Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Giorgio Armani #3 Smooth Silk Eyeliner

Giorgio Armani #3 Smooth Silk Eyeliner

Giorgio Armani #3 Smooth Silk Eyeliner ($27.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described simply as “navy.” The Smooth Silk formula is supposed to be soft with rich color. The pencil also includes a tapered sponge for smudging on the opposite end of the pencil tip. ┬áThe smudger is flexible and soft without being rough.

It’s a gorgeous blackened navy blue with a hint of indigo in it. It could be more pigmented, because it takes a couple of passes to get solid, intense color; a single pass yields color but nothing opaque. I couldn’t think of a dupe for this, even after looking at all these navy blue eyeliners–it is much darker with less blue in it than many potential dupes.

The wear is good, though, despite shortcomings in payoff (at least it’s buildable), lasting nine hours on the lower lash line before it begins to look a little faded. It’s soft, creamy, and glides on well. I find the texture rather comparable to Urban Decay’s 24/7 Eyeliners; creamy enough to move along the lash line with ease and without tugging or pulling on the lid but not so creamy it migrates everywhere.

The Glossover



I wish it sported more pigmentation in one pass, because then it would be a real contender for regular rotation!











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Giorgio Armani #3 Smooth Silk Eyeliner

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10 thoughts on “Giorgio Armani #3 Smooth Silk Eyeliner Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Lauren

    I gotta ask, maybe you can do a blog post on the products that actually ARE in your regular rotation? Things you can’t live without, etc.

  2. Carrie

    Nice, but not nice enough to justify the price.

  3. Yolanni

    Hmm…? So do you think it’s really worth $27 ? The color is pretty

  4. artemis

    too bad it’s not intense cause that’s my fav eyeliner color..perfect for brown eyes!