Shine Control Complexion Primer



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Product description

Banish oil and have your makeup stay put, with De-Slick Complexion Primer. This lightweight, oil-absorbing primer not only controls shine, but also helps makeup be easier to apply and last all day – the perfect primer for oily skin.
De-Slick Complexion Primer keeps oil in check even in the most extreme conditions – even when you’re under hot studio lights or in the muggy heat of a London summer. Mattify and smooth skin while minimizing the appearance of pores. Our sheer nude formula dries down invisibly, so it’s great for midday touch-ups on top of makeup too!
This oil-free, paraben-free formula contains a high-tech, mattifying blend of veegum (a natural clay derivative) and silica (which can absorb up to three times its weight in oil). The result? Beautifully perfected, shine-free skin and tighter pores. De-Slick Complexion Primer also contains conditioning ingredients such as aloe vera.

In studies of De-Slick Complexion Primer, immediately after use:*
• 100% of participants had a reduction in shine.
• 100% had a reduction in pore visibility.
• 100% had smoother-looking skin.
• 100% had more even-toned skin.

*Based on clinical grading in a 30-person study.

Inspired by our old cult-favourite De-Slick in a Tube, this shine-fighting primer for oily skin really gets the job done. And a little goes a long way!
An oil-fighting formula this amazing deserves a luxurious component to match, so we created a 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.

28 ml / 0.9 fl oz

Pro Tips

Press (don’t rub) a small amount onto skin before foundation or powder, focusing on oily areas. For midday touch-ups, simply dab a little De-Slick on oily areas for that just-applied look; our lightweight formula never disturbs foundation or powder.

Want even more benefits? Start with B6 Complexion Prep Priming Spray to balance skin and absorb oil. Then, apply a little De-Slick Complexion Primer where you tend to get shiny. For sun protection that doesn’t feel heavy and won’t mess up makeup, apply Urban Defense Complexion Primer all over. For added oil control, finish your look with our De-Slick Mattifying Powder and set with De-Slick Makeup Setting Spray.


Aqua / Water, Argilla / Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Propanediol, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Parfum / Fragrance, Citric Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Extract / Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hexyl Cinnamal, Saccharide Isomerate, Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Allantoin, Benzyl Salicylate, Tocopherol, Disodium Carboxyethyl Siliconate.[+/- (May Contain/Peut contenir): CI 77491, CI 77492 / Iron Oxides].


Urban Decay DE-SLICK Shine Control Complexion Primer is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 120.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dried up couldn’t get the product out the pump! I bought this primer in January, tried different way of applying everytime and I still got patchy white marks. I used little amounts and dabbed it on but still had no luck at all. Tried again this month and the product had dried up so when I was pumping the product out nothing would come out. What a waste of money! I don’t understand how it could have dried up? The lid was on and it was stored in a dry cool place room temperature. Definitely going in the bin now!
Date published: 2020-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most amazing primer on the planet This literally saves my life daily. I wear it with and without makeup. If you follow the directions they provide you get amazing results. I’ve been using this quite a few years. Nothing compares to it. It literally makes my face feel like it was never oily to begin with. The only issue with it is that it does tend to be drying but that’s to absorb the oil, which is exactly its intention. When foundation is applied sometimes it gets funky. What I do fix that is that when you apply the primer it basically begins a new canvas for you. So that my forehead matches my nose or cheeks and I put regular primer all over to even my face.l so everything is the same texture. Which fixes the blending issues with the Deslick. The only real issue I ever had was blending. But regular primer fixes it instantly. This product is extremely life saving for me. I never used to have oily skin but I had a bad reaction to a drug store brand face wash which left me with extreme skin issues. My forehead and bridge of nose are an oil slick. You literally could ski off my face, it’s atrocious. I wear this with and without foundation. Without this product I would be an absolute mess because it makes me feel confident and normal feeling. I feel so much better knowing that my bangs won’t get greasy and stringy because this product keeps the oil at bay. There is no other product like this on the market. I never review products online but this one is definitely review worth. Thank you Urban Decay for putting out such a killer product!
Date published: 2020-02-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not the best Couldn’t get on with this. So difficult to use. Can’t just rub it in. Foundation Went in patches. Didn’t like it .
Date published: 2020-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT FOR UNDER EYE BAGS You have to use this very sparingly and rub gently until tacky then STOP, let dry! less than a pea size will do and if it turns white you've used too much. Makes us over 50 gals with eye bags look 10 years younger and makes pores dissappear. Washable and non irritating. GREAT for oily skin. When applying foundation over this don't rub hard, gently sweep and itll work a lot better.
Date published: 2020-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ace!!! This primer is brilliant. I’ve always had issues with shine and have tried other primer’s and the shine still came through, this product has really helped eliminate the shine. Only needed to powder my nose once!! Didn’t need to use any face powder anywhere else. Excellent primer.
Date published: 2020-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Those giving it 1* aren’t applying it correctly! This is and will be the only primer I ever use! I have extremely oily skin and in the past my makeup felt like it could just slide right off my face after just a few hours of wear! My first time using this primer, yes I had white streaks on my face where too much of the primer had built up. But the trick to getting the most out of this primer is to just use a little at a time and apply with a damp beauty blender or sponge! I will pump a little of the primer on the back of my left hand and take the damp sponge and swipe up just a little primer at a time and spread it all over my face with smooth long strokes, not dabs, a little goes a long way I really only use two small pumps. Then I let it dry for a couple of minutes and proceed with my foundation. Please, if you have oily skin or trouble keeping your makeup looking fresh all day, give this a shot and apply the way I’m suggesting! Not just with your fingers, etc! Sincerely, licensed cosmetologist/makeup artist
Date published: 2020-01-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst. Primer. EVER. By far the worst primer in the entire world. Very sticky when wet and once it dries, it leaves your face cakey, filmy, dry, flaky, white, and tight. If you smile or move your face at all, it cracks. Does not blend at all. I tired a few times, using different amounts of the primer and mixing with moisturizer and/or foundation. Nothing works. After attempting many times to get it to work for me, I threw it in the trash. Complete waste of money.
Date published: 2020-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read how to apply it’s great if you do it right This primer is really good as long as you apply correctly, I use a tiny amount and dab it onto the skin, I then apply my foundation with a brush, I found applying my foundation with a fancy sponge made it go Cakey. I then applied de slick powder and finish off with the setting spray. I have really oily skin and these de slick products are the only thing I have found that actually help keep the oil at bay. If I got 2 hours without being shiney I was lucky but now I get a four hours and then I blot with a blotting sponge and then that lasts me for another few hours and then I have to re apply powder. This for my skin is a result! Glad I found these products!
Date published: 2019-12-04
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