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get carried away this holiday…

We want to know where you’d like to be carried away this holiday. Use Instagram to show us your dream vacation stay and you could win our limited-edition carried away with tarte collector’s set & adventurer bag! The contest starts on Friday, November 9, 2012 and ends on Friday, November 30, 2012.

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our favorite fall cocktails

Cold weather calls for warming spirits. When it gets so chilly outside that we just want to cuddle up inside, we like to brighten up these quieter evenings with delicious autumn-worthy cocktails. All the vibrant flavors of this harvest season make for endless possibilities when it comes to drinks; here are four of our favorite recipes that we turn to time and again. More >

it’s election day!

Make your voices heard! Find your polling place here.

5 low calorie halloween candies

It’s hard to resist dipping your hand in your little sibling’s or child’s candy bag.  And we know that stealing candy from an unsuspecting kid can shame you with guilt, not to mention add a few lbs! This year, however, we’re making it easy for you — not to resist —  but to steal better choices!  When it comes to halloween candies, these are your best, low-cal bets: More >

holiday 2012 swatching: find your shade

This holiday we have some amazing seasonal sets to choose from! We also know pretty packaging only goes so far (like you, we love pretty packages)  so we swatched out all the shades we’re offering this season.

Check out the videos below and let us know what you think!

 

The stand outs limited-edition best-sellers kit


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hope for a cure and win our pink package!

We’re partnering with YouTube beauty guru, Holly Ann-AeRee and YOU to support Young Survival Coalition during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Watch Holly’s video below, and enter here for a chance to win this amazing hope for a cure pink package and help us support young women with breast cancer.
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scent profiles: fall fragrances worth burning

Vanilla and cinnamon; honey, plum and pumpkin — warm, sweet and distinct, the aromas of fall are comforting and evocative. Even if you live in year-round tropical climes, just a hint of scent can create a feeling of autumnal bliss. A well-placed candle will lift your spirit as the season rolls in.  Ranging from earthy to exotic, here are our top choices for autumnal aromatics. More >

meet dj lindsay luv

Meet tarte tastemaker Lindsay Luv, celebrity DJ,  fashion blogger, and style guru, after launching her career in New York City, she’s become a popular fixture in Hollywood and around the world, spinning at top nightclubs and star studded events.  She’s been featured in numerous celebrity weeklies such as People and US Weekly, appeared in fashion magazines like Blackbook and NYLON, and worked one-on-one with a roster of superstar clients. We got this ‘it’ she-jay to sit down and answer a couple questions for us about music, life, love and, of course, beauty.

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eat this, not that: slimming fall treats

Avid readers of our blog know that we’re all about fall prep. We can’t wait for autumn fashions and trends, the crisper air, exotic holiday travel, yes, delicious baked goods and calorie packed lattes. Pumpkin-spiced everything is already showing up on menus everywhere, tempting us to indulge in sweet snacks we would otherwise avoid.  But worry not tartelettes! We found a few easy recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth, without tipping the scale.
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tarte celebrates it’s mommy-to-be, candace!

It’s been a season of celebration and change for the tarte team. It seems not a week went by that we weren’t toasting life moments, engagements and weddings — both planned and spontaneous! But, perhaps the most joyful news was that Candace, our director of communications and market strategy, is expecting. A backbone member of the tarte team, Candace is one of the people that really makes this company tick — we knew we had to surprise her with a fête worthy of the PR dynamo! More >