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    Updated on May 28, 2020. Posted on May 28, 2020

    Just 15 Beauty Products From Tarte We Swear By

    Including our ride-or-die Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara, an eyeliner that makes wings easy, and more.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    I'm sure by now you know Tarte, aka *so* many people's favorite place to score vegan-friendly, cruelty-free beauty goodies (makeup, skincare, brushes, they've got it all).

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    If you're looking to explore some of their products a little more, search no further! We've reviewed some of our absolute favorites — and I should note we're a pretty broad range of makeup rookies to pros, so there's something for everyone!

    So if you could start the drumroll please, here we GO:

    1. Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara is 👏 loved 👏 by 👏 everyone for very good reason. It volumizes, lengthens, and curls to the MAX — no matter the length of your lashes. Plus, its 360° wand with both shorter *and* longer bristles simultaneously intensifies volume and curl. If you look up "cult favorite" in the dictionary, you'll actually find this.

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    We're not the only ones who stan this mascara — it has 4,526 five-star reviews!

    "This Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara really makes my eyes pop! They still look natural, but with the perfect amount of length and volume. I've tried hundreds of mascaras and this is 100% one of the best. It also doesn't irritate my eyes (like so many others do), especially when I'm wearing my contacts. It's not clumpy and it just always seems to do the trick whether I'm doing full-on glam or having a 'no-makeup makeup' kind of day." —Kayla Boyd

    "I sing the praises of Tarte's Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara every chance I get. Whenever they have a sale, I stock up on several tubes so I'm more willing to actually change my mascara every three months like I'm supposed to. I've tried many a mascara, and this is my all-time fave. It's dark, it lengthens, it volumizes (but not as much as it lengthens), and it doesn't clump. People actually...notice my eyelashes when I wear this, which is new for me. And best of all, it actually helps my lashes not break or fall out as much as they usually do (especially during spring, when my eyes itch ALL DAY LONG). The formula actually *conditions*, so combined with my favorite lash serum, my eyeball hairs are growing stronger than ever. Big fan. Huge." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Price: $23 (also available in the above gold packaging)

    Need more proof? Just LOOK at this before-and-after (that's definitely in part to its super nourishing formula of provitamin B5 and more). We love you so much, Lights, Camera, Lashes. Never leave us.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "What’s there to say about this mascara that hasn’t been praised and sung off of a mountain top already? There isn’t a better mascara than this! There just isn’t. It’s had a place in my makeup bag for years, and I can’t imagine anything taking its place. It doesn’t clump, it’s easy to apply, and boy, does it make my lashes look LONG. Lights, Camera, Lashes — you have my heart." —Kayla Suazo

    Price: $23

    2. Double Take Eyeliner makes mastering wings an absolute piece of cake — even if you're a total rookie. It has two ends: a clay-infused gel pencil to define and tightline, and a liquid eyeliner to create ultra-fine lines and *super* sharp cat-eyes. Plus! Its formula dries instantly with an opaque finish so you never have to worry about smudging.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding the eyeliner while wearing winged eyeliner
    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    "I am terrible at doing at my eyeliner. I have a shaky hand, extremely little focus, and like to give up within two seconds of my makeup not looking magically perfect. So safe to say mastering liquid eyeliner was not on my to-do list — I just assumed I'd always have to live that smudged wing life. BUT THEN. The Double Take Eyeliner introduced itself, took my hand, and did all the work for me. The liquid tip is extra long with an angle that really helps you create straight lines without much thought at all (which is excellent, because I have the focus of a toddler). Plus, it never smudges, even if I rub my eyes which I do all the time, curse me. You can get it alone in deep black, which is a TRUE deep black, or get the trio kit like me to try out different colors (it comes with black, brown, and burgundy). They call them 'travel-size', but they're pretty big to me and I haven't even run out yet. I used to stick with black eyeliner, but recently I'm hooked on their brown shade. It's deep enough to still look smokey and dare I say a little dramatic, but lighter so it's not as harsh on my super pale skin and blue eyes. I actually think it makes a *better* smokey effect, but if you're going for sharp cat-eyes, black is your pal." —Emma McAnaw

    Price: $24 for just black and $18 for the trio (originally $20)

    3. Tarteist Pro Glow To-Go Highlight & Contour Palette comes with three neutral shades to streamline getting the perfect amount of ✨shine✨ without much effort at all. They're specifically designed to work on every skin tone, mimic real shadow, and reflect light (thanks to their microshimmer formula).

    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed

    "Like many, I've always found contouring and highlighting to be a needlessly stressful part of my makeup routine, but this Tarteist Pro Glow To-Go Highlight & Contour Palette has made it SO simple. I just swipe on a bit of the contour shade under my cheekbones and a lil' of one of the highlights on top and voilà! I no longer look like a sheet of paper. I also love the size so I can take it on trips without lugging an enormous palette around. I have all I need in this teeny tiny package." —Rachel Dunkel

    Price: $19

    4. Or! Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight & Contour Palette is the full-size version that comes with six pigmented powder and cream shades. Each step is designed to sculpt those cheekbones, catch the light for impressive highlight, and look totally natural.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "I am pretty intimidated by highlight and contouring but I am obsessed with this Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight & Contour Palette. The highlighters are so soft and simple, and I don’t feel like a swipe of this leaves me looking like a glitter explosion. It leaves behind a subtle shimmer, and there is both a cream and powder contour that blend easily so I. Have. Options." —Kayla Suazo

    Price: $45

    5. Busy Gal Brows Tinted Brow Gel shapes, tints, and ensures hold in mere seconds for a natural-looking finish that lasts allll day. It boasts ~12-hour~ power, along with a gel formula that *won't* stiffen or flake. Add its ultra-precise spoolie, and we've got a real dream team on our hands.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding the brow gel with one eyebrow done and one bare to show the difference
    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "Usually my brow routine involves many products to get the bolder, straight brows I like. I've ~liked~ many brow gels in my day, but I've never loved one. Until now. Busy Gal Brow Gel lives up to the name, because it gives a Full Eyebrow look in a few sweeps. When I want extra dramatic brows, I'll pop on a little of Glossier's Brow Flick (which I LOVE), but if I just want a quick face, Busy Gal Brow is plenty. And it holds the best out of any brow gel I've tried yet. It's even waterproof, so I look forward to testing it out when I hit the water...someday. I wear the shade 'Taupe' which is a perfect not-too-cool, not-too-warm shade for my brown eyebrows and heavily highlighted hair." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Price: $18 (available in six shades).

    6. Drink Of H20 Hydrating Boost Moisturizer uses *cooling features* that'll show dry, irritated skin the door. Its antioxidant-rich formula of marine plant extracts ensure deep hydration that lasts, meaning you can finally flake on redness and irritation.

    Tarte, Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    "I love trying new brands for skincare, but my biggest struggle is always finding a moisturizer that *actually* hydrates my skin. I did Accutane a few years ago so my skin is still suppppeeerrrr dry — like think of your harshest winter skin and multiply that by 20. Needless to say, it's tough finding a moisturizer that keeps my skin from getting red and irritated! This H20 Hydrating Boost Moisturizer is AMAZING at treating my skin, which honestly I didn't expect. I had previously basically resorted to using body cream for my face (which felt so darn sticky), so I didn't think a gel formula that felt so light would do much. But it really does! It leaves my face feeling so soft, not to mention dewy, and keeps my face moisturized all darn day. Plus, my makeup goes on soooo smoothly after, it's so satisfying to watch. If you have super dry skin and are one step away from using foot cream on your face, TRY THIS!! I swear by it now." —Emma McAnaw

    Price: $39

    7. Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint helps you *kiss* drying, uncomfortable makeup goodbye. These'll give you the same gorgeous matte finish without sacrificing comfort — and last at least a whopping eight hours without transferring.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding the lip paint in light pink with a matching lip
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    "One of my biggest problems with liquid lipstick if that a lot of them will flake and peel. This Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint does not! It dries super fast and then you can barley feel it on your lips at all. It can be a tad dry so I just like to make sure my lips are moisturized before I apply it. It stays on all day long and I'm obsessed with the neutral shades 'Exposed' and 'Festival.' They both have a pinkish tint and make great everyday lip colors." —Kayla Boyd

    Price: $20 (available in 25 shades)

    8. Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 is perfect for lovers of the "no-makeup-makeup" look. Its combo of Amazonian clay, vitamins A, E, and C, and mineral pigments work together to brighten and even out your skin tone, soften your skin, and moisturize. Plus! It'll blur out pores and control oil all day.

    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed

    "I'm gonna be honest, I've never been a big fan of full-coverage foundation, but I was always left disappointed by tinted moisturizer. But, Tarte's Amazonian Clay tinted moisturizer strikes the perfect balance between light coverage and letting your real skin shine through. It definitely hydrates, but doesn't make my skin feel greasy, and other products layer over it beautifully. I also love that it's SPF 20 so I don't have to put on a sunscreen in addition." —Rachel Dunkel

    Price: $36 (currently available in three shades)

    Editor's note: This tinted moisturizer is usually available in seven shades, but is low in stock. We'll update when their other shades are back!

    9. Tartlette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette comes in 12 versatile, warm shades for creating the perfect smokey eye. It comes with both matte and metallic shades that are actually arranged in strategic rows to make planning out your ~looks~ totally effortless.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding the palette and wearing a tan smokey eye
    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "Your honor, let me just state for the record that ALL of Tarte’s eyeshadow palettes are divine. Not only do they smell incredible, but every one I have tried is long-lasting, buttery, and super pigmented. That being said, the Tartlette Toasted Palette has the perfect combination of warm-toned colors and shimmers and mattes. 'Latte' makes an appearance in my makeup routine daily, weather I am doing the full wing glam or just wearing mascara. I use 'Fireside' as a soft eyeliner, and 'Sunrise' to soften and blend out the crease. And then the simmers! Ah, the shimmers provide a little sparkle when I am wanting a bolder look. I take this thing with me everywhere — truly I can’t think of a time I reached for a different palette." —Kayla Suazo

    Price: $39

    10. Tarteist Creamy Matte Lip Paint creates the perfect union of a weightless, whipped texture with a bold, matte lip that you better BELIEVE lasts (and lasts). Its velvety look never feels drying, either. In fact, it's designed to *never* settle into fine lines or feel uncomfortable.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed, instagram.com

    "I love love love love lipstick. I wear red lipstick almost every single day (that I wear makeup, which is basically every day I leave the house). And I'll be honest, I'm not a liquid lipstick person. I HATE the feeling of dry lips, and I've always liked the lightly old-fashioned vibe of reapplying a regular lipstick. My ride-or-die is Tom Ford's lippie in Ruby Rush (it's the most expensive beauty product I regularly use, but wow is it perfect). BUT I also l*o*v*e* Tarte's regular beauty box sale, during which you can get so much product for cheap. So I got their Creamy Matte Lip Paint in Bae. And you know what, I really like it! The shade is a nice, dark pinky-red. And it's weirdly buildable for a liquid lipstick! It's definitely worth trying, and I'm going to get another color or two myself." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Price: $20 (available in 13 shades).

    11. Winter Wonderglam Luxe Eye Palette d-e-l-i-v-e-r-s on glam. It comes with ~24~ multi-finish shades, PLUS mascara, liner, and a shadow brush. Meaning you'll have everything you need (including both shimmering and matte shadows) to achieve a dramatic look.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding palette and wearing pink, glittery shadow
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    "Don't let the name of this product fool you, it's perfect for ANY time of year! From soft glam to bold, sultry eye looks this is my go-to. This Winter Wonderglam Luxe Eye Palette is especially perfect if you're someone who loves to sparkle, because the glitter shades are ev-er-y-thing! The pigments come out just as you would expect them to. Plus, this palette comes with a huge mirror, a double-sided brush, a mini eyeliner, and a mascara! It has everything you need for a complete (and fabulous) eye look. I especially love the various shades of golds and pinks because they're great for blending and brightening your eyes, even if you want a more neutral look." —Kayla Boyd

    Price: $33 (originally $54)

    12. Shape Tape Matte Foundation earns its title as a cult-favorite. Its oil-free formula feels weightless on your skin, while providing a full-coverage and matte finish that *won't* flake or cake. Plus, it uses vitamin E to nourish your complexion, absorb excess oil, and control shine.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "Evvverrryone has probably heard of Tarte’s Shape Tape Concealer, but I am convinced the Shape Tape Matte Foundation is *just* as good. It’s so lightweight, perfect for days when I don’t need tons of coverage. It’s hydrating and smooth, and the applicator makes it super easy to swipe on and then dab with a beauty sponge. On my really light makeup days, I don’t have to worry about adding concealer because this does such a good job at covering up dark spots under my eyes (I am not wearing any concealer in these pics!) I One can never have to many foundations, so add this one under the “lightweight go-to” category!" —Kayla Suazo

    Price: $25 (originally $39; available in 16 shades)

    13. Shape Tape Stay Spray makes sure your hard work LASTS for up to 16 hours. It may feel totally weightless, but it prevents melting, cracking, and fading, all while promoting smoother-looking skin. AND it uses cucumber and aloe extracts to help refresh and soothe your complexion!

    Hand holding the Stay Spray
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    "This Shape Tape Stay Spray smells so good! It's like a refreshing cucumber treat for your face. It feels very hydrating and soothing and it applies really smoothly (thanks to the micro-fine mist). It definitely helps my makeup stay in place all day, without making my skin feel sticky or cakey." —Kayla Boyd

    Price: $25

    14. Tartelette In Bloom Clay Palette has *thousands* of fans for its 12 mesmerizing shades (both matte and shimmering) that are literally arranged in a particular order to make creating your daily looks a no-brainer. Its Amazonian-clay formula prevents smudging and fallout, and boasts the perfect balance of neutral matte and shimmering shades.

    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    It has 4,208 five-star reviews, to be exact!

    "When it comes to eyeshadow, I usually keep things pretty basic. I have a super pale face, so I always feel like a *lot* of makeup or colorful shades always looks harsh on me (that's not to say other pale people don't look amazing, I *wish* I felt the same about my own face). So this Tartelette in Bloom Clay palette is perfect for me. It has 12 neutral shades in both glimmering and matte, and they're absolutely amazing at building a subtle smokey eye. They're super easy to build (and hard to mess up — important for moi) and look great together so you can mix and match without fear of making a mess. Speaking of messes, these are made with Amazonian-infused clay to prevent smudging, which I can seriously attest to. Me putting on eyeshadow is just moving a brush all over my eyelids while hoping for the best, and these bb's stay PUT. There's actually zero fallout while I apply — something I previously thought was impossible. And my eyeliner goes on smoothly on top — no creasing or fading here. Basically if both novices *and* pros will love this, IMO. It's buildable, classic, and actually lasts all day." —Emma McAnaw

    Price: $25 (originally $39)

    15. Blush & Glow Blush & Highlighter creates the perfect duo of shine and bold coloring in seconds, courtesy of its easy-to-use design. First, you can use its blush for a warm, contouring glow, and *then* pile on the radiance with its micropearlescent formula. One, two, done.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer showing the pink blush and highlighter's pigmentation
    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "A perfect compact blush with a bonus highlighter? Yup! This Blush & Glow Blush & Highlighter is perfect. I love the effect this creates, and often times I don’t even layer the blush and highlighter, I swirl my blush brush on both and then apply. It adds a little rosy shimmer to my cheeks that’s easily buildable so I can go for a more natural look, or step it up with an extra shimmery layer." —Kayla Suazo

    Price: $30 (available in two shades)

    In conclusion: Us any time someone even mentions the word "Tarte":

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