Tuesday, June 17, 2008

L'Oreal De Crease vs. Urban Decay Primer Potion

It took me ages, but I finally got around to trying out L'Oreal's De Crease eye primer against Urban Decay's Primer Potion. I had De Crease for a long time before UDPP but I stopped using it because I couldn't get any more product out of the tube, even though you can clearly see that it looks full. However I think that maybe they put some kind of filler between the outside and actual product, but I'm not possitive.

Anyways, I used both primers at the same time and UDPP clearly won. De Crease starting creasing after just 4 hours, and UDPP didn't start creasing until after 7-8 hours. Eight hours still sucks, so usually I put pressed powder over UDPP and it'll last another 3-4 hours for me but I didn't this time.

UDPP: $17
L'Oreal De-Crease: $8

(the silver thing is a sword if you couldn't tell :)

Right after I put it on, still fresh and pretty.


5 hours later and I've got a little creasing on the De Crease side but the UDPP side is still looking good


at 9 hours DC is looking like a hot mess and UDPP is just starting to crease

14 comments:

Lily said...

pushing daisies is more of a sea green. there isn't much lime in it. the website says it's a "golden olive" color, but i didn't see any golden olive in there.

Smirking Cat said...

I tested Urbay Decay and L'Oreal too. I wasn't convinced the difference in performance was worth the difference in price (Urbay Decay costs twice as much). Urban Decay is a lot easier to apply. Did you think L'Oreal's has an odd applicator?

Katrina said...

Yeah, I thought the L'Oreal applicator was strange too. I like the UDPP one better.

Askmewhats said...

wow thanks for this!!!! I have only UDPP and i'm glad i bought it! :D

Katrina said...

You're welcome!

said...

crazy!! ive been using loreal, and well it works okay i guess.. but my days lately have been short so i usually wipe off the make up... thanks ima run out and get UDPP now!! :)

allinfun said...

You had better luck with the L'Oreal than I did. Maybe I'll give UDPP a shot.

Katrina said...

Good luck with UDPP Vanessa and Allinfun :)

Alyssa said...

Thanks for visiting my blog! :) I had a feeling UDPP is better than L'oreal Decrease, and for that reason I never bought the L'oreal one. After seeing this review, I am so glad I never invested in L'oreal! :)

Katrina said...

Thanks for visiting mine :)

emily said...

I ran out of UDPP a long time ago. It was the first eye shadow base I ever bought. It worked really well. When I ran out I bought Loreal b/c it was cheaper. First thing I hate is that it is like an orangey color, whereas UDPP is like an off-white color. So I really have to rub it in well b/c if I don't it looks like I have orangeish concealer on my eye. So I hate that. It is more difficult to rub in/blend over the eye area than UDPP is. I am really tugging on my lid skin to get it spread around. It also seems to be of a drier consistency than UDPP. Maybe that's why it doesn't spread as easily. Most importantly, just like you, my eyeshadow creases when I use Loreal. UDPP will last all day but Decrease creases faster and it's not good for oily lids like me. So I guess my results from using each are comparable to your pictures here. I love your red/orangey look by the way. You're one of my favorite posters on makeupalley! :)

Lydia said...

Okay, so it's obvious that UDPP is the better product here...however, I just grin and bear it and save the 10 bucks. L'Oreal Decrease works fine for me. I would recommend it if you're on a budget- it's still quite a good product!!

Lydia said...

Okay, so it's obvious that UDPP is the better product here...however, I just grin and bear it and save the 10 bucks. L'Oreal Decrease works fine for me. I would recommend it if you're on a budget- it's still quite a good product!!

Maria said...

Gogonokocha: I loved it udpp is way to expensive I am a older woman with a family on a budget. It worked great for me i have extra oily eyelids so I guess the powdery finish it leaves was a pluss for me. I am mixed so the color was not to far off from my own. I used to use UDPP but it is so white on my skin i always had to add in some basic tan eyeshadows to clean up my eyes from my inner eye. So I guess it depends who you are what works best for you But thanks for your review it was informative. OH and you get so tired of potting the UDPP peace....