2.13.2011

Brand Review/Swatches: TARTE Cosmetics

Tarte Smooth Operator
Natural Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer SPF20
buy it here $36
Agent 08 "light complexions with pink undertones"
"Smooth operator's "water-in-silicone" formula blends into your skin as easily as a moisturizer (and it's oil-free, so it won't clog your pores). The micro-treated pigments diffuse fine lines and wrinkles, giving an even, natural finish."
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
apple extract: natural extract from the phytonutrient-rich apple has known anti-inflammatory and soothing properties
camellia extract: tea extract with powerful astringent and toning properties, rich in antioxidants, and helps reduce puffiness or inflammation
hamomile extract: rich in essential oils this natural plant extract is antiallergenic and anti-inflammatory, and has been known to treat and heal dry or damaged skin
ginkgo billoba root extract: powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals, helps prevent premature signs of aging and boosts skin circulation and collagen production
inseng root extract: anti-inflammatory properties and has been known to promote cell metabolism
lemon extract: exhibits antiseptic and cleansing properties, and has been known to tighten skin’s elasticity
mineral pigments: colors and dyes derived from natural minerals have been know to soothe and soften the skin
orange extract: refreshing citrus oil with known regenerative properties
sodium hyaluronate: known for moisture retention to plump fine lines and wrinkles
vitamin A: beneficial antioxidant that helps remove free radicals, promotes collagen production and retain moisture, which plumps fine lines and wrinkles to give the appearance of younger skin
vitamin C: antioxidant that fights free radical damage and prevents oxidative stress and premature signs of aging, while brightening skin
vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
ReCreate Foundation
natural anti-aging foundation with Wrinkle Rewind technology SPF15
buy it here $37
Agent 04 Cool Bisque "light skin with pink undertones"
PERFECT for NW20/NW25!
"The first of its kind, ReCreate™ is a natural, anti-aging foundation powered by Wrinkle Rewind™ technology; a proprietary complex which helps decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while increasing skin's overall moisture. Micronized minerals immediately brighten the skin while providing SPF 15 UVA/ UVB Broad Spectrum protection."
Clinical Results: 
Significant increase in skin elasticity, firmness and resiliency an average of 22% after 2 weeks of use and 43% after 4 weeks of use
Significant reduction in the appearance of fine lines and facial wrinkles an average of 39% after 4 weeks of use and 67% after 6 weeks of use
Increases skin's overall moisture by 52.82% within 15 minutes of application

goji berry extract: nutrient dense berry often referred to as a 'super fruit' due to its numerous nutritional benefitsskinvigorating™ ingredients:
high-performance naturals™: ground-breaking eco-technology; earth engineered™ formulas deliver clinically-proven results using unique and proprietary blends of 100% natural ingredients
mineral pigments: colors and dyes derived from natural minerals have been know to soothe and soften the skin
peat extract: natural plant extract that moisturizes and preserves the skin
wheat extract: natural protein that helps retain water and moisture in the skin
Wrinkle Rewind™ Technology: proprietary re-hydrating complex restores moisture, tone, and elasticity to the skin, effectively reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
 Dark Circle Defense
natural under eye corrector
buy it here $32
Light to Medium
Get your eight hours of sleep in a compact. Unlike concealers that just lay on top of the skin, this undereye corrector is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of eye puffiness in just 4 weeks. Finely milled light refracting minerals actually brighten skin to help camouflage dark circles, puffiness, refness, fine lines and wrinkles. Includes concealer brush.
Clinical Results: 
56% reduction in eye puffiness after 4 weeks
100% of test subjects reported a reduction in the appearance of under eye puffiness after 4 weeks
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
high-performance naturals™: ground-breaking eco-technology; earth engineered™ formulas deliver clinically-proven results using unique and proprietary blends of 100% natural ingredients
honey extract: helps reduce inflammation and aids in tissue healing.
mineral pigments: colors and dyes derived from natural minerals have been know to soothe and soften the skin
soybean extract: plant-derived emollient rich in protein and vitamins A & E.
vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
water: pure water delivers and retains moisture
Matte Waterproof Powder Mineral Bronzer
Park Avenue Princess
buy it here $29
 "A sister to tarte's best-selling park ave princess mineral powder bronzer, this matte version delivers just the right amount of a sun-burnished glow and doubles as an easy contouring powder. Infused with natural, skin-softening mineral pigments this waterproof bronzer helps improve skin's texture, tone and clarity all day long."
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
mineral pigments: colors and dyes derived from natural minerals have been know to soothe and soften the skin
vitamin A: beneficial antioxidant that helps remove free radicals, promotes collagen production and retain moisture, which plumps fine lines and wrinkles to give the appearance of younger skin
vitamin C: antioxidant that fights free radical damage and prevents oxidative stress and premature signs of aging, while brightening skin
vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
LipSurgence 
Natural Lip Stain Pencil
buy them here $24
"These anticipated natural gel lip tints are an extension to our best-selling and award-winning cheek stains and like our iconic stains each emotive, peppermint-infused shade glides on smooth for a natural flush that will stay all day.
Earth engineered from a proprietary blend of plant bio-nutrients, our LipSurgence™ technology quickly absorbs into the skin delivering a surge of moisture on a cellular level, effectively and naturally increasing skin's water content for a 'plumped up' appearance. The result is naturally fuller, healthier lips without any irritation or stinging."
Amused: bright pink
Joy: peach
skinvigorating™ ingredients
jojoba seed oil: easily absorbed, leaving skin soft, supple and smooth
peppermint oil: cools and soothes inflammed or irritated skin
vitamin C: antioxidant that fights free radical damage and prevents oxidative stress and premature signs of aging, while brightening skin
vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
Rise & Shine
natural lip stain & lip-enhancing lipgloss
buy it here $21
Nectar and Mauve
"The gel-based lip tint imparts a natural rosy glow that stays all day, while the lip-enhancing gloss gives the appearance of fuller lips, for a pout that's pretty and polished. So even after gloss wears away the lip tint remains!"
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
acai berry extract: antioxidant rich super fruit helps fight free radicals, promotes cell regeneration, has known anti-inflammatory and skin softening properties and combats premature signs of aging
acerola: rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which not only aid in brightening skin, but also help fight skin damaging free radicals
goji berry extract: nutrient dense berry often referred to as a 'super fruit' due to its numerous nutritional benefits
maracuja: has been known to reduce redness, irritation & inflammation of the skin
pomegranate: high concentration of antioxidants and vitamin C
t5 super fruit complex™: The tarte t5 super fruit complex™ is a proprietary blend of the five most active superfruits: goji, acai, maracuja, acerola and pomegranate. The first blend of its kind, the t5 super fruit complex™ is loaded with naturally occurring, antioxidant rich nutrients and vitamins that have been known to deliver refining, anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits with each application
See the stain below??
Lock & Roll 12-hour Eyeshadow
buy it here $17
"Unlike traditional cream shadows that crease and smudge, this new twist on the makeup artist trick is waterproof and creaseproof. The matching loose shadow in a roller ball applicator easily glides over cream shadow to lock color in and add luminosity so color lasts all day."
Gunmetal: shimmery gray-purple
Burnt Bronze: shimmering deep bronze
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
mineral pigments: colors and dyes derived from natural minerals have been know to soothe and soften the skin
vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
multiplEYE primer
clinically-proven natural lash enhancing primer
buy it here $22
"Prep, prime and for the first time increase lash volume by 739% while increasing lash length with multiplEYE™ natural lash enhancing primer. The groundbreaking high-performance natural™ formula combines natural plant waxes and film formers to extend and volumize lashes by 739% while our proprietary and clinically-proven HydroPlant™ peptide, a soy-amino super protein, helps improve the appearance of lash length and growth. The precision bristles of the cone shaped brush separate and evenly coat every last lash while delivering conditioning nutrients to stimulate lashes from root to tip. To achieve maximum results use as a part of the multiplEYE™ 3-step regimen for naturally enhanced lashes without the prescription or the harmful side effects."
Clinical Results:
739% increase in lash volume while increasing lash length
1102% increase in lash volume when used with multiplEYE™ natural lash enhancing mascara
skinvigorating™ ingredients:
carnauba wax: emollient derived from the leaves of the carnauba palm this natural wax ensures a smooth application
cellulose: plant derived thickening agent
HydroPlant Peptide™: a naturally derived, proprietary blend clinically proven to increase lash softness, thickness and appearance of length
soy protein: a complete protein that is drawn out in a water emulsion to fortify, thicken and nourish lashes

7 comments:

nicoletta said...

wowzers this looks gorgeous on you, your skin is sust glowing with radiance beautiful x

Mz. More said...

your brows look amazing!

LisetM3 said...

The look is beautiful...your skin is amazing....

Jennifer said...

the swatches are gorgeous :) i've (and my makeup drawer have) always have a place for Tarte!

Vanessa M. said...

great stuff!

LipGlossGossip said...

That Lock & Roll eyeshadow color looks beautiful with your eye color! So pretty! :)

Gao Tours said...

the swatches are gorgeous :)


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