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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
 
4.4

(based on 26 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (23)
  • Smooth (22)
  • Lightweight (20)
  • Blends well (13)
  • Long lasting (10)

Cons

  • Causes breakouts (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (17)
  • All skin types (9)
  • Going out (9)
  • Sensitive skin (5)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (12), Classic style (11)

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5.0

Love how light height it feels on my face

By Cindy

from Indiana

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sensitive Skin

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

    Love how lightweight it goes on my face

     
    5.0

    Best summer weather primer!!

    By Rachel

    from Keizer, OR

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

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

      I normally use Hangover Rx primer since I have normal to dry skin. However, I needed a primer with SPF for the summer. I decided to try this out and let me tell you that I do not regret it!

      It is easy to apply and instantly my skin feels and looks smoother. I have used three different foundations and each one has looked flawless on top of this primer. Makeup lasts all day too. Definitely recommend this to everyone.

       
      5.0

      Repurchase!

      By The Beauty Mark

      from Kansas City

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Feels heavy in the heat

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out

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

      I love that it has spf! I wear it alone to blur the skin. And with a full on face of makeup. Makes everything look so smooth!

       
      3.0

      I wanted to like it

      By Laney

      from sacramento ca

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

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

        I tried this in the store and thought it was really nice and mattifying BUT I have very oily skin and am acne prone. After i purchased it I decided to try it out only on my T-zone, because I usually only get acne on my cheeks and jawline. I stuck to my normal primer on the areas I normally break out on. Well, this primer made me break out on my nose and forehead (where I used it) and I don't usually break out there. I will not buy this again. too bad, I liked that it has SPF because I am very pale skinned.

         
        5.0

        So smooth

        By NOGIRL

        from Houston

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

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

          Apply right before my foundation, no residue goes on smooth.

           
          5.0

          LOVE this primer!!

          By Christine

          from Sacramento, CA

          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 Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

            I absolutely love how silky and smooth this makes your skin feel. It also helps your foundation go on so much more evenly and you don't need as much when you use this primer. I will absolutely be using it again.

             
            5.0

            I would definitely buy it again.

            By Jessie

            from Miami FL

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

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

              Great for before applying makeup.

               
              5.0

              Love it

              By Husker

              from Liberty, MO

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                Good primer

                 
                5.0

                This is a great product, very light

                By Marcia

                from Macon, Ga

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

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

                  goes on smooth very light weight

                   
                  3.0

                  Causes breakouts

                  By Hilary

                  from Phoenix, AZ

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Causes Breakouts
                  • Doesn't Stay On
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

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

                    This is a nice primer. It doesn't feel too silicony. I would not recommend it for oily or acne prone skin. I love the fact that this primer has spf in it, however I will not be re-purchasing it because it makes my skin breakout.

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