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 109.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst. Primer. Ever. This is the most awful primer I've ever used. The only thing it does and mattify. The product does not hold foundation in place, does not blend at ALL without pilling up in a gross dry powderish mess. It dries super white on the skin in patches and it clings to any dry spot on your face that you have. I wouldn't recommend this primer to my worst enemy.
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst primer ever This is by far the worst one I’ve ever used. I have the oiliest skin on the planet so I thought it would be great but it dries white and does not move. I’m talking Casper the friendly ghost white primer that sticks to certain spots and doesn’t blend or rub in at all. It leaves white streaks all over your face that make it difficult to blend foundation over top. You’ll have to go back and forth trying to get rid of the white dry patches everywhere. It ruined my makeup. Will be throwing it in the garbage now.
Date published: 2019-08-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A lot of work to get right I bought this a while ago and the first time I used it it just felt like I was wearing a mask and then an entire section of my make up came off due to the primer being sooo drying and my skin is so oily so it’s not like I didn’t match the product customer type. After a while I figured out using a brush with a TINY bit of product helps, I also tend to wipe off lightly the top layer with a sleeve just to take away the mask feeling. It is a very hard primer to work with and takes a lot of effort to get right but when it does work it works all day long and is perfect.
Date published: 2019-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great primer! This is my favorite primer! It helps my makeup stay put all day, even when it's hot and I get sweaty. Best stuff out there! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works! I love the De-Slick line of products for my shiny face and the this primer certainly has not disappointed. Easy to apply, works great, and not a must in my make-up routine! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great primer, if you use it right Reading some of the negative reviews on this product, I remembered feeling the same disappointment and annoyance that the product didn't "work" for me as many others have mentioned. But after using it for several months, my mind and feelings toward this primer changed. First, I found out that you must use this sparingly; using too much will leave you with a face peppered with white streaks. Not a good look. The trick is to do everything you would normally do when you put your foundation: clean your skin, moisturise, apply foundation, and only AFTER your foundation is on do you pat this into your skin. Pat (!), not rub. I use small amounts at t time, working quickly to spread them on my fingertips by patting them together and then I apply onto my problem areas: nose, chin, forehead and a little on the cheeks. If your fingers are slightly damp (not dripping wet), it makes the application process even easier. Oh, and if you wear glasses and find they tend to slide down your nose all too often, this will also help! Just pat a bit where your glasses rest on your nose and you're good to go for a couple of hours. Give it another try. You won't regret it!
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from De-Slick Complexion Primer is Amazing! This product is completely amazing! I used to have a horrible problem with my makeup moving after a couple of hours. But, this Complexion Primer in combination with Setting Spray are a complete game changer.
Date published: 2019-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst prudtct in the Urban Decay range I purchased this product hoping it would replace my original bare minirals primer, as I have many Urban Decay products I absolutely love. I have oily combo skin, and this product is a disaster, it is impossible to wear under any foundation (and I tried many) it left my skin looking blotchy, uneven, dry, flaky and my large pores were even more accentuated. It leaves a dry white film you can see after applying foundation, basically, it may only work if you can getaway with wearing it alone, which completely defeats the object of a primer, and gives no coverage whatsoever. I wish I read the reviews before purchasing as it's a complete waste of time & money. This product should be discontinued asap.
Date published: 2019-02-13
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