Optical Illusion Complexion Primer


Optical Illusion Complexion Primer is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 148.
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Product description

Ready for your most perfected-looking skin? Instantly blur flaws and smooth out your skin with Optical Illusion Complexion Primer. 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)! Our 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. We even equipped the bottle with an airless pump—so it’s easy to get out every last bit of product.

Urban Decay is 100% cruelty-free.

Fill Weight: 28 ml / 0.95 fl oz

Pro Tips

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 Quick Fix Complexion Prep Priming Spray and apply our 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/Peut contenir): Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491 / Iron Oxides].


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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this primer This is absolutely the best primer! Perfect to pair with All Nighter foundation
Date published: 2019-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Primer Ever I'm still amazed every time I use this primer. It creates such a perfect and even tone for my makeup. It creates the illusion of the kind of skin I wish I had.
Date published: 2019-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Grace, My Pores Are Gone The formula feels a little thick when first pumped, but don't worry about that. Your skin will look and feel like Heaven, and help control oil. Possibly my favorite UD primer, followed closely by the Self-Adjusting one.
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible! I don't need to wait any length of time to give a review! I only received it today and thought I would just try a little at home.. not going anywhere, before trying it when I knew I was going out. Well it's amazing! It feels like silk going on! I am no spring chicken and it even helps the appearance of my skin! I absolutely LOVE it! Completely love it and I didn't even get to adding my foundation! I think I'm going to have to try the foundation also and I didn't think I would ever change my foundation! Try it, guarantee you won't be disappointed! I haven't even mentioned the packaging.. believe me, the way Urban Decay packages your products, nothing will be broken!
Date published: 2019-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG - AMAZING!! When I put this on the very first time, after applying the primer - not paying much attention - super easy to apply and feels wonderful - I looked in the mirror and actually said out loud - WOW! Just the primer alone - nothing else on my skin yet. I honestly didn't know my skin could look so good - and didn't know it looked so bad before putting on the primer! Nothing short of MIRACULOUS!
Date published: 2019-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is great This product is essential for me before I use foundation. A little bit goes a long way, and it helps make my foundation look so much better.
Date published: 2018-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for oily skin and those in a hurry I usually allot myself 10 minutes for makeup in the morning, so ease of use is a big factor for me. This really helps with my oily skin and it makes my skin feel so soft. I use this with a setting powder and the setting spray and it's become my go-to combination. If you are on the fence, try the smaller size. I don't think you'll be disappointed.
Date published: 2018-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from soft and silky This primer is so smooth. I love it, somehow my mom got a hold of my sample and she loved it so much she swears I gave it to her.. (i definitely did not, I've been looking for it). definitely going to buy a full size since my sample got swiped.
Date published: 2018-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love this stuff EVERY time before putting on foundation I use this primer I have tried a couple of different brands but this by far helps my foundation stay in longer i absolutely love love love this primer
Date published: 2018-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makeup essential Love this primer! I have used almost every high quality primer out there and UD is the BEST!
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Primer! I love this primer. It's so light but it really blurs out my pores.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this primer It makes my skin look so much more flawless when I use this with powder foundation.
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best primer ever! This is the best primer I've ever used. Leaves skin silky soft, never oily and has amazing coverage!
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best!! Sersly, the best! My pores disappear with this primer, and it helps my foundation go on amazing! A must have!
Date published: 2018-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST THE BEST THE BEST!!!!! I cannot believe how wonderful this works! It does every single thing that it says it will do and more. I have noticed a big, very big difference. I do use foundation, the end result is perfect! I don't care what type of skin you have, it will work. You will not be disappointed! I love my UD!
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Face Primer I received this last year as a sample when i made a purchase. Needless to say it is my new favorite face primer! It does not make my face oily and holds my foundation all day long! I use it everyday.
Date published: 2018-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unexpected! I wasn't sure this would work--to put it mildly--but it does, and I'm so pleased I ordered it. Smooths out my complexion issues, and applies so easily. Thanks! I've been applying it AFTER my non-oily moisturizer has sunk in, just to be sure I'm getting those benefits, too.
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like airbrushing my skin I love it, and am so glad I tried it. All it takes is one pump for my whole face, and it is as though it has been airbrushed. Works well underneath my foundation. The only comment I have for potential improvement is to maybe see if they can make it in a slightly darker shade. Even though it pretty much disappears eventually it can make tan and darker skin tones look temporarily ashy until it sinks into your skin or until you put foundation over it.
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! It provides evenness and smoothness to foundation better than any primer I have used.
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorite products I absolutely LOVE this product. I do not go a day without it. I have switched over from another product that I have used for over ten years to this one. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best primer I bought this primer , it is really smooth , easy to use for my dry skin , make my face still beautiful all day , really love it .
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is amazing ! I absolutley love this primer! It helps fill in my forehead wrinkles lol my makeup last all day and well into the evening!
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I love this primer! i got a deluxe sample when I ordered something and when it was done, I bought the full size. It makes my skin look flawless!
Date published: 2018-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Porcelain Skin! I received a sample of this in one of my orders, which was awesome, because I had been curious about the product. Using this really does smooth out the imperfections in your skin and allows your foundation to go on smoothly! I wore this under mineral foundation and had a nail appointment after working all day. My nail lady (a very honest woman) complimented me by saying that my skin looked really nice! This inspired me to go ahead and get the full-size version! Go for it!
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OPTICAL ILLUSION I LOVE this primer! I use it in conjunction with All Nighter foundation. It smooths my complexion and makes the foundation iron clad.
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Primer I have tons of great things I could say about this primer... Like how soft it makes my skin feel, it blurred my poor, works great for keeping your makeup set, and the most important is that even with my oily skin it doesn't cause excess oils on my face!!! This is so silky and it does smell amazing!!!
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was so impressed! I usually use a different primer, but got this to try and HOLY COW, it's awesome. I have used to UD foundation for over a year and had a hard time finding a primer that worked well with it, but this primer was obviously made to compliment the foundation. I work 12-14 hour shifts and use this primer, UD foundation, and UD all-nighter setting spray and my makeup looks just as fresh after work as it did before. With other primers, my makeup looks shiny after about 6 hours. I didn't expect such a huge difference and I'm so glad I gave this one a shot.
Date published: 2018-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE This is the best primer I have ever tried and will keep using it daily!
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You will look poreless I have tried a number of primers and this is the best hands down. I also use the urban defense during the day (crazy sun sensitive). This primer goes on like silk, blurring flaws and eradicating pores. Your makeup will look perfect!
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not for dry skin! I absolutely love this primer but what works for one won't for the other...this is NOT for anyone with dry skin. It will amplify any dry spits you have. It is very matte, but if u have normal to oily skin, you will love it! This bottle lasts forever and is the best primer I have ever had!
Date published: 2018-01-12
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