Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation Review

Pros

  • Buildable medium to full coverage that feels lightweight
  • Satin finish that looks like real skin
  • Long-wearing formula, even in hot weather
  • Excellent for dry and mature skin

Cons

  • Color could oxidize slightly, depending on skin chemistry
  • Pricey

Scorecard

Number of ratings: 145

Average score: 4.5 stars

What reviewers say about Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation

Model is wearing shade 6 (NC40 equivalent).

“Beautiful, smooth makeup, doesn’t get cakey or crease, and look luminous.”

“The winning attribute to this product is that you can actually see your real skin underneath – just without the flaws.”

“This product wears like a second skin, only better! Leaves this 55+ with a long lasting glow. Great coverage!”

Who should buy Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation

Buy this if you are looking for:

  • a foundation with medium to full coverage that won’t get cakey
  • a formula that won’t settle into pores or fine lines
  • a demi-matte finish that looks like real skin

Who should NOT buy this

Don’t buy this if:

  • you need a matte finish
  • you want light coverage
  • you need sun protection

Verdict

The Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation is a splurge-worthy liquid foundation that provides impeccable coverage for imperfections without looking cakey.

This demi-matte foundation is suitable for all skin types, although oily skin may need a dusting of powder to prevent shine.

Luxurious foundation with flawless coverage

This is the foundation to reach for if you need long-lasting, yet natural-looking coverage.

It wears well throughout the day, and is a great choice for weddings, parties and grueling days where you need to look flawless.

The consistency is thick and gel-like, and goes on smoothly to provide buildable, medium to full coverage. It covers imperfections like blemishes, redness, and age spots well without ever looking cakey.

Luminous finish that looks natural

The Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation has a finish that looks like real, glowy skin.

The luminous effect is especially wonderful on dry and mature skin – don’t be surprised if people start asking you why you look so well-rested!

Good shade selection, but some colors may oxidize and become darker

This foundation has 40 different shades to suit a variety of cool, warm and olive skin tones.

Depending on your skin chemistry however, it could oxidize slightly to become darker. Testing out a couple of shades is the best way to get a correct match.

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Comparison to similar foundations

Check out these foundation reviews if you are looking for a foundation with good coverage and a satin finish:

NARS Sheer Glow foundation

Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation Review

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation Review

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Review

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