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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.

Urban Decay is 100% cruelty-free.
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 318 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (258)
  • Smooth (253)
  • Lightweight (209)
  • Long lasting (202)
  • Blends well (196)

Cons

  • Heavy (20)
  • Doesn't work (14)
  • Causes breakouts (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (9)
  • Difficult to apply (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (199)
  • All skin types (143)
  • Going out (98)
  • Sensitive skin (75)
  • Travel (45)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (121), Classic style (96), Trendy style (57)

Reviewed by 318 customers

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5.0

Best Primer I have ever used!

By Jess

from Goldsboro, NC

About Me Natural Style

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    I have tried several primers and this is the BEST!! I don't plan to ever buy another primer! It feels so good on my face when I apply it. It feels like silk. I would recommend this to anyone.

     
    5.0

    Loveeee

    By Trish

    from Tn

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      Best primer I've tried

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best primer ever!

      By Sash

      from Florida

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I have struggled to find a primer that actually works. I loathe silicon primers (eg. smash box photo ready silicon primer = the worst!) it makes my make up just slide off, affects my coverage poorly and just doesn't work. This primer is outstanding. Reduces pore size, makeup goes on like a dream and lasts all day. Highly recommend!

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again

        By Lu

        from The colony tx

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          I use this everyday

           
          4.0

          Solid product

          By Reyna H.

          from California

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

            Does the job well,a bit heavy but works well.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Holy. G R A I L.

            By jelari14

            from Kentucky

            About Me Classic Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                This primer is the BEST I have ever tried... and believe me, I have tried just about every primer out there for my stubborn pores. The texture is hard to describe: it is thick but not heavy. The thickness of this primer allows it to get tacky on the face- one thing that I think a lot of people would look for a fuller coverage face don't realize they need. The pink tint of the primer also helps to eliminate redness. Because of this, I would not suggest this to someone that doesn't wear a FULL geish face of makeup; it's not ideal for natural beauties or those who like a more natural look, although you could certainly get away with it. I find this primer to be hydrating, long lasting, and beautifully finished. I will buy this over and over and over.

                 
                5.0

                Can't live without this!

                By Edna

                from Ponte Vedra Beach FL

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • It's addictive

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                The best base ever. You can wear this just by itself to even out your complexion and rub some on those ages spots on your hand

                 
                5.0

                I definitely will continue to use this product.

                By DATS

                from Severn, Maryland

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • I have found no cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                My daughter introduced this product to me and I love it. A bit pricey, but worth it.

                 
                5.0

                Most amazing primer!!

                By Susie

                from Orlando, FL

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  Really easy to use and skin feels amazing.

                   
                  5.0

                  FAV PRIMER

                  By bri

                  from California

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  smooths and pairs so well with my liquid illuminator. feels very lightweight on my face and smooths out all the pores and skin. love this!!

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