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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation 6 Review & Swatches

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Not Sponsored: I've wanted to try Giorgio Armani's Luminous Silk Foundation $64 (Harrods, Bloomingdales, Barney's, Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue) for awhile. I always hear great things. I selected Shade 6 (medium, warm), but I think I could bump it up to 6.5 for Summer. I found the coverage, on its own, to be really good. I show a picture of myself below with no makeup (Smashbox Photofinish Primer) and then with ONLY the foundation. It covered the dark areas under my eyes, other discolorations and evened my skin-tone. When I added my Becca Under Eye Brightening Corrector, NARS Soft Matte Concealer (I'm currently out of my favorite Tarte Shape Tape :P), things really came together. This foundation is pretty matte on DRY SKIN, so I had to spray Urban Decay's All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray to get rid of the cake-iness/dry look. It really made a difference. I then added Too Faced's Got Peach? Lipstick. I then tried it with Laura Mercier's Translucent Powder, but it along with the foundation made my skin look dry. It's a really good foundation, but I don't think it's the best foundation for DRY SKIN. You would have to use a primer that is moisturizing and a makeup setting spray that adds moisture. This foundation can look drying on DRY SKIN. I don't know if the Giorgio Armani Primer would help. When I went through the foundation finder on their website, it said I should try their Designer Lift Foundation. So I may try that formula! I have more foundations I want to try :)

supersweet(run & buy it) sweet(really good,buy it) bittersweet(ok, issues)not sweet(not good,don't buy this stuff) 
  Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation is Sweet (Normal, Oily, Combination Skin Types)
     Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation is Bittersweet (Dry Skin Types)

No Makeup (Left) / Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation 6 ONLY (Right)

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation 6
Becca Under Eye Brightening Corrector Medium To Deep (review)
(Bloomingdales, Sephora, ULTA)
NARS Soft Matte Complete Concealer in Macadamia (review)
(Barney's, NARS, Bloomingdales, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, ULTA)
Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray (review)
 (QVC, Nordstrom, Sephora, Macys, ULTA)
Too Faced Got Peach? (Terracotta Peach) (review) (Sephora)

All Of The Above, Plus Laura Mercier Translucent Powder (review)
(Nordstrom, Harrods, Bloomingdales, Sephora, Neiman Marcus)
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