tarte™ smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder
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tarte™ smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder


4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars65%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars2%
  • 1 Star1%


A talc-free, vegan tinted pressed powder that sets makeup & helps control shine.

  • 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

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

All shades Ingredients: Mica, polyethylene, HDI/trimethylol hexyllactone crosspoymer, tricaprylin, boron nitride, nylon-12, caprylic/capric triglyceride, magnesium myristate, aluminum hydroxide, ascorbyl palmitate, chlorphenesin, hydrongenated lecithin, isopropyl myristate, isopropyl palmitate, kaolin, lanolin alcohol, potassium sorbate, retinyl palmitate, silica, stearic acid, tetrasodium EDTA, tocopherol, tocopheryl acetate, triethoxycaprylylsilane. (+/-): Manganese Violet (CI 77742), 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).

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

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tarte™ smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder
tarte™ smooth operator™ Amazonian clay tinted pressed finishing powder
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Saxon M.
97 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I've never really used a tarte product before this, but I was amazed at how nice the colour is and the finishing glow it leaves
Karine C.
Cowansville, QC
110 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Received this in ipsy and loveee it! a little goes a long way and makeup stays put all day and it does keep the shine away
Caitlin Q.
16 reviews
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Amazing coverage. My go to foundation is always a pressed powder. Just a swipe of this product covers my dark under eyes.
Tasha G.
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this company. All of their products are so natural and it takes away all lines and sets my skin to look great!
Joslynn S.
12 reviews
I've been using this powder for a year now and it works very well to cover foundation while leaving a matte face.
Yanice V.
Toa Alta, PR
2 reviews
Sets fine the concealer and the foundation. Is a little powdery, but for special occasions works. Matte finish.
Idxian G.
Bayamon, PR
33 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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My everyday powder leaves my face smooth and flawless. Works perfect on my dry sensitive skin. Finish is Matte.
Norma S.
Costa Rica
9 reviews
This is an excelent product for oily skin. Mine is a mix (normal to dry) and the experience was good.
Maha f.
310 reviews
Its sooo greattt !! I love it and I always use it , and the quality is sooo good, recommened it
Alondra  O.
los Angeles California
31 reviews
I love tarte!!! This product is perfect for summer gives you a really nice glow bronze affect
Jasmine G.
Chico, CA
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I have a pretty oily T-zone and tend to get cakey around my nose and forehead if I apply too much powder. Does this powder get cakey easily?
claudia G.
Houston, TX
29 reviews
Can I use this for baking my cheek bones ?
Ann C.
Spokane, WA
240 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Does this make your makeup look cakey at all?
Marlena A.
Brawley, CA
15 reviews
How is this product used or what is it's purpose
jessica s.
Livingston, NJ
8 reviews
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