nude - 0.16 oz
Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion
What It IsUrban Decay Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion is an eyelid primer base for vibrant, crease-free eyeshadow looks that last up to 24 hours.
What Else You Need to KnowThis eye primer keeps eyeshadow crease-free, color vibrant, and application smooth. Formulated with polymer technology, this vegan beauty essential serves as the perfect foundation for your eyeshadow and eyeliner, filling in the look of any surface imperfections and prepping lids for all-day wear
Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Is UD’s shadow primer worth it? Wear test!
What are your thoughts on eyeshadow primers? I really only use them when I’m going out to an event. One of my favorites has been the Urban Decay Shadow Primer Potion URBAN DECAY - Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion . My favorite formula is the anti-aging, but here I am using the original formula. For science! Here is my experience with a side by side comparison and a wear test: Application—8:30 AM: Today is a work day so I’m going to be wearing a face mask for 8+ hours today. This won’t affect my shadow per se, but I decide to go with a simple all over shimmer (the Tarte Chrome Paint in “Top Yacht” tarte - Chrome Paint Shadow Pot) and I first apply the primer potion to only MY RIGHT (like—my right, your left) eye. Upon application the shadow clung way better to my right/primed eye! This is a primer that doesn’t dry down all the way so it makes your shadow POP! It doesn’t sting my eyes or make application any easier. *note: I usually don’t wear mascara. Throughout the day: My eyes are pretty sensitive so there is a chance of my itching them (after washing my hands of course!!) and that affects the wear of the shadow. My non-primed/left eye got pretty itchy but to my surprise, the primed eye didn’t itch AT ALL! Wear test complete—5:30 PM: I get home from work to asses the damage. My eyes look pretty similar TBH! I have less fallout/transfer on my primed eye, but they creased about the same. It looks like this primer doesn’t really help with eyelid oil! It did end up helping with fallout though! Final thoughts: I love this primer! It has been one of my faves for so long. They also have a few other formulas (anti-aging, Eden, Sin) to use with different looks. Urban Decay is cruelty free and this product is bomb so I highly recommend it! Rating: 5/5. This has been a favorite but I’m shocked that it protected my itchy eyes!
tarte-Chrome Paint Shadow Pot
Which eyeshadow primer is worth it?
Preface: I used to be obsessed with makeup. I’d do a full face every single morning! So I have a stockpile of products in many categories, luxury and drugstore/affordable. Ask me questions in the comments if you want to know more about either of these products! Products: J.Cat Beauty - All About That Base Shadow Primer URBAN DECAY - Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion Price point: JCat: $4.99 for .35oz UD: $24 for .37oz Scent: JCat: smells heavily of chemicals, fades throughout the day. UD: has a “stale” scent, maybe similar to clay but not chemically. This one dissipates as you cover it up. Texture: JCat: “Goopy,” but easily spreadable and doesn’t dry down super fast so you have time to work with it. On the thinner side. UD: Kind of goopy but more of a thick “I will fill in your lines & pores” texture. Doesn’t dry down easily & IMO must be set with a neutral shadow. Color: JCat: This is a warmer shimmer base that I like to use for cutting my crease or as an all over base for more shimmer shadows. I would say it is more golden than champagne. UD: This is pretty versatile in that when it’s worked in it becomes translucent. However I can use it cut my crease as well, I just need to use another shadow/shimmer on top of it to set it in place. Wearability/longevity: JCat: this is very easily broken down by the natural oils your eyelids produce. Washes off easily with soap & water, is not waterproof by any means. UD: this definitely has a super long wear time especially if you set it with a neutral powder. I do have hooded eyes so I notice creasing but I don’t mind it as you never see the creases. My experiences: So I have used both of these as an all over base and a tool to cut my crease. While I really love the JCat shimmer base as a one step product to cut my crease, it doesn’t have a very long wear time, maybe a few hours at most. So it’s great for events! But if I need my shadow to last all day I usually go with the Urban Decay primer. Overall: This is a tough one because I like both of these products! The Urban Decay just has a longer wear time and is more versatile. Honestly, both products are worth it! I would recommend both of them, they just have different occasions and situations they could be used for and work fine.
J.Cat Beauty-All About That Base Shadow Primer
WHY YOU NEED EYESHADOW PRIMER
If you have oily skin like me, you probably have oily eyelids. If you have oily eyelids, your eye makeup is probably not lasting for as long you really want it to, right? That’s where a good eyeshadow primer comes in. I used to think they were a gimmicky product, but when I tried using one, I knew there was no going back. It stopped any eyeshadow creasing and my makeup looked flawless all day. What an eye primer does is perfectly prepare your eyelid skin for makeup and increase the longevity. They’re usually silicone-based and dry down to a slightly tacky finish. However, what an eyeshadow primer doesn’t do is completely blank out your eyelid. Usually, they have no coverage. On darker skin tones, they might have a bit of a white cast, but that’s not a problem since you’ll be covering it with eyeshadow anyway. However, the lack of coverage isn’t a problem for me—I’m going over my eyelid with eyeshadow, anyway. IMO, it’s not necessary to use a colored base (like concealer) to cover eyelids unless you are laying down a white base for bright eyeshadow. Most people don’t actually need to conceal their eyelids! For comparison photos, I used primer on my right eye (your left). Here’s how I make my eye makeup last all day with an eyeshadow primer. In the comparison photo, you’ll notice that the side without primer looks less blended and just not as good overall—even though I used the same techniques and products (except for the primer, of course!) ➡️STEP ONE: Apply a tiny dab of eyeshadow primer on your lid. ➡️STEP TWO: A little goes a long way—dab this around your entire lid until it’s all blended in. ➡️STEP THREE: Set the primer with a translucent powder or an eyeshadow that matches your skin tone. This does two important things: first, setting the eyeshadow primer ensures that it’s going to be budge-proof. Secondly, it’s going to ensure that your eyeshadow blends flawlessly, instead of catching and skipping on the primer, leading to an uneven blend. ➡️STEP FOUR: After setting the primer, you can proceed with your eye look as you want! Using a primer even helps if you only wear eyeliner on your lids. My two favorites are the Urban Decay Primer Potion and Milani Eyeshadow Primer. In fact, I would say that the Milani is a drugstore dupe of the UD Primer!
URBAN DECAY-Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion
SUMMER 2020 RED LIP MAKEUP LOOK
Hey fam, here's a look that I never get sick of, especially for summer. I actually wore this exact look for my wedding last week 💍 It was perfect for the short ceremony at the city hall and formal enough for a nice dinner after. IMO you can never go wrong with simple eye makeup and a classic cool toner red lip! Here are the products I used: wet n wild - Photofocus Liquid Matte Foundation This is such a great affordable foundation that just works. I don't find it's very high coverage but that's exactly what I prefer. e.l.f. - Selfie Foundation Blurring Brush This makeup brush makes putting on foundation SO fast. It's actually converted me from makeup sponges back to brushes! URBAN DECAY - Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion Always makes eyeshadow last so much longer! NARS - Blush/Bronzer Duo I actually don't tend to use this as bronzer, but rather as eyeshadow. It's the perfectly slightly warm brown for a summery wash of colour over the eyelids. L'ORÉAL - Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara This is the most impressed I've been with a Western drugstore mascara for a while! However I do find it does flake a little towards the end of the day. MAYBELLINE - Brow Ultra Slim Defining Eyebrow Pencil I like how thin this is, again it makes everything so quick and easy for a great brow. benefit - 24-Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel It took me a while to learn how to use this for my brows! It's a great brow gel but honestly overpriced for what it is. MAC - Ruby Woo Lip Duo My favourite red lip, ever. My lipstick version is actually from the limited edition Collab that Rihanna did with MAC. the Balm cosmetics - Mary Lou Manizer Luminizer Highlighter i have had this for so long, you can see it's well loved! Its my favourite highlighter, perfect for my skin tone.
benefit-24-Hour Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel
🌺☁️pink cloud watercolor look #cheriepartner
🌸 Achieved using one eyeshadow pallette and a lot of patience! this is my first time doing anything this artsy on my face, so don’t judge too hard. 🌺 Products Used URBAN DECAY - Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion to cover the area that i would be drawing on. this stuff is great but any primer will do in a pinch PALLADIO - Palladio Eyeliner Pencila generic eyeliner pencil in gray or white helps create edges for clouds and dimensions KARA BEAUTY - ES44 Tropical Vibes Shadow Palette a super versatile palette that i picked up for only $5. not bad on color payoff! ☁️ (very easy) instructions 1) pick 3-4 colors of similar color group (i used pink/red/purple). 2) begin with the lightest color and use little circular motions to put the color down. the goals is to get cloud edges but not overblend. we want dimension! 3) repeat circular motion with darker colors, beginning a little lower with each darker color. dont blend between colors, we want to see the edge between each! 4) take white and highlight the TOPS of the clouds 5) take gray or black and create shadows at the BOTTOM of the clouds 6) ☁️
KARA BEAUTY-ES44 Tropical Vibes Shadow Palette
Do You Really Need Concealer and Eyeshadow Primer? 💥
Well… Yes and no, let me explain... So you want your eye shadow to have the best color pay off and durability possible? You are going to want to apply it on a base. Imagine you’re painting a wall, to make the color look bright and uniform, you must prime it or paint it white with a base coat then put the color on top. In doing so, you have created a base to which the color can stick to it. ❤️ Without it, your skin will absorb the eyeshadow making it dull and lifeless, and on hot days the color will merely run off and leave you looking tired. This is why we use primers for eyeshadow, but this is the thing - you don’t need a specific eye primer. Stop the Press! 👀You can do the same thing using a great concealer, but it must be a quality concealer with staying power. 💪🏼 As long as you use something as a base and make sure that it’s a matt product with some powder, you will notice the results, and they will be positive.☀️ Go for…. KVD Vegan Beauty Concealer - Lock-It Concealer Crème A dual product use to conceal under the eyes and also on the top lid as a primer. It’s a great product that comes in 21 shades, so there will be one for your skin color. Fenty Beauty Invismatte Blotting Powder The next stage is to add a little blotting powder to your skin, especially if you have oily skin and are prone to breakouts. Now we are talking about staying power, and this means your eyeshadow won’t move. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion If you decide you want a primer and it’s always better to have everything than nothing, choose Urban Decay, it’s a great product from a fabulous brand. Investing in the right products is always a good move.
KVD VEGAN BEAUTY-Lock-It Concealer Crème
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