The Best Products: Tarte Cosmetics

Anyone looking into or wanting to purchase anything from Tarte, here's your guide of my all time favorite products from Tarte Cosmetics

I'll be discussing my favorite products from one of my all time favorite makeup brands! In my opinion, I think Tarte is a great beginners brand for those ready to step into the real world of makeup. Obviously, not every product from Tarte is the greatest but this is your guide to avoid getting the wrong product for you!


  • Sturdy
  • Wonderful Vanilla Scent
  • Creamy
  • Pigmented
  • Best Palette for Beginners
  • Little fallout
The Tartelette in Bloom was one of my first "big girl palettes" that really got me into makeup. I mentioned it in my Holy Grails because it's truly an amazing palette. I remember being blown away by how pigmented the shimmer shades were and the lovely vanilla scent when I first used it. The shades are super creamy and blendable (and smell fantastic if I haven't mentioned it for the millionth time). The cute packaging is very travel friendly with the large mirror and is very sturdy incase it gets dropped! THE BEST NATURAL PALETTE ON THE MARKET, I can't stress that enough. Definitely a strong recommendation by me. 


  • Full coverage
  • Brightens
  • Lots of product 
  • Wide variety of shades
I held back buying this because I purchased the Too Faced Born This Way Concealer (which was barely my shade) in Fair. However, I should've bought this sooner. It's way better in coverage, and the shade "Fair" is actually Fair. A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY! Seriously, it's so full coverage but it is not super thick in consistency. You really do get a lot of product for your money because you do not have to use so much concealer. It looks so good on me and if you don't need full coverage, you can sheer the Shape Tape out with a wet beauty blender. This honestly blends into my skin perfectly and is a MUST for you.


  • Pigmented 
  • Creamy
  • Versatile 
  • Smells like vanilla  
I don't know why I am so stubborn to buy Tarte products. I waited to get the Shape Tape and I waited to get this palette, both products ended up being fantastic. For $53 USD, you get a lot of variety in potential looks. The metallic/duochrome shades on the right are super pretty and very pigmented. I love this whole palette. I love the pops of color, the neutral shades offered, the bronzey orange shades, the cooler toned purples. It's just a well put together palette that has a lot to offer. The vanilla is amazing, the shadows are super blendable, I LOVE IT. If you're wanting to explore into the more colorful shades, this is a great palette to start out with!


  • Soft
  • Doesn't shed 
  • Angled to prevent smearing pigment on the lid 
  • Sturdy
I got this brush when I got my Tartelette in Bloom Palette in a bundle on QVC. This brush has never disappointed me because I've had it for about a year and half, it hasn't shed all over the place and it's still as soft as it was they day I got it. The angled blending brush is perfect for getting in your eye socket straight on to prevent blending pigment in areas you don't want pigment. It's sturdy, easy to travel with, and the perfect brush to take with you on the go if you need to. The packing side is dense and easy to pack on glittery shades or set your eye primer with white shadow. It retails for $28 USD on Tarte's website but it lasted me a year and a half and has no signs of falling apart. It's good quality and I think it's well worth its money.


  • Small
  • Easy to travel with
  • Creamy
  • Smells great
  • Just as good as the full size

Honestly, this is the smartest thing Tarte has every come up with. It's small enough to take with you on the go to school, to work, to travel with. I wish there was just a tad bit more product for $23 USD if someone didn't want to drop $50 for the full sized contour palette and this was their daily palette for contouring. The formula of the highlight and contour is on par. It's so soft, creamy, and BLENDABLE. It's one of my favorites!


I think Tarte is one of my favorite brands out there. They have so many good products and so many good lines within the brand (like the Tarteist Pro line). Their eyeshadows never disappoint me to be honest, they're always so creamy and pigmented with a lovely vanilla scent. There are so many outstanding products from Tarte that I didn't even mention in here! It's a pretty consistent brand that really performs well. If you're experienced or new to makeup, Tarte has something that caters to your level of skill. Tarte is cruelty free and works with charities that donate to saving sealife. Tarte can be found in Sephora and Ulta stores and online!

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