Tarte Mermaid Skin Serum – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Hyaluronic acid is one of the skincare must-have ingredients that your skin can never get enough of. However, it is also one of those ingredients that brands include just to make products sound better than they are. In this post we will be looking at the Tarte Mermain Skin serum. Is it worth your money and time? Let’s find out.     Packaging Tarte rarely goes wrong with packaging and this product is not the exception. The serum comes inRead more

Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

There are two types of primers, the skin nourishing ones that will create a nice skin base for the makeup to sit on and the usecase specific ones, like mattifiers, smoothers etc. The Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer falls into the second category. It works great and smooths out pores well but is not as skincare worthy as for example, the This Works In Transit Camera Close-Up. Let’s have a look at the details.     Packaging The Tarte Timeless SmoothingRead more

Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Mascaras are an excellent tool for instantly looking more awake and also making your eyes slightly bigger. They are probably one of the most common makeup items that even the “non-foundation or heavy makeup” people wear and there’s so many of them out there that it has become very hard to choose. Mascaras though, are also one of those cosmetics that can be quite personal as the product might work better or worse depending on the original quality of yourRead more

Settling the Controversy – Is the Tarteist Pro Eyeshadow Palette Good or Bad? – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

The Tarteist Pro eyeshadow palette has been out for a couple of years and although I’ve been late to the Tarte party in general (because Tarte has a very poor presence in the UK), I also took my sweet time in deciding whether I wanted to buy this palette to begin with. This palette is one of the many controversial high-end brand beauty items, as it has received a lot of mixed reviews. There are some beauty influencers that giveRead more

Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation – In Depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is one of the world’s best foundations and the number one foundation for oily skin. Many bloggers agree on this and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. It’s so good that none of the foundations I’ve tried so far, even the so called dupes, have managed to convince me to switch. To find out how the Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation compares to other foundations scroll at the bottomRead more

Tarte Make Your Own Beauty Kit – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Tarte recently had an offer on for creating your own beauty kit by choosing 7 full size beauty products, from a given list, and paying £56. Considering that the foundation alone is worth £33, you can immediately tell that getting 7 full size Tarte products for £56 was a steal. Of course, this offer is an amazing promotion for Tarte, so rest assured they are not loosing money at all. However, it is also an amazing offer for all usRead more

Which Tartelette palette? Amazonian Clay Toasted vs Bloom vs Matte. In depth review, functionality and ingredient lists

I’ve recently managed to get my hands on to some Tarte products and….where has Tarte been all my life?! Tarte has very minimal, almost not existent presence in the UK, but now you can buy some of their products online, from the brand’s website. I, of course, first tried their famous concealer and absolutely loved it. If you missed this post check out: Battle of the top 2 concealers – Urban Decay Naked Skin vs Tarte Shape Tape – ARead more

Battle of the top 2 concealers – Urban Decay Naked Skin vs Tarte Shape Tape – A chemist’s verdict and ingredient analysis

As you age, work late, or in general get tired, a concealer will become a very important part of your makeup, arguably even more important than foundation. That is because a good concealer can make your eyes appear less tired and younger. A bad concealer on the other hand, can aggregate into the natural creases of the eye, or as you age, into your wrinkles, and make your eyes appear even more tired and older than you actually are. ItRead more