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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 286 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (231)
  • Smooth (228)
  • Lightweight (188)
  • Long lasting (178)
  • Blends well (177)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (177)
  • All skin types (130)
  • Going out (87)
  • Sensitive skin (69)
  • Travel (42)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (113), Classic style (79), Trendy style (53)

Reviewed by 286 customers

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5.0

This Could Be My New Fave

By EscrowGirl2017

from St. George, UT

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    This is a great primer. I love it. It doesn't feel dry and it glides on smoothly.

     
    5.0

    Love it1

    By Gigi

    from Brandon, MS

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      I love the smoothness of this product as it is applied.

       
      5.0

      Best Primer on the Market for dry to normal skin

      By Summer Staten

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry skin
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I have tried MANY different kinds of this type of product. It is great for dry skin. Revlon broke me out. Smash box has a smell of petroleum. Tartes is good but this is much better.

         
        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.

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