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Luminous Silk Foundation

Natural silky lightweight foundation

Reveal your inner light. Inspired by charmeuse silk, "The Fabric of Emperors," this luminous foundation glides on weightlessly for a flawless lit-from-within glow. 30ml format. Using exclus... more

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Keywords

Luminous - Lightweight - Comfortable

Benefits

Lightweight, buildable, medium coverage foundation

Type

Fluid Foundation

Reveal your inner light. Inspired by charmeuse silk, "The Fabric of Emperors," this luminous foundation glides on weightlessly for a flawless lit-from-within glow. 30ml format.
Using exclusive Micro–fil™ technology to sculpt and brighten, this buildable, medium coverage foundation improves texture and blurs imperfections. Comes in 24 shades to match every unique skin tone.
How to apply:Use the blender brush for a radiant, air-brushed finish.
We're Honored: InStyle Best Beauty Buy award-winner for "Best Liquid Foundation" for the 13th Year in a Row!

Can't find the perfect shade? Use our Foundation Finder to find the right foundation and shade for you.

Makeup artist favorite foundation. Use the blender brush to apply. Add more layers for buildable coverage.

Backstage tip:
Mix with Fluid Sheer for a quick application and all over glow.

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MAESTRO FACE FABRIC LUMINOUS SILK
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LUMINOUS SILK COMPACT DESIGNER LIFT POWER FABRIC
MAKEUP RESULTS Light matte, Powdery finish Light matte, Powdery finish luminous natural finish long lasting hydrating glow semi matte, natural finish radiant finish lifting and firming SPF 20 matte, weightless 16 hour wear, SPF 25
TEXTURE thin fluid Mousse to powder fluid powder fluid fluid
COVERAGE Sheer coverage Light, buildable Light to medium coverage Light to medium coverage Medium to full coverage Full

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SHADES 16 12 24 8 8 20
SKIN TYPE normal, combination, oily normal, combination, oily all skin types normal, combination, oily all skin types wanting lifting, firming uneven skin tones and those wanting full coverage

Compare Armani Foundations

  • MAESTRO
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      Light matte, Powdery finish
    • TEXTURE
      thin fluid
    • SKIN TYPE
      normal, combination, oily
    • 16 AVAILABLE SHADES
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  • FACE FABRIC
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      Light matte, Powdery finish
    • TEXTURE
      Mousse to powder
    • SKIN TYPE
      normal, combination, oily
    • 12 AVAILABLE SHADES
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    LUMINOUS SILK
    LUMINOUS SILK
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      luminous natural finish long lasting hydrating glow
    • TEXTURE
      fluid
    • SKIN TYPE
      all skin types
    • 24 AVAILABLE SHADES
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  • LUMINOUS SILK COMPACT
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      semi matte, natural finish
    • TEXTURE
      powder
    • SKIN TYPE
      normal, combination, oily
    • 8 AVAILABLE SHADES
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  • DESIGNER LIFT
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      radiant finish lifting and firming SPF 20
    • TEXTURE
      fluid
    • SKIN TYPE
      all skin types wanting lifting, firming
    • 8 AVAILABLE SHADES
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  • POWER FABRIC
    • MAKEUP RESULTS
      matte, weightless 16 hour wear, SPF 25
    • TEXTURE
      fluid
    • SKIN TYPE
      uneven skin tones and those wanting full coverage
    • 20 AVAILABLE SHADES
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  • SHEER COVERAGE

  • SHEER COVERAGE

  • Light to medium coverage

  • Light to medium coverage

  • Medium coverage

  • Medium to full coverage

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Customer reviews
Luminous Silk Foundation is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 267.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth as silk I love this foundation...I love putting my face on daily with Luminous Silk Foundation #7...my face looks fresh all day and night till I wash off.
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Finish Been using this for a couple of weeks and gives a very nice finish. My skin is dry and this gives a luminous finish. I use with the Light Master Primer I think this helps with the finish. I am very mature and hard to find a foundation that flatters my skin.
Date published: 2018-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great foundation ! Perfect foundation for me someone who loves a natural look. It is lightweight and it makes the skin look radiant. I had heard great reviews on this foundation, however, I was hesitant to try it because it's pricey and was afraid I was going to like it. But sure enough, the minute I tested this at Sephora I fell in love. I Definitely recommend it.
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks so natural! I’ve been using this foundation for two years. It’s definitely worth the price! I made the mistake of switching to another foundation because this was pretty pricey and I was on a budget at the time. Never again. I will always stick with this one. The foundation is so weightless, looks so natural, and really gives you that glow. And when you take the pictures with the flash on you don’t look like a ghost. I love it!
Date published: 2018-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from World’s Best Foundation I have been using Luminous Silk since 2001. I have used other Armani foundations but this one gives light build able coverage and makes my skin look so much better. Pair it with Maestro UV Primer for summer!
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love this foundation! I have been through all the major make up companies as I am 62 years old. Since I started using this foundation I continually receive compliments on my skin and my age hasn't been guessed correctly once! What more could you ask for?
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Foundation I have used this foundation for a couple of months and I love it. I tried using a few other brands in between but I could not find the right color and the foundation did not go on as nice as this does. Love it!!!
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! I bought this a month ago and I’m so glad I did, it works really well.
Date published: 2018-04-15
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Q&A

I'm a 50 yr old, blue eyed redhead w/fair (dry) skin & red undertones. I want a lightweight foundation that covers imperfections/wrinkles & has a luminous glow. What color do you recommend in luminous silk?

Asked by: littlered
Thank you for your question. Giorgio Armani Beauty would recommend Luminous Silk Foundation in Shade 3.75 for fair skin with rosy undertones. If this is not the correct shade for you, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com offers complimentary returns on all foundations.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-03-17

what shade would i be if i wear makeup forever hd in 123/y365?

Asked by: Franchesca
Thank you for your question. Giorgio Armani Beauty recommends Luminous Silk Foundation in Shade 5.75 for medium skin with warm undertones. If this is not the correct shade for you, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com offers complimentary returns on all foundations.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-02-23

Hi! My skin is very light, and it's difficult to find a foundation that would match me. My color is light porcelain, do you think the fair shade would match?

Asked by: Dori
Thank you for your question. Giorgio Armani Beauty recommends Luminous Silk Foundation Shade 1 if you have light skin with neutral undertones. Giorgio Armani Beauty recommends Luminous Silk Foundation Shade 3 if you have fair skin with golden undertones. If these are not the correct shade for you, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com offers complimentary returns on all foundations.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-02-24

If I use the NARS in Fiji, what would I be in Luminous Silk?

Asked by: Janny89
Thank you for your question. The best match for NARS in Figi is Luminous Silk Foundation Shade 3.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-02-13

Which is the best primer to use with this foundation? 

Asked by: Makeupfiend
Thank you for your question. The best primer to use with Luminous Silk Foundation depends on your skin. Use Maestro UV Makeup Primer if you would like to protect from sun and environment. Use Fluid Master Primer if you have textured skin or large pores. Use Light Master Primer if you have dull skin.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-02-13

How many millilitres is in a bottle of luminous silk foundation?  What skin type is luminous silk foundation suited for?  What type of coverage does luminous silk foundation give? 

Asked by: Belle22
Thank you for your question. Luminous Silk Foundation is available in two sizes of 30ml or 18ml. Luminous Silk Foundation is suitable for all skin types and provides light to medium coverage.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani Beauty
Date published: 2017-02-13

Does this product contain parabens, fragrances, or anything that can be harmful to pregnant women?:

Asked by: Bekah

How do you know if you are neutral or warm undertone. I have olive skin

Asked by: Njmb
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