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Urban Decay Urban Defense Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20
Today, I am reviewing my new tinted moisturiser from Urban Decay, “Urban Defense Tinted Moisturiser with SPF 20.”
What Urban Decay Claims about Urban Defense Tinted Moisturiser:
Urban Defense battles free radical damage and arms you with moisture, sheer coverage and SPF 20 in a squeeze tube. A must if you crave a bare, dewy look. Who says you can’t achieve a luminous, even-toned complexion without full-on foundation? Urban Defense gives you the sort of dewy radiance that usually only comes from a tryst in Fiji. The light-diffusing pigments in this wonder product diffuse the look of fines lines and wrinkles for a natural, youthful finish, while the buildable coverage it offers lets you wear it alone (great for warm weather) or under powder for a more polished look. This paraben and fragrance-free tinted moisturizer contains SPF 20, as well as a multi-mineral complex that battles free radical damage.
Packaging and Price:
As shown in the snap, I bought the one with old packaging. Right now, its available in a tube. I have the pump dispenser one 🙂
Full Weight: 50ml e 1.69 fl oz. Comes with a price tag of 30$. It is available in four shades.
I selected the shade “Bulletproof” as I am medium toned (NC 30-NC 35). I have read so many reviews about the “Bulletproof” shade as the light medium one. So, I got this shade.
My Views on Urban Decay Urban Defense Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20:
This is a lightweight tinted moisturiser which evens out the skin tone. It has a dewy finish. I didn’t notice any fragrance, it didn’t irritate my sensitive skin. Also, I noticed that my face evened out after application. I think this can be worn alone too if you like it that way. Its very good to be worn to the office where you need very little makeup. I really like the shade Bulletproof. Although, its a medium shade, I like it.
Let me share more pics with you all 🙂
Now, Urban Decay have changed the packaging, but when I ordered it online, I was given the one with old packaging. I was surprised to see this packaging, but when I searched online, I found that this was the first packaging and later on they changed it, so I was relaxed.
Also, talking about the pump dispenser. Its not like other pump dispensers. I hate it because it dispenses too much product in one go.
This product gives a flawless finish and its very natural too 🙂 It doesn’t make my face greasy and it dries out very soon:)
After applying this, I dust my face with translucent powder to set. To my wonder, it nearly lasted for 6-7 hours on my face which I really liked.
But one thing I noted is the limited shade range. If you are in the NC30-40 range, I think “Bulletproof” will suit you more than “Bodyguard.” Bodyguard shade is for people in the NC-25 range.
Halo is the lightest shade. I have included picture of all the shades to give you all a better idea about the shades. This product is too pricey.
Pros of Urban Decay Urban Defense Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20:
- Lightweight and natural tinted moisturiser.
- Doesn’t irritate my skin.
- Lasts for 6-7 hours after application.
- Can be worn instead of a foundation.
- Doesn’t make my face greasy.
- Easy to blend and apply (I used my Sigma Synthetic Kabuki F80).
- Cruelty free.
- Full list of ingredients mentioned.
- Does not contain parabens.
- Shelf life of 6 months.
Cons of Urban Decay Urban Defense Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20:
- Nonavailability in India.
- Too pricey.
- Limited shade range.
- The pump dispenser is not good (dispenses too much product). Now, Urban Decay has changed the packaging to tube which is good. I bought this online from Debenhams, I was given an old one. Later, I found the one with new packaging on their website.
Overall, I liked the product.
Have you tried Urban Decay Tinted Moisturizer, if yes, do you like it, which is your shade??
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