Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, decadent shade of vibrant, deep orange with soft copper-gold micro-shimmer. It provides full color coverage with very little product, and it has a naturally glossy finish. It applies beautifully–even and opaque.

The formula itself is moisturizing, long-wearing (six to eight hours), and comfortable to wear. It’s not clingy nor heavy, and there’s enough slip to give it that creamy look where the color nearly melts against your lips. Rouge d’Armani Lipsticks are also scent- and taste-free (and no waxy scent, either!). It comes in a sleek, glossy black case with a magnetic enclosure to ensure your lipstick is closed at all times.

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  • Product: 30/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 5/5

FINAL THOUGHTS: This is an excellent orange lipstick for warmer skin tones–especially medium to dark skin tones.  Pair it with a soft gold or peach eye, even just neutrals, and let the lips shine.

WHERE TO BUY: Nordstrom

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #405 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I don’t think I’ve got the guts or the looks to pull off this color, but the formula looks absolutely gorgeous. You look fabulous with it on, Christine. 😀

Hi Christine! I’ve never seen an unflattering color on you. I’m so jealous. 🙂 How do you think this compares to Coromandel by Chanel?
Thanks!

I am so tempted to buy this color even though I always just walk on by the Armani counter although their makeup does look like good quality. But I’ll only check this out if it shows up like a dark orange on me the way it does on Christine, because I don’t want any neon Halloween pumpkin business going on on my lips hun! I have a bright pink bottom lip! LOL

hi christine! That lipstick looks great on you! It made me really notice how nice ur complextion is too. Just wondering what foundation do you use, for photos and regularly? Thnks!

Christine, I have a question for you. i am Asian, have yellow undertones, i heard that an orange toned red lip stick will be better for people who have yellow undertone. i am currently really interested in this one by GA, shade 14 by Givenchy, and Extreme Coral by YSL. Which one would you suggest? Thank you in advance!

I’m NC45 and trying to decide between this and Givenchy Candide Tangerine #50 since the colors appear to be close to the same. I would prefer the one the best moisturizing factor. Christine, which would you recommend between the two that has the best moisturizing factor?

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