This summer, make a splash with tarte’s limited-edition color collection inspired by America’s most glamorous synchronized swimming group! Aqualillies reinvent the classic art of water ballet and mesmerize audiences with their modern strength and vintage beauty. These true tartelettes—fearlessly powerful, healthy, real women—are the perfect muses for this high-performance, splash-proof collaboration. Maureen Kelly, founder and CEO of tarte, first spotted the Aqualillies during their high-energy performance on an episode of Glee. In that instant, she knew tarte, with its high-performance natural™ ingredients and powerful formulas, had to partner with these gorgeous athletes. Keep reading for a step-by-step!


EYES: Using your Aqualillies for tarte Amazonian clay waterproof eye and cheek palette & a shadow brush apply parasol from lash line to the brow line and then across the lid. Next, sweep sundeck starting in the center at lash line and blending up and out into the crease for soft definition. Line the upper rim with Aqualillies for tarte Amazonian clay waterproof liner in splash or black (shown) using the included arched liner brush. For an intense pop of color from out of the blue, wet the angled brush and trace over the liner with poolside eye shadow and gently smudge out along the lash line. For a brighter color impact, run the brush across the lash line several times until desired look is achieved.

CHEEK: For a light wash of color, dust Amazonian clay matte bronzer in park ave princess across forehead, under cheekbones and down the bridge of your nose. With a blush brush, apply Amazonian clay shimmering powder over the tops of cheekbones for a luminous glow. Use a large fluffy brush and lightly dust the Aqualillies for tarte finishing powder over skin to keep makeup in place and add a natural finish.

LIPS: Apply the maracuja divine shine lip gloss in charmed over lips for a picture-perfect Aqualillies pout.

LASHES: For the ultimate waterproof finishing touch, generously apply two coats of lights, camera, splashes™ waterproof mascara to top and bottom lashes, using a zig-zag motion moving wand from lash line to end of lashes.

SHARE IT: Show us your #poolside moment, gorgeous! Upload your photo on Instagram to share photos with your friends, followers, Maureen and her team @tartecosmetics.