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smooth operator™ Amazonian clay pressed finishing powder

smooth operator™ Amazonian clay
pressed finishing powder

tarte cosmetics smooth operator™ Amazonian clay pressed finishing powder smooth operator™ Amazonian clay pressed finishing powder tarte’s best-selling Amazonian clay finishing powder in an easy-to-apply pressed powder compact to help fight excess oil and shine for a fresh complexion all day long.  529 $35.00 In Stock
4.6 out of 5 based on 45 ratings

$35.00

0.25 oz.

tarte’s best-selling Amazonian clay finishing powder in an easy-to-apply pressed powder compact to help fight excess oil and shine for a fresh complexion all day long. 

Product Performance: This convenient compact and included brush applicator deliver tarte’s best-selling smooth operator™ Amazonian clay finishing powder in a pressed format for an effortless application that never looks heavy or chalky. Set your makeup in place all day with this easy-to-apply formula infused with Amazonian clay to help mattify skin, minimize the appearance of pores and reduce excess oil, for a soft focus finish even when you’re on-the-go.

Powered By: Amazonian clay: nature’s most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear 

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holly


location: MA
would buy again? YES
about 1 week, 6 days ago

I have never really used powder before, but when I got my make done for my wedding the make up artist used this and I loved it. I don't wear foundation, but I find it does set my make up, and gives a nice matte finish! Thanks again tarte!

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Colie


location: OH
would buy again? YES
about 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Awesome. I use this to set my foundation and prevent shine. Yesterday it kept my makeup perfect for a full 12 hour day with no touch-ups, no creasing, and no shine! Plus, it is no mess and portable, unlike my previous (non-Tarte) translucent powder.

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Leslie


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

This is my favorite for oil control and when I want to set my foundation or concealer without looking cakey. I will keep purchasing this!

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Linda


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

Very nice texture. I have dry skin and it does not make me more dry like most other powders do. I like that the brush does not pick up too much powder so I can use it sparingly but layer more on if required.

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Jackie


location: VA
would buy again? YES
on 08/03/2015

Purchased this along with the clay foundation. Since the foundation already matches my complexion perfectly, I wanted a translucent powder to finish the look and this does a great job

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Yizhi


location: NJ
would buy again? YES
on 08/03/2015

very very nice products for oil control, especially in summer!

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Yudenia


location: FL
would buy again? YES
on 08/03/2015

Lo mejor que he usado, ya no tengo que ponerme polvo. Hace que mi rostro se vea radiante.

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Jennifer


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

I use this powder to set my foundation. It helps to absorb oil.

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Krittika


location: AB
would buy again? YES
on 06/24/2015

I love this powder, it sets everything really well and never makes my makeup look chalky. I love that it is a compact with a mirror, though I do wish the brush 'clipped' into the lid or something so it isn't constantly touching the powder. It fits in the compact but I usually keep it separate (for hygienic reasons and also because I'd rather not have it rub/chip away at the powder).

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Austin


location: ON
would buy again? YES
on 06/10/2015

This finely milled pressed powder is Talc free & thus very appropriate for my aged, dry, sun damaged skin. It produces a soft focus matte finish yet doesn't look cakey, patchy or settle into fine lines & wrinkles...although it's important to use sparingly under the eye area & around the mouth for those with crepe like or mature, dry skin.It holds my dry skin for several hours without requiring touch up...If the day is especially humid, I have touched up my forehead & T-Zone & there is no caking. Although it is white, it leaves an invisible, transparent finish ( even in sunlight ), with a sort of brightened, smooth, ethereal effect The texture is solid & the brush provided is perfect for application on mature skin because it is unlikely to pick up too much product...though it can be built up by layering if desired. It is somewhat drying in my under eye area, so I use it very sparingly there, as well as around my mouth because of the lines present, but otherwise, on the rest of my face, I don't find it to be dehydrating even after several hours of wear. I use Glominerals pressed foundation with a hydrating mist that I can reapply as needed if I want more hydration...this doesn't disturb the Tarte Smooth Operator. This is a terrific product for older women ( I'm 57 ). It is very difficult to find a suitable finishing powder that's talc free ... this is it if that's what you're looking for!

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Luz


location: LA
would buy again? YES
on 05/14/2015

I have this powder in both the loose form and compact form. This powder is by far my favorite of all the finishing powders I have tried. The only thing I don't like about the compact powder is the application brush. I don't feel that it gets enough product on the brush to use on my face. I recently replaced the brush with a sponge applicator and we'll see how that works. I haven't tried using the sponge yet. I'll update this review once I use the sponge to apply the powder.

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Alexa


location: GA
would buy again? YES
on 04/22/2015

Got this as a free gift with my last purchase. Amazing finish and makes my face look smooth and airbrushed

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Stefanie


location: FL
would buy again? YES
on 04/14/2015

I love the loose powder so this is great to keep in purse for use on the go! LOVE it! Absolutely no cakey finish.

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Grace


location: WA
would buy again? YES
on 03/25/2015

Powder is very light and doesn't cake. The brush isn't one they just stuffed in there as a filler, it's a really nice, soft one.

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Jessica


location: OH
would buy again? YES
on 03/18/2015

This is a good powder for setting makeup, but I am not a fan of the brush that comes with it. I much prefer the loose version of this powder because it is easier to apply and seems to stay in place.

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