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Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Item #: 2502534 Size: 1.0

It DOES exist...a completely clear sunscreen that feels amazing, won't interfere with your makeup, and smoothes your complexion for better application. Urban Defense Complexion Primer by Urban Decay will put an end to your search for a sunscreen that you'll actually WANT to put on. Those with oily skin will be blown away - finally, sun protection that doesn't feel like a mask!

Tired of searching for a sunscreen that would protect her skin without leaving any stickiness or white cast, Wende decided to create her own. Like a force field, this crystal-clear primer feels like nothing you've ever tried and protects your skin from whatever the day throws at you. SPF 30 guards against the sun, and UD's invisible-on-the-skin formula doesn't leave a trace. Urban Defense not only protects, but also primes and smoothes skin as it minimizes the look of pores - so makeup applies better and lasts all day.

This hydrating gel formula contains conditioning ingredients like sesame seed extract, tomato fruit extract, squalane and bisabolol (derived from the Brazilian candeia tree).

In a clinical study of Urban Defense Complexion Primer, immediately after use:*
  • 96% of participants had a reduction in pore visibility.
  • 100% had smoother-looking skin.
  • 100% had more even-toned skin.

*Based on clinical grading in a 31-person study.

Urban Defense Complexion Primer comes in a luxurious clear bottle with a metallized gunmetal cap and base, and is even equipped with an airless pump - so it's easy to get out every last bit of product.
To use, apply a liberal amount all over your face before foundation or powder. Planning to be out in the sun for a long time? Because the formula is clear, you can also reapply throughout the day as needed.
Isododecane, Isohexadecane, Dimethicone/Bis-Isobutyl PPG-20 Crosspolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylyl Methicone, Silica Silylate, Bisabolol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Extract, Tocopherol.

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Urban Decay CosmeticsUrban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
 
4.3

(based on 16 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (15)
  • Easy to apply (14)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Blends well (9)
  • Long lasting (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (11)
  • Going out (8)
  • All skin types (6)
  • Travel (4)
  • Sensitive skin (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (8), Classic style (7)

Reviewed by 16 customers

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3.0

Good---but not as good as their discontinued one

By Rosie

from Eureka , illinois

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

    I was totally in LOVE with Urban Decay's primer "Brightening and Tightening". It was the BEST primer I have ever used!! Of course, as usual, they never know when to leave a good thing alone and went and discontinued it !! So " Optical illusion" will have to do even though I don't get the glow I did using the other. Both primers seem to last as long. Wish I could find the discontinued one (purple tube) somewhere.

     
    3.0

    I wouldn't buy it again because it made me brake out

    By Kce

    from Broomfield co

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts

    Best Uses

    • Going Out

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

    I like that it is smooth but it did cause me to brake out.

     
    4.0

    Works well

    By Sarah P

    from San Jacinto

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

      I love that there is spf I can use that doesn't leave my face feeling greasy and makes my makeup look gross. For that I give this product a five. As far as a primer though I think it is average. My makeup last a little bit longer but not much longer than with no primer. It definitely does makes my makeup look smooth and flawless the first couple hours though ;)

      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Doesn't list the SUNSCREEN ingredient in the ingredient list

      By malibubarbieq

      from usa

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Doesn't list SUNSCREEN ingredient in it
        • guessing it's a CHEMICAL sunscreen

        Best Uses

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

          The ingredient list here doesn't include a sunscreen ingredient, but yet this is advertised as a sunscreen primer. Also curious is that the "Ask A Question" feature for this product is turned off. Coincidence? Is this a natural sunscreen or a nasty chemical concoction sunscreen? Why is the info not presented in the ingredient list? Seems they are going to lengths to keep that info from hidden. That tells me to stay away from it unfortunately.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love this product!

          By DCWhite

          from Corona, CA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Makes skin so soft
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

            This product feels great on my skin, blends well, makes my skin so soft and is so light.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I am totally buying this again

            By Janeth

            from Hartford

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

              Primer

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing!

              By Tabby

              from Corpus Christi, Tx

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                  .

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  LOVE

                  By mrs. p

                  from Northwest Indiana

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                    This product feels great on the face. Will buy this product again...love it!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    The best primer I've ever used. Light, moisturisizes, blurs

                    By Jackie

                    from Dover, De

                    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

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                      Use before foundation application, flawless look!

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Only wish it was non chemical

                      By Reviews 4 U

                      from NOR CAL

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                          I really adore this primer, it works well in just about every way. It feels very light, blends well, extends make up wear time, is almost scent free. Leaves skin feeling soft. The only downside in my estimation is the sunscreen is chemical and not mineral based so it can irritate my eyes a bit, but I'm very sensitive. There is a slight sunblock scent to it as well. As per the review commenting on seperation I found it I shook the tube tapping the base as I did it did re-blend the product and it was evident by the bubbles of air shifting and moving. I've had no problems with mine but I can't speak to how the pump will work when I reach the bottom.

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