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cheek stain

tarte cosmetics cheek stain cheek stain  The stain that started it all. tarte’s award-winning and best-selling cheek stain gives you a gorgeous, natural flush in a gel or cream consistency.  278 $30.00 In Stock
4.6 out of 5 based on 435 ratings


0.5 oz.

 The stain that started it all. tarte’s award-winning and best-selling cheek stain gives you a gorgeous, natural flush in a gel or cream consistency. 

Product Performance: This lightweight glow-getter imparts a natural flush – like someone just pinched your cheeks! Get the look of love and an instant pop of soft & dreamy color by applying this to the apples of your cheeks. Unlike traditional stains that are hard to apply, this goof-proof tint melts into skin easily and gives you 20 seconds of blending time before it sets in place for all day wear. 

Powered By: t5 super fruit complex™:  a proprietary blend of the five most active antioxidant-rich superfruits (maracuja, goji, açaí, acerola, and pomegranate), this complex delivers anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits to skin with each application.


Maracuja: rich in essential fatty acids (EFAs) known to replenish, rebuild, and brighten skin; high dose of pure Vitamin C gives the appearance of brighter skin; powerful anti-aging elixir promotes active skin recovery and rejuvenation; maximum hydration quenches dry skin


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location: AZ
would buy again? YES
about 1 day, 10 hours ago

The Tarte cheek stains are my personal favorite. They go on super smooth (as long as they are under powder), powder floats over them softening them a bit, and they last all day. I've tried a number of colors and never been unhappy with any of them. If I could only ever own 2 items of makeup, it would be mascara and cheek stain!

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location: CO
would buy again? YES
about 2 days ago

I've been using the cheek stain for years, it definitely is an adjustment from powder blush. I find it doesn't apply as evenly, however it lasts longer than powder. I've used Flush, but when in-store and looking at the Amazonian Clay powder blush, the sales rep recommended Tipsy which is very bright. Last winter I ordered the Sweet Dreams Bestseller Set which contained a limited-edition mini Dreamer. I've loved this color the best so far since it looks more natural, applies more easily than Flush, and looks great. Since the color is no longer available, I'm going to try Exposed and hope it is close to Dreamer. I'm not very good with color, so if anyone can suggest an available color close to Dreamer, please let me know!

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location: IN
would buy again? NO
about 4 days, 6 hours ago

I bought a few of these years ago and absolutely loved them. The color was great, they smelled amazing, and they were huge making them well worth the $30. I ordered one a few days ago and just got it in the mail and I was so disappointed when I opened the package. The cheek stains are still the same price, but 1/2 the size! It is still the same wonderful product, but I just don't think it is right to charge the same price for far less product. I planned on buying more colors, but now I'm not so sure.

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location: BC
would buy again? YES
about 1 week, 1 day ago

just the right amount of colour and it gives my cheeks a soft, dewy finish. I have extra dry skin especially in the cheeks so I don't have any problems with this being too greasy. Will buy again.

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location: KS
would buy again? YES
about 1 week, 3 days ago

Not my favorite cheek stain, but still does the job and looks natural.

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location: AR
would buy again? YES
about 2 weeks, 1 day ago

I bought glisten and it is the perfect summer shade! Just the right amount of shimmer. Not overpowering in color. Gives the cheeks a fresh and youthful glow. Love it!

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location: PA
would buy again? YES
about 3 weeks, 1 day ago

I bought this in the new shade Glisten because it is such a beautiful shiny peach, pink, golden color. I love how it looks and how easy it is to put on, not garish at all and you don't have to worry about being heavy handed because it builds up slowly with each application you may put on. Sometimes I put powder blush on top if I am working all day just to insure the color stays, but for going out and running arrands, I just wear the stain. I am using Tartes balm brush to put it on and the brush does a great job at applying the stain. I am going to try other colors now that I know I can apply this product over powder without smearing my makeup. A must try!

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location: MD
would buy again? YES
on 07/03/2015

I LOVED this blush! Once I got the hang of applying it, I came to like it even more than my pressed blushes. It was quick to apply when I was in a hurry and it stayed put all day.

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location: WA
would buy again? YES
on 06/30/2015

I have both tipsy and blushing bride, both are absolutely gorgeous colors! They last beautifully all day. They even work for a lipstick in a pinch (although they don't taste great)

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location: TX
would buy again? YES
on 06/30/2015

i received this product as a deluxe sample and I love it! It is an amazing color it feels smooth and gives just the right amount of color on the cheeks without looking like you stuck your cheek in a vat of paint. Plus, I am simply amazed by how long the product lasts! I will definitely be buying the full size!

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location: KY
would buy again? YES
on 06/23/2015

Great cheek stain! A little bit goes a long way with this one. Product has a slight smell but nothing over powering. Will purchase again.

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location: TN
would buy again? YES
on 06/03/2015

i do like this and may purchase it again, but can we add a brush to the product itself to make it an easy "go-to" blush that we want to keep with us at all times. The reason I say this is because you have to carry a brush or apply with your hand; and, it isn't ideal to apply with fingers (in my opinion of course).

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location: MB
would buy again? YES
on 05/29/2015

I have the cheek stain in blissful and I love it! It gives such a nice natural, "just went running" flush. There isn't anything else that compares to it for an every day for a no make up look. And it lasts forever! I use it everyday and still haven't gotten to half of it, I've had it for a year.

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location: CA
would buy again? YES
on 05/08/2015

Really love this. It is great layered under powder blush. Having an issue with it leaking from the bottom. Summer weather I guess? Wish the bottom was sealed off, so this wasn't an issue.

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location: CA
would buy again? YES
on 05/01/2015

I love this product I always get complements on my skin that it looks fresh and it glows. I have the color dreamer and have a light complexion.

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