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Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Urban Defense Complexion Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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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.

Urban Decay is 100% cruelty-free.

Lock in any look for up to 16 hours with Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray.
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 58 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (47)
  • Smooth (46)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Blends well (25)
  • Long lasting (22)

Cons

  • Causes breakouts (6)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (34)
  • All skin types (20)
  • Going out (13)
  • Sensitive skin (12)
  • Travel (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (29), Classic style (16), Trendy style (6)

Reviewed by 58 customers

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1.0

Not my fav

By Mrs.Diaz

from Upland,Ca

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      Didn't like it went back to my too faced hangover

       
      3.0

      Meh

      By CK

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Irritates Skin
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

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

        I purchased this product for a trip to Disneyland specifically. I have used the product for about a week now and have had a couple of pimples- very hard and red pop up under my jaw line/neck area. At the end of the day any blemishes/dry skin I had were cakey. That is the only thing that has changed in my skin care so I will definitely be returning.

         
        5.0

        Yes

        By Theresa

        from Cincinnati

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

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

          The primer is awesome!!

           
          4.0

          I would buy this again

          By Funky D

          from Asheville NC

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              Gives an amazing feeling to my skin. Makeup looks airbrushed

               
              1.0

              I usually love UD stuff, but....

              By MrsQ

              from St. Petersburg, FL

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Clumpy

              Best Uses

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

                This product was disappointing. No matter how long I waited for it to set, it wouldn't. When I would try to apply makeup it would "pill". I tried it with moisturizer, and even without. Same results. I even tried letting it set for over an hour and it still pilled. Expensive product , so I'll be returning it!

                 
                5.0

                Makes my skin feel fabulous

                By Kimberly

                from Brandon, MS

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

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

                  Love it

                   
                  5.0

                  ❤️LOVE

                  By MN

                  from Sherman Oaks

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

                  I always have a good makeup day with this primer. It makes my foundation slide on. I don't think it stays on very long....about 8 hours-10 hours, but I'm still happy with the performance. Plus, it has SPF. I'd buy this again for sure❣️

                   
                  5.0

                  Nice finish

                  By Mikki

                  from Sherman Oaks, Ca

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

                  This primer made my make up look fantastic. My foundation went on smoothly and lasted all day. No patchiness. Loved this.

                   
                  5.0

                  I will buy this again!

                  By Wendy Marie

                  from Fargo, ND

                  About Me Natural 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

                    • All Skin Types

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

                    I loved how lightweight it was. Not sticky or oily.

                     
                    4.0

                    Worth the money

                    By Ktlovescoffee

                    from Omaha NE

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday

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

                      Applies super smoothly, makeup blends over very well and I love the added benefit of SPF. Sunscreen in products is a big yes for me and as far as that goes it works super well. Definitely thicker than their previous formula(the one that came in the tube.) I'm not noticing any exceptionally long wear, it's pretty average. Great option if you fear the sun!

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