Archive for May, 2013

Our favorite summer jams: memorial day weekend playlist

Who else is ready for Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer? At tarte headquarters, we’re all staring out the window, wishing for a little sunshine, sand and of course, all the celebrations that come with Memorial Day weekend.

To get pumped up for summer, we’re all turning to our favorite summer jams and packing up our beach bags.  We’ve asked around the office and we’ve put together a playlist of our favorite summer songs.

I Love It – Icona Pop
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congrats to our mother’s day contest winner: viky p!

One thing we can say for sure, thank goodness selecting the winner for our Mother’s Day giveaway contest was random – otherwise, there’s no way we could have made a choice. Hundreds of you sent in beautifully written, endearing essays describing the strength and beauty of your mothers — we were honored just to read them. And while Viky P. from Tempe, AZ, was chosen as a winner randomly, her essay was so touching, we asked if we could publish it on our blog:

“My mommy! The woman who is always there for me.” – Viky

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tarte tutorial: how to apply Amazonian clay full coverage airbrush powder foundation

Discover  complexion perfection with the latest addition to the Amazonian clay foundation line! Introducing Amazonian clay full coverage airbrush foundation—it delivers flawless, natural-looking coverage that lasts while the skintuitive™ formula invigorates skin tone and texture for a youthful complexion. The talc-free, moisture-rich formula buffs on smoothly and offers longwear, weightless coverage that won’t settle into fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, the innovative custom mesh delivery system allows for a fool-proof, mess-free application every time.

Exclusively at QVC! – be sure to turn in tonight, May 17th, at 10pm ET to see Maureen demonstrate it live. Get your here: http://qvc.co/tartepowderfoundation

jen’s all-tarte bronzing collection giveaway for you and your bestie!

Hey there tartelettes!

Want to win some skin-friendly UV-free bronzing products from tarte? How about a set for you and a set for your bestie? Jen is giving a complete set of all tarte’s bronzing products away to one lucky winner! The best part, tag a friend and they’ll win one too! Keep reading to find out how to enter. More >

find your shade: amazonian clay 12-blush

Blush is one of the most versatile elements of a beauty look; a light dusting of a soft pink shade can give you a beautiful, natural flush, while a dramatic pop of color can instantly brighten your face. Our Amazonian clay 12-hour blush is available in 16 shades and will allow to you create any beauty look you can imagine! Watch the video above to choose you perfect shade, then pick it up here!

 

get the look: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2013 met gala

 

“I wanted Rosie to look like a punk princess so I gave her a strong brow and lip, and kept the rest of her face really fresh. It made her punk element feel more modern.” –  celebrity makeup artist Monika Blunder for tarte

Become the ultimate punk princess! Keep reading to learn how to create this look at home. More >

get the look: kerry washington at the 2013 met gala

 

“Kerry represents classic beauty with an edge and the Vera Wang dress she chose is classic with a punk twist. The  stunning violets and blacks in the dress inspired me to create Kerry’s bold, smoky eye.” – Carola Gonzalez, celebrity makeup artist

For the Metropolitan Museum of Art annual gala — often referred to as the Oscars of Fashion — celebrities go all out, working with stylists to craft intricate looks fit for the fête’s theme.  This year’s theme? Punk. And celebrity makeup artist Carola Gonzalez used all tarte products to create an edgy, sultry look for Kerry Washington. Love this look?  Keep reading to learn how to get it at home! More >

diy: cinco de mayo marbled shot glasses

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with a set of DIY bright marbled shot glasses and makeup brushes to match? tarte’s DIY authority, Erica,  show’s you how to incorporate beautiful design, creative ingenuity and the festive spirit in this bright and fun tutorial! More >