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Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Item #: 2502530 Size: 0.95

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 225 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (177)
  • Smooth (176)
  • Lightweight (147)
  • Blends well (141)
  • Long lasting (135)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Heavy (12)
  • Causes breakouts (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Difficult to apply (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (138)
  • All skin types (101)
  • Going out (63)
  • Sensitive skin (54)
  • Travel (31)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (85), Classic style (54), Trendy style (49)

Reviewed by 225 customers

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5.0

I will buy this product again

By Katie

from West Virginia

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    Love this product.

     
    5.0

    Great product!!!

    By Brittney

    from Macon

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      Love this product! Makes my skin look flawless!!!

       
      1.0

      I wouldn't buy this product again.

      By Charm

      from Minden ,LA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Doesn't Stay On
      • Ineffective
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I didn't like this primer at all. I'm not sure if it just doesn't pair well with the Urban Decay all nighter foundation or what but it made my foundation look flakey and spotty. I used it for 3 or 4 days and it broke my skin out as well. I ended up returning the product and tried another product.

         
        5.0

        will never use another primer

        By Busy Mama

        from Evansville, IN

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          This stuff is so great and you don't have to use a ton of it. It hides EVERYTHING!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Incredibly smoothing!

          By AnonyMiss11

          from NC

          About Me Classic Style

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

            This is a wonderful primer. It instantly smooths the skin and even color-corrects a little. It makes my foundation glide on, and it mattifies my oily/combo skin a bit as well.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Fave

            By sav

            from usa

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

            I absolutely love this. it has a nice silicone finish (that's my favorite) and smooths my large pores. it's a 10/10 from me:)

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best primer!!!

            By AE

            from Idaho

            About Me Trendy 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

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

              Having crazy dry sensitive skin its a battle trying to find any products that don't make my skin act up. Not going to lie I purchased this product because I thought it was pretty, turns out it's pretty amazing! Evens out my complexion, helps conceal my pores, and keeps my make up in place all day.

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              It's a "no" for me

              By Marine Goddess

              from Seattle WA

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  This is not mattifying, nor does it reduce the look of my pores. Not worth the price. Sorry 'bout that.

                   
                  5.0

                  Works great

                  By Linda

                  from Denver, CO

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                    It makes my make up look pore free, smooth, and longer lasting than the other primers I've tried. It doesn't look oily and doesn't cause me to break out either. Really liking this one the best so far. Makes me look younger and blurs my fine lines

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By liz

                    from jackson N.J.

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off

                    Cons

                    • Left my skin a little dried out

                    Best Uses

                    • Going Out

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                    This product made my pores appear smaller which i liked. I have very dry skin and when i washed my face at the end of the night, my skin felt dried out.

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