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Urban Decay CosmeticsOriginal Eyeshadow Primer Potion
Urban Decay Cosmetics

Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion

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Urban Decay CosmeticsOriginal Eyeshadow Primer Potion
 
4.7

(based on 1189 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies smoothly (1047)
  • Long lasting (1018)
  • Crease resistant (963)
  • Blends easily (787)
  • Silky texture (583)

Cons

  • Creases (38)
  • Doesn't blend well (27)
  • Wears off easily (17)
  • Smudges or flakes (13)
  • Pricey / poor value (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1020)
  • Going out (641)
  • Work (588)
  • Natural effect (460)
  • Smokey effect (404)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (473), Natural style (437), Trendy style (200)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (591), Medium (490), Deep (44)

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5.0

Love this product!!!

By Cheryl

from Chicago, IL

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Work

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

    I use this product daily, no more clumpy eye shadow at the end of the day.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Game Changer

    By Katetx32

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

      I've always heard about this product... I picked it up randomly and I. AM. SOLD. I've always had trouble with greasy eyelids and creasing eyeshadow at the end of the day and this COMPLETELY solves that problem. So so impressed!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Urban Decay

      By Shana

      from Bena, MN

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Smoothly
      • Crease Resistant
      • Long Lasting
      • Silky Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

        Does wonders for long lasting eye shadow!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Amazing!!

        By Lilit

        from California

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Applies Smoothly
        • Crease Resistant
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

          I had just about given up hope on wearing eyeshadow thanks to my super oily lids. No matter what brand of eyeshadow and/or primer, the eyesahdows always creased after an hour or two. Thank goodness for Ulta and the nice salesperson who suggested UD's primer! I tried it out and for the first time ever I had my eyeshadow on all day with no creasing at all! Best of all considering the price is how little I need to apply. With just a tiny dot on my pinky I get all day creasless shadow. My only issue is that the primer is much lighter than my skintone, so anything not covered in shadow looks off, but I fix this with a cream eyeshadow over it :)

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          LOVE this. can't go without it

          By Brooke

          from Newberg, OR

          About Me Classic 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 Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

            After using this, I don't even bother to do my eye make-up without it. It makes applying my shadows so much easier, they blend together nicer and they stay on ALL day! Can't say enough good things about this product.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Favorite Primer Ever!!

            By evilalva

            from Alice, TX

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Smoothly
            • Blends Easily
            • Crease Resistant
            • Silky Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

              One of my favorite items.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Loving urban decay shadow primer

              By Lover of makeup

              from Darlington SC

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Smoothly
              • Crease Resistant
              • Keeps My Shadow In Place
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

                Without primer my eyeshadow disappears before I can drive to work. The urban decay keeps my shadow in place all day with little to no creasing.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Deep
                 
                5.0

                No other Primer compares

                By Heather

                from California

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Applies Smoothly
                • Crease Resistant
                • Long Lasting
                • Silky Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

                  I love this product. It's a little bit on the pricey side for my taste, but I haven't found any thing that really compares in a drug store product. It is quality I am a willing to spend money on. For me, my eyeshadow is the most important part of my makeup everyday, so if I can find a product that makes it stay as long as possible, I am all over it. This product is 100% all it claims to be.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love love love

                  By Chocolate luver

                  from Fargo ND

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

                    Only product I have found that will keep my eye ake up on

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    amazing.

                    By sam

                    from illinois

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion:

                    amazing.

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                    • 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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product is not oil-free.

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