Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette ($88.00 for 0.44 oz.) consists of a face powder (Coral Bliss) and three eyeshadows (Open, Shimmer Greige, and Swimming Pool Turquoise). The blush contains 0.35 oz. of product (quite a bit for a blush!), while the eyeshadows are 0.03 oz. each (the average full-sized eyeshadow is usually around 0.05 oz.).

Coral Bliss is a subtly warm-toned, peach-coral with a satin finish. It had good color payoff, but the color is on the lighter end of the spectrum, so to that end, this is going to be a palette better suited to paler complexions.  It was subtle on my medium complexion.  It wore for a full eight hours on me; even with its subtlety, it was still visible. MAC Flatter Me has a more shimmery finish and is slightly pinker. MAC Shell Pearl is pinker. MAC Born to Love is pinker. Chanel Tweed Brun Rose is darker.

Open is a warm, frosted white. It had great color payoff and a soft, smooth texture. theBalm Metal-ica is cooler-toned. Cinderella Ball Gown is more metallic. Guerlain Terra Azzurra #1 is very similar.

Shimmer Greige is a mauve-tinted taupe with a frosted finish. It had good pigmentation, and it was finely-milled and smooth. Chanel Harmonie du Soir #2 is browner, warmer. Bobbi Brown Black Ruby is more mauve. Bobbi Brown Sandy Rose is browner. MAC Dangerous Cuvee is more metallic. NARS Lhasa is darker. Wet ‘n’ Wild We’re Blasting Off #3 is similar in color, more reflective in finish.

Swimming Pool Turquoise is a light-medium sky blue with subtle, cool undertones and a white, frosted shimmer. It had good color payoff, but it was a smidgen powdery. When applied, it blended out very quickly, so patting it on and lightly blending only along the edges is advised. Dior Swimming Pool #3 is more matte. NYX Cool Blue is cooler-toned and matte. MAC Styledriven is just slightly lighter. theBalm Great Gonzo is bolder and brighter.

It’s a lovely palette for spring that’s not your typical set of pastels. There’s something very spring-like about it, but it’s not all lilacs and peaches.  The addition of robin egg’s blue really gives it something extra, I’d say.  The downside, though, is that the blush makes up the majority of the value of the palette, so medium and darker complexions may find it doesn’t show up well enough on the skin to justify the price tag.  All of the products had incredibly soft, finely-milled textures that just smoothed over the skin beautifully, which tends to be an area where Giorgio Armani excels in. When I wore the eyeshadows, all three had no problem getting to a full eight hours with no creasing or fading; after nine, Swimming Pool Turquoise looked a little faded.

The Glossover

palette

Coral Bliss

A-
It's a lovely palette for spring that's not your typical set of pastels. There's something very spring-like about it, but it's not all lilacs and peaches. The addition of robin egg's blue really gives it something extra, I'd say. The downside, though, is that the blush makes up the majority of the value of the palette, so medium and darker complexions may find it doesn't show up well enough on the skin to justify the price tag.

Product

9/10

Pigmentation

9/10

Texture

9.5/10

Longevity

9/10

Application

4.5/5

Results
Loading ... Loading ...
Login or Register to be able to add this to your Vanity or Wishlist! Plus rate and review!

See more photos & swatches!

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face Powder

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face Powder

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face Powder

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Open Eyeshadow

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Shimmer Greige Eyeshadow

Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette
Giorgio Armani Swimming Pool Turquoise Eyeshadow

Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase it? How much is it?

Nordstrom, $88.00.

Is it limited edition?

Yes.

Any dupes?

See individual shade review! :)

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the FAQ section (above) for information about purchasing, price, dupes, and the like. If you have general feedback or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

20 thoughts on “Giorgio Armani Coral Bliss Face & Eye Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Love the blush, but not so enthusiastic about the other shades. Not that they are not pretty, but they are just not my kind of colors.

  2. Kira

    Your earrings are gorgeous!

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristina Kristina

    When I spoke with my Armani MUA, she told me the face powder is similar to those benefit box powders like dandelion. I guess that could explain the increased size of product? It is more like a beauty powder rather than solely a blush?. I am NC 42-45 and it did brighten my complexion. I hope that helps darker skin ladies ;)

    • Interesting! I think then that medium is the odd skin tone out… it feels a bit too dark to use all over, yet really subtle for a blusher. Great to hear it helps to brighten — did you think it was worth it? Or just okay?

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristina Kristina

        Just Okay, I loved two of the eyeshadows but that was about it. Everything else was a “like” or I have something else in my collection that performs better for the intended result. If it was half the price I would have purchased it for the convenience of a palette though. Funny how that works eh?

  4. The product itself looks really nice, but there’s something cheap looking to me about the packaging – I guess I just don’t like white plastic. For almost $90, I’d expect it to look a bit more luxe.

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of rebecca blueraccoon

    Something about this is just leaving me flat. I’m sure the quality’s there, and I like the colors although the blush is a bit warm for me, but overall I look at this and I’m left with an overall “…meh.”

  6. I don’t really love the eye shadow shades, but the blush/face powder color is lovely

  7. Carrie

    The blush is rather lovely and looks like it’d be up my alley since I’m rather pale, however the combination of eyeshadows – while pretty – isn’t exactly unique which is what I’d want if I’m going to drop almost $100 on something like this.

  8. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Precious Precious

    I like the way the face powder looks on you, but I think I won’t get much use out of the eyeshadows, so I’ll pass. I’m not digging the white packaging either. :(

  9. Ana

    The blush looks lovely but I think it won’t work on my medium skin tone. The shadows are lovely but I already own similar colors so I will skip this one. I don’t like the packaging at all.

  10. I’ve gotten so much use out of the palette that I bought from the Fall collection that I’m eager to try more of these. Nice to see they seem to be maintaining the quality standard!

  11. stacey

    The blue looks like a color from Cover Girl. Just never can get into GA.

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    As a whole, this palette seems it would only suit the fairest of the fair, meaning not only skintone, but light-featured, as well. Although I am pale, I’m very dark-featured, and this would look just hideous on me. I’m okay with that, though; there are so many other products available that will work.

  13. The Shimmer Griege is really pretty and I love the white packaging! Great photography skills, Christine – getting the blush to reflect in the mirror while showing the eyeshadows in the first photo.

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of ANTIGONE ANTIGONE

    The blush seems perfect for my pale skin and the eyeshadows perfect for my light almond-green eyes.
    Can’t wait to check it out at the Armani counter !

  15. MissMai

    I love your brows and foundation!! what are you using?