TRIED & TESTED: Tarte – Tartelette In Bloom

Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Eyeshadow Palette | Make-up | Beauty Review | himartine.com

Dang, this one has been a long time coming. I got Tarte’s Tartelette In Bloom for my 25 birthday – I’m now 26. Nevertheless, this eyeshadow palette holds a special place in my heart. Read on to find out why.

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There once was a beauty enthusiast turning 25, wanting to get her hands on Tarte’s beautiful Tartelette In Bloom eyeshadow palette. She swiftly sent the URL to her boyfriend and so it began.

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I’m big on beauty but I’m bigger on pug jokes.

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I’m also big on my boyfriend since he’s a perfect listener when it comes to presents and tah-dahhh the Tartelette In Bloom palette was mine.

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I had compared a few Tarte eyeshadow palettes but ended up with Tartelette In Bloom since it has the perfect mix of warm-toned neutral shades with just the right amount of glamour. Plus, the packaging is beaut.

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But it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Not gonna lie, I opened up this up and felt an instant rush of panic that quickly made way for complete exhilaration as I read the word ‘pug’. The man did an A+ job.

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And so the 25-year-old beauty enthusiast was surprised with the pug and the palette. But since you’re here for the latter, let’s get back to beauty.

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The product

Tarte describes Tartelette In Bloom as an ‘easy-to-use cult-favorite eyeshadow palette with 12 brightening matte & microshimmer shades that will become your everyday essentials‘. A description that sounded right up my alley. The packaging comes with a big-ass mirror, making it equal parts beautiful and practical.

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I love how each shadow has its own name. Another plus? The palette smells absolutely divine, somewhat chocolatey, adding to its indulgent vibe.

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It also comes with a dual-ended brush that is ideal for applying and blending. It’s a great quality brush, but if you’re like me and you store your brushes upright, it’s a tiny pain in the ass.

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The review

FLTR: Charmer, Jetsetter, Rocker and Smokeshow. I like Jetsetter and Smokeshow for the crease, while Rocker is great to use all over the lid and Charmer works well as an inner-corner highlight.

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Next up: Flower Child, Smarty Pants, Firecracker and Activist. Flower Child is good to use all over the lid as a base, while Smarty Pants is a nice color to subtly add depth to the crease. Firecracker is the sparkliest one of the bunch, but while it swatches nicely, I find that it’s a bit too chunky and I end up with fall-out all over my cheeks. Activist is a pretty liner color.

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The last four are Funny Girl, Sweetheart, Rebel and Leader. I love the balance between matte and shimmery and I find that these four look well together when you want a more romantic date-night kinda look.

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You can go ahead and call me a bad blogger here ’cause I took these pictures a year ago and I have no clue which exact shades I used. ‘Scusi.

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But usually, I go for a lighter brown in the crease, a darker shade in the outer crease, a shimmering color across the lid and a darker brown/black as a smoked-out liner. Either way, they’re all in there.

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The price

Tarte’s Tartelette In Bloom retails for € 42 and it’s safe to say it’s one of my favorite gifts ever.

As for the pug? It just turned one.

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Until next time,

Martine

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