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Luminous Silk Foundation

Natural silky lightweight foundation

Luminous Silk Foundation is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 628.
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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 Great makeup! I love it because it looks good and stay on all day. It is not oily.
Date published: 2019-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Luminous Silky Goodness It is a great foundation no doubt but with my combination/oily skin, it isn’t like 100% the best foundation for me... but having said that, with the ideal powder and prep primer to go along with this foundation, you’ll definitely have a winner that gives that professional makeup look. I would still recommend this foundation because out of all the foundations I’ve tried from high-end to drug store, this one has pleased me the most.
Date published: 2019-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It really does work! I absolutely love this foundation. It goes on so smoothly and makes my skin feel great.
Date published: 2019-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite Foundation I do not understand the negative reviews for this product. It is the only foundation I have used for the past 3+ years. It makes my 63 year young skin look flawless, does not clog pores and blends seemlessly. I have sensitive skin and many things break me out. Not this. I also have the powder foundation for touch ups on the go. As a new retiree that now needs to watch her budget, this is something I will still splurge on.
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best I have been using this for years. It is perfect just enough coverage to decrease imperfections in my aging skin.
Date published: 2019-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This foundation really is silky smooth ! This foundation is beautiful . It goes on smoothly and always evenly and matches your skin tone perfectly. I have tried many foundations and this one is def one of the best.
Date published: 2019-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best foundation This will be my new go to foundation. Went on so nice using a blender sponge. Not cakey or ashy on my warm caramel skin. Purchased No. 8.75 which is a perfect match. Love it and happy to see matching foundations for women of color. Beautiful packaging.
Date published: 2019-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Foundation Ever! I was giving you this as a gift. However, now I’m a customer for life! As a 61 year old woman, Foundation really matters - people keep asking me what I have done to make my skin look so good!
Date published: 2019-07-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst foundation I have ever tried This is the worst foundation I have ever tried, it does nothing for any coverage what so ever. It’s like I put nothing on my face. So disappointing bc of the name brand you expect a quality product and this is so far from that. Luckily I only bought a travel size so I wasted half the price of a regular sized bottle but it’s still such s let down. I have normal skin with a bit of rosacea on my cheeks but this forced virtually nothing. The thinnest foundation I’ve ever tried. Not worth price or hype.
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for me! I have finally found a foundation that I love. Beautiful coverage and long wearing. It all started with a sample from Neiman Marcus. Had to have more!
Date published: 2019-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Amazing I will never go back to another foundation. This foundation is absolutely wonderful!!!
Date published: 2019-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silky smooth foundation My granddaughter turned me on to this foundation. It covers without settling into my wrinkles!
Date published: 2019-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best foundation I absolutely love it!!! Feels like you don't have make up at all ❤❤❤❤
Date published: 2019-06-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This gives my skin a very youthful look Mu daughter uses this all the time and as I was looking for a new foundation I tried it and loved it...Gives my skin a very youthful look
Date published: 2019-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! Makes my skin looks so smooth and perfect! No oily in the afternoon can wear for all day!
Date published: 2019-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best foundation. This is so smooth and evenly spread. Nothing else compares.
Date published: 2019-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Natural I use the Luminous Silk Foundation in the summer. Very light. I will mix the Power Fabric and the Luminous Silk Foundation for a special occasion and winter time for more coverage.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Luminous Silk Foundation I have used this product for several years and love it. It is easy to apply, stays on for the day and is light on my skin. I recommend it to everyone.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Foundation This is my 2nd bottle of luminous silk foundation. Both are travel size. I keep one in my travel bag. You don't need the bigger bottle as a little goes a long way. It is not heavy on the face. I love it!
Date published: 2019-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good for dry skin I enjoy this foundation. I have dry skin and this does not feel oily or heavy. This also does not cake on the skin. I do not use a primer with this, fyi. I enjoy this foundation and have no complaints.
Date published: 2019-06-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Travel Size I bought the travel size foundation on line and the texture & color of the foundation was slightly different that my full size foundation.
Date published: 2019-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! This is the product I was looking for, my skin looks glowy and not dry. I love it!!
Date published: 2019-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Natural looking finish Have seen reviews of this foundation for years. Decided finally to try it. Very happy with results. My skin is fair and #02 is perfect. Lightweight and doesn’t discolor on skin throughout the day. Looks good at end of day without touch-up.
Date published: 2019-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like skincare built into foundation! Love this foundation! Makes your look and feel amazing
Date published: 2019-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sets Perfectly! I bought this product because I read that Makeupbyariel used it on Kylie Jenner. No idea if this is true but I will forever use this foundation. I use it with the Armani brand ti ted primer and a little goes a long way. It completely covers and blends with my skin to look like Im not even wearing makeup and I have had no breakouts from it. I used to use Tarte and I felt like my face would get oily at the end of the day and oxidize into an orange color after a few hours of heat exposure. This foundation doesnt do any of those things to my face. It is a lot more money than Tarte but by how its going, I think it will last longer and is overall just worth the money. Dont waste your time on anything else!
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flawless This foundation is easy to apply evenly and buildable for heavier coverage but never looks cakey or unnatural.
Date published: 2019-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oh my God After trying so many different foundations I finally bought this gem and it completely changed my life! This gives a velvety soft soft focus natural Matte finish but still manages to keep your complexion dewy! I just love the inoffensive makeupy smell and the fact that it plays well with setting powder, dries fast without feeling uncomfortable and has a great staying power while allowing your natural oils show through! As a matter of fact, I work as a makeup artist and sweat a lot and I daily wear this baby for 12 to 15 hours and at the end of the day when I look in the mirror I don't feel like gross. To the contrary I am loving my skin and the way that it looks ! My colleagues always comment on how beautiful and well rested my skin looks without a mask effect! Hands down one of the best if not the best
Date published: 2019-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I started using Giorgio Armani make-up over 15 years ago and I would not use anything else. I love it!
Date published: 2019-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Foundation I am very happy with my Luminous Silk Foundation. It takes just a little to provide a nice light and sheer coverage, but it definitely smooths out any skin imperfections. At my age, the liquid is better than powder for my dryer skin.
Date published: 2019-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING! This is what 60 years young looks like using this beautiful finish foundation! Found my holy grail!
Date published: 2019-05-12
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Q&A

Do you send out small foundation samples? My Sephora doesn’t carry GA- nor do we have any other department stores in my area that carry it. However I do love the foundation- I’m just having a hard time finding my correct undertone. Please help!

Asked by: Libbylove
Hi Libby! We appreciate your interest in our Luminous Silk Foundation. We do not have samples to send without placing an online order. However, you may wish to set up an account with us. There are many benefits to signing up! Additionally, if you are interested in trying Giorgio Armani cosmetics and skincare products, please visit one of our counters. A Face Designer will be happy to help you choose products for your skin type, and introduce you to cosmetics to help you achieve the look you like. Each counter has testers so that you have the opportunity to try each product before you make a purchase. To locate the nearest Giorgio Armani Beauty counter, please visit our Store Locator at this link here: http://tinyurl.com/y3coz5du. We hope this helped!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-09-10

Is the luminous silk foundation non comedogenic

Asked by: Sarah
Hi Sarah! We appreciate your interest in the Luminous Silk Foundation. The term non-comedogenic indicates that the product has a low potential for clogging pores. The presence or absence of oil in a product does not mean a product will or will not be non-comedogenic. Not all products are tested for non-comedogenicity. If the non-comedogenic claim does not appear on the product, it is not an indication the product is comedogenic. We hope this information helped!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-08-28

I need some new shades to add to my MUA kit! Which 'basic' shades do you recommend? I hope you can help me out :)

Asked by: Elke123
Hi there! We suggest you try the following shades: 2, 3.75, 4.75, 5.75, 7, 8.5, 11, 13, 15. We hope this was helpful!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-04-30

Is Armani fundation contains soy ?

Asked by: Terri
All the ingredients we use in a product are listed on the package or the label of the product itself. For products too small to accommodate the list, a separate ingredient list is available on the display unit in the store for your convenience. Since some ingredients are known by more than one name, we use the standard industry FDA-recognized names. A review of the ingredients that are listed on all of our products or packages will alert you to the presence of this type of ingredient.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-04-26

hi I wear Fenty Beauty shade 390, what would you recommend as for my shade?

Asked by: tousledgold
Hi there! We appreciate your interest in our Luminous Silk Foundation. Based on the information given, we suggest trying out the shades 10 tan warm or 11 tan neutral in this foundation. Additionally, if you are interested in trying Giorgio Armani cosmetics and skincare products, please visit one of our counters. A Face Designer will be happy to help you choose products for your skin type, and introduce you to cosmetics to help you achieve the look you like. Each counter has testers so that you have the opportunity to try each product before you make a purchase. We hope this information helped and you can use our products with great satisfaction.
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-04-26

I am in 1n2 ecru Estee Lauder doublewear nude water fresh and Vienna in nars natural radiant foundation. What shade would best suit me for luminous silk foundation?

Asked by: Lisi
Hi Lisi! We appreciate your interest in our Luminous Silk Foundation. Based on the information given, we do suggest trying out the shades 4 Light Golden or 4.25 Light Peachy. For more information about this product, please visit this link here: http://tinyurl.com/y9wneto4. We hope these shades work out well for you and you can use this product with great success!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-04-23

The foundation I have is too dark. How can I lighten it?

Asked by: Tracey
Hello there! Thank you for reaching out about our Luminous Silk Foundation! This this luminous foundation glides on weightlessly for a flawless lit-from-within glow. To find your perfect shade we suggest you use our Foundation Finder. Take our quiz to discover the perfect Armani foundation for your skin or use your current foundation to match to an Armani shade.To view this helpful tool here is a link http://tinyurl.com/yc84uyvb. We hope you find your perfect match!
Answered by: Giorgio Armani
Date published: 2019-03-26

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
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