Tarte must haves for beginners | Gifted

I am obsessed with Tarte makeup and that's no secret. I've been lucky enough to be on their PR list for 
just around 16 months now and have loved every second of it. Getting to try new products and find cult 
favourites. I have discovered so many amazing products form Tarte and cannot thank them enough. 
Everytime I go to makeup I reach for at least 2 Tarte products as they truly live up to all of the hype. I 
wanted to do a post to share my top 5 must haves that I would recommend to those new to Tarte
beginning with makeup and want to find some staples or those who are just wanting to be nosey! 

An obvious must have is the shape tape concealer*. This is America's number 1 concealer and all for 
a good reason. This has full coverage with 16 hour wear, leaving your skin looking flawless, whilst 
also brightening and smoothing the skin without caking or settling into any fine lines. This contains 
shea butter, mango butter and licorice root to help with the skins elasticity, brighten, condition and 
moisturise. Most full coverage concealers tend to be cakey, however due to the Shea and mango 
butter this gives amazing hydration. This lives up to all the hype and will continue to be a favourite 
of mine for years to come. This retails for £24 the original full size, which is more pricey than 
others, but is worth every single penny.

If I could recommend trying 1 product from Tarte it is the breezy cream bronzer*. I have 
raved about this in so many blog posts so it's obviously going to be featured in a post recommending 
products for beginners. Until this bronzer, I hated cream cheek products as they removed my base 
makeup and looked patchy, however this is the complete opposite. This applies smoothly and evenly 
on top of my foundation, without clinging to any dry patches as well as being the perfect shade for 
my fair complexion, without looking too orange or muddy. This bronzer is perfect for adding a 
natural bronze to the face, that sinks into the skin and gives you a natural sun kissed glow. 

I'd never heard much about Tarte lip products before, but now that Mikalya has raved about the maracuja 
juicy lip*, I guarantee these will start to sell out. This is an all in 1 vegan balm, treatment and gloss 
that comes in a variety of shades. Enriched with antioxidants, oils and vitamins to achieve smoother 
and hydrated lips whilst also adding the finishing touches to your look. I love how soft and 
hydrating this is on the lips, whilst I still get the added colour and gloss. Perfect for on the go.

A few years ago I was gifted a Tarte set for Christmas which contained a mini amazonian clay blush
and I fell in love immediately. These award winning blushers are super soft and blend seamlessly 
whilst giving you a youthful boost of colour without having to reapply throughout the day, whilst 
being incredibly pigmented. These are great for beginners or those who are new to Tarte as you only 
have to use a small amount to achieve that perfect healthy radiant glow.

Everybody needs that perfect company neutral palette that they can just grab and go. This 
amazonian clay matte palette* is exactly that. Containing 12 cool toned matte eyeshadows that are 
enriched with amazonian clay, vitamin e and mineral pigments, to help achieve a better and longer 
wear, whilst working as an antioxidant and softening the skin on the eye lids. Each row is arranged 
in coordinating shades to help you create 3 stunning looks. These suit any and all skin tones, blend 
out effortlessly whilst still holding their pigment and can be transformed from a day to night look. 


This post does contain gifted items (marked with an Asterix). However this post is not sponsored.  See disclaimer page for more information.


  1. I really want to try Tarte makeup, their products look so good! x

    Lucy Mary

  2. I didn't realise this bronzer was a cream product before you'd said. I've not really used anything like that before, only powders, bit it sounds lovely. It looks lovely too. I really like the sound of the lip balms too!

    1. It's incredible! Just melts into the face x

  3. I've never tried any Tarte before but it does look lovely. The eyeshadow looks amazing!

    Corinne x

    1. There's so many amazing products to try! x

  4. I've actually never tried anything from Tarte so will keep these recommendations in mind!
    Amy X

    1. Honestly so amazing and worth every penny x

  5. I always love the look of Tarte products, I still really want to try the concealer!

    Courtney x

    1. The concealer is a huge staple in my collection! Works especially great when I've got an early wake up call and need to look awake x

  6. The shape tape concealer is definitely a staple!

    Gemma Louise