. While we love and believe in all of our products, each year we have to make some tough decisions and occasionally discontinue items in our line in order to make room for our new innovations. We're so sorry to see one of your favorites go, but stay tuned in the future for new and exciting launches!

              Answered on 1/19/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            Is this primer noncomedogenic?
            Asked on 1/4/2018 by Terry from undisclosed

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              No it is not.

              Answered on 1/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            Is this the same as the clean slate primer that I hear about or are these two different products?
            Asked on 1/1/2018 by Tommi from Kansas city mo

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer was a great option for those whose primary concern was 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 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            Can I use this with the BB tinted treatment primer?
            Asked on 10/18/2017 by Christina from ID

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You can however, we suggest using the BB tinted primer on it's own!

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

            Can this be used with your tarte water based foundation or will it cause it to break down?
            Asked on 8/27/2017 by Dana from Florida

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              This can be used with any or our foundations

              Answered on 8/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
          • Q:

            What's the best way to apply this primer ?
            Asked on 7/30/2017 by Key from Chicago IL

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You can use your hands.

              Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Tarte
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