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Luminous Silk Foundation

Natural silky lightweight foundation

Luminous Silk Foundation is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 647.
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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.
AQUA / WATER● CYCLOPENTASILOXANE● GLYCERIN● ISODODECANE● ALCOHOL DENAT.● POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE● CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE● HEXYL LAURATE● ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE● DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE● PHENOXYETHANOL● ACETYLATED GLYCOL STEARATE● MAGNESIUM SULFATE● PEG-10 DIMETHICONE● TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN● CELLULOSE GUM● NYLON-12● LIMONENE● BENZYL SALICYLATE● BENZYL ALCOHOL● LINALOOL● PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE● ISOBUTANE● DIPHENYL DIMETHICONE● ACRYLONITRILE/METHYL METHACRYLATE/VINYLIDENE CHLORIDECOPOLYMER● PARFUM / FRAGRANCE● DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE● METHYLPARABEN● BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL● ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE● HEXYL CINNAMAL.


MAY CONTAIN: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE● CI 77491● CI 77492● CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES

Compare Armani Foundations

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 Fabulous Great coverage lasts for hours even without a primer. Good color range. Blendable and buildable. Nothing I’ve tried looks as good at the end of a 20hour work day. The bottle size is good for the price.
Date published: 2019-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing Else Comes Close I’m in my 70s and want serious coverage but not a matte finish. I get a wonderful result by mixing Power Fabric and Luminous Silk. Thanks, Armani!
Date published: 2019-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! Feels great on my skin! Perfect before makeup application
Date published: 2019-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ever Love, love, love this foundation. Perfect color match, stays on most of the day. Doesn’t aggravate my red, sensitive areas, but covers them nicely
Date published: 2019-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One and only!!! I absolutely love this foundation! I kept seeing reviews and that it was award winning so I decided to try it! Went to Sephora and bought it and will NEVER use anything else! It is perfect coverage and on my mature skin it goes on flawlessly with my brush!
Date published: 2019-11-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Too Watery Did not like at all. Very "THIN" foundation. Returned it.
Date published: 2019-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Luminous silk foundation Love it! One of two foundations I’ve ever used that goes on smoothly and doesn’t feel heavy. I also have sensitive skin and didn’t have any kind of reaction to it! Will definitely buy it again.
Date published: 2019-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth as silk as the name suggests This foundation is like silk and like wearing nothing at all. Best foundation for my 56 yr old skin and my 25yr old daughter loves it too! Age has no barrier.
Date published: 2019-11-08
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Q&A

Is it safe to use this foundation during pregnancy ?

Asked by: Nikki
Hi Nikki! We appreciate your interest in our Luminous Silk Foundation. While every ingredient we use in our products is evaluated for safety, we do not specifically test our products on women who are pregnant or nursing. Giorgio Armani ensures there is a substantial information supporting the safety of our products when used as directed by consumers. However, as there could be certain ingredients that physicians may not recommend for use during pregnancy and nursing, we always recommend that you discuss this with your physician and follow their advice. We hope this helped!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-03-15

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

hi I wear “maple” in becca skin love foundation, what would you recommend for my skin tone?

Asked by: tousledgold

Hi I wear luminous silk foundation in shades 3 and 4 mixed and was wondering what shade I would be in the Neo Nude powder and the luminous silk powder foundations? I need something for extra coverage to even out and blur my acne scarring. 

Asked by: Sashar86

Hi. I wear double wear Pale Almond and wondered what shade I would be in your products. 

Asked by: MelG

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

Asked by: Njmb

If I'm light medium sand of tarte rainforest of the sea What shade will I be for luminous silk 

Asked by: Jamiegarcia62

I'm mostly Eastern European, so I believe I have light olive skin. I've tried shades 4 and 5.5. The first is either too light or yellow, and the second is too dark. What would be good shades to try?

Asked by: Stephanie

Does the luminous silk foundation contain any soy derived ingredients

Asked by: BTW27

Hey hope you’re doing welll I have a extreme oily skin will Luminous silk work for me ?

Asked by: Sanya

What are the ingredients in the luminous silk foundation? Is it suitable for acneic or acne-prone skin?

Asked by: Amy4

Hi. I bought the luminous silk in shade 5. It’s slightly light but ok. What colour concealer should I get to match it?

Asked by: Emma

Is there any spf in the Luminous Silk foundation?

Asked by: Jennie

In the luminous silk is 3.5 darker than 4.5?? I am confused web site has 3.5 is for light to medium skin & 4.5 only has for light skin??

Asked by: Donna

Is there any allergen information on this product?

Asked by: Canon

Does this foundation transfer?

Asked by: Smoothie

what would match Charlotte Tilbury light wonder foundation in shade 6?

Asked by: Viviana

What shade would I be if I wear nude in too faced peachy foundation?

Asked by: Lacy

Is this foundation water based? :))) I'm asking because my concealer is also and I feel 2 water based products blend better together on the skin.

Asked by: Melly

Is the Luminous Silk Foundation fragrance free?

Asked by: Mollygirl

I am 34 years old,I use O10 at cle de peau beauty radiant fluid foundation,I am want to try luminous silk foundation,what color should I have?

Asked by: Rina

Hello my name is Sheila I love this giorgio armani luminous silk foundation but the only right undertone for me is shade 6 and that us to dark and the other golden undertones are 4 and 3 and they are to light I wish you had something in the middle.I love

Asked by: Sheila

Is the foundation long lasting?

Asked by: Rhonda
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