When I placed a recent order on @tartecosmetics’ website, I got a free sample of their Shape Tape Stay Spray Vegan Setting Spray ($25 for 4 ounces – https://shopstyle.it/l/bgsdq) and that excited me because I thoroughly enjoy the idea of potentially finding a great setting spray and especially love free samples!
What it claims:
🔘 Locks makeup for 16 hours – no melting, cracking, fading, or settling into fine lines
🔘 Micro-fine mist instantly sets your makeup without a sticky or greasy residue
🔘 Helps waterproof, sweat-proof & transfer-proof makeup
🔘 Gives the appearance of smoother-looking skin
🔘 Cucumber & aloe extracts help refresh & soothe
🔘 Vegan and cruelty-free
🔘 I used this on top of a lot of my favorite long-lasting products because I wanted to see if it could surprise me by making them even better. Then, to compare, I wore the exact same products the next day, without setting spray.
👎🏻 I don’t like that the second ingredient is alcohol.
👍🏻 The scent is pleasant.
👎🏻 The nozzle, at least on the travel size I have, doesn’t allow for a lot of product output, so I found myself spraying quite a bit in order to feel like it was coating the entire area.
👍🏻 After over twelve (12) hours of wear both times, I did notice less oiliness on the day I used the setting spray.
Even though this product didn’t wow me the first time around, I look forward to testing it out with base combinations that I tend to encounter a lower amount of wear time with. Since this claims to basically take any foundation and turn it into something long wear and transfer-proof, the real test will come then. I’ll update with my final thoughts in an upcoming empties post!
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