Smooth Operator Illuminating Serum

Tarte Cosmetics

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4.0

24 reviews

75%
would repurchase
3.9/5
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Reviews


3.0
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4 years ago

I'm not sure why I picked this up. I've actually ended up using it like a tinted moisturizer and it's been fine. It definitely isn't for coverage - more of a glow, I guess. I won't repurchase, but...

About reviewer (136 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel



5.0
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4 years ago

I used to love this product and wear it every day instead of foundation. Very bummed it got disappointed and I needed to find something else to wear instead.

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


4.0
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7 years ago

I love this product, but for me it is not necessarily a must have. This product it hard to describe so I can see where some people may be disappointed in it- this is somewhere in between a...

About reviewer (31 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


1.0
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8 years ago

Broke me out like whoa. I shook and mixed it the best I could, but it was still really greasy and oily coming out of the tube and going on. I am fortunate to have really great, balanced skin...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I tried this at Ulta and fell in love! I was hesitant to buy it because I've tried so many products at the store only to get it home and be disappointed so I bought a deluxe sample from eBay....

About reviewer (210 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Tan, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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8 years ago

To me, this is nothing special. I mostly tried it out of curiousity, maybe hoping it would help out with my super dry skin. Does it? Naah. Sure, it makes my skin glow a lot more, but that's about...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Dry, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


4.0
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9 years ago

Pros: Makes my skin flawless Love the glow Doesn't break me out I look alive because of this Good under makeup and alone Cons No SPF Need to shake before application Have to use another...

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

I was confused when I first got this as to what it was actually for. First I tried it as a tinted moisturizer but it was too dark and shimmery on my pale skin. Then I tried it as a primer under...

About reviewer (67 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesBlue


4.0
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9 years ago

I got this in a deluxe sample size as a sephora 500 point reward (along with other tarte products). I was impressed with this as I ended up using this not just as a highlighter but as a tinted...

About reviewer (232 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


3.0
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9 years ago

This is a very subtle, light lotion based, neutral tinted highlighter that gives a modest, slightly pink toned, brightening effect. If you dislike the glittery or shimmering look caused by some...

About reviewer (72 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue



3.0
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4 years ago

I'm not sure why I picked this up. I've actually ended up using it like a tinted moisturizer and it's been fine. It definitely isn't for coverage - more of a glow, I guess. I won't repurchase, but...

About reviewer (136 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel



5.0
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4 years ago

I used to love this product and wear it every day instead of foundation. Very bummed it got disappointed and I needed to find something else to wear instead.

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


4.0
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7 years ago

I love this product, but for me it is not necessarily a must have. This product it hard to describe so I can see where some people may be disappointed in it- this is somewhere in between a...

About reviewer (31 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


1.0
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8 years ago

Broke me out like whoa. I shook and mixed it the best I could, but it was still really greasy and oily coming out of the tube and going on. I am fortunate to have really great, balanced skin...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I tried this at Ulta and fell in love! I was hesitant to buy it because I've tried so many products at the store only to get it home and be disappointed so I bought a deluxe sample from eBay....

About reviewer (210 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Tan, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown




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