Archive for February, 2013

get the look: selena gomez at the 2013 vanity fair oscar party

Celebrity makeup artist Jenn Streicher created Selena Gomez’s look for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party using tarte products. Find out how to recreate the look at home. More >

get the look: jenna dewan-tatum at the 2013 oscars

“Our inspiration was iridescence. Jenna wore opals and had a hint of mother of pearl in her dress so we wanted something with a touch of shimmer.” celebrity makeup artist Kayleen McAdams

To create actress, and soon-to-be mommy, Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s look for the Oscars Kayleen McAdams used all tarte products. More >

how to choose the right blush

 

Nothing brightens up your face like a swipe of blush! But when it comes to finding the perfect shade, it’s important to consider your skin tone. Sure you love the way a swath of neon pink looks on an olive-toned runway model, but can that really work for you? While super saturated pigments tend to work best for darker and fairer skin tones, light, pinky hues are perfect for those with fair skin; they may get lost on darker complexions.
But fear not tartlettes, we created the ultimate blush guide. We‘ve broken it down by skin tone (fair, medium and deep) to help you find the perfect hue to match your complexion! And don’t be afraid to mix and match – that’s what makeup is for, right?! More >

the harlem shake….tarte style

happy valentine’s day

From the tarte team and their sweethearts, to you and yours!

 

diy: skin firming (recycled) rose face mask

What’s not to love about a fresh bouquet of roses? Not only do roses smell and look wonderful, but their petals actually have substantial amounts of vitamin C, and skin-firming rose oil — it’s astringent properties aid in the tightening of skin and muscles. Plus, with V-Day right around the corner, you’ll have petals to spare. Once your bouquet starts to wilt, take those blooms and use them for your skin’s benefit — a rose petal facial will leave skin feeling firm, replenished and radiant.  The best part? It’s an easy DIY! Once again we enlisted Erica, our  DIY beauty extraordinaire, to share her  favorite rose petal facial recipe! More >

get the look: allison williams at the 2013 grammys

Celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh used all tarte to create Allison Williams ultra-femme and modern look for last night’s Grammy Awards. More >

diy: valentine cards

With Valentine’s Day only a few days away (wow, when did February happen?!) we thought it would be the perfect opportunity for another little do-it-yourself project! Erica, our senior graphic designer, Valentine’s Day enthusiast, and master DIYer wanted to do something unique and different for all of her single girlfriends this February 14th. She thought, what better way to show a little love for her girls than with some DIY, homemade Valentine’s cards… More >

beauty retrospective: the best grammy looks

Awards season is in full swing and we’re very happy to spend chilly Sunday nights snuggled up while watching our favorite celebs stalk the red carpet. With the Grammy Awards this Sunday, we thought what better way to prepare than to choose our favorite looks from the past! More >

color trend: red and pink

It may just be the season, hello V-Day, but we love the bursts of pink and flashes of red suddenly popping up on every sidewalk in New York City. Whether you’re in the mood for love, or you just want to shake off the dark, dull colors of winter, sporting a key fashion piece from the rose to rouge color spectrum is must this February. And really, is there a better month to pair a fuchsia purse or a pair of candy apple sunnies with beautifully flushed cheeks or a bright red pout?   More >