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Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

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0.5 oz Item 2515797

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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 CosmeticsTravel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (4)
  • Good value (4)
  • Long lasting (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (3)
  • Dry skin (3)
  • Normal skin (3)

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5.0

This seems too good to be true ...

By Erin

from Pooler, GA

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    I've had a lot of bad luck finding a primer that works for my skin, and had nearly given up on the stuff completely. Fortunately, I had help from the staff at Ulta, who showed me this one that I would never have considered otherwise. In the bottle, it just looks so ... pink. More like a color corrector than a primer. But the pink goes away! I'm not sure how that works, but it does. Texture-wise, this primer reminded me a bit of Benefit POREfessional, but it wasn't as clumpy on my dry skin as POREfessional can be (and it doesn't have that weird fragrance - this UD product doesn't have any scent to it that I noticed). No white cast, no breakout causing ingredients, or any of my previous primer woes. Amazing! It disappeared onto my pale face and made my pores disappear too. That blurring thing is no lie.

    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Amazing!

    By Nyajane16

    from Why

    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    I absolutely love this! I've been using it for about three months almost every day and it goes on smoothly every time! A lot of foundations burn when they go on my skin because of the texture but with this they don't. It feels really hydrating and great for my dry skin, it may not be the best thing for people with oily skin though. I use this with the Urban Decay all nighter setting sparse and they go amazing together!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING

    By Lyssie

    from Michigan

    About Me Trendy Style

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      This is the absolute best primer I've ever used. I have big pores on the sides of my nose that even good foundation doesn't always hide, but this does! I feel so much more confident when I finish my makeup. And the price isn't bad either.

      • Age:
      • 18-29

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It does what it says!

      By HollyGolightly

      from Missouri

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      :O yea I was shocked too! It evens out my complexion, minimizes my pores, and just makes my makeup look amazing.

       
      3.0

      No. Just No.

      By Kayla

      from Florida

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      I bought this to try, while it does last for all of eternity, it's so hard to apply. No matter if I use a brush or a damp blender it is hard to spread, and I always end up with this goo wad on my face that I have to wipe off. Even with Urban Decays all nighter foundation, baking, and setting spray I end up patchy and with rub off from touching my face.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Finally fell in love with a primer

      By Megan

      from Oak Ridge TN

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      I've tried more primers than you need to know about. I always buy trial size if possible so I don't feel guilty not using it all. my primer requirement is simple: keep my makeup looking as close to "just applied flawless" after a 12 hr shift as possible. I run front of restaurant so I'm constantly running around, helping servers, dealing with problems etc so I can become a literal hot mess with foundation gone from my nose patches missing on cheeks, etc. well I heard great things about this primer and it actually works. 12 hours later I have fabulous, just about flawless makeup. I still look pretty and you can't tell Ive ran my butt off for 12 hrs by looking at my face. It is light, doesn't make my face oily or dry and a little bit goes a long way. I also wait 5 mins for it to dry before I apply my foundation. this and UD shadow primer keeps my whole face going all day and that's all I wanted

       
      4.0

      I've had this travel size for months

      By libby

      from florida

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I bought this primer in September and wanted to save money by buying the travel size. I still have a lot of product left and will last me a few more months. I don't put makeup on everyday though. I have freckles (natural, not from sun damage) making my complexion a little uneven. This primer does what it says and really does even out my complexion. It has a very silky texture and the argon oil makes it moisturizing. A little goes a long way with this product and I massage it into my skin. So far I haven't had a problem with this primer but I am honestly a primer noob and would like to try other primers. I gave it 4 stars because I don't think it really blurs out my pores that much so I use benefit porefessional on my cheeks where my pores are big and this one everywhere else. I'm not sure how well this will work with oily skin due to the argon oil and I personally have combo skin that can be more on the dry side. Overall, the travel size will probably last me another few months so about 6 months in total which is an amazing deal and it really does even out my complexion.

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        I love this primer so much!

        By Allie

        from Illinois

        About Me Natural Style

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Travel Size Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          I love this primer so much. As soon as I put it on I immediately noticed a huge difference. This will definitely be my go-to primer for a very long time. It evens out your skin and makes it look so smooth.

          • Age:
          • 18-29

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