May 30, 2013

Tarte Prime, Shine, & Define To Go Kit Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

Tarte Prime, Shine, & Define To Go Kit

Seriously, I love little beauty purchases! Tarte’s Prime, Shine, & Define To Go Kit is the a set of little cuties for a mere $12. This is a great way to treat yourself if you’re on a makeup ban, a beauty budget, or you just haven’t tried anything from Tarte before. This is the perfect way to sample some of Tarte’s offerings!

This kit is packed with three of Tarte’s best selling products.

Take a peek!

Tarte Prime, Shine, & Define To Go Kit Summer 2013

This set includes deluxe samples of:

Tarte Prime, Shine, & Define To Go Kit Swatches

This is kinda the perfect kit for quickie makeup just add your own blush!

I’ve don’t believe I’ve tried Tarte’s Amazonian Clay BB Illuminating Moisturizer prior to this. It’s actually their renamed tinted moisturizer. I must say I like it. This comes it a nude shade of glowing beige. It’s very natural with a creamy yet slightly runny texture. It has a dewy soft finish and adds a delightful glow to skin! Just a touch mind you, nothing dramatic. It evens out skin tone and perfects rather than offer any real coverage. The sheer tint is the perfect natural, faced fresh look. This was a great set to introduce me to it as now I want to buy a full size for Summer!

Also included is Tarte’s Clean Slate Primer which is a thick silicone primer. This smooths and perfects setting the stage for applying the tinted moisturizer.

And finally Tarte’s fabulous Amazonian Smart Mascara. You likely have it already as it comes in a good deal of QVC sets. I love all Tarte Mascaras and this is no exception. It lengths, creates great volume, and holds curl fairly well! It creates very nice, dramatic lashes.

Tarte Smart Mascara

Tarte Smart Mascara Before and After

Tarte’s little Prime, Shine & Define Set will be available at Sephora and shortly.

It’s the perfect selection of treats to try out or to travel with!

Do you own these Tarte products?

Love ’em?

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This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Laura H.

    Wow, that mascara looks awesome on you ! I love tarte’s lights, camera, lashes mascara but I will definitely have to try this one out !

  • RARA

    I love these because they satiate my cravings of buying makeup w/o spending a lot! I rarely ever wear more than mascara and blush in a day so most of the makeup i buy just ends up sitting there!! URBAN DECAY NEEDS MINI EYELINERS MUSE MAKE IT HAPPEN!!

    • the Muse

      lol i could NOT agree more rara 😀 I’ll see what I can do haha!

  • Nancy

    I simply love all of Tarte’s products! With my uber oily skin, their liquid foundation rocks – and I have tried everything from drug store brands to very high end!

  • Jeneen

    I bought 2 of the kits recently cause I like the tinted moisturizer and the Gifted mascara is my favorite. I keep 1 set in my travel bag and I am playing with the other set. $12 is so worth trying Tarte products. These products last a while.

  • diane

    i love these little kits to get travel sizes. i actually like the amazonian clay mascara better than LCL. it looks great on your lashes!! that illuminating cream is AWESOME! there are days i put a little over the BB primer by them and i can skip foundation. =)

  • KatieLuvsKolor

    Received this cute little set a few weeks ago. Such a great deal, even though I am not a fan of primer. Agree with Muse, want a full size BB for summer. It gave my face such a pretty, healthy sheen. As always, I love the mascara. I am a big fan of most of Tarte’s products. Thanks for all the great info Muse.

    • the Muse

      aw my pleasure katie glad you got this ;-D I do too, the bb was very nice!

  • Clio

    That mascara looks fantastic! But it’s kind of hard to tell, as your lashes are naturally so full already.

  • Katherine

    LOVE this kit! The Amazonian clay smart mascara is my go-to mascara. I love tarte products.