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Luminous Silk Foundation

Natural silky lightweight foundation

Luminous Silk Foundation is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 568.
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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 30 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 31
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
    • 31 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love love love I bought this a few weeks ago and I had the biggest buyer's remorse when I did but when I got it and used it. It was one of the best foundations ever! I don't like super full coverage simply because I have dry skin but this foundation is buildable without giving me cake face. I went with the shade 7.5 and it matched perfect. I can't say enough good things. I love it and I'll definitely be purchasing it again....
Date published: 2019-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I love this foundation! I was using tinted moisturizer but felt i needed something different lately and this is perfect.
Date published: 2019-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silky Smooth I am very impressed with this product. It goes on so smoothly and is a perfect match for my skintone. I can use either my fingertips or a foundation brush and get the look and feel I want.
Date published: 2019-01-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Overpriced I bought this with an overpriced lipstick that I used in less than a month. Both items overpriced!!
Date published: 2019-01-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pigment Floating on Skin I used to use Long Lasting Silk Foundation which is a great product. It is discontinued so I tried this one. It's just horrible - foundation was never absorbed/taken by the skin. You can literally see pigment and little chunks of powder floating on the skin. It is more than a nightmare. Some foundations could do this with line or corners but this foundation does this all over your face, including moistened smooth areas. Can you please enhance the product?
Date published: 2019-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ❤️ I love this foundation since it’s easy to thin out.
Date published: 2019-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only the BEST! Like no other! I bought this foundation Jan. 11, 2019. I was previously using Bobbi Brown Luminous foundation for the past 2 years. I researched Armani Luminous and it looked great and had exemplary reviews so I went ahead and got matched and started using it. If anyone is out there wanting to change or looking for the best foundation just do it! But this foundation, it blows away everything else. I love it and it doesn't compare to anything else. Enjoy! You'll look fantastic and see the immediate changes.
Date published: 2019-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Foundation I used to use luminous silk then changed to power fabric, which I loved. But when my skin was dry, it was somewhat hard to apply. So I tried to go back to luminous silk—it seemed like putting on dyed water in comparison, but since I’m older, I need more coverage. Both are great products but for me, I will try to keep my face moisturized so that I can use power fabric.
Date published: 2019-01-02
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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

Why is there shades 8.5 and 8.75 what is the difference ?

Asked by: dime0129

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

Asked by: Bekah
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