Does Luminess Air Really Work?


Does Luminess Air really work?Luminess Air is a unique makeup kit that comes with its own airbrush. Many women today opt for airbrushed makeup when they have big events like a wedding, but now you can learn to apply these same professional-quality looks to yourself, from the comfort of home. Well, at least you’re supposed to. Let’s see if it really works.

Overview
Air brushed makeup is nothing new, but the idea of bringing it home for the average user is. Top models and celebrities have known about this method of applying makeup for years. This is just the way it’s done in those kind of industries. But for the ordinary woman having makeup applied in this way used to be cost prohibitive. That’s why it was always saved for special occasions in the past.

The Claim
Luminess Air claims to be the way to get professional results like supermodels and fashion models by using the same kind of systems that they use backstage, and in dressing rooms. They’re airbrushing system is said to produce a constant stream of makeup so that it goes over your skin evenly, giving you a flawless look.

They also claim that you can use their airburst system to apply a tanner to your body so that you can get a tanned look without lying out in the sun or using a tanning booth. This would be great for those who burn easily, they can finally get the darker look without taking dangerous measures.

Luminess Air also claims to have won an award for their system. It turns out they have, from the Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors Association, for two years running.

The Hype
Referring to yourself as a “magic wand” is bordering on hype. Also, making comparisons to the professional makeup artists that work on supermodels is also a far stretch. While it may be true that top makeup artists use airbrushes to get their clients looking photo shoot ready, that does not mean they use or endorse the Luminess Air brand.

The Cost
Get ready to get your wallet out if you want to try the Luminess Air System. Even if you go the least expensive route with their one speed model – which we don’t recommend – you’re looking to spend around $230.

The one we recommend is the Pro model, which has three different speeds and costs $310. This may sound pricey, but for the results that it delivers, the different uses it has, and the different products it replaces, we believe this is a sound investment for the beauty-conscious.

The Commitment
Depending on what type of makeup routine you currently have, the Luminess Air will either take longer, or save you time. If you are the kind that spends nearly hours in front of the mirror trying to look just right, you might save time by getting a great look quickly. However, if you’re more of a “just the basics” kind of woman, you might find that the Luminess Air system is sort of overkill.

Evaluation
Luminess Air is no fly-by-night company trying to pass off a low-quality product and laugh their way to the bank. They built themselves a good business on a solid product, with some flashy packaging and style to boot. By bringing airbrushing to the mainstream, it cornered the market and is producing a needed product to a hungry audience.

The reviews have come in from users out there and the majority of feedback has been positive. Of course when there’s so much skill involved, you’re bound to get some people that say it doesn’t work. This is because you have to learn how to use it properly in order to get all of the benefits. Many women just don’t have the patience to learn a new skill set, and would rather just say it doesn’t work than admit that they didn’t give it enough time.

Since so many people have given it a thumbs up it must be doing something right, and it’s not the product that isn’t working but rather a matter of user error. As long as you keep this in mind when you order it, and commit to learning how to use it the right way with their instructional videos and instruction manuals, you’ll be just fine.

Tutorial on how to use Luminess Air:

A Note on Safety
The makers of Luminess Air are recommending that you use their makeup products on your entire body to cover up flaws on your legs and arms as well as your face. Over the long term this is not recommended, as your skin is a living organ and needs to breathe. By covering it up with a coat of makeup every day over a long period of time, you might run into complications with your health.

Final Luminess Air Review

Luminess Air is a high-quality product that you can rely on to provide consistent results. There is a bit of a learning curve, as this will be a new skill for most. But with a little trial and error, most users have found that they look great afterward and have added this to their beauty supply kit.

Our Recommendation
While pricey, it is our recommendation to go with the 3-speed Professional model. This gets you one of their more advanced airbrush kits, along with all of the makeup needed to get you started. From there you can pick and choose from their line of foundations, blushes, eye-shadows, and even body makeup for that overall perfect look.

What do you think? Does Luminess Air work or not?


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PartyPrincess February 8, 2012 at 8:20 pm

I’ve used a friends Luminess kit a couple of times now and love it. Shame i can’t afford one at the moment.

I prefer to use traditional make-up on my face, but for everything else i like to use the Luminess – This like covering up a blemish i have on my upper arm which makes me slightly self-conscious when wearing sort sleeved tops.
Luminess covers it up seamlessly :)

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Julie M May 5, 2012 at 4:58 pm

I was so excited when I saw the Fed Ex man drive up with this today. Took it out of the box and watched the DVD. Followed directions excactly. After several applications of the make up, waiting between applications to make sure it was dry, I was UNABLE to see any color on my face whatsoever! I then applied my “old” make up and life is good once again. The DVD shows that after the make up and blush applications, the model is applying cover stick and powder. I thought the idea was that everything was put on with the airbrush….. Anyhow, this may work for you if you are 25 – 30 with good skin. Those of us older gals need to stick to our a good foundation if we want to see fast results with color. Yay Dermablend//Vichy!!

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Yulie A August 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm

I was really excited to try luminness air system but it doesn’t work for me, i have very noticeable pores and i thought this was going to be the answer to a perfect skin look but it makes them look worst, so horrible and my face has a plastic feeling, what am i doing wrong? i have seen tons of videos online and how to apply the make up but it doesnt work for me, does anybody has the answer or an advice ??? please…. i paid a lot for this and i dont want it to be a waste… :(

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Allison July 29, 2013 at 6:31 pm

I am really interested in trying the Luminess Air. People who rave about it always seem to come up with flawless, beautiful skin. Who wouldn’t want that for themselves? I would love to try to find one in store so that I could see it in action before I actually spend the $230 or the $310 on it. If I just purchased it online, I would probably turn out to be one of the consumers that can’t get it to work right. For that kind of money, I want to be able to try it hands on first. Can anyone recommend a store?

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Sheri loveless March 15, 2014 at 10:57 am

They allow you to use it for 30 days before purchasing it on payments. So really there’s nothing to lose. I’ve been dying to use it too. Will post a tutorial about my experience. I’m expecting the best from tv and I’ve done my homework online about it also.

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