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Armani Luminous Silk Foundation Photos + Swatches of shades: 4 – 4.25 – 4.5 – 5 – 5.5

Hi and welcome to GirlGetGlamorous!  I did a full review of Armani Luminous Silk foundation before in this blog post, but wanted to share some more swatches with you.

I decided to invest in a few more shades for my makeup artist kit.  I love how the foundation looks on almost every skin type, so I knew it was time to splurge and add some of these to my pro kit for clients.

For this order, I picked up another bottle of shade 4.25 (my personal shade) and shades 4.5, 5, and 5.5. The Luminous Silk foundation comes in a frosted glass container which makes the shades look very similar in the bottle, but you can see how much these shades vary in the cheek swatches below.

Product Info

armani luminious silk foundation swatches

RELATED POST | Honest Review of Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

Luminous Silk Undertone Descriptions

  • shade 4 | skin tone: light + undertone: golden
  • shade 4.25 | skin tone: light + undertone: peach (my shade)
  • shade 4.5 | skin tone: light to medium + undertone: neutral
  • shade 5 | skin tone: light + undertone: neutral
  • shade 5.5 | skin tone: medium + undertone: golden

RELATED POST | What Is My Foundation Undertone?

Swatches

armani luminious silk foundation swatches shades fair light 4.25 4.5 5 5.5 maestro glow highlighter review pictures
armani luminious silk foundation swatches shades fair light 4.25 4.5 5 5.5 maestro glow highlighter review pictures

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Marisa Arriaga

Thursday 26th of May 2022

I had recieved an email to get a free Armani luminous silk foundation and tried I to apply for but couldnt find the fkr it Can you please help I never had Armani anything and would love this free product.

Molly Gardner

Saturday 28th of May 2022

Hi Marisa! I wish I could help, but I am not sure. I paid for these foundations all myself for my makeup artist kit.

I hope you can find the email!

- Molly

Rameen Fazal

Saturday 9th of April 2022

Why does 5 looks lighter than 4.5? I’m confuse between these two shades

Kelly H

Thursday 30th of December 2021

Hi Molly, I have been using shade 5 and received compliments that it was bang on. But in natural light I have noticed that it looks peach/light orange on my skin. I have been unable to get samples to swatch, and in store lighting at Sephora does not help. Unfortunately I stocked up during the Sephora sale and am now stuck. Any recommendations? Or a shade recommendation? I love the finish of the product.

Eva

Sunday 28th of November 2021

Hi. I’ve been using 4.5 in armani luminous but it seems to be a bit too pale. Thinking to go a tiny bit darker (but not pink ). Any suggestions? Thank you.

Ciccone

Thursday 16th of December 2021

@Molly Gardner, i current have the 4.5 but found it a bit too dark and through research on your website it seems that 5 is actually lighter. Sephora rep also said the text description for 5 is light and for 4.5 is light to medium which is super strange!! Would you help confirm 5 looks lighter than 4.5? Or is it that 4.5 oxidizes more? Thank you so much

Ciccone

Thursday 16th of December 2021

@Molly Gardner,

Eva

Sunday 28th of November 2021

@Molly Gardner, Thank you so much for your reply. I tried 5.2 (a bit too peach) and 5.25 (definitely too pink). I was looking at the colours and was undecided between 3.5 and 5. I’ll go with your recommendation! Thanks again.

Molly Gardner

Sunday 28th of November 2021

Have you tried 5 (light, neutral) or 5.2 (light, peach)? They might work to be a bit darker, but still right undertone. Here is the link | https://rstyle.me/+t80eDHr93O79iglTXneBcA

Jamie K.

Sunday 11th of April 2021

Hi,

I've been using drugstore makeup (concealer, foundation, powder) for 25 or so years but now that I'm 41 I need to up my game. I recently upped it to Clinique Even Better. I dont feel comfortable leaving the house without makeup and powder to set it but the powder makes my skin look dry. Does the Armani Luminous Silk require a powder to set it or can you recommend another medium to full coverage foundation for my aging skin? Thanks for your time!

Molly Gardner

Sunday 11th of April 2021

Hi Jamie! Have you tried setting spray to set your makeup? You can use this on it's own or over powder to soften the "powdery" look. My favorites are in this post | https://girlgetglamorous.com/skindinavia-primer-setting-sprays-review-finishing-oil-control-bridal-best-way-to-make-makeup-foundation-stay-last/

I do find that the Armani dries down really well. I do still set it in my t-zone with both a little setting spray and powder. It's one of my go-to foundations because I do really love the finish. I hope this helps!

- Molly

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