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tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer

tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer

BY TARTE #36 in Facial Moisturizers

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars56%
  • 4 Stars28%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%
4.32 / 5 based on 1,505 Reviews

Product Description

Oil-free, vegan daily highlighting moisturizer that illuminates and hydrates skin.

  • Water: delivers and retains the skin’s natural moisture
  • Mineral pigments: soothe, soften and brighten skin

Give skin a natural glow from your daily moisturizer. This lightweight facial lotion formulated with 70% water and light-reflecting mineral pigments quenches dull, dehydrated skin while delivering a sheer veil of illumination and radiance. The sweat-resistant formula is perfect for before or after the gym, or even to fake an afterglow without the sweat sesh (we won’t tell if you don’t). It can be worn alone or under makeup for a subtle sheen as the hypoallergenic multi-tasker works to soften, smooth and deliver a long-lasting surge of moisture without clogging pores.

Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, butylene glycol, caprylyl methicone, glycerin, alumina, mica, dimethicone, phenoxyethanol, sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, sorbitan oleate, caprylyl glycol, polysorbate 20, isohexadecane, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, dimethiconol, polysorbate 80, biosaccharide gum-1, tin oxide, sodium hydroxide, titanium dioxide (CI 77891).

Made in Canada.

Formulated without parabens, formulated without mineral oil, formulated without  phthalates, formulated without sodium lauryl sulfates, formulated without gluten

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tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer
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Ella Y.
Comcord, NC
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I love this product. It is so cheap and I love
the quality of this item. I definitely recommend this to other people. It is also long lasting. I use this product
four to six times a week. i definitely recommend it to others get yours now!

Stacy O.
Middletown, OH
129 reviews
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I felt like a greasy disco ball. I wanted to love this so bad!! It’s such a gentle product. But it broke me out! I am so unhappy with it. I am super disappointed. I wouldn’t recommend it but that’s just me.
Olyvia L.
22 reviews
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I absolutely LOVE this moisturizer! Especially on days where I don’t really feel like spending a lot of time getting ready for the day. This product brightens my skin and gives my skin a glowy, natural look! I use this as a moisturizer on days where I don’t have the energy to do all my makeup, but I also use it as a primer for my makeup! It’s not too pricey, and there are even duos and packages that include this product, and many other amazing products from tarte, at an amazing price! Most definitely recommend adding this to your makeup/skincare collection!
Amy N.
18 reviews
I wouldnt use this as an all-over moisturizer. I wouldn't even recommend mixing this with your normal moisturizer for that "glow from within" look. You'll just look like a shimmery hot mess if you do. However, if you use just a tiny dab of it on your upper cheek/temples, it yields a beautiful soft glow. I like to dab this product on after primer and before foundation. If you use a liquid foundation with a damp sponge, I find that this product blends in perfectly. I guess the directions can be a little misleading..... Please be careful, kinda like that old sayin.... A dab'l do ya
Hailey C.
7 reviews
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got this in a tarte skin discovery kit at sephora. typically i love tarte products and do enjoy some of their other moisturizers. this one though seems to be just a glitter infused moisturizer? it isn't super noticeable on application, but once the moisturizer dries you end up with patches of glitter on your face. not a good look. if i want a no makeup moisturized glow, i just mix a drop of one of my cover fx custom enhancers into my moisturizers for a much better effect. 
Michole N.
Ctr Moriches, NY
88 reviews
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This highlighting moisturizer is amazing! It gives your skin a healthy glow while keeping you hydrated. The highlight in this product is fantastic. I keep mine in my gym bag for a light moisturized and healthy glow. It is also great to use as a makeup primer because it adds an extra layer to your foundation making it not as dull. I love this product and have repurchased it
Melinda K.
Phoenix, AZ
17 reviews
I am obsessed!!! This product is amazing. Not only is it super moisturizing, but it really brightened my dull skin. I bought mine at Sephora and really not too pricey. I also have sensitive skin and this product did not bother my skin
lyndsey J.
Penrose, CO
30 reviews
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This is amazing for making your foundation have that healthy glow to it but if you apply just this to your face it’s literally like a bunch of glitter on your face and it’s weird but for mixing purposes i would definitely recommend
Elizabeth A.
26 reviews
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I combine this with a foundation that is just too thick for me. I use half of this and half of my foundation so it's more of a tinted moisturizer and it comes out brilliant! I LOVE this product. I got it as a sample and I plan to buy the full size. Combining it with my foundation makes my skin look dewy, not "disco ball" as some have said.Alternatively, I have used this as a highlighter. I love it this way too. Very diverse. I'm a believer.
Zoey W.
12 reviews
I've never said this about a product, but I truly detest this. It's like an explosion of glitter and it looks ridiculous - not at all what I'd expect from Tarte! I got a free sample of it and wanted to use it as a moisturizer before putting my makeup on. In the lighting I was initially under, I didn't notice anything and patted the excess product on my forearms because the amount of product in the sample was a bit too much for just the face.
Emily M.
Allison Park, PA
59 reviews
Is this shimmery? Can it be mixed with foundation or better to layer?
Jasmine H.
Citrus Hts, CA
12 reviews
Does this look good to wear all over your face and not put any makeup on? Or should you just put it only on places you would put liquid highlighter?
Jazmin P.
Hillside, IL
1 review
Where can I find this product?
Jocelyn V.
San Diego, CA
1 review
Does the tarte moisturizer really work well?
Veronica D.
Pittsburg, CA
5 reviews
Is this a good product for acne prone skin?

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