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Urban Decay CosmeticsOriginal Eye Shadow Primer Potion
Urban Decay Cosmetics

Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion

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Urban Decay CosmeticsOriginal Eye Shadow Primer Potion
 
4.7

(based on 1382 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies smoothly (1192)
  • Long lasting (1165)
  • Crease resistant (1102)
  • Blends easily (904)
  • Silky texture (673)

Cons

  • Creases (43)
  • Doesn't blend well (30)
  • Wears off easily (18)
  • Smudges or flakes (17)
  • Difficult to apply (15)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1166)
  • Going out (729)
  • Work (667)
  • Natural effect (533)
  • Smokey effect (465)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (547), Natural style (515), Trendy style (224)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (682), Medium (569), Deep (51)

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4.0

Works great!

By cindytheeyelinerlover

from South Carolina

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

      Works great!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      All day staying power

      By Dana

      from Charleston, SC

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Smoothly
      • Blends Easily
      • Crease Resistant
      • Great Color
      • Long Lasting
      • Silky Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

        Eyeshadow looks fresh all day long when using Primer.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Loveee it!

        By B dizzle

        from Pittsburgh, PA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Smoothly
        • Blends Easily
        • Crease Resistant
        • Great Color
        • Long Lasting
        • Silky Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Natural Effect
          • Smokey Effect
          • Work

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

          I use this pretty much everyday. I love the fact that it keeps everything in place and I don't get that weird crease halfway through the day!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Makes colors go from wow to pow

          By Dee

          from Houston Texas

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Smoothly
          • Blends Easily
          • Crease Resistant
          • Great Color
          • Long Lasting
          • Makes Eyeshadow Pop
          • Silky Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Natural Effect
            • Smokey Effect
            • Work

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

            Perfect for giving your look an extra glamed look but also great for normal occasions

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Helps eye shadow to stay on well

            By Jai

            from NY Amherst

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Smoothly
            • Blends Easily
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                I use it under my eyeshadow. It works well.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Mrs.Hump

                from Norfolk, VA

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Applies Smoothly
                • Blends Easily
                • Crease Resistant
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                  I've only ever tried drug store brand primers for my eyes and face. But after hearing so many good reviews on this, I decided to bite the bullet and try it. I love it. I've always had an issue with my shadow creasing fairly early on in the day. With this, it does not crease. Ever.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  My eye shadow primer is great!

                  By Ceil

                  from Meeker, OK

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Applies Smoothly
                  • Blends Easily
                  • Crease Resistant
                  • Great Support For Shadow
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                  • No cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Smokey Effect

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                  I use the primer every day on my lids. It is long lasting and doesn't crease.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  Best primer!

                  By OPIgirl

                  from Southern Maryland

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Crease Resistant
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Silky Texture

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                    My eyeshadow & eyeliner are guaranteed to stay looking fresh when I use the urban decay primer. Great product!!!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy it again! I love this stuff!

                    By Chelle

                    from Boynton ok

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                          This is awesome product! You eye makeup stats on no matter if you sweat or cry! It never comes off till you clean off with makeup remover. Love it!

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Medium

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          New Formula?? Appilcator NOW??

                          By Was in Love

                          from Minnesota

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Creases

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday

                            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion:

                            This product was my favorite until they changed the formula or something. Since they added the applicator to the original primer I get creases. This product will now go on the shelf. Boo!

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Fair

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                            • Q:

                              is this product vegan? cruelty free? is it natural? are there any animal products in this?
                              Asked on 8/24/2015 by Andrea from Virgina

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Urban Decay is a cruelty-free brand and is committed to ending animal testing. The Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion is vegan - in fact, all formulas of Eye Shadow Primer Potion are vegan! All ingredients are listed below for easy reference:

                                Isododecane, Talc, Cyclopentasiloxane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Trihydroxystearin, Polyethylene, Triethylhexanoin, Hydroxystearic/Linolenic/Oleic Polyglycerides, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Dimethicone, PEG-40 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Synthetic Beeswax, Propylene Carbonate, Aqua (Water/Eau). May Contain: Mica, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 774491/77492/774499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride).

                                Answered on 8/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              Is this product a squeeze tube or a wand?
                              Asked on 6/18/2015 by Laurel from US

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion features a wand applicator built into its cap. To view it, please select the second product image on the product page.

                                Answered on 6/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              Is this product safe to use for those of us with Celiac disease, i.e. is it gluten-free? It seems like a silly question, but you'd be amazed how many beauty ingredients are sourced from grains. I had to throw away a lip gloss that featured wheat germ oil, for example. (It took me weeks of extreme unpleasantness to figure that one out.) I've heard wonderful things about this primer, & have wanted to try it for ages. Thank you for watching out for me!
                              Asked on 5/1/2015 by Valkyrie

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                The Original Eye Shadow Primer Potion is gluten-free, paraben-free, and vegan (free of animal byproducts) as well!

                                Answered on 5/5/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              How many ounces are in it
                              Asked on 4/2/2015 by cassie

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                0.37 oz.

                                Answered on 4/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              I want to use this product,but is good for older women's skin.Sometimes their skin is very drying.even if I use a lotion underneath.
                              Asked on 1/19/2015 by budget buyer from Palmdale,Ca.

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                You may prefer Urban Decay Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Primer Potion (Item #: 2260927), which provides the same 24-hour vibrant crease-free shadow wear that this original product does, plus helps to minimize the appearance of wrinkles in 8 weeks. Learn more here:
                                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5640314

                                Answered on 1/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              How long is this good for after you buy it? Does it expire? I bought one a year ago and only used it like 2 or 3 times so far so I want to know if it's still good to use
                              Asked on 12/4/2014 by rubi

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                The shelf life (without use) for the product is up to three years. The period for expiration after opening the product is six months.

                                Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              How much product us in this tube? Ounces?
                              Asked on 11/8/2014 by Robin from NC

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                This product's size is 0.37 oz.

                                Answered on 11/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              What is difference between original and eden primer?
                              Asked on 10/24/2014 by Alma

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion dries invisibly, while Eden features a nude matte finish that can double as eyeshadow.

                                Answered on 10/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Can I apply this product in my eyebrows as a wax primer? I seen gurus doing it.
                              Asked on 10/18/2014 by BeautyMe from California

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              Is this safe to wear for contact lense users or do you recommend another primer. Not sure about blurring over lenses. Thank you
                              Asked on 10/15/2014 by Suzanne

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, Primer Potion is safe to use for those wearing contact lenses.

                                Answered on 10/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Can this product be used under the eyes then apply concealer
                              Asked on 10/4/2014 by forme from san antonio tx

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Primer Potion is tested and approved for use on the eye area, so it should not cause irritation when used this way; however, it is not indicated for specific use as a concealer primer for the under eye area. It is indicated for use as an eyeshadow primer applied to the eyelids.

                                Answered on 10/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Does this work well with liquid eyeliner pens?
                              Asked on 9/26/2014 by kaili from hawaii

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, applying Primer Potion to your lids helps to keep liquid eyeliner in place, too, as well as your eyeshadow!

                                Answered on 9/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Do any of the urban decay primers come with application wand?
                              Asked on 8/14/2014 by Ileana from New jersey

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                None of the Primer Potions include an applicator. We recommend applying a small amount using your fingers, although you can certainly use an eyeshadow or eye detail brush to apply.

                                Answered on 8/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Is this oil free?
                              Asked on 8/5/2014 by Megan from Illinois

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                This product is not oil-free.

                                Answered on 8/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Do I apply my eyeshadow while this is still "wet" or do I wait for it to completely dry?
                              Asked on 5/4/2014 by michelle

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                We recommend allowing Primer Potion to dry a few seconds before proceeding with eyeshadow application.

                                Answered on 5/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              What size is this?
                              Asked on 4/23/2014 by Tina from Glendale, AZ

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                This product's size is 0.37 oz.

                                Answered on 4/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Is this primer good for wrinkled eye lids?
                              Asked on 4/5/2014 by Honey from Cary, NC

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                You may prefer Urban Decay Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Primer Potion (Item #: 2260927), which provides the same 24-hour vibrant crease-free shadow wear that this original product does, plus helps to minimize the appearance of wrinkles in 8 weeks. Learn more here:
                                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5640314

                                Answered on 4/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              What primer potion is the best for oily eye lids
                              Asked on 2/21/2014 by Bubble

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Try this product (Original), which applies nude and dries invisibly, or try Urban Decay Eden Eyeshadow Primer Potion (Item #: 2229942), which features a nude matte finish.

                                Answered on 2/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              what color is this primer? Is it meant for light skin women. Some primers that are tan make the dry eye shadow come out with the tint of brown.
                              Asked on 2/20/2014 by sammy from Mercer, PA

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                This product applies nude but dries invisibly, so it will not alter the color of your eyeshadow.

                                Answered on 2/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Is this considered the "original" version & shade.
                              Asked on 2/14/2014 by Rookie from Lisle, IL

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, this is the original formulation.

                                Answered on 2/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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