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Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Rouge d’Armani Lipstick: 517

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a brightened, dark fuchsia with semi-opaque color coverage and fuchsia and pink micro-shimmer. I love that it’s fuchsia but still very much a pink, too; it’s not so fuchsia that it leans purple or violet. Most of the shades I’ve tried from the Rouge d’Armani lipstick line have been opaque but this is short of being full color coverage.

my thoughts on the formula: 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: 28/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

final thoughts: This is a shade that should work on a variety of skin tones, because deeper pinks can add a lot to a look, and because it doesn’t lean too cool, work well on warmer skin tones, too.

where to buy: Nordstrom

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani #517 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

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About the 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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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love the color! but there’s no way in hell i’d ever drop $30 for a lipstick. you’re paying for the brand name on the product, nothing else as there are equal quality lipsticks out there for half the price.

This reminds me very much of Dior Star Fuchsia, which I have yet to break out my new lippie of.

Although this one isn’t as opaque, deep-yet-bright vibrant as the Dior one.

The shimmer in this is gorgeous, the color looks like it’s just glowing! I rarely wear bright colors, though, I normally opt for bright. This swatch is convincing me to give brights a try, though; the color looks great on you!

I’ve been looking for a really good pink and this might be it. However, there is no way I can drop $30 for one lippie. Think there might be a cheaper dupe out there? :fingers crossed:

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