Tarte Exposed & Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighters Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter

Exposed

Tarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid HighlighterTarte Exposed Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter ($29.00 for 0.56 oz.) is a light-medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer, buildable color payoff that was mostly opaque after three layers.

It’s a liquid highlighter in a squeeze-tube format that’s supposed to be buildable “from sheer to intense” with a more “hybrid gel-cream” texture that can be applied on its own or mixed in with base products. It had a creamier consistency–much denser and more gel-like compared to many highlighters–that stretches out well on the skin. It took a little longer to dry down, but it did set and did not feel tacky or wet afterward. I liked the versatility in coverage, as the more gel-like texture made it easy to spread, diffuse, and sheer out but did not sheer out too quickly (where building up would have become difficult). The highlighter worked well mixed with the two foundations I tried (Tarte’s Rainforest of the Sea and Lancome Teint Idole) and did not overly warm them, just made them look a little dewier. It wore well for eight hours as a cheek highlighter.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, squalane, glycerin, alumina, diisostearyl malate, trihydroxystearin, phenoxyethanol, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, rosa damascena flower water, magnesium aluminum silicate (argilla), glyceryl polyacrylate, parfum/fragrance, polysorbate 60, ethylhexylglycerin, tin oxide, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, citronellol, geraniol, linalool, citral, farnesol, eugenol, mica, carmine (CI 75470), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492), bismuth oxychloride (CI 77163).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Exposed

PPermanent. $29.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter
Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter

Sparkler

Tarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid HighlighterTarte Sparkler Tarteist PRO Glow Liquid Highlighter ($29.00 for 0.56 oz.) is a medium-dark, golden copper with warm, brown undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had larger, chunkier sparkle, so if you’re not a fan of glitter, this would not be a shade for you! It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation, and I was able to build up to opaque coverage with three layers. It had a stronger base color, too, so it worked as a subtle bronzer on my skin tone when I wore it as more medium coverage. The texture was smooth, gel-like but not too watery or “cool” in feel, so it applied well without going on unevenly or sheering out too quickly. The highlighter wore well for eight hours on my cheeks.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, squalane, glycerin, diisostearyl malate, trihydroxystearin, phenoxyethanol, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, rosa damascena flower water, magnesium aluminum silicate (argilla), glyceryl polyacrylate, polysorbate 60, parfum/fragrance, ethylhexylglycerin, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, citronellol, geraniol, linalool, citral, farnesol, eugenol, mica, carmine (CI 75470), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), bismuth oxychloride (CI 77163).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Sparkler

PPermanent. $29.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Translucent Powder
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Flesh & Fantasy Airblush
  • Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Highlighter
On lips:
  • Urban Decay Litter Vice Top Coat
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As I’m not exactly averse to glitter, I really love Sparkler in this liquid formula! In particular, because it sets.

Exposed is a beautiful highlighter that I would find very useful mixing with foundation or BB/CC cream for a nice dewiness and glow factor! Thing is, this sure seems to be the spring/ summer of liquid highlighters, so there are so many to pick from!

Exposed would be so nice mixed in with other products! But yes, we are not hurting for liquid highlighter options any longer, lol!

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