Giorgio Armani Burn Red & Cardinal Red Lip Maestros Reviews & Swatches

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Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro

Burn Red (418)

Giorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip MaestroGiorgio Armani Burn Red (418) Lip Maestro ($38.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark red with moderate, warm orange undertones and lighter, orange-red pearl throughout. It had rich pigmentation in a single layer, which applied smoothly and comfortably across my lips without settling into my lip lines.

The texture mattified over time, though it took a few hours to wear down to a true satin finish. It wore well for seven and a half hours, left a faint stain behind, and felt lightly hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.22 oz. - $172.73 Per Ounce

The consistency has more slip and a velvety-smooth feel that softly “clings” to the lips, so while the finish has a glossier look for the first few hours, the color stays on well. If you’ve ever used a silicone-based primer, there’s a bit of that feel to the formula overall. Most shades last between six and eight hours on me, are non-drying to lightly hydrating, and comfortable to wear. The formula is unscented and has no discernible taste.

The Lip Maestro Notorious formula is supposed to have a “luminous matte” finish with “8 hours of wear” and “high pigment.” The Notorious shades are inspired by “chic Hollywood glamour” but otherwise appear very similar in feel to the original Lip Maestro formula.

Browse all of our Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Kaolin, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyethylene, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Pentylene Glycol, Tocopherol, Magnesium Silicate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Colophonium/Rosin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Methicone, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide; May Containci 77891/Titanium Dioxide, Ci 15850/Red 7, Ci 45410/Red 28 Lake, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499/Iron Oxides, Ci 15985/Yellow 6 Lake, Ci 45380/Red 22 Lake, Ci 15850/Red 6, Ci 19140/Yellow 5 Lake, Ci 77742/Manganese Violet, Ci 17200/Red 33 Lake, Ci 75470/Carmine, Ci 15850/Red 7 Lake, Ci 77120/Barium Sulfate, Ci 42090/Blue 1 Lake, Mica.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro

Cardinal Red (420)

Giorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip MaestroGiorgio Armani Cardinal Red (420) Lip Maestro ($38.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a medium red with neutral-to-warm undertones and fine, red pearl woven throughout the more cream-like finish. The texture was smooth, more velvety and cream-like but had great glide and adhesion to my lips without feeling slippery during wear.

It had opaque color coverage that applied evenly and didn’t emphasize my lip texture. This shade stayed on nicely for seven hours and left a faint stain behind, while the formula felt hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.22 oz. - $172.73 Per Ounce

The consistency has more slip and a velvety-smooth feel that softly “clings” to the lips, so while the finish has a glossier look for the first few hours, the color stays on well. If you’ve ever used a silicone-based primer, there’s a bit of that feel to the formula overall. Most shades last between six and eight hours on me, are non-drying to lightly hydrating, and comfortable to wear. The formula is unscented and has no discernible taste.

The Lip Maestro Notorious formula is supposed to have a “luminous matte” finish with “8 hours of wear” and “high pigment.” The Notorious shades are inspired by “chic Hollywood glamour” but otherwise appear very similar in feel to the original Lip Maestro formula.

Browse all of our Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Kaolin, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyethylene, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Pentylene Glycol, Tocopherol, Magnesium Silicate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Colophonium/Rosin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Methicone, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide; May Containci 77891/Titanium Dioxide, Ci 15850/Red 7, Ci 45410/Red 28 Lake, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499/Iron Oxides, Ci 15985/Yellow 6 Lake, Ci 45380/Red 22 Lake, Ci 15850/Red 6, Ci 19140/Yellow 5 Lake, Ci 77742/Manganese Violet, Ci 17200/Red 33 Lake, Ci 75470/Carmine, Ci 15850/Red 7 Lake, Ci 77120/Barium Sulfate, Ci 42090/Blue 1 Lake, Mica.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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I’m so attracted to these, it’s ridiculous. Ever since the first collection. Besides thinking about masking, and how they would be the Lay’s potato chips (‘You can’t have just one’) in my stash with significant expenditure, I immediately put on a dupe to kill any simmering desires. Dolores and Cherry. That’ll do it. And that’s beyond nuts.

While I really love both shades, it’s Burn Red that I’d want to buy once life goes back to “normal”. Very beautiful warm, luminous red!

These very beautiful reds to look at easy pass for me on these i particular because I only favor blue based cool tone reds on my lips anything outside of this just makes me look sickly. Eyeballing some others though…as if I need anymore liquid lipsticks or any lip products Period!!!

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