Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Notorious Reviews, Photos, Swatches (Part 2)

01/06

Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro

Notorious (408)

Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) Lip Maestro Notorious ($38.00 for 0.22 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium red with warm, orange undertones and a cream finish. It had opaque pigmentation that applied well to lips with smooth, even coverage. The texture was velvety, creamy, and flattering on the lips as it masked my lip lines and did not sit in them. The color stayed on well for seven hours and left a slight stain behind, while the formula felt hydrating over time.

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. 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.

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, HYDRATED SILICA, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SILICA, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, TIN OXIDE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, METHICONE, ALUMINA, [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 15850/RED 7, CI 7789/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499/IRON OXIDES, CI 45410/RED 28 LAKE, CI 15985/YELLOW 6 LAKE, CI 45380/RED 22 LAKE, CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE, CI 42090/BLUE 1 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 7 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 6, CI 75470/CARMINE, MICA]

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01/06

Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro

Paparazzi Pink (518)

Giorgio Armani Paparazzi Pink (518) Lip Maestro Notorious ($38.00 for 0.22 fl. oz.) is a light-medium pink with cool, blue undertones and fine, multi-colored pearl. It had medium pigmentation, which was buildable to semi-opaque coverage. The texture was smooth, velvety, and lightweight but it seemed more emollient compared to other shades. It did not apply as evenly as most of the other Lip Maestros I’ve tried. This shade wore well for four and a half hours on me, which was quite short for the formula, though it was hydrating.

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, HYDRATED SILICA, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SILICA, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, TIN OXIDE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, METHICONE, ALUMINA, [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 15850/RED 7, CI 7789/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499/IRON OXIDES, CI 45410/RED 28 LAKE, CI 15985/YELLOW 6 LAKE, CI 45380/RED 22 LAKE, CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE, CI 42090/BLUE 1 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 7 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 6, CI 75470/CARMINE, MICA]

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01/06

Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro

Spotlight (516)

Giorgio Armani Spotlight (516) Lip Maestro Notorious ($38.00 for 0.22 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium pink-coral with warm undertones and a creamy finish. The pigmentation was intense–full coverage in a single swipe–that went on evenly. The lipstick had a smooth, velvety feel that wasn’t too thin or too thick and had enough substance to it to fill in my lip lines without settling into them, so my lips appeared fuller and smoother overall. This shade wore well for seven hours on me and was moisturizing while worn.

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, HYDRATED SILICA, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SILICA, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, TIN OXIDE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, METHICONE, ALUMINA, [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 15850/RED 7, CI 7789/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499/IRON OXIDES, CI 45410/RED 28 LAKE, CI 15985/YELLOW 6 LAKE, CI 45380/RED 22 LAKE, CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE, CI 42090/BLUE 1 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 7 LAKE, CI 15850/RED 6, CI 75470/CARMINE, MICA]

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Urban Decay Blitz Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Spike Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Relish Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Thunderbird Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Punk Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Smokeout Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay ABC Gum Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Perversion Eyeliner

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 was going crazy for Spotlight, until I went and looked at the dupe list and saw Rose Dressing there! Too similar to buy both, and Rose Dressing hits all the right notes for me here!

Loving Notorious, too! Keep hearing that same titled song by Duran Duran from back when. 😉

Christine your eye look is gorgeous and I love the shade for Paparazzi Pink but too bad the formula on this one is so bad.

“Luminous matte”
Strange description/combination
I would expect a product to be matte OR luminous
But I love the colour spotlight
And I have heard many good things about Armani’s lip maestro, but I have not bought it yet because of the high prise

I think if you try one on, you’ll totally get the description! 🙂 I had the same thinking until I tried one!

Spotlight is a great shade. I like them all but that one is just so fun! Glad to hear it’s not drying.

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