Giorgio Armani Sun & Mediterranea Lip Maestros Reviews & Swatches

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Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro

Sun (215)

Giorgio Armani Sun (215) Lip Maestro ($38.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a muted, medium coppery-orange with warmer undertones and soft, fine pearl throughout a more cream-like finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff paired with a smooth, lightweight texture that was fluid without being too emollient, yet it still had a high-shine finish. It wore well for five and a half hours and felt hydrating while worn.

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 Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro
Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro

Mediterranea (216)

Giorgio Armani Mediterranea (216) Lip Maestro ($38.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a darker, rich copper with moderate, warm undertones and fine copper and red pearl throughout. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which had a more emollient, slightly glossier feel than other Lip Maestros (which are often creamier and denser). The color applied evenly to my lips but lasted for five hours, which was a little short for this formula, but was moisturizing to wear.

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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