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REVIEW: Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original

Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original
Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original

Review of Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Original

Guest Posy by Himani

Hey all beauty geeks!!!
This is my first post on this blog and I am thankful to Samyukta for letting me be a part of this awesome space.
For me, makeup started with a kajal and I have really come a long way since then. However, one thing that has not changed is my love for eye makeup. Over the years, I have become a hoarder of several eyeshadow palettes and zillions eyeshadow pans. But, its only now that I have realized just an eyeshadow is not enough for the flawless eye look. You need other 'tam-jham' viz. specific brushes and primer as well.

I started with a cheaper primer and was very happy with it. It was only a chance that I bought the famous Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Portion in Original. I used it a couple of times and was swept off my feet. People good quality primers do make a difference!!! OK, enough of my blabbering; let us dive into the review.

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion comes in four variants - Original, Eden, Sin and Greed. The Original primer potion is a beige colored primer that becomes almost sheer when blended. It has a medium consistency, not very thick or runny. It is perfect for every skin tone and neutralizes the lids to some extent. But if you are looking at hiding pigmented lids, this baby will disappoint you in that area. But then, it is not its job to give coverage. It promises a solid base to  your eye look and excels in doing that.

Price of Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Portion in Original

It costs USD 20

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Portion in Original blends easily and makes every eyeshadow look more vibrant. Even the least pigmented shadow pops up. The eyeshadows last almost the entire day, without creasing or smudging. This is a miracle in itself as my oily lids impart mobility to every eyeshadow and eyeliner I put on my eyes. This primer helps me keep the boundaries intact. And the look flawless.

Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original

The primer comes in a purple colored squeeze tube with a silver cap. The color and the design of the cap makes the primer look so royal and stylish. You need a very tiny amount for the entire lid, so the primer will last you for a long time. The tube renders a very proportionate amount each time you squeeze it, so no wastage on that front as well. All in all, a Perfect Packaging for a Perfect Primer. Lots of Ps!!!

Ooooohhsss And Aaaahhhsss!!!
1. Great staying power.
2. Makes shadows look more colorful.
3. Does not crease or smudge.
4. Blends easily.
5. Controls oil on oily lids.
6. The quantity will last for a long time.
7. Stylish packaging.

1. Bit expensive.
2. Unavailability in India.
3. If you use a bit more than required, it may appear goopy.

Of course yes!!!

If you are an eye makeup lover, you ought to buy this cutie pie to prove your allegiance to the 'eye makeup world'. On a serious note, it will cost you a bit more than a Mac eyeshadow, but will make every eyeshadow look like one (almost)!!!

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