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Tarte Cosmetics

Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick

for $ 26.00
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Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick has a creamy texture that by no means lasts 12 hours; in fact, you'll be lucky if this makes it through your mid-morning coffee. The fragrance-free, moisturizing formula applies smoothly and comes in riveting colors that have the ability to leave a hint of tint as they wear off. The shades include mostly vibrant, bright colors that will not work for everyone, but those who prefer striking lip color should be happy. Still, despite the claims, this isn't a budge-proof lipstick, and overall there's nothing really special about it.

Pros:
  • Creamy texture applies smoothly.
  • Richly pigmented colors.
Cons:
  • Vibrant shade range doesn't cater to all skin tones.
  • Despite claims, this isn't a budge-proof lipstick, it will barely make it past two hours of wear.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

Tarte Cosmetics At-A-Glance

Tarte Cosmetics CEO and founder Maureen Kelly started Tarte in 1999, out of a desire to create a cosmetics line that would prove that glamour can be good for you. This comes in the form of products that highlight naturally-derived ingredients in their marketing campaigns, and occasionally taking swipes at the concept of synthetics in makeup.

This is ironic, as Tarte uses more than a few beneficial synthetically derived ingredients in their formulassilicones, synthetic fragrances, preservatives and on and on. However, well forgive them that as whats ultimately important is whether their products meet your needs, and to that we can say the brand excels in many areas at what they do.

However, a few products are a bit on the pricey side and there are a few iffy shades and textures to consider among their foundationsnoted in their respective reviews. A few caveats aside, most of Tarte's foundations, blush options, eye pencils and an ever-expanding range of innovative products demonstrate that color is what they do best.

For more information about Tarte Cosmetics visit www.tartecosmetics.com.

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