Foundation Friday: Tarte Amazonian Clay Gem Powder

Claims
–Featherlight
–Full coverage
–Soft-focus, airbrushed effect
–24-hour-long wear—won’t cake, flake, or fade
–Blurs appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles
–Amazonian clay absorbs excess oil & shine

Price
–$39 at Tarte, QVC

Shade Range
–18
–My Shade: 12N Fair Neutral

Pros
–Cruelty free
–Mess free packaging
–No mineral oil, parabens, phthalates
–Airbrushed finish
–Vegan
–Talc free
–Lightweight
–Gorgeous glow
–Shade match for me

Cons
–Price
–Availability
–Claims full coverage, but it’s more high medium, in my opinion
–Shade range

Final Thoughts
–Buildable coverage
–Loved the original version when I had oily skin and this formulation is perfect for my dry skin
–It blends in easily and gives the most gorgeous, subtle glow
–I agree with all the other claims, my skin looked blurred and flawless
–The color of the powder looks dark & I was worried it wouldn’t match, but it shows up lighter

Primers: Smashbox Primer Water  
Tool: It Cosmetics #206
Setting Spray: Morphe Continuous Setting Mist

Before & After
No makeup :: Foundation only :: Full face
AM & PM

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