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Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Urban Decay Cosmetics

Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Item #: 2502530 Size: 0.95

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 CosmeticsOptical Illusion Complexion Primer
 
4.5

(based on 228 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (180)
  • Smooth (179)
  • Lightweight (150)
  • Blends well (144)
  • Long lasting (138)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Heavy (12)
  • Causes breakouts (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Difficult to apply (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (139)
  • All skin types (104)
  • Going out (65)
  • Sensitive skin (54)
  • Travel (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (87), Classic style (55), Trendy style (49)

Reviewed by 228 customers

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5.0

Works Well

By stebben

from Alabama

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 Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

    Thank you for being a Cruelty Free Company. Please stay that way

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By kreysa

    from Tacoma, WA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Going Out

      Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

      I really like this product. It is my go to primer. Really soft and smooths the skin. I can see and feel the blur effect on my face. Fill my pores and fpindation goues on smoothly. I definetly buy it again!

       
      5.0

      I would buy this again

      By Lou Ann

      from Alabaster

      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

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

        I love this product

         
        5.0

        I will buy this product again

        By Katie

        from West Virginia

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

          Love this product.

           
          5.0

          Great product!!!

          By Brittney

          from Macon

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

            Love this product! Makes my skin look flawless!!!

             
            1.0

            I wouldn't buy this product again.

            By Charm

            from Minden ,LA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Causes Breakouts
            • Doesn't Stay On
            • Ineffective
            • Poor Coverage

            Best Uses

              Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

              I didn't like this primer at all. I'm not sure if it just doesn't pair well with the Urban Decay all nighter foundation or what but it made my foundation look flakey and spotty. I used it for 3 or 4 days and it broke my skin out as well. I ended up returning the product and tried another product.

               
              5.0

              will never use another primer

              By Busy Mama

              from Evansville, IN

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                This stuff is so great and you don't have to use a ton of it. It hides EVERYTHING!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Incredibly smoothing!

                By AnonyMiss11

                from NC

                About Me Classic Style

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  This is a wonderful primer. It instantly smooths the skin and even color-corrects a little. It makes my foundation glide on, and it mattifies my oily/combo skin a bit as well.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Fave

                  By sav

                  from usa

                  Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                  I absolutely love this. it has a nice silicone finish (that's my favorite) and smooths my large pores. it's a 10/10 from me:)

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best primer!!!

                  By AE

                  from Idaho

                  About Me Trendy 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
                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Urban Decay Cosmetics Optical Illusion Complexion Primer:

                    Having crazy dry sensitive skin its a battle trying to find any products that don't make my skin act up. Not going to lie I purchased this product because I thought it was pretty, turns out it's pretty amazing! Evens out my complexion, helps conceal my pores, and keeps my make up in place all day.

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