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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.  Category: Cosmetics Product #: 278 $30.00 In Stock
4.6 out of 5 based on 408 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: TX
would buy again? YES
about 16 hours, 30 minutes ago

I didn't think I could love a blush more than the 12-hour amazonian clay blushes, but this is even better! It's so easy to use, no brush needed, and not too hard to apply and blend. It's a tad sticky and thick and so it takes a bit of blending but in the end it looks amazing! So natural and smooth, looks even better than the regular Tarte blushes. And as usual, it doesn't make me break out and is super natural and crap-free. Only sad part was that I bought Blushing Bride online because it looked like a deeper plum on the website, and was bummed to find that it was a bright hot pink instead. It still looks great on me, but I wish they'd have a better, deeper plum shade. Hoping for new shades! As much as I love this line of shades with the stain and pigment pencils, the shades are very similar and limited in range. Hoping they come out with more!

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location: CO
would buy again? YES
about 2 days, 4 hours ago

I have this in the shade tipsy, and it's a bit sheer but it is perfect if you are going for a day time barely there look, otherwise I would go with a bit of a darker shade.

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

I bought this in the shade Tipsy years ago, and I feel in love with the shade and the scent. The only thing I struggled with was that it left my skin feeling slightly sticky.

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location: TX
would buy again? YES
about 2 weeks, 3 days ago

These are gorgeous! I have several of them (blushing bride, exposed, flush, tipsy, etc.) and I think they are so pretty for giving a dewy finish to the skin without being over the top. They make my cheeks look so healthy and just glow!

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location: CA
would buy again? YES
about 4 weeks ago

i prefer the powdered but i love it non the less!

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location: AZ
would buy again? YES
on 12/26/2014

Fun! I love this product. It's easy to apply and the color gives me a natural flush!

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location: CA
would buy again? YES
on 12/22/2014

I have this blush in Blushing Bride. It gives a very natural color to the cheeks and is very easy to apply. I'm always running late to work in the mornings so I find myself reaching for this as one of the final steps in my makeup routine. Can't wait to try some of the other shades.

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location: VA
would buy again? YES
on 12/16/2014

The only cheek stain I will use! Blends in so beautifully and it easy to move around the color. Goof-proof! I use the maracuja oil on my face and it makes the cheek stain glide on that much better.
I've even got my mom liking this, and she rarely tries out new make-up brands! I have light skin with peach-pink undertones and the "natural beauty (rosy red)" is fabulous for everyday wear. Plus, a little goes a long way!
My only complaint about the product is the "updated" packaging. I purchased one a year ago (august 2013) in the original chubby looking packaging, and was buying this new one since I've now run out. The old packaging has a full 1.0 ounces of the product and this new design only has 0.5 ounce...but I'm still paying the same price... It would be nice if that was made apparent (the reduction in ounces) just for clarity, especially since the price did not change. Just some honesty, is all! I will still continue to buy the product, since it is an irreplaceable part of my make-up bag, but will only purchase it when I catch it on sale and recommend the same to others.
Overall, amazing! :-)

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location: NV
would buy again? YES
on 12/13/2014

This has been my favorite blush for years. I had the color tipsy for 7 years in my makeup collection and I finally threw it out. If your young it makes you look healthy and if you have mature skin it gives you a youthful glow. I have used it with liquid and powder foundation and haven't had any issues with the look although it is one of the last products I use and I powder only in surrounding areas.

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location: MD
would buy again? YES
on 12/12/2014

I use this everyday, it's great!!!

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location: MO
would buy again? YES
on 12/12/2014

The absolute BEST Tarte product out there! I just purchased Blushing Bride & Flush and these by far are the easiest thing to apply to your skin. Literally dab onto your cheek and pat. No stickiness and lasts all day and night without any touch ups! I love using just a BB cream with a little Tarte cheek stain on top for a glowy, summer look! OHH, and the smell is amazing - it's like candy!

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location: TX
would buy again? YES
on 12/11/2014

THIS is the reason why I put anything on my cheeks now. I was never a big blush person until I discovered this product. The large surface area was a little bit daunting, but I love the right amount of glow that Exposed gives me. My only qualm is that it's not super blendable without a good base, so if I wanted to swipe on just a little bit of blush on the go I would be more prone to use a powder.

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location: SC
would buy again? YES
on 12/08/2014

This is the BEST cheek color ever!!! It smells **amazing** and makes my skin so soft :) I love how it blends so well and looks natural. You have to try this.

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location: MB
would buy again? YES
on 12/05/2014

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location: ID
would buy again? YES
on 12/03/2014

I have (had) always been "red cheeked" so I'd never used blush. But in my mid to late 30's the red spots were inconsistent and not "blushy" more "blotchy." I was confident in my makeup regime but had never used blush very fair skin was starting to look gaunt due to the absence of external blush. I had tried many blushes but they were all the same--obvious powdery swoops that where streaky or shimmery. I was desperate, and somewhere I had heard about cheek stains.So, I checked them out (e.g. Benefit) they had some good reviews..but multiple comments about difficulty blending. Sigh...THEN, OH YES THEN...I was reviewing tints on the internet and there was a flood of rave reviews about Tarte (never heard of this brand..lets look closer) I was mesmerized by the flood of rave reviews about how "natural" and "user friendly" they were. Impossible to believe because I'd never experienced such with a blush as every powder blush I had used were obvious on my pale skin: they all had an apparent, distasteful shimmer and/or a streak that makes the blush way obvious. the reviews were so persuasive about the "internal natural glow" I couldn't resist: I got a stain in a Christmas trio (2012?). I loved one so much I had to order another one off ebay. (and my friends loved the others so they got two batches). I'm on my second tube of "flawless" and it is--bar none--nothing close--to the best, most natural blush I've ever used. Its not too pigmented, blends naturally and doesn't leave any lines. It is truly flawless. I can't say enough about these blushes: natural, streak-proof, perfect, get the point. Just beg tarte to bring back "flawless!" until then I will buy Natural Beauty and let you know how that goes! The tint is what started a (now) very long love affair with Tarte, that branched out to other products and now I'm hooked. Love you tarte!

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