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Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

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Ready for your most perfected-looking skin? Instantly blur flaws and smooth out your skin with Optical Illusion Complexion Primer by Urban Decay. This primer reduces fine lines and makes pores seem to vanish - for a gorgeous, porcelain-like texture. Makeup not only goes on better, but also lasts longer.

This velvety soft, lightweight primer has a slight pink tint to illuminate skin pre-makeup, but dries down to a translucent, matte finish. Like the name suggests, Optical Illusion creates an optical veil of scattered light, giving skin a soft-focus effect. The result? A beautiful, airbrushed finish (no Photoshop skills necessary)! UD's cushy formula provides just enough glide to fill in lines for a smoothed-out complexion, and dries down to the perfect powdery finish.

In a clinical study of Optical Illusion Complexion Primer, immediately after use:*
  • 90% of participants had a reduction in pore visibility.
  • 90% had smoother-looking skin.
  • 93% had more even-toned skin.
  • 81% had a visible reduction in fine lines and blemishes.

*Based on clinical grading in a 30-person study.

This cushiony formula contains optical blurring pigments for beautifully perfected skin. A luxurious blend of argan, rosehip and meadowfoam seed oils provides moisturizing and antioxidant benefits while vitamin E conditions.

Optical Illusion Complexion Primer comes in a luxurious clear bottle with a metallized gunmetal cap and base. UD even equipped the bottle with an airless pump - so it's easy to get out every last bit of product.
To use, apply all over skin before foundation or powder. The perfect all-around primer, this formula works great for EVERY skin type and concern. For hydrated skin that's perfected and protected, start with UD's Quick Fix Complexion Prep Priming Spray and apply Urban Defense Complexion Primer, which has an SPF of 30. Finish with Optical Illusion and apply your makeup as usual.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Silica, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate Benzoate, Glycerin, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil / Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Dimethiconol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Glyceryl Caprylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aqua / Water, Hydroxyapatite, Sodium Olivoyl Glutamate, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin. May Contain: Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491 / Iron Oxides.

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Urban Decay CosmeticsOptical Illusion Complexion Primer
 
4.5

(based on 283 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (228)
  • Smooth (226)
  • Lightweight (187)
  • Long lasting (177)
  • Blends well (175)

Cons

  • Heavy (18)
  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Causes breakouts (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (9)
  • Difficult to apply (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (174)
  • All skin types (129)
  • Going out (86)
  • Sensitive skin (68)
  • Travel (42)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (111), Classic style (78), Trendy style (53)

Reviewed by 283 customers

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2.0

Wanted to love it

By Sara

from Littleton

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Pigmentation
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Going Out

Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

If I had oily skin I would love this but I have dry skin and made my makeup look cakey

 
5.0

Best primer ever!

By Dawn

from North Carolina

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    This really minimizes my pores and evens out my skin texture. My foundation lasts all day and goes on very smooth with this primer.

     
    5.0

    THE BEST PRIMER EVER

    By Rae

    from Louisiana

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Going Out

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    I love this product! It makes my makeup look smooth and not cakey like other primers. It is a little heavy, so I don't wear it everyday. It does make my makeup last longer though!

     
    5.0

    Best primer I've ever bought

    By Harlee

    from Binghamton, n.y.

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Pore concealer
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      Makes pores almost vanish, make up lasts all day

       
      5.0

      I love this product

      By Margie

      from Morgan Hill, CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        Makes all my makeup go on smoothly.

         
        5.0

        Holy Grail

        By Mary loves makeup

        from Lexington, KY

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Long Lasting
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I first tried this primer in a sample I received and I fell in love. It is VERY THICK which I like, and once you warm it up it blends out over the whole face. It is pretty expensive, but a little bit goes a long way. It helps smooth out any imperfections, helps makeup apply easily, and locks the makeup in place.

         
        5.0

        Yes.

        By JM

        from Little Rock, AR

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Travel

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          Works well.

           
          3.0

          Not sure

          By Unsupervised

          from Tucson, Az

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Take-off
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

          • Difficult to Apply
          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          I was a little disappointed in the thickness of it and need to really work with it. But I am a big fan of Urban Decay

           
          4.0

          Will buy again!

          By Deb

          from Oklahoma City, OK

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          I love this stuff. Picked it up from the trial size area at my store because this is one of my fave brands in general. I like this over the Smashbox primer I have used for years. I can use this with light coverage foundation and setting spray and I'm good all day! ♡

           
          5.0

          My Favorite!!!

          By Blossom Smith

          from College Station, TX

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

              I've tried a lot of primers but this is definitely the best I've used. It leaves my skin so smooth and soft, perfect under my makeup. Also, It minimizes my pores. I just love this primer!

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