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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
 
4.6

(based on 132 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (109)
  • Easy to apply (103)
  • Lightweight (91)
  • Blends well (84)
  • Long lasting (80)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Heavy (5)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Difficult to apply (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (87)
  • All skin types (60)
  • Going out (37)
  • Sensitive skin (30)
  • Travel (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (45), Classic style (32), Trendy style (30)

Reviewed by 132 customers

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4.0

I would buy this product again

By Chris

from Horseheads, NY

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    Great concealer for pores

     
    5.0

    I will buy this product again

    By Tina

    from New Castle, IN

    About Me Natural 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

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      I went into ULTA to buy a different brand and the sales associate suggested this product, so I thought I would give it a try. The primer is very silky and makes your skin feel great. I even wear it on days that I'm not wearing any makeup. I would recommend this product to anyone e looking for a primer.

       
      5.0

      PURE MAGIC

      By MM

      from STL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          THIS STUFF IS MAGIC BUY IT IMMEDIATELY.

           
          5.0

          *****LOVE IT****

          By allanajo

          from Southeast Texas

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Keeps oil away all day!
          • Long Lasting
          • Noncomedogenic
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

            This product keeps my face oil free all day

             
            5.0

            Amazing!!

            By Misty

            from Tuscaloosa, AL

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

              Makes my skin feel amazingly smooth and makes the foundation applied afterward look flawless.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              This product saved me!!!

              By AmbybK

              from Knoxville, TN

              About Me Classic Style

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                I have huge pores and acne prone skin. Purchased this product and absolutely fell in love. Tried it in store and could immediately tell a difference so I bought it. Paired it with the Tarte Amazonian foundation and my face has never looked so smooth before! I'm so happy!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                OBSESSED

                By Kayla

                from Greenville,SC

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  I am absolutely in love with this primer. I have very large pores around my nose area and forehead and it makes my make up look bad a lot of times. This primer makes my skin look FLAWLESS and my foundation looks 100x better.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing Primer!

                  By LuLaRoe Rebecca

                  from Damascus, VA

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to Apply
                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  This is a thicker primer (since it's a pore minimizer) BUT once you get it on your face and blending, it is so smooth and amazing! The foundation looks almost flawless on my skin after using this primer! Thumbs up Urban Decay :)

                   
                  4.0

                  So smooth...

                  By Trish

                  from Tulsa, Ok

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                    I have really dry skin and have had a horrible time trying to find a primer that would help "hide" my pores & not dry may face even more. This one works pretty well!

                     
                    5.0

                    I LOVE this primer

                    By Queen111801

                    from Columbus, Ohio

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • use setting spray to make it last a bit longer?

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                    Its really smooth and makes your face soft. It does its job really well and helps makeup stick. Its easy to apply, the bottle lasts a while (as it only takes one pump for your whole face). But I do recommend using setting spray as another way to help the makeup stay on. The primer lasts awhile, but setting wouldn't hurt.

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