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    19 Highly-Rated Products From Tarte To Buy During Their Friends & Family Sale

    We're talking 25% or 30% off! *brings speakerphone to mouth* Snag your steals now!

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    I'll cut straight to the chase: Tarte is having their drool-worthy Friends and Family Sale, and I'm assuming you're interested in buying some new goodies. Well, the process couldn't be simpler: Just click, add to cart, and enter the code BESTIES at checkout for 25% off!

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    It runs until 8/16, so GET TO IT.

    Items excluded from the sale (I know, sorry!): Shape Tape Concealer, Travel-size Shape Tape Concealer, Big Ego Mascara, any vaults, Sugar Rush 8/9 new arrivals, Unleashed Eyeshadow Palette, Foil Fingers Paint, Whitney x Tarte, Goodie Grabs, A+ Brushes Set, Skin Gloss Glass Highlighter.

    Aaaand if you're a Tarte Rewards loyalty member, you get a whopping 30% off, so sign up pronto!

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    Btw, if you needed more reasons to shop Tarte, their products are always formulated *without* parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, triclosan, sodium lauryl sulfate, and gluten! AND, they're *always* cruelty-free and most products are vegan.

    This is also to save you from reading the same facts over and over throughout the post! You're welcome!

    We rounded up some of our faves, so you have an easier time shopping:

    1. Even though Shape Tape Concealer *isn't* on sale (sob), you can still nab the full-face formula with Face Tape Foundation! Antioxidant-rich apple extract, brightening snow mushroom, and plumping hyaluronic acid work together to cover up blemishes, redness, and dark spots, while keeping everything looking matte but natural all day — it's both waterproof and sweatproof, so come at us, muggy weather!


    Promising review: "I’m on Accutane for severe acne and currently going through the stage where my skin is super broken out. This foundation is life-changing! It looks like my skin is completely clear and flawless. I highly recommend this foundation to anyone suffering with acne — it does not irritate or dry my skin out. This is my go-to foundation for now on!" —Alexandria P.

    Price: $29.25 (Loyalty members pay $27.30 / originally $39 / available in 50 shades)

    2. If you have drier skin or prefer a dewy, hydrating finish, Shape Tape Hydrating Foundation has your back — hyaluronic acid hydrates, collagen plumps, and Vitamin C brightens for a fresh-faced, "my skin but just a little better" lewk. It's super lightweight and buildable, so don't expect any creasing or caking.

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    2111 reviews don't lie! Now, if only we can also get this one up to 50 shades, that'd be great!

    Promising review: "This foundation is beautiful. It feels lightweight, covers everything, and makes everything look smooth and airbrushed. It even wears off so nicely throughout the day. It is by far the best foundation I have come up with. Hope it doesn't get discontinued." —Jennifer M.

    Price: $18.75 (Loyalty members pay $17.50 / available in 23 shades)

    3. Deep Dive Cleansing Gel removes ALL makeup (yep, even waterproof stuff is no match) and other oil-based impurities — all while keeping skin feeling baby-soft and hydrated thanks to its proprietary Rainforest of the Sea complex, Indian gooseberry extract, allatoin, and lavender oil. You won't want to start your skincare routine with anything else!


    It also doesn't have any artificial fragrances!

    Promising review: "This has just replaced my holy grail Philosophy Purity that I've sworn by for over seven years! It gets EVERYTHING off (even waterproof stuff without going in with other removers first) without irritating or drying in any way, but it also doesn't leave the skin feeling greasy after. Can't say enough about how much I love this cleanser!" —Laina

    Price: $18.75 (Loyalty members pay $17.50 / originally $25)

    BTW, check out our picks for best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    4. Busy Gal Tinted Brow Gel comes with an itsy-bitsy spoolie to very precisely shape and fill in your brows with a few quick swipes, so your brows have no choice but to play nice and look like twins for once!

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    Promising review: "I have been looking for a good eyebrow gel to use, but most of them made my eyebrows look WAY too dark! This gel looks so natural and is very easy to apply! My eyebrows have never looked better." —KathrynP40

    Price: $13.50 (Loyalty members pay $12.60 / originally $18 / available in six shades)

    5. Pearly Girl Vegan Teeth Whitening Pen is a totally painless, bleach-free gel that's safe for sensitive teeth, provides an instant brightening boost (aka, keep it in your purse for touchups after your third cup of coffee), and protects tooth enamel. *flashes million-watt smile*


    You can apply up to four times a day if you'd like! Just smile and brush it onto your teeth, and then wait 30 seconds before closing your mouth. Then give the gel 15 minutes to fully penetrate before you start eating and drinking.

    Promising review: "Well, I'm in shock. These types of pens never work well for me. I always end up junking them, but this one for real works. I'm so pumped! It's fantastic. If you're a skeptic of these types of pens, try this one. It's been two days of using this twice a day and it has made my teeth a couple shades whiter, and I'm a coffee and Coke Zero lover. This stuff has really done a great job so far. Can't wait to see more results!" —alwayslatekate

    Price: $16.50 (Loyalty members pay $15.40; originally $22)

    BTW, this is our lowest-priced pick for the best teeth whitener on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    6. Tarte Stay Spray keeps your face feeling fresh as a cucumber — it literally has cucumber in it, and smells like it too — and basically creates a waterproof shield over your pristine makeup, so everything stays in place (no melting, fading, and cracking), no matter what stressful and/or muggy situations you run into throughout the day.


    Promising review: "I used to use a setting powder, but I'm definitely switching to the Stay Spray. It's a superfine, delicate mist that covers every inch of your face. The spray tip doesn't leave heavy droplets, which every other top brand of setting spray I've tried has done. This stay spray made it through an extremely hot and muggy outdoor wedding, as well a rushed/stressful surprise 18th birthday party/grad party combo. My friend and I were both literally dripping with sweat and yet our makeup looked like we both just applied it. Before I used the spray, my makeup would have been running. Once I used the spray, it stayed looking perfect for 10+ hours." —Rachel L.

    Price: $18.75 (Loyalty members pay $17.50 / originally $25)

    7. Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara has been a cult classic for over a decade (Can you believe??) because its packed formula (Hi, olive esters! Rice bran wax!) pretty much does the impossible: it curls, volumizes, and lengthens lashes all while keeping them looking healthy and natural.


    Promising review: "My ride-or-die mascara! It volumizes and curls my lashes, and still makes them look fuller. I can’t say enough positive things about it. I’ve tried dozens of other mascaras and none even come close. Anytime I get a mini one I pass it on to a friend — they’re always addicted at first swipe!" —StaceyRia31

    Price: $17.25 (Loyalty members pay $16.10 / originally $23 / also available in Sugar Rush and various limited-edition packaging)

    BTW, check out our picks for the best waterproof mascaras on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    8. Tarteist Pro and Pro Remix Amazonian Clay Palettes are jam-packed with 20 shades each that basically satisfy any mood you're in, whether that's classic matte shades with a hint of sparkle (Hi, Pro!) or bold colors with all-out shimmer, metallic, and glitter finishes (Hi, Pro Remix!).

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    Promising review (for the Pro Remix Palette): "I generally have to be very careful with what I use for skincare *and* makeup. I came across Tarte ages ago and finally took the plunge and purchased a palette for myself. I haven't been this happy since my kiddos were born! The colors are absolutely gorgeous. The pigment is fantastic. And it lasts ALL DAY! It's nice knowing that I can finally wear makeup while I am working. I am a professional chef, and I'm in the heat a lot. Many of the past brands I have used just don't stand up to what I go through on a daily basis. Plus the three kiddos under 10 when I get home. ;) The colors are also useful for the office as well; you can make them as bold as you want. I love the range! One of the best purchases I have ever made for myself." —Nikkie

    Price: $36.75 each (available in Pro and Pro Remix versions / loyalty members pay $34.30 / originally $49)

    9. Timeless Smoothing Primer blurs and smooths out pores like no other with an antioxidant-rich formula that melts into skin and provides a boost of moisture and peptides – basically, you're treating your skin to great skincare, while also prepping it for a 🔥 makeup look.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this primer. It fills my pores and blurs so well. I am a nurse and work 8-12 hour shifts, and my foundation stays out the entire time. I have combo skin and generally always get oily patches in my T-zone and this is great for my skin type." –Ande O.

    Price: $29.25 (Loyalty members pay $27.30 / originally $39)

    10. Tarte Amazonian Clay is a lightweight, oil-free, and matte-finish foundation that goes on smoothly and cake-free, while also providing full coverage and balancing your complexion (thanks, clay!). And, did we mention they legit make your pimples disappear? Where has this been all my life?

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    Promising review: "I haven't worn foundation in about 15 years and let me tell you, I am in love with this foundation! I'm in my 30s and still have acne, but with this, my acne is completely hidden! I'm so happy I finally tried it." —JessiLynne

    Price: $29.25 (Loyalty members pay $27.30 / originally $39 / available in 40 shades)

    Check out our full review of Amazonian Clay foundation for even more deets!

    11. Drink of H2O Hydrating Boost Moisturizer quenches your skin's thirst with a concoction of hyaluronic acid, electrolyte-balancing sea salts, and squalane, which means you get an instant cool-down that leaves your skin looking healthy and glowy without any unwelcome residue. Did you wake up like that? Yes, as far as everyone else is concerned.


    Promising review: "Love this moisturizer. It has such an intense, hydrating boost and goes on super lightweight. Love that you don't feel heavy or like your skin has a thick layer on. It just melts into your skin and makes it feel super nourished and hydrated." —A, Laugh

    Price: $29.25 (Loyalty members pay $27.30 / originally $39)

    12. Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blushes live up to the hype because they basically cuddle and hug your cheeks with silky-soft, buildable color that Actually! Looks! Natural! And yes, Amazonian clay infuses moisture into your cheeks so there's no signs of chalky texture or harsh lines.


    Promising review: "Hands down the best blush you can buy! It's so soft and gives you the perfect amount of color to your cheeks. Not much fallout, but tons of pigment! 10 out of 10 recommend everyone have at least one of these shades in their collection. Plus, they give you so much product in the pan that it'll last a very long time!" —Paige S.

    Price: $21.75 (Loyalty members pay $20.30 / originally $29 / available in 12 shades)

    13. Hair Goals Dry Shampoo is basically the 💪 emoji of haircare because it lifts away oil, dirt, and sweat for fresh, grease-free hair. But it also lifts your roots for a major volume boost (it contains the same rice bran wax found in their mascara!) — and of course, it's sulfate-free so it won't strip away your expensive color *breathes sigh of relief*.


    Promising review: "Best on the market! I absolutely love this dry shampoo and hope Tarte will make it a permanent item. Best formula I have tried. Gives great texture to the hair without feeling too gritty or weighing it down, and revives my limp second day hair." —Katie S.

    Price: $14.25 (Loyalty members pay $13.30 / originally $19)

    BTW, check out our picks for the best dry shampoos on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    14. Chrome Paint Shadow Pots take your eyes from plain to straight-up ✨dazzling✨ with 80% pure pearl pigments that transform from loose pigments to creamy shadows that melt seamlessly onto your lids — it's like shimmery powder eyeshadow, but with more of that WOW-effect. Um, sign me the heck up!


    Promising review: "These paint pots are HIGHLY pigmented. I don't even need to do a full press with my finger and the pigment is so bold and creamy. These pots may be tiny but a little goes a long way with them. Just be sure to always keep your pots closed and tightened when not in use to avoid them drying out." —C.B.

    Price: $16.50 (Loyalty members pay $15.40 / originally $22 / available in 13 shades)

    15. TarteGuard 30 Mineral Powder Sunscreen makes sunscreen reapplication a complete breeze, since it's light coverage, translucent, and won't mess up your pristine makeup — and there's no residue or greasiness on your hands to clean up!


    Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide work together to help protect skin against UVA and UVB rays. And there's even vanilla, so it smells super good and makes you actually look forward to using it! P.S. Even derms recommend brush-on sunscreens (peep #16) for reapplication!

    Promising review: "I work in construction and am constantly outside in the summer checking on jobsites. This has saved me from having a red forehead and nose! I can't believe it took me so long to try this. It smells amazing and has a very light coverage. I sweep this on my face and even my ears when I know I'll be out for the majority of a day. When I'm in the office I even use it to combat some of the oiliness I get by the end of the day. Fits in your purse; seriously the best. Not too much coverage that it gives you a white sheen either — since I am tan already, that was something I was worried about." –Jessica G.

    Price: $21 (Loyalty members pay $19.60 / originally $28)

    16. Color Splash Hydrating Lipstick doesn't play around when it comes to offering one of the most buttery and hydrating formulas around (one reviewer said it made their lips feel softer than using Chapstick!), while never skimping on color fullness either — as you can see below. Like, wow. I bet Ariel would've killed for these.

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    Promising review: "Bought this in Rum Punch, and out of the 30+ lipsticks I own, I use this one the most. It's sooo buttery and full-coverage. I'm surprised I don't hear about this lipstick more often from beauty gurus. Seriously the best lipstick!" —Jaime K.

    Price: $15.75 (Loyalty members pay $15.75 / originally $21 / available in 23 shades)

    17. Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint, as the name suggests, dries down in an instant to a gorgeous, matte finish and deposits vibrant colors in a smooth formula that won't leave your lips totally whimpering for moisture — TL;DR all-day statement lips have never been so easy to pull off!


    Promising review: "Y'all, lemme tell y'all about this. I was in a car accident yesterday, and my airbag exploded in my face. Y'all, it looked like my face was imprinted on the airbag, including my Tarte Delish Lip Paint. Even with that exploding in my face, MY LIP PAINT STAYED ON. IT WAS ON FOR THE REST OF THE DAY. THIS. IS. THE. STUFF." —Michaela C.

    Editor's note: Please drive carefully!!

    Price: $15 (Loyalty members pay $14 / originally $20 / available in 26 shades)

    If your lips need an lil' extra TLC, try Tarte's Lip Facial Lip Scrub or Pout Prep Lip Exfoliator for a spin.

    18. Mermaid Skin Hyaluronic H2O Serum engulfs your face in a tide of cooling hydration, thanks to a combo of hyaluronic acid, Vitamin B5, and algae and marine extracts. In seconds, your skin absorbs the water-gel formula, and you're ready to go to bed or go about your day!

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    Promising review: "This serum is an absolute dream. It is lightweight, absorbs quickly, and gives my combination skin the perfect drink it needs. My skin is left feeling soft and looking flawless. If I didn’t have so much fun using my other Tarte products, I would splash just this on my face and go. It also minimizes the appearance of pores. I love using this at night before I go to bed, and when I wake up, I look energized and refreshed. I had previously only been using the samples which came with my other orders, but I finally ordered the full-sized version and I urge you to do the same. THANK YOU, TARTE!" —Elizabeth M.

    Price: $31.50 (Loyalty members pay $29.40 / originally $42)

    If you want a similar serum that has an extra dose of collagen, try Rainforest of the Sea Deep Sea Collagen Super Serum!

    19. Tarteist Double Take Eyeliner (and Remix colored editions) gives ya' two formulas for the price of one — use the sharp but soft-flex liquid tip for a crisp, classic wing that dries down to a semi-matte, opaque finish, and use the Amazonian clay–infused gel tip for a smoker lewk (or to tightline!).

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    Promising review: "I think it's great that, for the price, you get two different eyeliners: one for when you wanna go a little fancy with a wing, and one for when you want something a little more subtle and just wanna darken up the lash line with the other side. Overall great, and the liquid side is SUPER pigmented." —Paulette F.

    Price: $18 each (available in original/black and Remix colored editions in bronze and white gold / loyalty members pay $16.80 / originally $24)

    BTW, check out our picks for best liquid eyeliners on BuzzFeed Reviews!

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    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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